Lighthouse to hold coat drive
Lighthouse Recovery Center/Victory Tabernacle is sponsoring a coat, hat and glove drive to be distributed Saturday, Oct. 20, at Victory Tabernacle, 1419 W. Walnut St., Washington.
They are asking for donations of coats, gloves and hats, especially for young people, and all donations are welcome and appreciated.
Drop off all donations at 311 E. Main St. in Washington (Ladies Lighthouse).
Christmas Child begins again
It is time once again to fill Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes. If your church or organization needs boxes to fill, you can pick them up at the Washington Free Methodist Church, 1155 Troy Road.
These boxes are called “GO Boxes” for “Gospel Opportunity.” There is a transportation charge of $5 per 100 boxes.
Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For more information, call the church office at 254-5440 or Eddie Martin at 254-3821.
Jamestown pet pic day Saturday
Jamestown Square Apartments will host a pet picture day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Bring your furry best friend for fun and photos.
Because certain breeds do not adjust well in social setting, no pitbulls, dobermans, rotweilers, akitas or chows.
Lighthouse to hold coat drive
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WHS wins SeaPerch title
Washington’s SeaPerch teams took home gold at last Saturday’s national competitions at the IUPUI Natatorium.
The WHS NJROTC STEM team won first overall out of 100 teams competing at the national finals. The NJROTC team took first in the obstacle course and the deep water transfer portions of the competition, and received special recognition in the technical innovation.
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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.
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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.
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