12:18 p.m. — An employee of Fast Max found a downed utility line on Wolf Street. It was a cable line and New Wave Communications was contacted.
8 a.m. — Daviess County dispatchers relayed a 911 call from 613 S.E. 11th St. Officers and firefighters found two juvenile males trying to set boxes on fire with gasoline, and the fire got out of hand. The fire was extinguished and the males were warned not to set a fire again or they would be cited.
12:02 a.m. — An employee of the City Motel, 1115 E. Nat’l Hwy., said a room was broken into. Fishing equipment was taken.
11:51 p.m. — A female caller reported a fire at 1604 Vincennes Ave. City firefighters were on the scene until 1:46 a.m. More information was not available at press time.
1:45 p.m. — A male caller reported a trash dump near the Daviess County Airport.
1:20 p.m. — An employee of Solar Sources mine near Montgomery reported tools were stolen. A report was made.
8:03 a.m. — A male caller said a horse was running loose near Elnora. The owners were contacted and the horse was corralled.
Adam Lee Conger, 25, Washington, was arrested by city police Thursday for public intoxication, resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct. He was released from the Daviess County Security Center on $2,500 bond.
Total Jail Population: 156
Police Report for Friday
- Local News
B-R to graduate 41
Barr-Reeve High School will hold its 48th commencement exercises on May 25, in the high school gymnasium at 2 p.m. Again this year, the graduation will be an afternoon affair.
- Police Report
- School board approves new handbooks
- Unchained Gang roars into park
- DECA to sponsor dodgeball tourney
- B-R to graduate 41
- 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