NJROTC to perform
The Washington High School NJROTC will perform a ceremony honoring the victims of 9/11 at Country Oaks Golf Course in Montgomery at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9. There will also be a an open golf scramble to begin at 3 p.m. Call Kim Gaines at 259-1368 or email email@example.com to enter or for more information.
Ag workshop tonight
Purdue Extension educators and specialists will present a workshop for farmers looking for feeding livestock options in the wake of this season’s drought.
The workshop will be at 6 p.m. tonight at Flint Farms, 5677 S. SR 57. According to Daviess County Extension Educator Scott Monroe, the workshop format will be casual to allow farmers to ask specific questions. He said they’ll have kits on hand to test for nitrates, as well.
Post-game party at armory
The National Guard Armory, 500 N.E. Sixth St., will be open following Washington High School football home games until midnight for all junior and high school students. Sponsored by New Hope Teen Ministries, inflatables, free food, video games and giveaways will be featured.
Gray-Gibbs reunion set
Descendants of Michael and Nancy Ann Acre Gray and James R. and Almeda Childers Gibbs will hold a family reunion from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at the open-air shelter house, Gregg Park, Vincennes. Tableware, plates, coffee and tea will be provided. Each family should bring a covered dish, preferred drinks and lawn chairs. Lunch wll be served at noon. Bring old family pictures or old documents to share with everyone.
Eagles Bingo to begin at 6 p.m.
Eagles bingo will begin for early, early birds at 6 p.m., early birds at 6:30 p.m., and regular bingo at 7 p.m.
Opell family reunion set
The Opell family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park pavilion, with a basket dinner at noon.
All relatives and friends are welcome.
ND school board to met
North Daviess Community Schools board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Items included on the agenda: public hearing on budget, CPF and school bus replacement plant.
Area Briefs for Wednesday
NJROTC to perform
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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.
1:03 a.m. - Karen Hulsey, of 511 S. Meridian St. reported a subject possibly hiding the bushes behind her residence. She stated she didn’t see anyone, but could hear coughing.
School board approves new handbooks
Members of the Washington Community Schools Board approved the 2013- 2014 school handbooks. Elementary, junior high and high school student handbooks will now be more streamlined with one another. One major change to the handbooks will be a stricter attendance policy for students. Currently, students in the school district can have 10 unexcused absences per semester.
Unchained Gang roars into park
The Daviess County Unchained Gang will be hosting its 11th annual motorcycle show and swap meet Saturday at Eastside Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
DECA to sponsor dodgeball tourney
Members of the Washington High School DECA Chapter will be hosting a DECA Dodgeball Tournament on Tuesday in the Hatchet House beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Road paving in Washington
The Indiana Department of Transportation is advising motorists to be aware of temporary lane restrictions on Bus. 50 in Washington. Beginning on or after Monday, May 20, crews will be spot paving throughout the city. Work will be accomplished one lane at a time and utilize flag persons to control traffic through the work zones. Work activities are scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day with all paving operations anticipated to be complete by May 24. Inclement weather will cancel the work operation for the day.
7:56 p.m. - A complainant on E. Nat'l Hwy. reported there was a truck popped open playing very loud music.
2:19 p.m. - Dave Waters, 200 1/2 SE 7th St., reported that someone had broken into his storage building and broke the windows out of the vehicles stored there. Waters also said that someone had smashed in the roofs on many of the vehicles. Extra patrol was requested.
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