Ron Morgan, former chief deputy of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, was sentenced this morning in Vanderburgh County Circuit Court.
Morgan’s attorney, John A. Goodridge of Evansville requested that Judge Carl A. Heldt treat the Class D felony charge of ghost employment as a Class A misdemeanor. Heldt granted the request and sentenced Morgan to one year of probation.
For more on the case, see Wednesday’s Times Herald.
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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.
8:44 p.m. - Several complaints were received around town from residents who were without water. It was determined that there was a major water leak on SR57.
Church service in Otwell
A community-wide church service will be held at 11 a.m. June 30 at Otwell Community Center, followed by a free will offering lunch hosted by the Otwell Community Center. Also the Little Miss Firecracker contest will be held in the community center gym at 3 p.m.
The walk for hope
In just over a week, Kids Fighting Cancer (KFC), a group of Washington Catholic students participating in the Daviess County Relay for Life at Lena Dunn Elementary Friday, have raised over $2,500.
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