Hope House open
Hope House at 704 W, Van Trees will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to give away free free food and clothing to anyone in need. Nope House is a ministry of Church on Way.
PC board meeting
The Pike County School Board will hold an executive session at 6 p.m. today at the corporation office in Petersburg.
The reason for the executive session is to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining, the initation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been specifically threatened in writing, the implementation of security systems, or the purchase or lease of real property by the school board; and to receive information about and interview prospective employees.
Church of Christ bible school
Elnora Church of Christ will have an all-day pirate-themed vacation bible school (named “Treasure of the Forgotten Island,”) on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.
“Long Term Care” will be presented at Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main Street in Washington today, at 10:30 a.m. This free 1-hour program is open to the public. Learn about some basic steps that will guide you as you research the options for long term care. The more you know, the better decisions you can make. Speakers are Greg Matheis, administrator at Prairie Village Living Center, and staff, Lori Rainey and Debbie Bateman. Light refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and answers following the presentation. This seminar is made possible through funding from the United Way of Daviess County.
Senior seminars are offered the last Thursday of each month through November. Each month focuses on a different topic. August will feature Andy Arvin with Final Costs; September, Greg Swartzentruber with Wills, POA’s and Health Care Directives; October, Tara Singleton of Edward D. Jones, will speak on Defining Your Legacy.
The 85th annual Beasley-Sims reunion will be held Sunday at the Raglesville Park. The meal will start at noon.
DCH board meeting
The Daviess Community Hospital Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. today in executive session, in the Administration Office. An open public meeting will follow at 1 p.m.
Area Briefs for Thursday
Hope House open
- Local News
Looking to shake up the hardware business
Wendy Jo Shake was trying to install vinyl fencing when her frustrations were getting the best of her. "I was trying to hold the brackets and screws in place and use the drill and it just wasn't working," said Shake, a registered nurse. "I needed th
- Bringing the heat to help others
- County braces for first winter weather event of season
- Thursday's police report
- Sports Briefs
- Looking to shake up the hardware business
Dorothy Ann Goodrid
Dorothy Ann Goodrid, 89, Washington, passed away Dec. 2 at 1:30 p.m. at her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born to the late Gene and Una (Taylor) Witherspoon in Chicago on May 22, 1924. Her family lived in Chicago for the first few years
- Kenneth Tennis
- Wilford 'Bud' Buhr
- Martha Green
- Dorothy Ann Goodrid
- Local Sports
- Community News
Roach reunion held at Armory
Descendants of Orval and Vinia Roach met for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the National Guard Amory on Nov. 28. The blessing was given by Jim Roach. Attending from Washington were: Nancy and Calvin Guy, Tim, Michelle and Tyler Guy, Logan Guy,
- Towers celebrate Thanksgiving
- December scholarships
- Area Briefs
- Community Calendar
- Roach reunion held at Armory
- The "Z" Watch
Washington woman unknowingly live-tweets husband's death
A Washington state woman known for monitoring police scanners unknowingly live-tweeted about a fatal car wreck Wednesday, initially unaware that the victim was her husband.
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- Washington woman unknowingly live-tweets husband's death
- State News
Bird statue to be unveiled in Terre Haute
Serving double duty as a baseball infielder for the American League's Toronto Blue Jays and basketball guard for Brigham Young University, 20-year-old Danny Ainge found time in March 1979 to drive from Provo, Utah, to Salt Lake City to catch an in-pe
- Pence announces school safety grants
- Coats returns home to listen to Hoosiers
- Bird statue to be unveiled in Terre Haute