The Washington Times-Herald

Community

April 30, 2014

Area Briefs

CORRECTION

In Tuesday’s article on the commissioner’s race, some information was incorrectly reported. All constituents vote in the commissioner’s race regardless of the township or district in which they reside.

Hydrant flushing schedule

Thursday — Flush N.W. First Street and West Walnut to Front Street, Hefron, Flora, Lincoln, Jefferson, Robinson, Biddinger, Meredith, Ogdon and Vance streets. This will also include Sunset Avenue, Greenwood from N.W. Sixth Street to N.W. 11th Street and Maxwell Avenue from Front Street to N.W. 16th Street, including Wykoff and Hemlock drives. Front Street and West Walnut to N.W. 21st Street. This will include McCormick Avenue, Downey Avenue, Vincennes Avenue, Maxwell Avenue, Longfellow, Old Vincennes Road to McCullough Road, North Street, Jackson Street to N.W. 21st Street, N.W. 16th Street Road and Greenwood Street. This will also affect Jackson Street to N.W. 21st Street, including West Washington.

DCH board meeting

Daviess Community Hospital board will meet in executive session at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The open session will be at 9:30 a.m.

Women’s conference at ACC

Antioch Christian Church is hosting a Women’s Conference “Living the Legacy” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. The focus is on females 14 years and up. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the focus on mothers and daughters of all ages. Light refreshments will be served. The cost is $5, age 6 and under free. Sign up and tickets are available at ACC. Call 812-254-2651 or email Antioch@acclife.org

Book sale at library

Friends of the Library book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday for members only. The public is welcome from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

ND FFA Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser

The North Daviess FFA will be having their annual chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 3rd in Odon. We will be at a new location this year at Town and Country Car Wash on highway 58 next to the Odon Locker. Chicken will be ready at 11:00 a.m. until sold out. There will be halves of chicken and turkey strips available.

Proceeds from the sale will be used for the FFA to attend the State Convention in June as well as other chapter activities.

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