8:38 a.m. — An employee of Walmart, 100 Bypass 50 Plaza, reported a shoplifter leaving the self check-out and getting into a semi. The semi was stopped on SR 57, and charges will be filed against the shoplifter for theft.
9:51 a.m. — Ivy N. Hobson, 36, 15 Sycamore Drive, was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer south on N. Meridian St. when she was hit by a 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Lindsey B. Ervin, 25, Odon, who was east on VanTrees Street. There were no injuries, but Ervin was arrested for driving while suspended. Damage from the accident was estimated between $10,000 and $25,000.
11:47 p.m. — An alarm was reported at 4608 E. U.S. 50. Officers met the keyholder at the location, and an unlocked door was discovered, but nothing appeared to be missing. The keyholder will call if anything is found to be missing.
3:38 p.m. — A caller from Odon reported a kid came into her yard and took her son’s bicycle. She gave officers a description, and they located the subject and returned the bike to its owner. The subjects will be long-formed.
Lindsey Brooke Ervin, 25, Odon, was arrested by city police Wednesday for driving while suspended/prior. She was held without bond at the Daviess County Security Center.
Jeffery M. Lawrence, 51, Washington, was arrested by city police Wednesday for disorderly conduct and battery resulting in bodily injury. He was held without bond.
Thomas Grant Cowherd, 53, Indianapolis, was arrested Wednesday by city police for driving while suspended/prior and operating a vehicle while intoxicated/refusal. He was held on $4,000 bond.
Taylor M. Fritschle, 22, Washington, was arrested Wednesday by city police on a Warrick County warrant for theft and criminal mischief. He was released to Warrick County authorities.
Jail Population: 157
- 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