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B-2 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 The Press-Dispatch FUNDING Continued from page 1 See the Business Box for special services on page C-8 ACTIVITIES Continued from page 1 Your life instantly changes the moment you receive a cancer diagnosis. The choices you make for your care will affect the rest of your life. Make the right decision by choosing Good Samaritan. From day one our expert physicians and caregivers deliver personalized care and form trusting relationships while ensuring your safety. Your care is our top priority with our state-of-the-art Radiation Therapy, a modern infusion center and welcoming physician offices all in one location. Experience the difference in cancer care at Good Samaritan. EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE IN CANCER CARE Cancer Care 520 S. Seventh Street | Vincennes, IN 47591 | Monday 8-7 • Tuesday 8-noon • Wednesday 10-7 • Thursday & Friday 8-5 eye exams • dry eye solutions prescription lenses • eye disease treatment Call to book your appointment today for safe in-offi ce treatment. Don't Neglect Your Eye Health. We're Open to See You Now! Dr. Clint Shoultz 715 S. 9th St., Petersburg 812-354-9400 Locally Owned and Operated "The problem is we just have so many cats," said Lamb. A few months ago, the town adopted an trap, neuter or spay and release policy to try and deal with the problem. At the last meeting, Mar- shall said the town's animal holding facility was full of cats and he couldn't take any more. Lamb said she has talk- ed with a company that is go- ing to have a one-day spay and neutering event for cats in 2022. She said they need a minimum of 80 cats to be op- erated on, but they will take as many as 125. In other business, Lamb said the town has an online auction at Graber Auctions for the town's surplus equipment, which includes a fire truck, a used tractor and other equip- ment. She said it runs until De- cember 8. The council also discussed having open gym hours at the Community Center on Sunday afternoons. Lamb said they will try to set hours for it in the future. The next Winslow meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Mon- day, December 13. Little free library dedicated to Jim Pell The Little Free Libraries trend has extended to Petersburg as two have been placed in town. In Petersburg they are housed in a newspaper vending box recycled as a lighted book container. People are free to take a book and place a book in the box. While it is encouraged people deposit books, it is not required. The box above is located in Hornady Park in memory of Jim Pell, next to the park bench in his name. The other box is located at 309 N 12th St. This trend of little free libraries has gone global in more than 100 countries and at more than 100,000 locations. 11; Sunday, Dec. 12; Wednesday, Dec. 15; Friday, Dec. 17; Sunday, Dec. 19; Wednes- day, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 24. Train Show The Antique and Toy Train Show will have a new location. It will be at Pike Col- lision, 2134 E. Main St., Petersburg, on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, De- cember 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. both days. It is sponsored by Pike Collision. Christmas Candlelight Service The Main St. Presbyterian Church in Petersburg will have a Candlelight Christmas service beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 24. There will be solos and congregational singing of tradition- al Christmas carols during the service. OTWELL Otwell Breakfast with Santa The Otwell Community Center will sponsor Breakfast with Santa from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 18 in the Community Center dining room. There will be coffee, juice, donuts and a chance to talk with Santa. Salvation Army bell ringers needed Bell ringers for the Salva- tion Army's Red Kettle Cam- paign are needed in Pike County. They will be ring- ing bells on Fridays and Sat- urdays, from Thanksgiving weekend until Christmas. They have openings for Pe- tersburg Dollar General Store from 1 to 8 p.m. on Friday, No- vember 26 and noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 27. Cal Biddle said all the spots are filled at Petersburg Hard- ware for this weekend, but there are openings in the af- ternoon on Friday, December 3 and Saturday, December 4 at Petersburg Hardware and Dollar General Store. Call Bid- dle at 812-582-2385 if you can help. Pike County Communi- ty Foundation will hand out $110,929 to various organiza- tions this year. "We are excited to tell the community about the grants we were able to present this year. In the 2021-22 grant year, the PCCF passed out $110,929," said executive di- rector Cindy Gaskins. Receiving funds during this grant cycle were: Pike County Public Library for re- fillable water bottle stations, Pike County Christian Assis- tance for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, Pike Cen- tral High School Engineering program, and the Pike County 4-H Council to help grow their Clover Gaming Connection. Also receiving funding were the Tri-State Food Bank to provide for mobile food dis- tribution in Pike Co., Jefferson Township Fire Department for SCBA bottles, Senior and Family Services to help with meals for seniors, Petersburg Elementary's Principal Brag program and Winslow Ele- mentary's art program to pro- vide a new kiln for the stu- dent's favorite art project. Others receiving fund- ing are Winslow Elementary School for a new outside sign, Youth First for their school- based Resilience Building program, Winslow Elementa- ry to grow a Social/Emotional Library, T TR Haven Over the Hilltop to help build a kitchen in their building, Spurgeon/ Monroe Township Fire Dept. to purchase much needed first responder kits and Petersburg Fire Dept. to help purchase training