Due to a misunderstanding, Daviess County did not offer to purchase the S.E. 15th Street bridge as previously reported. CSX offered the county to take the bridge from its ownership.
We apologize for the error.
Quick Care will be open
Daviess Community Hospital’s Quick Care Clinic, located at 1805 South SR 57 in Washington, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Habitat helpers needed
Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers for the home under construction at 103 N.E. 20th St., Washington. Work dates and times are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; from 8 a.m. to ? Saturday; from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6.
City offices closed
All city offices and departments will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.
There will be no trash pickup and the city bus will not be in operation.
The recycling center will also be closed. Residents with trash pick up on Monday are asked to have their trash ready for pick up by 7 a.m. Tuesday.
For any questions, call the Street Department at 254-4564.
Class of ‘47 to meet
The Washington High School class of 1947 will meet for its 65th reunion at noon Saturday at the Ponderosa Steak House.
4-H checks ready
Daviess County 4-H livestock checks are ready to be picked up at the Extension Office.
Luminate to perform
The Christian band Luminate will be in concert at 7 p.m.. today in the Washington High School auditorium. The event is sponsored by WHS DECA.
Tickets are $5 for students and $12 for adults. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
North Knox mixer set
There will be a North Knox alumni mixer at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Bruceville Rod and Gun Club. Cost is $10 per person and all proceeds will benefit the North Knox Alumni. Call 890-8577 for more information.
Area Briefs for Wednesday
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- Getting ready for the Journey Members of the New Hope Christian Church are preparing for "The Journey", an interactive "trip" that will lead guests to Bethlehem on the same path taken by Mary and Joseph. More than 2,000 people are expected to take part in the event this weekend o
- Community Calendar FRIDAY Al-Anon, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church basement, 110 N.E. Second St. Alcoholics Anonymous of Loogootee, 8 p.m., Senior Citizens Building of Loogootee. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church basement, 110 N.E. S
- Thursday's Area Briefs Humane Society to hold fundraiser The Martin County Humane Society will be hosting two fundraisers in one day this Saturday. From 8 a.m. to noon a bake sale will be held at the Loogootee IGA. Along with a large assortment of baked goods, there will a
- Washington Nursing Center serves breakfast at Towers Alisha Fellers with Washington Nursing Center served biscuits and gravy to the residents of Washington Towers on Dec. 4. Those attending were Margaret Bingham, Gladys Bledsoe, Mike Drust, Tom Fisher, Mike Grannan, Linda Hatton, Philip Hunter, Peggy J
- County officials look at changes for tax abatements Changes in state laws concerning tax abatements for business and industry are giving county officials more flexibility in how they use that development tool. In the past cities and counties were locked by Indiana codes into specific schedules for aba
- Thursday's police report CITY REPORT Wednesday 9:19 a.m. - An employee of First Baptist Church, 100 E. Walnut St., said a stained glass window on the west side of the building was broken by a lawn ornament. A report was made. 8:13 a.m. - An employee of Chuckle's, 201 N.E. Fi
- Daviess County residents weather weary Mother nature has delivered a one-two punch of severe and winter weather that has left businesses, residents and government agencies reeling. The problems began with an unusual Nov. 16 tornado and was followed by a trio of winter weather events. "It
Washington native's holiday song moving up charts
For Washington native Matt Newton, the holidays have become a way to sing into the spotlight with his single "Catch a Snowflake."
- Sewer rates to go up Members of the Washington City Council met Monday evening and approved an ordinance to increase the sewer rates for city customers beginning in February. Scott Rainey, superintendent of the storm and waste water departments assured members of the co
- Wednesday's police report CITY POLICE REPORT Tuesday 6:48 a.m. - Police received a report from Chuckles at 201 NE 5th St. that someone pumped $21.18 in gas a drove off in a maroon Buick without paying. 1:56 p.m. - An employee at Chuckles at 201 NE 5th St. reported someone pum
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