The Washington Times-Herald


March 28, 2014

Area Briefs

Loogootee board to meet on Thursday

Loogootee school board will meet in executive session at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss strategy for the implementation of security systems and receipt of information about prospective employees.

Dust control applications

The Daviess County Highway Department will begin taking applications for dust control April 1-May 30. The department rate is 1.87/ft. The department will prepare the area, apply the AEPL and cover the application with sand.

Applications are available on the website at and at the office of the Daviess County Highway Department, 5247E 100N, Montgomery. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Immunizations for children Wednesday

The Daviess County Health Department will offer immunizations for children younger than 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 29 at Odon Community Building. Insurance will be accepted. Children who have no health insurance or if insurance does not cover vaccines may still obtain the vaccines at the health department. You may call the health department and schedule your child for his/her immunizations. Immunizations are done daily from 7:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the health department. Call 812-254-8666 to schedule your child’s immunizations.

Kindergarten students will need two doses of Hepatitis A. Seniors will need a second meningitis vaccination if the first meningitis shot was given before their 16th birthday. For questions regarding your child’s immunization record, call the Daviess County Health Department at 812-254-8666.

Humane Society dinner upcoming

The Martin County Humane Society’s annual dinner and auction will be April 5 at Loogootee High School cafeteria. All proceeds go to fund the operation of the animal shelter.

Blood drives set for April

The Daviess County Chapter of the American Red Cross is sponsoring the following blood drives in April.

April 2 — North Daviess ELementary, 5498 E. SR 58, Elnora, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (closed to public)

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