Drug task force to hold Community Conversation

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Drug Task Force will hold a Community Conversation Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Community Room at the Amos Memorial Library, to update the public on the drug use situation in Shelby County. The event is free and open to the public.

Local residents are welcomed to attend to learn more about the opioid crisis its effect on communities throughout Shelby County. Attendees will then be able to ask questions or voice concerns to a panel of community leaders.

Panel members will include Cameron Haller, of the Sidney Fire Department, Jodi Knouff, of the Family Resource Center, Chief Will Balling, of the Sidney Police Department, Bill Zimmerman Jr., of Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office, Dr. Kelly Welsh, of Wilson Health Emergency Services, Tom Bey, of the Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services, and Deputy Chief Jim Frye, of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

A Community Conversation is also scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Amos Memorial Library’s Community Room.