Eagles events for this week
Eagles Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Eagles bingo will begin with early, early birds at 6 p.m. Thursday. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
B-R college night on Thursday
Barr-Reeve Junior-Senior High School will host a College Information Night for juniors, seniors and their parents at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria. College admission counselors from Vincennes University, Oakland City University and Ivy Tech will discuss the various programs of study available and the college application process. For further information, call Chastity Sward, guidance counselor, at 486-3265 Ext. 227.
Washington Community Schools regular board meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday. Items included on the agenda: calendar changes; Daviess County Community Foundation presentation; school improvement plans.
Auberry/Ellerman benefit Saturday
There will be a benefit lunch and dinner Saturday in front of Washington Catholic Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second St., to assist the families of John Auberry and Brian Ellerman. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburger and two sides for $5. Dinner will be served from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with chicken, two sides and dessert for $7.
Gymnastics Day this Saturday
National Gymnastics Day will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. All interested participants should meet at the Washington Eastside Park Bandstand at 12:30 p.m. The goal is to exceed the 20,478 individuals who set the world record in 2011 for simultaneously performing handstands. With the theme of “Turn the World Upside Down,” participants are invited to perform an “inverted skill” at 1 p.m., along with participants across the country.
McGovern benefit this Saturday
There will be a fund raiser for 2-year-old Brynn McGovern Saturday at the Washington Eagles. Brynn was diagnosed with retinoblastoma (cancer) in both eyes. There will be food for sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., raffles, 1/2 pot drawings and horse races from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live music and a silent auction will begin at 8 p.m.
Golf cart show this weekend
Golf cart fans will not want to miss the weekend of Sept. 21-23 at West Boggs Park. Scheduled activities include a golf cart show, swap meet, vendor displays, golf cart contests, golf cart poker run and parade. All events are offered to registered campers at no charge and to daily visitors at normal park entry fees. Golf cart permit requirements and regulations apply. For camping reservations contact the Customer Service Center at 295-3421.
Area Briefs for Wednesday
Eagles events for this week
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WHS wins SeaPerch title
Washington’s SeaPerch teams took home gold at last Saturday’s national competitions at the IUPUI Natatorium.
The WHS NJROTC STEM team won first overall out of 100 teams competing at the national finals. The NJROTC team took first in the obstacle course and the deep water transfer portions of the competition, and received special recognition in the technical innovation.
Washington man arrested on molestation charge
A Washington man was arrested Friday for one count of child molesting. Jacob Tyler Taylor, 19, 603 E. Main St., Apt. 3, was arrested by city police for a count of Class B felony child molesting.
Lyons gets 65 years
Dressed in a bright green jumpsuit and escorted by members of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, Corey Mitchell Lyons, 23, entered the court room, and sat hunched over a table with his family sitting behind. On the other side of the room sat family members of a baby who's was life was taken too soon and the mother of Lyons’ child Savanna Johnson.
ND graduating Friday
North Daviess High School will hold its commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.
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1968 WHS reunion planned
Washington High School Class of 1968 is planning a casual reunion to be held at 7 p.m. June 22 at Mulligan’s. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be provided.
Four arrested in meth bust
Four Washington residents were arrested Friday night following a meth lab bust.
At 1:40 a.m. Friday, city officers noticed a smell near 902 W. Walnut St.
Republicans to vote on new trustee
Republicans from Washington Township will meet today to vote on a new township trustee.
Fifteen committee chairmen from Washington Township will vote at 8:45 a.m. today to fill the position following the death of Albert “Pete” Showalter, who died on April 13.
North, Owens 'Play' hard
North Elementary School celebrated its field day Friday with games, ice cream, inflatable fun houses and Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders.
B-R to graduate 41
Barr-Reeve High School will hold its 48th commencement exercises on May 25, in the high school gymnasium at 2 p.m. Again this year, the graduation will be an afternoon affair.
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