The Washington Redevelopment Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Items included on the agenda: election of officers.
Castle tour at library
All fans of the PBS drama will want to attend the visual tour of Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey, with Rick Chambon at the Washington Carnegie Public Library, 300 W. Main St.
The program will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the library. For additional information, or to register for the program, call the library at 254-4586. This event is free and open to the public.
School board meeting
Washington Community Schools board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday to swear in elected members and elect officers.
Planning Commission meeting
The Washington Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Items included on the agenda: final plat approval for subdivision on south side of U.S. 50 and S.E. 21st St.; request for variance for building facade and screening requirements for addition to MacAllister Machinery Co.; discussion of I-69 overlay zone.
- Local News
2:19 p.m. - Debbie Fields, 520 S.E. Second St., reported that her black moped was taken from her residence. The moped had been padlocked.
- Refugee overcomes barriers to graduate WHS
- Pike Central to hold graduation
- Closings for Memorial Day
- North Daviess still facing budget cuts
- Police Report
- Local Sports
Chattin, Stallman win doubles sectional title
Washington's Rachel Chattin and Audra Stallman defeated Madison Reed and Taylor Jeffers of North Daviess, 6-1, 6-4, Wednesday to win the doubles sectional championship.
- Pacers miss golden opportunity
- Rivet beats Lions in 1st round of sectional
- Hatchets season ends with loss to Jasper
- Loogootee falls to Rivet in Sectional 63
- Chattin, Stallman win doubles sectional title
- 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
Twitter introduces website security tool after AP account hacked
Twitter is adding a new security tool to its website, making it harder for outsiders to gain access to accounts, a month after a false posting triggered a stock-market decline.
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- Siblings withstand storm in fridge
- Mom delivered baby as tornado struck
- Twitter introduces website security tool after AP account hacked
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
State won’t use free lunch program as poverty indicator
Indiana is changing the way it counts low-income students in public schools because Republican legislators suspect fraud in the federal school-lunch program used to measure poverty.
- Report: State is both ‘leader and laggard’
- Indiana’s high school grad rate continues upward
- State won’t use free lunch program as poverty indicator