12:20 p.m. – Rachel Curry advised she lost her wallet Wednesday and on Thursday an employee of Family Dollar called to report finding it in the store. Curry stated that $100 was missing when the wallet was returned, and she wanted to press charges against the employee who found the wallet. An officer explained charges can’t be filed because there’s no proof the employee took any money from the wallet. Curry stated she would take the matter into her own hands.
11:33 a.m. – Florencio Becerra advised that a white male, 24-25 years old, about 160 lbs., with brown hair came into his restaurant requesting money for gas. The same male gave Beccerra’s brother the same story. He said the male was driving a gray, 1980’s passenger car.
11:21 a.m. – A caller reported an RV had been parked on NE First Street near the intersection with E. Maple Street for a year, making it difficult to see oncoming traffic on NE First Street from E. Maple Street
9:03 a.m. – Ricky Ahlert, 712 Lincoln St., reported a blue boys bicycle was taken from her yard, and her neighbor witnessed it. She gave a description of the suspect.
8:07 p.m. — A caller reported a bucket was on fire on Troy Road. The caller said it could be a meth lab because the bucket started foaming when knocked over. The fire was out when deputies arrived. It was not known if it was a meth lab.
5:55 p.m. — A male requested to speak with a deputy after an altercation at the Odon Dollar Store. A statement was taken.
8:58 a.m. — A caller at 1211W 300S reported the theft of four batteries. A report was made.
Ayron Miller, 36, Vincennes, was arrested by Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday on a warrant for theft and petitions to revoke suspended sentences for strangulation and attempted battery by means of a deadly weapon. He was being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $102,500 bond.
Charles Buescher, 52, Edwardsport, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was being held on $2,000 bond.
Kevin Jones, 33, Washington, was arrested by city police Wednesday for disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing. He was released on $4,000 bond.
Total Jail Population: 134
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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.
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- B-R to graduate 41
- Police Report
- School board approves new handbooks
- Republicans to vote on new trustee
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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.
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- Movie preview: “Star Trek Into Darkness”
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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