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August 19, 2020

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The Press-Dispatch Wednesday, August 19, 2020 A-3 LOCAL Call: 812-354-8500 Email: or bring in a hard copy: 820 E. Poplar Street, Petersburg SCHOOL Continued from page 1 Women's Wellness Fair S E P T E M B E R 1 , 2 0 2 0 G O O D S A M A R I T A N ' S Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Women's Wellness Fair will be by appointment only and will be limited to just 75 women per hour. Wearing a mask will be required. To help accommodate our usual attendance amount we have added three additional morning hours to our event. Also, to help with social distancing, the wellness fair will have limited booths that will offer the following diagnostic health screenings: blood draw, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, bone density and colorectal take-home kits. H I G H L A N D W O O D S C O M M U N I T Y C E N T E R 1 3 7 7 S . H A R T S T R E E T | V I N C E N N E S , I N 7 T O 1 0 A . M . and 4 T O 7 P. M . ( E S T ) Make an appointment today by visiting or calling 812-885-3336. Appointments will be accepted until August 24. Stamps appointed to medical staff at Memorial Hospital Ian Stamps, M.D. was re- cently appointed to the ac- tive medical staff at Memori- al Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Stamps is a neu- rologist, which specializes in the in diagnosing, treat- ing, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous sys- tem such as Alzheimer's dis- ease, AL S, concussion, epilep- sy, migraines, multiple sclero- sis, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. Dr. Stamps received his medical degree and complet- ed his residency at Indiana University School of Medi- cine in Indianapolis. He al- so completed a fellowship in electromyography (EMG) at IU School of Medicine. Dr. Stamps is a member of the American Academy of Neu- rology, Indiana Neurological Society, American Academy of Neuromuscular and Elec- trodiagnostic Medicine, and American Clinical Neurophys- iology Society. Dr. Stamps' office is located at Memorial Neurology Asso- ciates' new location in the St. Thomas Medical Center, 600 W. 13th Street, Suite 205, Jas- per. Dr. Ian Stamps Stairs appointed to Memorial Hospital medical staff Orthopaedic surgeon Chris- tine Stairs, M.D. was recent- ly appointed to the medical staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Stairs received her medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. She com- pleted a residency in ortho- paedic surgery at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at Uni- versity of Kentucky in Lex- ington. Dr. Stairs is a mem- ber of the American Acade- my of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The American Orthopae- dic Society for Sports Medi- cine. She has provided team sports medicine coverage for Georgetown College, the Shreveport Mudbugs NAHL hockey team, and C.E. Byrd High School. Dr. Stairs is joining Memo- rial Orthopaedic Associates, located at 695 W. 2nd Street, Suite 2A, in Jasper (across from IGA). Dr. Christine Stairs the return to school. We know there are still some situations we are trying to improve on. Just normal back-to-school chaos, not necessarily related to COVID. Everyone I asked in the buildings was very up- beat. I appreciated that very much." She said to deal with the about 11 percent of students who have chosen to do virtu- al learning, they have three teachers handling those du- ties. Jody Pickett is handling the 49 virtual students for kindergarten to second grade for both Winslow and Peters- burg. Phillip Olinger is teach- ing virtually for 43 students grades three to five. Barb Jochim is teaching the virtual classes from sixth to 12th grade. Dr. Blake said the high school virtual stu- dents are approaching 100. "We are looking to get her some help." She said they are also get- ting content specialists for when there is a very specific content question on econom- ics or biology or similar sub- jects. Above: Vehicles line up on Highway 61 in both directions from Goodlet St. while they wait to pick up their children at the Petersburg Elementary School at the end of the first day of school. Petersburg Police Cpl. Kyle Mills directs traffic. Right: Sisters Adalyn Martin and Aubree Martin hold hands as they walk down the hall to their classrooms on the first day of school at Winslow Elementary School. They had matching masks and bows in their hair. Below: Mrs. Michelle LeMond answers a question for Madilynn Slunder on the first day of school. Morton residence warrant nets numerous charges Thompson not found at home By James Capozella Dealing, possession and nu- merous related charges, in- cluding possession of a fire- arm by a serious violent fel- on were brought for one indi- vidual and lesser charges for two others following the ex- ecution of a search warrant. Petersburg Officer Scott Ar- nold, Police Chief Charles Baumgart, Sergeant Chad McClellan, Corporal Kyle Mills and the Pike County SRT Team served a search warrant on 6344 N. SR 57, Pe- tersburg, early last Thursday evening. Chance Ryan Thompson, of the same address, was charged with possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, dealing in methamphet- amine less than five grams, possession of methamphet- amine, dealing a controlled substance, at least 28 grams with enhancement, posses- sion of controlled substanc- es, enhancing circumstanc- es, possession of parapher- nalia, maintaining a common nuisance and unlawful posses- sion of a syringe. Due to a social security card and mail found in his room, al- lowing police to identify him, Thompson was charged with possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon when a New England Firearm Com- pany 12-gauge shotgun was found in his room, according to the report. Roger Morton, 59, and Ar- lena Morton, 60, were both charged with maintaining a common nuisance and un- lawful possession of a syringe. Thompson lived at the Mor- tons' residence, according to Arlena Morton and Roger Morton. They told officers that Thompson was there earlier but they did not know where he was. A long list of drugs and drug parapherna- lia were found in the north side bedroom, reported to be Thompson's room. Arlena Morton had opened the back door for the officers after Of- ficer Scott Arnold screamed "police department search warrant" multiple times. Arle- na was ordered to the ground on the first floor and Roger Morton was detained on the second floor. BACK-TO-SCHOOL

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