The Washington Redevelopment Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Items included on the agenda: election of officers.
Castle tour at library
All fans of the PBS drama will want to attend the visual tour of Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey, with Rick Chambon at the Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W. Main St.
The program will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the library. For additional information, or to register for the program, call the library at 254-4586. This event is free and open to the public.
School board meeting
Washington Community Schools board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday to swear in elected members and elect officers.
Planning Commission meeting
The Washington Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Items included on the agenda: final plat approval for subdivision on south side of U.S. 50 and S.E. 21st St.; request for variance for building facade and screening requirements for addition to MacAllister Machinery Co.; discussion of I-69 overlay zone.
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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.
Riker ride this Saturday
The second annual Memphis Riker Memorial Bike Ride will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Speedy's gas station in Monroe City. The escorted ride will be t in memory of 'Riker, who passed away in 2012 from the effects of bone and lung cancer. For more information, call 698-9119.
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