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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  • Bench photo.JPG Head Start learns about recycling The Washington Head Start and Early Head Start programs continue to teach the environmental concept of reduce, reuse and recycle. This year the Head Start children participated in "A Bench for Caps" project through Green Tree Plastics. This project c

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  • GRCNHP to offer movie night Visitors come to national parks from all over the world to experience the beauty and the splendor of "America's Best Idea." National parks hold different meanings for different people. Every person finds a piece of himself or herself in these special

    April 16, 2014

  • Science fair at Crane Junior high and high school students all across southern Indiana will participate in the 30th Annual Team Crane Science and Engineering Fair at the WestGate Academy on April 23. Approximately 75 participants have submitted their self-made projects fo

    April 16, 2014

  • Grief support group at Loogootee church Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program to be held at Loogootee United Methodist Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teachi

    April 15, 2014

  • Area Briefs Work delays on I-69 The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of temporary lane restrictions on I-69. Beginning on or after April 14, contractor's crews will be repairing bridge deck joints on the bridge over the Whit

    April 15, 2014

  • REMC elects new trustees, officers The Daviess-Martin County REMC Community Fund, Inc. recently elected a new board trustee and officers. Outgoing trustee is Vernon Sutton. New trustee is Greg Edwards. Board officers elected are President Jerry Osmon, Vice President Danny Compton, Sec

    April 12, 2014

  • Area Briefs Tickets available for Canon The Barr-Reeve band has announced tickets still remain for Saturday night's concert with American Idol Finalist Shaun Canon of Season 7 on April 12 at Antioch Christian Church on US 50 west of Montgomery. Canon will perfor

    April 11, 2014

  • Community Calendar SATURDAY Euchre Fellowship Group, 6:30 p.m., The Barn, Odon. Narcotics Anonymous, noon to 1 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 104 N. Meridian St. Shaun Canon concert, 7 p.m., Antioch Christian Church auditorium. SUNDAY Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m

    April 11, 2014

  • Class of 1959 holds luncheon The Washington High School Class of 1959 had its monthly luncheon at a local restaurant April 9. Dana Horton Bateman and Bruce Girkin won door prizes. Also attending were David and Gladys Thomas, Don and Sharon Armes Rawley, Merle Peachee, Butch Cox,

    April 11, 2014

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