River Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the White River at Edwardsport for Tuesday night through Sunday afternoon.
The river is forecast to rise above the 15 foot flood stage by tomorrow (Wed) morning and continue to rise to 17.9 feet by early afternoon on Thursday.
The river will start to fall below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
At 18 feet, Old Vincennes Road and State Road 358 in Daviess County as well as Schaefer Road in Knox County are impassable.  The high water will also affect farm bottomlands and river cabins.
The holiday shopping season is upon us with the busiest days yet to come, especially “Black Friday”. Many shoppers will begin their day in the darkness of the early morning hours and end in the late evening hours.
 Washington's City Council met Monday night and approved an ordinance that would correct situations where property owners collect insurance on property damaged by fire, but leave the property for the City to clear and clean up. 
Commissioners postpone appointments and talk about speeding and grants
     Theft arrest in Washington, marijuana arrest in Vincennes.........
Barr Reeve School Superintendent Travis Madison has turned down a contract extension from the current school board.
 AAA says you‘ll be paying well below $3.00 a gallon in much of the nation this year.
   Newly elected State Senator Eric Bassler of Washington has received his committee assignements
 Indiana residents stumped by what holiday gift to buy a friend or relative who loves the great outdoors now have the option of reserving them space at one of the state's parks.
Indiana lottery officials are dipping into their own funds to cover the state's share of costs for a new Monopoly game that's off to a slow start. 

Leaf Pick Up Schedule

       The Washington Street Department will move into areas 4 and 5 on Monday for leaf pickup...
      Area #4 is West of NW 21st to the corporate line, and North of the Rail Road tracks to the corporate line. 
      ​Area #5 is West of Hwy 57 to the corporate line, and South of the Rail Road tracks to the corporate line. Any questions you can call the Street Department at 254-4564.
Thanksgiving is perhaps the most cooking-centered day of the year -- but it also has three times as many cooking fires.
 Newly elected GOP legislator receives committee assignment.
  Indiana‘s jobless rate is holding steady. says the unemployment rate for October is the same as September at 5.7%.

Washington Football Coach Resigns

     The Washington Hatchets are looking for a new head football coach.  Washington's school board accepted the resignation of Kelley Brashear during Monday's night's meeting.          
        In accepting Brashear's resignation, Board member Randy Bouchie thanked the coach for his years in what Bouchie called "a tough job".   
Governor Mike Pence is one of several Republican governors who are considering suing to block President Barack Obama's anticipated immigration plan. 
      The Washington Times Herald reports to that Loogootee High School Principal John Mullen’s resignation was accepted by the school board Tuesday night.      
 Inches of snow and temperatures below zero are making it an especially frigid November in Indiana, which translates to higher heating bills.
 The online course is titled "Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming" and offers an introduction to computer science and the Java programming language.
As families take to the roads this holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers extra patrols will be cracking down on impaired driving and seat belt violations. 
 Purdue Extension is offering two-day workshops at four Indiana locations starting in December for farm families wanting to know more about business succession planning.
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