1:12 p.m. — An employee of Speed Lube, 416 S.E. Fourth St., reported a soda machine in front of the building had been pried open.
8:09 a.m. — Tim Pressor, 100 Howard St., reported his moped was stolen. A report was made.
6:22 p.m. — An employee of Fast Max, Elnora, reported a drive-off worth $10.67. A skinny male wearing a baseball cap heading to Worthington was seen leaving the scene.
2:12 p.m. — Dane Barber, 9065S 500E, reported the theft of items from his property. Several tractor weights and log chains were taken. Area recycling yards were notified, and a Bedford scrap yard reported a male in a gold Chevrolet truck was seen leaving with chains that matched the description. An investigation is ongoing.
11:17 a.m. — A person came into the station to report a stolen firearm at 2234W Old U.S. 50. A report was made and an investigation is ongoing.
Christopher Paige, 26, Washington, was arrested by city police Wednesday for possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $2,500 bond.
Jayton Colt Alexander, 19, Paoli, was arrested Friday by city police for inhaling toxic vapors, OVWI/controlled substance and theft/receiving stolen property. He was released on $6,500 bond.
Total Jail Population: 159
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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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