The Washington Times-Herald

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May 6, 2014

Tuesday's Area Briefs

Reminder for city yard waste

This is a reminder that the City of Washington Street Department does not pick up bagged grass, bagged leaves, or bagged yard waste. They will take call in orders for limbs only. Bagged grass, leaves and yard waste may be brought to the Street Department/Recycling Center at 2200 Memorial Ave. If you have any questions, call the Street Department at 812-254-4564.

Treasurer’s office to be open Saturday

Daviess County Treasurer Elaine Wellman has announced that the office will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon for the convenience of taxpayers. The north (back) door of the courthouse will be open. The first installment of taxes is due no later than May 12. Payments postmarked after that date will incur a penalty. Because some mail deposited late on May 12 might not be postmarked until the next day, taxpayers are urged to mail early. Regular office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

ND ag holding plant sale

North Daviess agriculture department will still be holding its annual plant sale from noon to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the ND greenhouse (located behind the high school on the northeast side).

Odon library board to meet

The Odon Winklepleck Public Library board will meet at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the library.

County Council to meet

Daviess County Council will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items on the agenda include: Daviess County GPC bond issue; hospital board appointments; requests for addition appropriations and transfer of funds.

Eagles Auxiliary meets Wednesday

Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a charter draping.

Pizza Hut day for Habitat

All day Friday the Washington Pizza Hut will give a portion of their sales to the Washington Junior High School Beta Club’s 15 Hours of Hope project. You must have a voucher, which can be picked up at the junior high, for the donation to go to the group. Orders can also be placed online and representatives from the junior high will be on hand taking donations as well.

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