The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

October 24, 2012

Boil order by DCRWS

Area Briefs

WASHINGTON — The Daviess County Rural Water System has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for those customers on U.S. 50W south of CR 450S, including Alexander Estates and Alexander Hill. Also those customers on 600S west of CR 100E.

Fall flushing has begun

Daviess County Rural Water Systems has started its fall flushing at Bussard Road and continuing south.

Low water pressure may be experienced while flushing in customers area.

After flushing, customers may also have discolored water for a short time. Call 254-4526 with any questions.

B-R discount cards being sold

Barr Reeve discount cards are available for half price until they are all sold. They are being sold for $4 and are still good through March 31, 2013.

There are deals and discounts for 21 local businesses on the cards. The cards may be purchased in the Barr-Reeve Middle/High School office or at Stop N Sea or Knepp’s Restaurant in Montgomery.

Harvest Fest at FBC

The First Baptist Church, 100 E. Walnut St., will hold its Harvest Fest from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in the church parking lot. In case of rain it will be held in the church fellowship hall.

All children of the community up to the sixth grade are invited. There will be fun booths and free food.

Children may come in costume, but no devilish costumes.

Author coming to speak at WHS

Author Michael Koryta will be at the Washington High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday to discuss his book “So Cold the River.” Admission is free and open to the public. Use Gate 5. He will also sign books and they will be available for purchase.

Text Only
Local News
  • Man killed in motorcycle crash south of Monroe City

    A  Vincennes man died in a motorcycle accident on Friday afternoon south of Monroe City.

    April 19, 2014

  • Property taxes, short term loan discussed at B-R school meeting

    MONTGOMERY -- The Barr-Reeve School Board meeting was opened for comments Thursday from school patrons and Lana Helms asked about the increase in the property tax statement that she recently received. Helms said it was about a considerable increase.

    April 19, 2014

  • Saturday's police report CITY REPORT Friday 12:57 p.m. - A male caller said he witnessed, while playing golf, a red Jeep strike a sign and a telephone pole at the intersection of Northeast 12th Street and Brett Cabel Road. A stop sign was damaged, but the Jeep was not found.

    April 19, 2014

  • Griffith50 Griffith Elementary turns 50 Helen Griffith Elementary is celebrating a milestone as the school turns 50-years old. Earlier this week, current students and staff at the school met on the playground for a photo to commemorate the anniversary. Students sat in the formation of th

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • TaylirAnn.jpg No Headline Provided Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Taylor will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary today. Kenny Taylor and Ruth Lengacher were married April 19, 1969. The couple has one daughter, Sheila and Spencer Gingerich of Montgomery, and one son, Mark Taylor of L

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • frocks 'Forget the Frock' is a T-shirt with a real message New frilly dresses and tailored suits for Easter have been a tradition for many years, but a relatively new movement across the United States is changing that tradition for some local community members, as well as others across the country. "Forget

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Washington school transportation funding takes another hit The wheels on the buses are still going round and round for the Washington Community Schools, but the funding to keep them rolling all through the town is dwindling. The loss of tax revenue has caused the school board to look into funds other than th

    April 18, 2014

  • citytowergraphic.jpg High but not dry

    The city of Washington is constructing a 600,000-gallon water tower east of the city. Here's some information supplied by the city on the new tower.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - WT041814 - CoatsMug - NBS GOP set for Lincoln-Reagan Day celebration U.S. Sen. Dan Coats will be the featured speaker at the annual Daviess County Republican Lincoln-Reagan dinner. The dinner is set for April 22 at the Padaco event center. "Senator Coats is always a big draw at Lincoln Day dinners across the state and

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Highway of dreams approaching final phase For decades community leaders in southwestern Indiana dreamed of an interstate highway that would connect Indianapolis and Evansville. Now, that project is one contract from becoming a reality. The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Indian

    April 18, 2014