The Washington Times-Herald


February 26, 2014

Area Briefs

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 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.

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  • REMC Area students travel to D.C. with REMC LOOGOOTEE — Three Indiana high school students, chosen by Daviess-Martin County REMC to participate, were among 72 from Indiana and 1,600 from 43 states who participated in the electric cooperative Youth Tour to Washington D.C., from June 12-19. Area

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  • Prairie Village Nursing Home serves breakfast to Towers Debbie Miles with Prairie Village Nursing Home served biscuits and gravy to the residents of the Washington Towers on July 16. Those attending were Marilyn Barrett, Barry and Cathy Baumert, Marie Cain, Debbie Fields, Tom Fisher, Mike Grannan, Rita Gu

    July 24, 2014

  • Daviess County Court News Real Estate TransfersSecretary of Housing and Urban Development to Jeremy J. Tooley and Susan M. Tooley, pt. Lot 7 and pt. Lot 8 in Yarbrough Second.John P. Schofield III and Kristina Schofield to Bradley J. Saladin and Sarah E. Saladin, pt. SE ¼ S28

    July 24, 2014

  • 4Hgc23 4-H winners Look for more more 4-H winners from the recent Daviess County 4-H fair in this and upcoming editions of the Times Herald and online at

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  • Salt Lake City firm purchases local AT&T store SALT LAKE CITY — Spring Mobile, the Utah-based retailer of AT&T wireless phones and a wholly owned subsidiary of GameStop Corporation, announced recently the purchase of 19 high-volume retail store locations from Cellular Center and In Touch Communic

    July 23, 2014

  • 4Hgc12 4-H Winners 4-H Grand Champions from the recent Daviess County 4-H fair. More photos will be published both online and in upcoming editions.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hillside Manor serves breakfast to the Towers Mary Ann Fields and Laurie Crew from Hillside Manor served breakfast to the residents of the Towers on July 21. Those attending were Connie Alsman, Marilyn Barrett, Cathy Baumert, Gladys Bledsoe, Ron and Rita Burton, Marie Cain, Debbie Fields, Mike G

    July 23, 2014

  • Wednesday's Area Briefs Tomey reunion on SundayThe Williard E. Tomey family reunion will be at noon Sunday at the Verna (Tomey) Klem residence, 1689N 150W, Washington. All friends, family and neighbors are welcome. A pitch-in dinner will be held, chicken and drinks will be

    July 23, 2014

  • 4Hgc08 4-H Champions 4-H Grand Champions from the recent Daviess County 4-H fair. More photos will be published both online and in upcoming editions.

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  • Ways to Help Others American Red CrossAssists Daviess County families recovering from disasters such as fire, flooding, and tornado damage. For more information, call 812-254-9877 or email mary.bechtel@redcross.orgStill Waters Restoration CenterShelter for single mother

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