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May 4, 2013

Area Briefs

WASHINGTON — SAFS activities for next week

Monday - Prairie Village bingo, 10 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday - Mother’s Day breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; American Legion bingo, 10 a.m.; “Move! Towards a Healthier You” seminar, 1 p.m.

Wednesday - No morning activities; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

Thursday - Bible study, 10 a.m.; Crochet Club. 1 p.m.

Friday - Foot Clinic, 8:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

Beulah yard sale today

The Beulah Church’s annual yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Dunbar School Community Building, 809 W. Walnut St.

Book signing in Shoals today

Local author Carolyn Howard will be signing copies of her novel “Blood of My Ancestor” and sharing pictures from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Martin County Historical Society, 220 Capital Street, Shoals.

ND FFA chicken  barbecue today

The North Daviess FFA will have its 45th annual chicken barbecue today in Plainville by the post office. Chicken will be ready starting at 11 a.m. until sold out. Turkey strips will also be available. Proceeds will be used for the FFA to attend the State Convention in June and other trips the chapter takes.

Treasurer’s office open today

Daviess County Treasurer Elaine Wellman has announced that the office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday 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 10. Payments postmarked after that date will incur a penalty. Because some mail deposited late on May 10 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.

Girl Scout dinner on Sunday

The Girl Scouts will sponsor a chicken and noodle dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sandborn Community Building. Donations accepted.

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