Sewer district board

meets Sept. 25

SPENCERVILLE — The St. Joe-Spencerville Regional Sewer District board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Spencerville Community Club.

The public is invited to attend.

Helping Hands Ministry

open in Butler

BUTLER — Helping Hands Ministry is an outreach ministry of Christ’s Church at Butler assisting needy families in the Butler area with used clothing and monthly food.

Helping Hands is at 136 W. Main St. and is open 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Gently-used clothing is available for a minimal charge. A food pantry operates the second Saturday each month, also from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sign up to receive

emergency alerts

AUBURN — The DeKalb County Central Communications Center offers a way for the public to receive emergency alerts according to a new handout, powered by Hyper-Reach.

By signing up, users will receive alerts for floods, fires, severe weather, public health alerts, criminal activity, lost or missing persons and more.

To sign up, the public can go to indekalbsignup.html, call 412-0001, text “alert” to 412-0001 or send information to DeKalb County Department of Homeland Security, attention Hyper-Reach Enrollment, at 3399 C.R. 34, Auburn, IN 46706.

Forms are available at the City of Butler Thompson Block Building, 215 S. Broadway.

Alzheimer’s support

group meets monthly

AUBURN — An Alzheimer’s Association support group meets at 2 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Heimach Senior Center, 1800 E. 7th St., Auburn.

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups around the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Support groups are free and designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers.

Attendees will develop coping methods, encourage self-care, learn about community resources and optimize care techniques. While sharing personal experiences is encouraged, it is not required.

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Email items to

Items can be emailed to or by calling 925-2611, ext. 2547.

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