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January 10, 2018

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A-4 Local Wednesday, Januar y 10, 2018 The Press-Dispatch MOOSE LODGE Dining Specials 5pm-8pm 115 Pike Ave., Petersburg OR ORDER FROM MENU FRIDAY 01-12-18 SATURDAY 01-13-18 Buffet with Salad Bar. Only $9.95. or Lasagna with Two Sides. Only $6.50. Chicken Supreme with Two Sides. Only $7.50. Sandwiches, Fish and Steaks Open to the Public Coffee or Tea with special. Student Spotlight AREA HAPPENINGS Al-Anon meeting – Meetings are each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., located at 424 W. 7th St. in Jasper. For more information, call 812-887-0349. Celebrate Recovery Program – Meets every Sunday night from 5 to 7 p.m. at 207 Lafayette St. in Winslow. For more information, call Krystal Breeding 812-582-2562. Winslow Alcohol Anonymous – will meet every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Call 812-789 -8535 for location of the meeting. Narcotic Anonymous – Every Monday at 7 p.m. at River of Life Fellowship Church. For more information, contact 812-380 -1395. Women's Cancer Support Group - The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers a support group for women who have had cancer of any type or are currently undergoing cancer treatment. "Women's Support Group" helps women with the journey through cancer and beyond. Sessions are the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Con- ference Room, located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center's Dorbett Street entrance. For more information about the "Women's Support Group," please visit Memorial Hospital's website at and click on "Classes & Events," or call The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center at 812-996 -7488. Pre-registration is not necessary. Lockhart Township Community Club Annual Membership Meeting - Sunday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the community center in Stendal. This will be a car- ry-in covered dish and soup dinner. Anyone that would like to be a member is encouraged to attend. If you have questions, call 812-486 -8680. Memorial Hospital January 2018 Fitness Class Schedule- Jasper – A minimum of 30 minutes of mod- erate-intensity activity on most days of the week is rec- ommended. Regular physical activity has numerous health benefits, which is why Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers a variety of fitness classes for people of all ages. All classes are held at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue in Jasper (un- less noted otherwise). The following is a list of classes being offered in Jan- uary: Bootcamp Cardio, Get Fit 55 +, Get Fit Shuffle, Pump 2.0, Yoga Flow, Yoga Fitness, Get Fit Yoga, Car- dio Core, Circuit and Work It and Bootcamp Strength. For class details or to register for the classes, vis- it Memorial Hospital's website at and click on "Classes & Events," or call the Health and Well- ness staff at 812-996 -2399. Asbell named to UE Dean's List Kirstin Asbell, of Peters- burg, the daughter of Jenni- fer Asbell, of Stendal, and Bobby Asbell, of Peters- burg, has achieved a place on the University of Evans- ville Dean's List for aca- demic achievements dur- ing the 2017 Fall semester. She is majoring in Exercise Science. To make the Dean's List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students named to UE Dean's List The following students earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean's List for academic achievements during the 2017 Fall Semester. Erin Bonifer, of Velpen, majoring in Nursing; Adri- ana Sheridan, of Peters- burg, majoring in Religion; Anashia Sutt, of Winslow, majoring in Organization- al Leadership; and Samual Trader, of Oakland City, majoring in Accounting. Bodhi Vanwinkle named to Ball State University dean's list Bodhi Vanwinkle, of Winslow, was named to the dean's list at Ball State University for the Fall se- mester. To receive this honor, you must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average for 12 or more credits of graded course work during a se- mester or for six or more credits of graded course work during a summer term. City of Petersburg announces 2018 appointments By Ed Cahill Fran Lewis was re-elected as president of the