Hope House open
Hope House at 704 W, Van Trees will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to give away free free food and clothing to anyone in need. Nope House is a ministry of Church on Way.
PC board meeting
The Pike County School Board will hold an executive session at 6 p.m. today at the corporation office in Petersburg.
The reason for the executive session is to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining, the initation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been specifically threatened in writing, the implementation of security systems, or the purchase or lease of real property by the school board; and to receive information about and interview prospective employees.
Church of Christ bible school
Elnora Church of Christ will have an all-day pirate-themed vacation bible school (named “Treasure of the Forgotten Island,”) on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.
“Long Term Care” will be presented at Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main Street in Washington today, at 10:30 a.m. This free 1-hour program is open to the public. Learn about some basic steps that will guide you as you research the options for long term care. The more you know, the better decisions you can make. Speakers are Greg Matheis, administrator at Prairie Village Living Center, and staff, Lori Rainey and Debbie Bateman. Light refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and answers following the presentation. This seminar is made possible through funding from the United Way of Daviess County.
Senior seminars are offered the last Thursday of each month through November. Each month focuses on a different topic. August will feature Andy Arvin with Final Costs; September, Greg Swartzentruber with Wills, POA’s and Health Care Directives; October, Tara Singleton of Edward D. Jones, will speak on Defining Your Legacy.
The 85th annual Beasley-Sims reunion will be held Sunday at the Raglesville Park. The meal will start at noon.
DCH board meeting
The Daviess Community Hospital Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. today in executive session, in the Administration Office. An open public meeting will follow at 1 p.m.
Area Briefs for Thursday
Hope House open
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- 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
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- 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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