The Washington Times-Herald

Local News

February 1, 2013

Sinkhole reported in county road

Police Report



9:30 a.m. ­ Shanon Abell, 102 Westwood Place, Apt. 2, advised her 2002 PT Cruiser was struck while parked in front of her residence overnight.


3:27 p.m. ­ September Barrett, 110 NE Fourth St., Apt. 3, reported a bike and scooter stolen from the residence. Descriptions were given.

11:46 a.m. ­ Alice Clark, 1109 E. VanTrees St., advised they had a grease fire and it was out, but it was close to the breaker box and they’d like the fire department to check on it.

8:38 a.m. ­ Ellie Meade, 1011 S. Meridian St., reported someone took a neon pink, black and white girls bike from the residence.

7:06 a.m. ­ Roger of Roger’s Grill, 2 SE 11th St., requested extra patrol at night. He advised items were missing from around the building and trash was in the parking lot.


Jan. 24

2:12 p.m. ­ Lonnie A. Edwards, 26, Loogootee, was at the stop sign on NE 15th Street at Memorial Avenue, facing north in his 2003 Ford Escape. Nancy A. Benjamin, 52, 915 NW Second St., was eastbound on Memorial Avenue in her 2007 Dodge Caliber.

Edward didn’t see Benjamin approaching and pulled into the intersection, striking the Caliber, which flipped over and came to rest on its roof.

Benjamin, who was using her safety restraints, was trapped inside the vehicle. No injuries reported. Damage was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.

Jan. 22

2:02 p.m. ­ Ronald R. Young, 74, Velpen, was stopped for a stop sign at the intersection of State and NE 21st streets, facing west in 2000 Buick Century. He stated he waited on a vehicle to proceed southbound from the intersection, and after it went through, he proceeded and was struck in the passenger side by a vehicle that had been behind the southbound vehicle.

The driver of that car, a 2000 Buick Century registered to Sue Jones, 2910S 100W, was Jade D. Jones, 18. He stated that he thought he stopped and that he didn’t see the Young vehicle. Witnesses advised Young had the right of way and that Jones failed to stop as he moved up to the stop sign.

Text Only
Local News
  • Hypothyroid, diabetes both autoimmune disoders DEAR DR. ROACH: My oldest grandson, 17, was diagnosed with hypothyroidism about three years ago and has been on levothyroxine daily, with good lab numbers since. He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes mellitus three months ago. He is on insulin three

    August 2, 2014

  • Willcor5.ribbon.JPG Wilcor cuts ribbon at WestGate ODON — Former Indiana Lt. Governor turned Radius Indiana President/CEO, Becky Skillman, once called the WestGate@Crane Tech Park a “miracle in a cornfield.” That miracle continues to grow. New tenants, Willcor, Inc. and STI Electronics, Inc., held a

    August 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grandstands feel a little empty at NASCAR races As the cars whizzed around the two-and-a-half mile oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend, it appeared that something was missing from this year’s Brickyard 400 – fans.NASCAR races were huge draws in the early years in Indianapolis, att

    August 2, 2014

  • Sports Briefs Beasley fires Hole-In-OneMONTGOMERY — Norman Beasley, of Shoals, made a hole-in-one July 9 on the 139-yard, No. 14 at Country Oaks. Results from Sucker In Bucket Tournament (Par 72)MONTGOMERY — 1st Jim Martin, Bill Goodwin,Les Potts,CV Burgess(-21);

    August 2, 2014

  • Linebacker Jackson ready to make an impact for Colts Inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson hopes to become a difference maker for the Indianapolis Colts defense this season.Jackson will be entering his nine season in the National Football League but it’s his first with the Colts. He signed with Indianapoli

    August 2, 2014

  • Today's police report CITY REPORT Friday 12:34 a.m. - Police were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot, 1801 S. SR 57, to investigate a break-in into a car. Two cellphones and two sets of earbuds were taken. 9:10 a.m. - Officers received a report that someone pumped $10 in

    August 1, 2014

  • Area Democrats look to reorganize party in Daviess County Will Rogers once quipped, "I am not part of any organized political party. I'm a Democrat." That same sentiment might best describe the status of the Democrat Party in Daviess County. "I hate to say it," said Dave Crooks, a former state representativ

    August 1, 2014

  • NWS - WT080214 - Coal2 - NBS Front lines of the war on coal DUGGER — Peggy and Martha Marlow collect artifacts of this small town’s history for a storefront mining museum that Martha helped open more than 30 years ago. Tin dinner buckets, carbide headlamps and battered hard hats line the museum’s crowded shel

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • woodruff.jpg Ethics officer says Woodruff didn't violate law

    INDIANAPOLIS — An investigation released Friday by the state’s top ethics officer found a former INDOT employee did not violate ethical or criminal law in the Interstate 69 project but calls for the state to enact stricter disclosure requirements.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas, Hilton hurt in Wednesday's practice ANDERSON — After a physical practice Wednesday afternoon at Anderson University, the Indianapolis Colts are hoping they have not lost another starter.Left guard Donald Thomas hit the ground following an 11-on-11 running drill and was visibly upset wh

    August 1, 2014