The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

July 20, 2013

Cooling center open

City Council to meet

Washington City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Items included on the agenda: Redevelopment Commission to present required reporting regarding no excess assessed valuation in three TIF districts.

The Board of Public Works and Safety will meet immediately following the Council meeting. Included on the agenda: discussion/approval of claims, permits, salary/position change in electric department and Waterworld, quotes for financing new fire truck, contract for substation testing and engineering services for the electric department.

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 proposed 2014 budget.

Commissioners to meet

Daviess County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items included on the agenda: weights and measures start date and an Emergency Management Agency ordinance.

Cooling center open

Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main St., is open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, as a cooling center.

Remember it is important to stay cool and get out of the heat. One can watch TV, play games, cards, or Wii while staying cool.

Special Ed Co-op meeting set

The Daviess Martin Special Education Co-op will conduct a consultation meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Daviess-Martin Special Education Co-op office, 9 W. Main St. Any parent of a student who is home schooled and qualifies for special education services is invited to attend. All administrators from any private school should also plan to attend. This includes students living in the Washington, North Daviess, Barr-Reeve and Loogootee school districts. Information will be given and discussed pertaining to special education services provided to home schooled and private school students by the Daviess-Martin Special Education Co-op according to Indiana Article 7.

Text Only
Local News
  • City's gateway project about to hit full stride A road construction project designed to give the city of Washington a new entrance for traffic coming off of I-69 is underway. The $3 million project will build a new connector road between the U.S. 50 Bypass and Business 50. The project will also i

    April 24, 2014

  • Community Foundation awards $62K in scholarships Area students' achievements were celebrated Tuesday evening during the Daviess County Community Foundation scholarship reception held at the Washington Knights of Columbus. The scholarships awarded are all funds established through the Foundation. "

    April 24, 2014

  • Getting a diploma now more important for Hoosiers Obtaining a college degree, or even a high school diploma, was not always as critical to one's success as it is today. However, in order to succeed in today's workforce, a high school diploma is absolutely critical, and this is a realization facing H

    April 24, 2014

  • Sports Briefs Hatchets beat Linton LINTON -- The Washington baseball team defeated Linton 8-7 Tuesday evening. Washington used a five-run sixth inning to overcome a 7-3 deficit and pick up its fourth win of the season. Jake Bedwell led the Hatchets offensively wit

    April 24, 2014

  • Thursday's police report CITY REPORT Wednesday 4:39 a.m. - A resident at 1207 Washington Ave. reported someone has slashed four tires on one vehicle and two tires on a second vehicle parked outside of the home. 7:05 a.m. - An employee at Chuckles, 201 N.E. Fifth St., reporte

    April 24, 2014

  • Thursday's Area Briefs Boil notice ordered Daviess County Rural Water System has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers on CR 450S east of SR 257 to the address of 4431 until further notice. I-69 beams to move on state roads Progress continues on the I-69

    April 24, 2014

  • NWS - WT042314 - Bicentennial - NBS City forms bicentennial committee for 2016 The city of Washington held its first meeting to plan the celebration of the city's bicentennial in 2016. Mayor Joe Wellman, according to a release, gathered a group of 25 at a local restaurant to start planning to celebrate 200 years of Washington.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • ScienceFair02 North Daviess cleans up at Crane CRANE -- North Daviess Junior and Senior High School students fared well at the 30th Annual Team Crane Science and Engineering Fair Wednesday at WestGate Academy Conferencing and Training Center. Over 120 students took part in the event that for the

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Wednesday's police report CITY REPORT Tuesday 2:01 p.m. - Steve Myers, 604 Sunset Ave., said his strawberry patch was run over. A neighbor was contacted and the situation was resolved. COUNTY REPORT Monday 7:57 p.m. - An employee of Par-T-Pac liquors in Montgomery said two ma

    April 23, 2014

  • ND board looks at handbook ND board looks at handbook BY Lindsay Owens Times Herald

    April 23, 2014