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Water off on E. Walnut Street
City water department is working on a leaky valve on E. Walnut Street between N.E. 11th and 15th streets currently. Residents should have water off until the valve is repaired.
Local man killed in truck accident
A Washington man was killed when a truck he was working on fell on him.
INDOT awards county $2.5 million
The state Department of Transportation has awarded Daviess County $2.5 million for the county's CR 900E project.
Man injured in police action shooting
Monday night, at about 8:28 p.m., Pike County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance at 1012 Trafzer St., in Petersburg. Within two minutes, Petersburg Police Officer Chad Tharp arrived and started to approach the residence when Michael Woodland, 37, exited from the front door carrying a rifle. Officer Tharp ordered Woodland to drop his weapon, which he had pointed toward the ground. Woodland failed to comply and started to raise the rifle toward Tharp. Tharp fired his service weapon striking Woodland.
Serious accident under investigation
A serious accident at the intersection of CR 350E and 100N is under investigation.
Early morning crash leaves Washington man injured
An early morning crash has left a Washington man injured.
Plane lands safely on I-69 construction zone
A Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft made an unexpected — but safe — landing in Daviess County Monday morning using the unfinished I-69 as a landing strip.
NEW! Pilot okay, plane able to land on I-69
A pilot of a small aircraft thought his plane was leaking fuel when he radioed the Daviess County Airport requesting an emergency landing.
Plane which was in trouble was able to land on I-69
Cher Elliott from the Indiana Department of Transportation has reported to the Washington Times Herald that a plane which reportedly in trouble was able to land on a section of Interstate 69, 7 miles northeast of Washington, and north of the Daviess County Airport.
Airport officials had notified Daviess County Sheriff's Department officials that a plane in trouble just before noon today.
No other details are known. Authorities are still investigating.
Washington asked to conserve water
Washington residents are asked to conserve water immediately due to heat and continuing drought.
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