The Washington Times-Herald


June 5, 2014

Area briefs

Friends for Animals yard sale

The fourth annual Friends for Animals yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the 4-H Building at Eastside Park. All proceeds will go to help the animals with their health and finding their forever homes.

RTL to hold newspaper drive

The Daviess County Right To Life will hold its bimonthly newspaper/aluminum can drive Saturday at the Old K-Mart parking lot in Washington from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drives are held the first Saturday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October, December).

Other pick up points open from 9 a.m. to noon — Montgomery: St. Peter’s School; Cannelburg: Ray Truelove’s Residence; Plainville: Mallett’s Service Station; Odon: United Methodist Church, (Place newspapers in shelter house behind church); Elnora: Elnora Christian Church; Loogootee: Martin County Recycling Center. For additional information or to volunteer, call Mike Wichman at 812-254-3060 or Louie Kavanaugh Jr. at 812-486-3658.

FLiP foundation to hold run

On Saturday The FLiP Foundation is hosting a 5k/10k run at the Eastside Park with vendors, face painting, balloon animals, clowns and music. Proceeds are going to the Daviess County Economic Foundation to help rehabilitate the theater and to the local Head Start.

Area band to play at Simon Graber Center

Six area high school students make up The Solid Rock band, a contemporary Christian music group. The students are Austin Jones of Shoals High School, Brooklyn Wittmer of Barr-Reeve High School, Clay Hatton of Washington High School, Kendall Bratton of Loogootee High School, Liz Alexander and Trent Bowman of North Daviess High School. They will be playing before The Needhams, a touring band from Nashville, Tennessee, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Simon J. Graber building. Tickets are $10.

Fundraiser at Stop and Sea

Providence Mennonite Youth Group will hold a fundraiser turkey dinner at Stop and Sea, US 50, Montgomery, from 11 a.m. until the food is gone on Sunday. The proceeds will go toward the mission trip this summer.

Solid Waste board to meet

The Daviess County Solid Waste District board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items on the agenda include the approval of prior meetings’ minutes and the approval of claims.

Commissioners to meet Monday

Daviess County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items included on the agenda: EMA ordinance; AT&T contract; budget requests.

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