Hope House open
Hope House at 704 W, Van Trees will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to give away free free food and clothing to anyone in need. Nope House is a ministry of Church on Way.
PC board meeting
The Pike County School Board will hold an executive session at 6 p.m. today at the corporation office in Petersburg.
The reason for the executive session is to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining, the initation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been specifically threatened in writing, the implementation of security systems, or the purchase or lease of real property by the school board; and to receive information about and interview prospective employees.
Church of Christ bible school
Elnora Church of Christ will have an all-day pirate-themed vacation bible school (named “Treasure of the Forgotten Island,”) on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.
“Long Term Care” will be presented at Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main Street in Washington today, at 10:30 a.m. This free 1-hour program is open to the public. Learn about some basic steps that will guide you as you research the options for long term care. The more you know, the better decisions you can make. Speakers are Greg Matheis, administrator at Prairie Village Living Center, and staff, Lori Rainey and Debbie Bateman. Light refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and answers following the presentation. This seminar is made possible through funding from the United Way of Daviess County.
Senior seminars are offered the last Thursday of each month through November. Each month focuses on a different topic. August will feature Andy Arvin with Final Costs; September, Greg Swartzentruber with Wills, POA’s and Health Care Directives; October, Tara Singleton of Edward D. Jones, will speak on Defining Your Legacy.
The 85th annual Beasley-Sims reunion will be held Sunday at the Raglesville Park. The meal will start at noon.
DCH board meeting
The Daviess Community Hospital Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. today in executive session, in the Administration Office. An open public meeting will follow at 1 p.m.
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Hope House open
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SAFS activities for next week
Monday — Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday — Golden Living Center bingo, 10 a.m.
Loogootee graduation scheduled for Friday
Loogootee Junior/Senior High School will hold its 2013 graduation exercises at 7 p.m. today.
2:19 p.m. - Debbie Fields, 520 S.E. Second St., reported that her black moped was taken from her residence. The moped had been padlocked.
Refugee overcomes barriers to graduate WHS
Seh Reh, like many who has come to Washington as a Burmese refugee, found life in his new home daunting. The language was so intimidating that he dropped out of high school in 2010.
Pike Central to hold graduation
Pike Central High School will hold its 38th commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.
Closings for Memorial Day
The following are area closings for the Memorial Day holiday Monday:
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.
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