The Daviess County Republican Party August breakfast meeting will be Saturday at the Washington Family Restaurant. The guest speaker will be State Representative Mark Messmer. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude by 10 a.m. Breakfast is Dutch treat.
WHS band boosters
Washington High School and Junior High band boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.
Lunch at Bethany
Bethany Christian Church is hosting a Look and Lunch at its new building site on SR 57S in Washington from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited to a free lunch and tour of Bethany’s new church building. The scheduled opening of the new building is planned for late fall.
Wheatland yard sale
Wheatland United Methodist Church will host a town-wide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will also be food available at the church. Funds raised will go towards improvement projects at the church and Roosevelt Mission in Linton.
There will be a CPR/PR, AED and First Aid class from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satuday at the Daviess County Family YMCA. Cost is $60.
Area Briefs for Friday
- Local News
- Local Sports
Madison, WC and 1993
While everyone in Indiana certainly knows the story of the Zeller brothers and the impact they have had on Washington, several sets of brothers once dominated the basketball landscape in Daviess County.
- Freedom win first game of summer
- Like enjoys summer Freedom
- Edmiston swings away
- The Heat need more from LeBron
- Madison, WC and 1993
- The "Z" Watch
Wolves work out ex-Indiana center Cody Zeller
The Minnesota Timberwolves are evaluating former Indiana center Cody Zeller, among their prospects for the NBA draft.
Zeller worked out for Wolves officials Wednesday, one of several big men who showed their skills on the team's practice court.
- Tyler Zeller among 27 invited to USA Basketball summer minicamp
- IU still working towards sixth banner
- Zeller declares for NBA
- Washington shows support for Zeller
- Wolves work out ex-Indiana center Cody Zeller
Movie preview: “World War Z”
Plot: Brad Pitt stars as a United Nations employee tasked with traveling the world in an attempt to find a way to stop a Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself.
- Movie preview: “Monsters University”
- Movie preview: “Man of Steel”
- Movie preview: “World War Z”
- State News
Prison sentence of 12-year-old prompts new juvenile sentencing law
Three years ago, when 12-year-old Paul Henry Gingerich became the youngest person in Indiana ever sent to prison as an adult, his story gained international attention and sparked questions about whether children belong behind bars with grown-up offenders.
- Ritz orders independent analysis of ISTEP results
- State won’t use free lunch program as poverty indicator
- Prison sentence of 12-year-old prompts new juvenile sentencing law