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3-year-old drowns at Pakota Lake
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a drowning that occurred around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon at Patoka Lake. The incident occurred near the Little Patoka Boat Ramp. The 3-year-old boy from Deputy, Ind. had been swimming from a boat just prior to the incident.
Fire at JayC's
Fire in store deli.
1 airlifted to hospital after 2-vehicle crash
Tuesday at about 3:15 p.m. a two-vehicle crash on SR 56 near the intersection of Old Petersburg Road left one person injured.
Little Miss and Mister contest at the fair postponed
Due to the forthcoming weather, the Little Miss and Mister contest at the Daviess County Fair has been postponed to 7 p.m. Thursday. Contestants are asked to be at the fairgrounds in Elnora by 6 p.m.
Lents to return to duty following incident
Indiana State Police Trooper Jarrod Lents will be returning to duty this week following a shooting incident near Montgomery.
Smoke-free ordinance fails to be read
Smoke Free Washington’s efforts to convince members of the city council to ban smoking in all work places failed on Monday night, even as about 15 people from the group met in front of city council chambers wearing their signature blue and green Smoke Free Washington shirts and chanted, “smoke free air!”
County to move files after bats found
The old county highway garage on S.E. Third Street was deemed unsuitable for file storage Monday and the Daviess County Commissioners said something has to be done to solve the county’s space issues.
“It’s time to do something,” Commissioner Tony Wichman said.
The decision came after Clerk Sherri Healy informed the commissioners bats have now been found at the garage, including one deceased bat in a file storage box.
City pool to re-open today, weather permitting
“The City’s Waterworld of Washington passed its water lab test over the weekend,” Mayor Joe Wellman announced this morning. Wellman continued, “Waterworld will re-open today provided the weather cooperates and no lightning occurs.”
City waterpark closed due to mechanical errors
The city of Washington's waterpark, WaterWorld of Washington, closed Friday evening and will remain closed for an indefinite period.
Shooter had minor legal issues
James D. Jones, 60, of Shoals has been identified as the suspect killed when gunfire was exchanged between Jones and State Trooper Jarrod Lents, a nine year veteran of the Indiana State Police
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