12:20 p.m. — Laura Schilling reported her vehicle was vandalized while parked at the Washington High School teacher’s parking lot between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Petroleum jelly was spread on the outside of the vehicle and powder was sprinkled on the inside and outside. The school is working on an investigation and officers were at the school.
9:21 a.m. — An employee of Traderbaker’s Mall, 119 Cherry Tree Plaza, said its safe was broken into the night before and $500 was taken. Upon investigation, it was determined the burglar stayed in the score past closing time, broke into the safe and left out the back door. An investigation is ongoing.
1:55 p.m. — An employee of Fast Max, 1200 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported a drive-off worth $67.78 in gas. Video showed an elderly man in a gold Cadillac sedan looking for a receipt, then leaving. Fast Max asked if the employee could be found.
11 p.m. — A male caller said a possibly drunk male knocked on his door in Plainville and asked for help after his girlfriend left him in Plainville. The caller declined but still heard the male walking around his home. The male was taken back to Washington.
1:49 p.m. — A female caller said she may have located some stolen property near CRs 100W and 550S. All items were retrieved.
John Nolt, 23, Chicago, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday on three petitions to revoke suspended sentences. He was taken to the Daviess County Security Center where he was being held on $100,000 bond.
Edward Garcia, 33, Washington, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Thursday on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence for residential battery. He was being held on $25,000 bond.
Erin Dove, 33, Elnora, was arrested by city police Thursday for four counts of theft. According to dispatch reports, she was found at several local businesses stealing items. She was being held without bond.
Total Jail Population: 161
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A Hatchet highlight of accomplishments
The second edition of Hatchet Highlights is slated to begin Thursday. Hatchet Highlights is a evening of showcasing all that Washington High School has to offer its students, and it starts with a free soup dinner in the high school cafeteria and then
- Salvation Army marches through Daviess County
- Tuesday's police report
- County considers school shooter warning system
- This winter will pass... I hope
- A Hatchet highlight of accomplishments
Ronald R. Powell, 54, of Washington, died at 5 p.m. Friday at Daviess Community Hospital. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being made through Gill Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.
- Johnnie Duzan
- Rev. Paul Tarr
- Ronald Powell
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Barr-Reeve wins 2nd straight sectional crown
ELNORA -- An accomplishment that once seemed like a certainty, became a reality Monday night. No. 1 Barr-Reeve (23-1) won its second straight Class A sectional championship Monday night at the Cougar Den by beating Vincennes Rivet (11-13), 54-31 beh
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- Time to seed the state tournament
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A pair of fires to remember
When two catas trophic events happen on the same day, and just a couple of hundred miles from each other and yet have no connection with the other, it is indeed a rare event. Just such an event occurred on Oct. 8, 1871. One was in northern Wisconsin,
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How virus sleuths and public health officials track the cause of a mysterious illness
When a mysterious disease fells people - as happened in California recently, with as many as 20 children experiencing unexplained paralysis - teams of physicians and epidemiologists quickly mobilize. Perhaps you saw the movie "Contagion"? The idea is to find the culprit before it spreads but also to prevent public panic.
March 11, 2014
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- How virus sleuths and public health officials track the cause of a mysterious illness
Movie preview: “300: Rise of An Empire”
Plot: Greek general Themistokles assembles his troops to fend off an invading Persian army led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and the vindictive Persian navy commander Artemisia in this sequel to “300” based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller.
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- Movie preview: “300: Rise of An Empire”