Lighthouse to hold coat drive
Lighthouse Recovery Center/Victory Tabernacle is sponsoring a coat, hat and glove drive to be distributed Saturday, Oct. 20, at Victory Tabernacle, 1419 W. Walnut St., Washington.
They are asking for donations of coats, gloves and hats, especially for young people, and all donations are welcome and appreciated.
Drop off all donations at 311 E. Main St. in Washington (Ladies Lighthouse).
Christmas Child begins again
It is time once again to fill Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes. If your church or organization needs boxes to fill, you can pick them up at the Washington Free Methodist Church, 1155 Troy Road.
These boxes are called “GO Boxes” for “Gospel Opportunity.” There is a transportation charge of $5 per 100 boxes.
Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For more information, call the church office at 254-5440 or Eddie Martin at 254-3821.
Jamestown pet pic day Saturday
Jamestown Square Apartments will host a pet picture day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Bring your furry best friend for fun and photos.
Because certain breeds do not adjust well in social setting, no pitbulls, dobermans, rotweilers, akitas or chows.
Lighthouse to hold coat drive
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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.
D2DInc moves to WestGate @ Crane
Design To Delivery, Inc., a consulting firm supporting private companies and government agencies engaged in federal procurement and government contracting, officially opened its first office outside of its Washington, D.C. region in the WestGate @ Crane Technology Park on Tuesday.
High winds hit area; cause damage
Daviess County and the city of Washington were hit hard by storms that passed through the area Tuesday morning.
High winds accompanying the storms ripped through the area damaging buildings, uprooting trees and sending a 20-foot piece of wood through a car parked on the lot of Washington Chrysler Center.
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