9:22 a.m. — A caller reported receiving an automated message saying her Crane Federal Credit Union debit card had been frozen and needed to be reactivated. Another caller, at 9:39 a.m., reported the same message, adding people at the bank said there were no problems with any of the accounts.
2:27 a.m. — A Griffin Industries truck driver reported running over a bike on SR 57 near the old Marathon station. He was unsure if there was damage to the truck. He advised there was a bike in the highway the previous night, too, but he didn’t hit it. An officer located a mangled pink and white girls bike and moved it off the roadway. He requested maintenance pick it up later.
10:35 p.m. — Debra Yenne, 108 W. Hefron St., reported someone busted a window out of her garage.
7:19 p.m. — Two callers reported a bike in SR 57 near North Elementary. An officer located a silver bike and took it to the police station.
5:31 p.m. — Louella Selby, 406 SE Sixth St., requested extra patrol. She reported someone broke four of her yard lights.
11:13 p.m. — A 2012 Ford F150 registered to Boyd and Sons, Washington, was parked at 15 Cottonwood Ct. facing east. It rolled backward and struck the garage at 16 Cottonwood Ct., damaging the rear bumper and tailgate of the truck.
There also was damage to the garage, the garage door, the rears of two vehicles parked inside, a toolbox, riding mower and attachments, and a wood and glass phone booth. Damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
10 a.m. — A search warrant was executed on Oak Grove Road, and two males and a female were arrested. The Indiana State Police lab team was called in.
7:36 a.m. — A male caller reported a structure fire at the Wayne Wagler residence on CR 150S, east of SR 257. Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department and Southwest Medical were paged. Montgomery and Harrison Township fire departments were called in for assistance. Firefighters were on the scene until 3:01 p.m.
8:29 p.m. — Kim Burkhart asked to speak to an officer about items being taken.
Jason Allen Nelk, 30, Sevierville, Tenn., was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana under 30 grams and possession of paraphernalia. He was held at Daviess County Security Center on $9,000 bond.
Jail Population: 157
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North Daviess still facing budget cuts
Members of the state legislature gave schools a two percent increase but North Daviess Community Schools Superintendent Robert Bell said the corporation will still get funding cuts over the next four years.
Three injured in accident
Three persons were injured Thursday afternoon when a driver ran a red light on the U.S. 50 Bypass south of Washington at SR 257.
Wrestlers for relay
The Team Todd Relay for Life team will be joining with Tri-State Wrestling to bring an event to the Old Petersburg Gym on Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with bell time at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and children under 4 are free. All proceeds from the event go to the Daviess County Relay for Life Team Todd.
Dollar General focuses on reading
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced an award of $7,800 to the Washington Carnegie Public Library to support the new adult literacy program being now being offered.
Letters returned after 55 years
Fifty-five years ago Jerry Decker wrote letters back home to his sweetheart, Carol, from Camp Pendleton, California where he was based in the Marine Corps. Fifty-five years later, Jerry still had his letters from Carol. But Carol, now Jerry¹s wife of 52 years, had, well misplaced a few of hers.
11:08 p.m. - A female caller reported a power outage on Old U.S. 50 W. Line crews responded, but were not able to restore electricity due to a faulty underground line. The line was fixed Wednesday.
Shoals graduation set
Commencement exercises will be held in the gymnasium of the Shoals Junior-Senior High School at 2 p.m. Saturday for 36 candidates for graduation. The Junior-Senior High School Band, under the direction of Joel Weitkamp, will open the commencement program with the processional, followed by the national anthem.
Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park Pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch and any mementoes.
8:49 p.m. - A complainant on station turned in a pouch that contained an electronic tablet. The pouch was found at Eastside Park.
WC to graduate on Friday
Washington Catholic High School will hold its commencement exercises at 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium. Following the procession and invocation, Karie Craney, principal, will make introductory remarks. The salutatory addresses by Hannah Emmons and Steven Holland will follow a musical selection by the WC Ensemble. The valedictory address will then be given by Andrea Onyett. Daryl Hagan, superintendent of Catholic Schools Diocese of Evansville, and Andrew Wibbeler, dean of students, will present graduate scholarships. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, Daryl Hagan and Karie Craney will then present the diplomas.
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