City of Peters- burg's Common Council for 2018 during a meeting held on Wednes- day, Jan. 3. A motion by Bertis Jenkins to re- elect Lewis to the position, which was seconded by Brian VanMeter, was approved by a 4-0 vote, with Jenkins, VanMeter, Lewis and Gary Leavitt voting yes. The council also approved the following council appointments for 2018: • Gary Leavitt, 1-year term, Pike County Solid Waste Board. • Fran Lewis, 1-year term, Re- development Commission. • Gary Leavitt, 1-year term, Re- development Commission. • Wyatt Rauch, 4-year term, Pe- tersburg Economic Development Commission. In addition, Mayor R.C. Klipsch announced the following mayoral appointments for 2018: • Fran Lewis and John Melhis- er, 1-year terms, Board of Public Works and Safety. • Bertis Jenkins and John Welch, 1-year terms, Petersburg Water Company board. • Marge Leavitt, 1-year term, Alcoholic Beverage Commission. • Fran Lewis, 1-year term, Re- gion 15 Planning Commission. • Alan Tegmeyer, 1-year term, Solid Waste Board-Community Ad- visory Commission. • Kyler Henry, 1-year term, Wa- bash Valley Regional Community Corrections Board. • David Henson, 1-year term, Unsafe Building Hearing Officer. • Silas Ashley, Thomas Fisher, John Burns and Donnie Richard- son, 1-year term, Park Board. • Cynthia Gaskins, Mike Voyles and Joe Henson, 1-year term, Rede- velopment Commission. • Jim Gaskins, 1-year term, Fire Territory Board. • Charles Baumgart, 1-year term, Chief of Police Department. • Ross Elmore, 1-year term, Chief of Fire Department. The Press-Dispatch Join the new 812-354-8500 | *By enrolling in the Birthday Club, you agree to have your name, town and birth- day, or the person's name and town and birthday of whom you are enrolling, printed in e Press-Dispatch on the week in which the birthday occurs. Joining is easy! Send your: Full name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number and birthdate to* One winner is drawn at the end of each month. Each week, a list of birthdays will be published in the paper! You could win a FREE PRIZE from area businesses and a three-month subscription to e Press-Dispatch. Salvation Army Christmas Kettle campaign a success The Pike County bell ringers for the Salvation Ar- my Christmas Kettle Cam- paign contributed 210 hours of ringing in Pike County. Those who rang included: National Honor Students - 11 hours, Key Club - 11hours, Pike County Retired Teach- ers - 20 hours, and Peters- burg Lions - 26 hours. Brian Fisher rang the most hours as an individ- ual. Fisher said, "I always wanted to ring but never had the opportunity. It was fun to wish everyone a Mer- ry Christmas! " One hundred and twenty-two different in- dividuals rang for an hour or more. Donations through the 10 counter kettles and the bell ringers at Dollar General and Petersburg Hardware totaled $ 6,205.36. This was the third highest amount collected in Pike County. In 2003, $ 6,679.68 was collect- ed using three locations: Jay C, Pamida and IGA. All mon- ey is used in Pike and Gibson counties. The money helps with temporary emergency housing, restoring utili- ties, Christmas assistance, including "Toys for Tots," food and winter clothing. At the beginning of the school year, scores of Pike County children received a new pair of shoes and a school outfit, along with school supplies in a backpack. Every Tuesday a hot meal is served at the Corp. in Princeton. Through "Path- way of Hope," the Army seeks to change the lives of generations to come by training them to make bet- ter financial decisions. The Corp building is at 202 S. Gibson St., Prince- ton, and can be reached at 812-386 -6577 or Ice rescue training Above: Firemen from Jefferson Town- ship, Patoka Town- ship and Petersburg fire departments form a line of rope pullers to pull the rescuer and victim out of the water and across the ice. Left: Ice rescue in- structor Brian Dodd of the Vincennes Township Fire De- partment works with Petersburg Fireman Kyler Henry to get his rope and suit set up before he ven- tures across the ice to rescue fireman Josh Hartley, who is in the water. Below: Johnny Voyles rolls over and into the open water to rescue Josh Popp during the ice rescue training drills on Sat- urday afternoon at Prides Creek.

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