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March 20, 2014

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Kingarten roundup set for April 4

Pike County school corporation will hold kindergarten roundup beginning April 4. Prospective kindergartners must be 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2014. Roundup at Otwell Elementary will be April 4; Petersburg Elementary April 10 and 11; and Winslow Elementary April 11.

Preschool screening for children who will be 4 years old by Aug. 1, 2014, will be held April 4 at Winslow Elementary and April 25 at Petersburg Elementary.

Call your school to register your child.

Hope House to help those in need

Hope House, 704 W. Van Trees St., will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to give free food and clothing to anyone in need.

Hope House is a ministry of Church on the Way.

Sandborn Park board dinner

Sandborn Park board dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sandborn Community Center. All donations appreciated.

Redevelopment commission meeting

Daviess County Redevelopment Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse.

Commissioners meeting

Daviess County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items on the agenda include airport gas payment resolution.

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