12:49 p.m. — Jerry Walden reported from Orschelin Home Center his truck was damaged. A report was made.
11:31 a.m. — An employee of the Parks Department asked an officer to come to Eastside Park with a radar gun. The miniature train needed a speed reading.
6:08 p.m. — Jessica A. Thornton, 36, 2401 Sunrise Drive, was driving a 2007 Mazda CX7 east on E. National Hwy. and turned into Eastside Park Road. She veered left of center and hit a 1995 Mercury Mystique driven by Paul N. Edwards, 47, 1753E 300S. No injuries were reported and damage was estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.
10:08 p.m. — A caller reported a semi ran over signs and tore things up at N. Butler and E. Main streets in Elnora. Damage was done to three yards and a stop sign. Town Marshal Ron Hooker issued a citation and escorted the semi out of town.
Sarah Jane Walls, 36, Washington, was arrested Tuesday by city police for possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. She was held at Daviess County Security Center on $5,000 bond.
Jail Population: 160
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Getting easier to be green
When most people think of recycling, they automatically think of aluminum cans or paper products. While the Washington Recycling Center accepts both of these items, the center also takes some items many people may not realize can be recycled. A traditional recycling program has been in place in the city since the 1990s but what is considered “traditional recyling” is always changing.
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.
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