Damon Robinson, 18, of Pike County was accidentally killed on Monday while cleaning a gun. Robinson was pronounced dead on the scene by the Pike County Coroners office after being shot in the face.
Pike County Central Dispatch took the call at 12:18 a.m. from a residence near the Glezen area of Pike County. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police are conducting an investigation into the shooting and an autopsy has been scheduled.
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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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