room furniture. Grants were also provided to Junior Achievement, Pe- tersburg Little League for a new scoreboard, Pike Cen- tral band for a much needed xylophone, flexible seating for Winslow Elementary, uni- form racks for the Pike Cen- tral Band Boosters, Bread of Life, Petersburg Kiwanis to help fund their annual Christ- mas program, Petersburg El- ementary's Robotics program, Holly's House to help students understand stranger/danger and Pike County Progress Partners to help fund comput- ers for the Elmer Buchta Tech- nology Center. "What makes all those do- nations so amazing? People just like you. Anyone who do- nates to an unrestricted fund is building our capacity to make Pike County better," said Gaskins. The funds responsible for these grants are: Wayne and Charlotte Malotte Fund, Em- ery and Edna Boger Fund, Hoosier Energy Franks Ratts Memorial Fund, Montes/Fe- nol Family Fund, Rauch Fam- ily Fund, German Ameri- can Bank Fund, Sisson Steel Fund, Angela Warner Fund, Beth and Bryan Luff Fund, Dyer/Wallace Fund, Lewis Family Fund, Wallace and Ju- lia Schnarr Family Fund, Sor- gius Family Fund, Wendell and Irene Craig Fund, Willis/ Parker/Evans/Fowler Fund, William and Juanita Bell Fund, Joann and Wayne Stone Fund, Paul and Karen Coo- per Family Fund, Pike Coun- ty Grassroots Unrestricted Fund, Friends of Pike Coun- ty Fund and the David DeTar Corn Trust managed by Ger- man American Bank. "Aren't we fortunate to have a Community Foundation in Pike County? " said Gaskins. Anyone interested in donat- ing can call Cindy Gaskins at 812-766 -0550 or email direc- tor@pikecommunityfounda- If you want to know more about the PCCF, check out communityfoundationalli- The PCCF is proud to be an affiliate of the Community Foundation Alliance. "They work everyday to make a dif- ference in the communities they serve," said Gaskins. Foundation awards $110,929 to local organizations Moore arrested at gunpoint By James Capozella An attempted traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper B. Angermeier resulted in a foot chase and gunpoint arrest of Billy J. Moore, 37, of 4799 N. CR 200 E., Petersburg, this past Saturday evening. A fter the arrest, Moore was found to have active fel- ony warrants out of Vander- burgh County for possession of methamphetamine and possession of controlled sub- stance (no bond). Trooper Angermeier re- ports that he originally ob- served a blue van fail to come to a complete stop on Fourth Street, near Cherry Street. When Angermeier activated his emergency lights, the van quickly turned into the drive- way of 410 Fourth Street. A f- ter Angermeier got behind the van, he witnessed the pas- senger door open and a per- son run from the vehicle in a northwest direction, accord- ing to the report. Angermeier pursued the subject on foot through the side yard and into the back- yard of 302 E. Cedar, identi- fying himself and giving loud commands to stop. Once past a group of trees, Angermeier saw a white male on his back facing him. Angermeier held the subject at gunpoint and gave commands to roll over and put his hands behind his back, to which the subject, lat- er identified as Moore, com- plied. During the pat down, Moore told Angermeier that he had a hidden knife in his boot and another on his per- son. Moore also admitted hav- ing a small amount of marijua- na and a THC cartridge. He told officers that he ran because of the warrants and that he didn't want to be in jail over Christmas, according to the report. Petersburg Officer Scott Arnold and Deputy Bryce Manning arrived at the scene to assist with the van driv- er, Taylor McCandless, who was released with a traffic vi- olation, according to the re- port. A black bag dropped by Moore at the end of the chase had several knives and lethal cutting weapons. This and Moore's property were placed in a truck at Moore's father's residence. Eversole arrested on several charges, including domestic battery By James Capozella Kasey Dale Eversole, 30, of 118 N. Grove St., Oakland City, was arrested for bat- tery, domestic battery, inter- ference with reporting a crime and criminal confinement on November 21 by Deputy Buck Seger. Seger was dispatched to 1395 Glezen Poplar St. at about 1:45 p.m. and met Dep- uty Paul Collier, who had ar- rived at the residence first. Jessica Hart, who had made the call to dispatch, was as- saulted by Eversole while try- ing to make the 911 call. The report states that Eversole was trying to take the cell phone from her, knocked her down in the mud, was hitting her on the back of the head and pulled her hair. Hart was prevented from getting in her vehicle to leave by Eversole, according to the report. Eversole's husband, Zachary, was also struck, but managed to stop the assault and get her back into her ve- hicle, according to the report. Seger obtained a PBT sam- ple from Kasey Eversole that tested .12. Kiersten Gish, the owner of the residence, ad- vised officers that Eversole hit Zachary, and also was hitting Hart in the back of the head and pulling her hair. Seger arrested Kasey Eversole and transported her to the Pike County Jail. Warrant leads to drug charges By James Capozella Shandi K. Loveless, 28, of 305 Martin St., Petersburg, was apprehended for a war- rant on November 17 by of- ficers when she was at the Huck's gas station in Peters- burg. Petersburg Police Offi- cer Zach Loveless, Sergeant Chad McClellan, Deputy Tay- lor Deffendoll and Sergeant Jared Simmons served the Pike County warrant, but then found a gray pouch in Shandi Loveless' jacket during a pat- down. It contained a Subox- one pill and a glass smoking device, which tested positive for methamphetamine. Shandi Loveless was charged with possession of methamphetamine under five grams, possession of con- trolled substance and posses- sion of paraphernalia.

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