There will be two public hearings at 6:30 p.m. Monday before the City Council meeting in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. The first hearing will be on the 2013 budget and the second on the proposed eastside annexation.
The Council will meeting will follow. Items included on the agenda: reading of resolution the accept the Kiwanis Cabin as a gift; introduction of ordinance for appropriation and tax rate for 2012; presentation on annexation; question/answer session regarding NSP housing project; designation of night and time for trick-or-treating.
The Board of Public Works and Safety will meet following the Council meeting. Items included on the agenda: discussion/approval of claims and permits, request to close S.E. Second St. for German American Bank kids festival on Oct. 29, request from First Baptist Church to close street on Oct. 28 for harvest festival.
B-R board to meet
Barr-Reeve Board of School Trustees will meet in executive session at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss a job performance evaluation. The regular session will be at 8 p.m. Items on the agenda include: boys basketball coaches recommendation; fall break.
B-R dinner at Stop and Sea
The Barr-Reeve High School chorus will have a carry-out turkey dinner fundraiser on Sunday at Stop and Sea Restaurant in Montgomery from 11 a.m. to about 1:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per carry-out. The meal consists of marinated turkey strips, green beans, Stop and Sea potato salad and bread. Desserts will be available for a donation. All proceeds will go to the Barr-Reeve High School chorus.
RTL paper drive today
The Daviess and Martin County Right to Life paper and aluminum can drive is set for Saturday.
Drop off papers or cans at the main location at the old Kmart parking lot in Washington, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other pick up points around the county including St. Peter’s school in Montgomery, Ray Truelove’s residence in Cannelburg, Mallet’s Service Station in Plainville, Odon United Methodist Church (place papers in shelter house behind church), Elnora Christian Church and Martin County Recycling Center in Loogootee, are open from 9 a.m. to noon.
If you would like to volunteer your time to help, call Louie Kavanaugh at 486-3658.
County Council to meet
Daviess County Council will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items included on the agenda: Business 50 intersection relocation; 2013 council schedule; Purdue Extension; requests for additional appropriations; requests for transfer of funds.
City offices closed
All city offices and departments will be closed Monday in observance of Columbus Day. There will be no trash pickup and the city bus will not be in operation. The recycling center will also be closed. Residents with trash pickup on Monday are asked to have their trash ready for pick up by 7 a.m. Tuesday. If you have any questions, call the Street Department at 254-4564.
Boil order issued by DCRW
Daviess County Rural Water System has issued a precautionary water boil advisory for those customers on U.S. 50 east of CR 900E.
Plainville trash pick up Tuesday
Due to the landfill being closed Monday, the Town of Plainville will pick up trash on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
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Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for Fair contest
Prejudging for the Daviess County Fair’s Little Miss and Mister contest will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Elnora Fire Station.
ND to adopt new textbooks
The North Daviess School Board approved the adoption of new reading textbooks for kindergarten through grade six.
Reading Street from Pearson Scott Foresman will be used for the next six years beginning in the fall. Text books fees for the upcoming school year will remain about the same for kindergarten through grade six. Textbooks for the junior and senior high will vary depending on the classes in which students enroll.
Man shot with BB gun
9:33 p.m. - A male caller at 603 N.W. Second St. said his roommate shot himself in the tongue with a pellet gun. The roommate told officers he thought the gun was not loaded. Both the caller and the roommate were taken to Daviess Community Hospital.
Hupmobile club to visit locally
If you see nearly two dozen classic cars rolling up and the down the roads of Daviess County and the surrounding areas next week, there’s a good chance you are seeing a Hupmobile. Beginning Sunday, the International Hupmobile Club will begin its annual tour, this time across southwest Indiana.
Shooter had minor legal issues
James D. Jones, 60, of Shoals has been identified as the suspect killed when gunfire was exchanged between Jones and State Trooper Jarrod Lents, a nine year veteran of the Indiana State Police
Lucille Dillon, the first lady of tourism in Daviess County, died Saturday. She was 76.
Eric Bassler to run for state Senate
A Washington City Councilman announced Monday his intentions to run for the state senate.
UPDATED! Trooper shot near U.S. 50; suspect dead
An Indiana State Trooper was injured following a shooting on U.S. 50 Monday.
4-year-old dies after incident at Eastside Park
A 4-year-old who was found in the water of the overflow of Baumert Lake, near the Pavilion at Eastside Park, was pronounced dead at Daviess Community Hospital.
Navy friends are reunited after 42 years
It had been 42 years since Jim Dant, Washington, had been in contact with his Navy buddy Glen Bernard.
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