Load limit lifted
The Daviess County Highway Department is lifting the 10-ton load limit on all Daviess County roads starting at 4 a.m. Wednesday for one week.
Report pothole to Street Department
Ernie Evans with the Washington street department is asking that potholes be reported to the street department. Crews are now working on filling potholes. The phone number for the street department is 254-4564.
Library to offer youth program
The Washington Carnegie Public Library will offer the following programs for area youth. Call 254-4586 to register.
Lapsit Rhyme Time — March 6, 13, 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. for ages 4-23 months and their caregivers.
Toddler Time — March 7, 14, 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. for ages 2-3 years and their caregivers.
Preschool Power — March 4, 11, 18 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 years.
Lego Fun for 6-year-olds and older on March 6 from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Block Party with Purdue Extension Office and library on March 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages 2-5 years and their care givers. Free play with blocks of all sizes will be set up in different stations that will aid children to learn important early literacy skills.
New writing group started
The first meeting of Daviess County’s new writing group will be March 18 at Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W. Main St.
The purpose of this writing group is three-fold: to encourage new and experienced writers and poets, to provide opportunities for writers to share their works, and to share publishing sites and marketing strategies.
Donations for iPads
Bridgett Fellers, a fifth grade teacher at Lena Dunn Elementary has started a project on DonorsChoose.org to try to raise money to fund two iPads and two covers for them. She believes having the iPads in her classroom will help improve her students learning. The link www.dororschoose.or/miss.fellers will take you to the donation page. DonorsChoose will match any donations received before March 1 using the code INSPIRE.