The Washington Times-Herald


September 15, 2012

INDOT to close SR 57 near Elnora

Area Briefs for Monday

WASHINGTON — Feed My Sheep today

Feed My Sheep will distribute groceries from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 601 W. Oak St. There will be no admittance to the building until 9 a.m. and the doors will be locked at 1 p.m.

Groceries will be distributed at the Odon Nazarene Church, SR 58, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday for persons with Odon and Elnora addresses.

Emergency food will only be given by referral from another agency. Connections can be reached at 257-2650

Feed My Sheep is a food-help program for residents of Daviess County. If you have any questions for Feed My Sheep, call 254-5429 and leave a message.

INDOT to close SR 57 near Elnora

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced SR 57 will be closing in Elnora for the replacement of a rail crossing.

Beginning Monday, railroad crews will be closing SR 57 from the junction of SR 58 to the junction of SR 54. Crews will be making repairs to the crossing located at 0.45 miles north of SR 58.

All work will begin at 9 a.m.  and is scheduled to be complete by 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, weather permitting.

The official detour will route traffic on SR 58, SR 67 and SR 54.

SAFS activities for next week

Monday — Daviess Community Home Health bingo, 10 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday — Computer lessons, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; movie and snack 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday — Eastgate Manor biscuits and gravy, 8:30 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

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

Friday — Good Samaritan bingo, 10 a.m.; Enhance Fitness, 2:30 p.m.

 Mark your calendar for the Senior and Family Services “Christmas Tailgate Auction Extravaganza,” 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Eastside Park RSVP Building. Catered by Carla’s Catering. Auctioneer Jay Yagle. Buy your tickets early and save: Single $20,  couple $35; at the door night of the event $20. For tickets and further information call Jill or Judy at 254-1881.

Hunter Ed course next week

The next Daviess County Hunter Education Course will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with range day on Sept. 22.

Course times are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for 18th, 19th and 20th, with range day beginning at 8:15 a.m. on the 22nd.

The course will be held at the Simon J. Graber  Complex, 9164E 875N, Odon.

Students can register by calling 254-7538 or by email at

B-R Baseball’s Big Buck contest

Barr-Reeve Baseball will be hosting the 3rd Annual Big Buck Contest. Cost is $15 for bow, $15 for gun, or $25 for both.

Forms can be emailed to you or picked up at these locations: Barr-Reeve High School, Viking Mart, Musket Shop, D and L Archery, Outdoor World, Traylor’s Chiropractic or JJ Archery. Anyone who signs up will automatically be entered into the raffle drawing for various prizes.

Deadline for youth hunters is Sept. 28, and for non-youth hunters the deadline is Sept. 30.

For information you can contact Nathan Lester at or call 486-8094.

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