Hope House open
Hope House at 704 W, Van Trees will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon to give away free free food and clothing to anyone in need. Nope House is a ministry of Church on Way.
PC board meeting
The Pike County School Board will hold an executive session at 6 p.m. today at the corporation office in Petersburg.
The reason for the executive session is to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining, the initation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been specifically threatened in writing, the implementation of security systems, or the purchase or lease of real property by the school board; and to receive information about and interview prospective employees.
Church of Christ bible school
Elnora Church of Christ will have an all-day pirate-themed vacation bible school (named “Treasure of the Forgotten Island,”) on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.
“Long Term Care” will be presented at Senior and Family Services, 211 E. Main Street in Washington today, at 10:30 a.m. This free 1-hour program is open to the public. Learn about some basic steps that will guide you as you research the options for long term care. The more you know, the better decisions you can make. Speakers are Greg Matheis, administrator at Prairie Village Living Center, and staff, Lori Rainey and Debbie Bateman. Light refreshments will be served and there will be time for questions and answers following the presentation. This seminar is made possible through funding from the United Way of Daviess County.
Senior seminars are offered the last Thursday of each month through November. Each month focuses on a different topic. August will feature Andy Arvin with Final Costs; September, Greg Swartzentruber with Wills, POA’s and Health Care Directives; October, Tara Singleton of Edward D. Jones, will speak on Defining Your Legacy.
The 85th annual Beasley-Sims reunion will be held Sunday at the Raglesville Park. The meal will start at noon.
DCH board meeting
The Daviess Community Hospital Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. today in executive session, in the Administration Office. An open public meeting will follow at 1 p.m.
Area Briefs for Thursday
Hope House open
- Local News
Republicans to vote on new trustee
Republicans from Washington Township will meet today to vote on a new township trustee.
Fifteen committee chairmen from Washington Township will vote at 8:45 a.m. today to fill the position following the death of Albert “Pete” Showalter, who died on April 13.
- North, Owens 'Play' hard
- B-R to graduate 41
- Police Report
- School board approves new handbooks
- Republicans to vote on new trustee
- Local Sports
Obaseki moving up the ladder
Ben Obaseki was happy with his performance at the three-day rookie mini-camp of the Green Bay Packers. Now it is up to the Packers, or another team, to make a call.
- Dubois wins Loogootee Sectional
- WHS girls soccer call-out meeting
- Cougars win one for Samantha
- Wagler places 2nd in 1600 meters
- Obaseki moving up the ladder
- The "Z" Watch
IU still working towards sixth banner
Monday night in Atlanta, Louisville won the school’s first National Championship since the year I was born - 1986. This accomplishment is significant to Indiana basketball fans, because the last two times the Cardinals cut down the nets (1980, 1986), the Hoosiers did it the following year. The stat, of course means nothing, other than both schools had strong programs in the 1980s.
- Zeller declares for NBA
- Washington shows support for Zeller
- Zeller scores 18, but Pacers beat Cavs 99-94
- Oladipo, Zeller named All-Americans
- IU still working towards sixth banner
Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
Plot: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within that has left Starfleet in ruins, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
- Movie preview: “The Great Gatsby”
- Movie preview: “Peeples”
- Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
- State News
Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward
Indiana’s reported high school graduation rate continues to improve, moving from 77 percent to more than 88 percent in less than a decade, but there are still significant achievement gaps marked by race and income.
- Schools chief Ritz on fast learning curve
- SLIDESHOW: Governor Otis R. Bowen
- Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward