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Harrison County Storm Newsletter

Courtesy Harrison County Community Services
Updated, Monday, Sept. 22, 3:20 p.m.
The Next Step will provide a free meal to Harrison County people on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. From the square in Corydon go east on Walnut. Go through the 4-way at Maple to the next street (Mulberry) Turn left, go around the cemetery approximately ‘ of a mile to The Next Step building on the right hand side of the road.
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The YMCA is offering shower facilities to those in need. You do not need to be a member. Please bring a picture I.D.
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Burn ban has been lifted due to adequate water supplies (if you are getting ready to burn, please call dispatch at 738-2195).
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LOST FOOD FROM THE POWER OUTAGE AND ON FOOD STAMPS. Please visit your local Help Center on Concorde Avenue in Corydon in person. The staff will help you obtain the help you need. (Food Stamp Office. Concorde Avenue is behind the Holiday Inn Express.)
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Harrison County Community Services has food available for those who have no resources to obtain food in this emergency. Food is available that requires no refrigeration as well as regular food boxes. Harrison County Community Services is located at 101 Highway 62 in Corydon. If you need information, please call 738-8143. Weekend hours for power outage related services, Saturday, Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
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Purdue Extension offices have information available regarding food safety.
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Tyson has provided ice that is available at fire houses. Thanks to the volunteer firefighters who are helping with the ice services throughout the county. Ice is available at Harrison Township, New Salisbury, Milltown and Heth Township fire departments. Take your coolers to be filled. (Please call your firehouse before you make the trip.)
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Thanks to the Red Cross, Harrison County Community Services now has drinking water for households on non-working wells.
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Harrison REMC is asking that you call them (738-4115) if everyone around you has power and you do not. REMC reports that there are now 500 customers without power.
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Please report structural damage to dispatch at 738-2195. Choose option 1.
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The water station has moved from Bradford to the Palmyra Fire Station.
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During regular operating hours at the Corydon facility of the Harrison County Solid Waste District, the district will accept tree limbs and brush from businesses and residents cleaning up after the storm. There is no charge but the brush pile will be chipped so the district is NOT able to take wood debris from the buildings. The district will take scrap metal if the item is mostly metal. It cannot take plastic or vinyl debris. The same hours apply to scrap metal collection. The Solid Waste District is located at 3151 Progress Blvd. in Corydon, in the Industrial Park north of town. The main road in the park is Quarry Road. Progress Blvd. is the third street on the right from the intersection of S.R. 135 and Quarry Road. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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IMPORTANT: For tree and limb debris ”Move it to the “right of way” at the edge of the road near your house. Eventually it will be picked up. (This does not include shingles or other goods.)

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