The Washington Times-Herald


March 18, 2014

Area Briefs

Load limit lifted

The Daviess County Highway Department lifted the 10-ton load limit on all Daviess County roads beginning at 10 a.m. today.

Zoning board to meet

The advisory board of zoning appeals will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Commissioners’ Room at the Daviess County courthouse.

Benefit yard sale in Loogootee

There will be a “Benefit for Missions” yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at New Beginning Community Church, 200 W. Main St., Loogootee.

Martin County Ag Day Saturday

Martin County Ag Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Community Building at the 4-H Fairground between Shoals and Loogootee., with breakfast, free health screenings, petting zoo, and more.

Eagles to hold fundraiser

The Washington Eagles Lodge will hold a fund raiser for Riley Children’s Hospital on Saturday. Bingo will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; chicken and noodles dinner at 5 p.m.; band starts at 8 p.m. Members and guests are welcome. For more information call 812-254-5511.

Disaster training Saturday

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will hold disaster training in Washington at Church of Christ, 311 Hillside Drive, on Saturday. Pre-register via email at Fee of $20 covers the cost of class materials, food, snacks, drinks. For any questions concerning registering, contact Bert Williams at 317-224-1013 or

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