Due to the extreme heat, Mayor Joe Wellman has announced a free swim day today at Waterworld of Washington. Operating hours are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the adult swim and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. for anyone.
DC Commissioners to meet Monday
Daviess County Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items included on the agenda: blighted property; grant application; driving policy committee; board appointments.
Mom-to-Mom to meet Monday
Mom-to-Mom is a community breastfeeding support group sponsored by Indiana WIC and the Pregnancy Care Center.
The monthly meeting will be Monday, 6 p.m., at the Pregnancy Care Center, 705 Troy Road, Washington.
The topic will be “Breastfeeding: Best for Baby and for Mom.” Bring a simple snack to share. Drinks will be provided. Earn Baby Bucks, Precious Rewards, or Mommy Money vouchers for attending. Questions or concerns may be directed to Rebecca Moeller 812-259-5620 call/text.
Area briefs for Friday
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10:59 p.m. — A complainant at Westwood Place Apartments reported finding a basket of clothing and other clothing articles scattered in front of some of the buildings.
Farmers feeling crunch of wet planting season
Area farmers are feeling the crunch to get crops into the ground as soon as possible. Wet conditions have halted many of the planting days in the last week. Just five days were suitable for planting as the soil remains too wet in much of the southern portion of the state.
DCH announces safety upgrade
For most students, improving a school grade from an F to a C is quite an improvement.
SAFS activities for next week
Monday — Closed for Memorial Day
Tuesday — Golden Living Center bingo, 10 a.m.
Loogootee graduation scheduled for Friday
Loogootee Junior/Senior High School will hold its 2013 graduation exercises at 7 p.m. today.
2:19 p.m. - Debbie Fields, 520 S.E. Second St., reported that her black moped was taken from her residence. The moped had been padlocked.
Refugee overcomes barriers to graduate WHS
Seh Reh, like many who has come to Washington as a Burmese refugee, found life in his new home daunting. The language was so intimidating that he dropped out of high school in 2010.
Pike Central to hold graduation
Pike Central High School will hold its 38th commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium.
Closings for Memorial Day
The following are area closings for the Memorial Day holiday Monday:
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.
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