2:40 p.m. — A male caller said someone is putting oil down on CR 500N. County highway was called.
9:11 a.m. — The Martin County Sheriff’s Department reported a house fire on CR 150N near the Martin County line. Loogootee, Montgomery and Cannelburg fire departments were paged and were on the scene until 1:53 p.m.
10:54 p.m. — Phyllis Burris advised there were 10 cows in her yard at 1124E 600S and had tried to contact the owner. Deputies were able to get a hold of the owner, Larry Kiesling, a couple hours later and they were rounded up.
7:28 p.m. — Marvin Raber reported a brush fire near his home on CR 900E. Madison volunteer firefighters responded and had the fire out by 8:01 p.m.
8:23 a.m. — An employee of the utility office told officers that a home at 707 N.W. First St. did not have a meter but still had power. A line crew found lines were jumped. An estimate on the usage was obtained and the home owners contacted.
10:43 p.m. — Jordan L. Graber, 21, Loogootee, was traveling southbound on CR 900E. His vehicle approached a 90 degree right turn and continued straight off the road and into a garage owned by Almeada Flinn.
The garage was totaled along with a wood stove. The driver was arrested for carrying a firearm with a permit. Estimated damages were between $10,000 and $25,000.
Steven Alexander Lewis, 30, Austin, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Friday on a failure to appear warrant. He was released from the Daviess County Security Center on $5,000 bond.
Marcos Gabriel Latalladi, 27, 109 E. Oak St., Apt. 4, was arrested by city police Friday for operating a motor vehicle while driving privileges are suspended due a prior conviction. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Kham Lian Khai, 42, Fort Wayne, was arrested by city police Saturday for residential entry. He was being held on $2,500 bond.
Jordan Lee Graber, 21, Loogootee, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Saturday for carrying a handgun without a license. He was released on $2,000 bond.
Total Jail Population: 164
Police report for Tuesday
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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.
Letters returned after 55 years
Fifty-five years ago Jerry Decker wrote letters back home to his sweetheart, Carol, from Camp Pendleton, California where he was based in the Marine Corps. Fifty-five years later, Jerry still had his letters from Carol. But Carol, now Jerry¹s wife of 52 years, had, well misplaced a few of hers.
11:08 p.m. - A female caller reported a power outage on Old U.S. 50 W. Line crews responded, but were not able to restore electricity due to a faulty underground line. The line was fixed Wednesday.
Shoals graduation set
Commencement exercises will be held in the gymnasium of the Shoals Junior-Senior High School at 2 p.m. Saturday for 36 candidates for graduation. The Junior-Senior High School Band, under the direction of Joel Weitkamp, will open the commencement program with the processional, followed by the national anthem.
Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park Pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch and any mementoes.
8:49 p.m. - A complainant on station turned in a pouch that contained an electronic tablet. The pouch was found at Eastside Park.
WC to graduate on Friday
Washington Catholic High School will hold its commencement exercises at 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium. Following the procession and invocation, Karie Craney, principal, will make introductory remarks. The salutatory addresses by Hannah Emmons and Steven Holland will follow a musical selection by the WC Ensemble. The valedictory address will then be given by Andrea Onyett. Daryl Hagan, superintendent of Catholic Schools Diocese of Evansville, and Andrew Wibbeler, dean of students, will present graduate scholarships. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, Daryl Hagan and Karie Craney will then present the diplomas.
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