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A Republican caucus has selected a municipal employee and retired businessman to become Petersburg's third mayor since 20...
The Indiana State Board of Education has approved recommendations that would allow earlier intervention in low-performing sch...
Petersburg Mayor Frank Coleman Junior resigned as mayor at Monday's City Council meeting. In his statement at the meeting...
State Representative Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville)has beenappointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the Veterans Affairs and Publ...
8th District Congressman Larry Bucshon is one of two U.S. representatives from Indiana have won prized seats on the U.S. Hous...
(AP) Governor Mike Pence is one of several Republican governors who are considering suing to block President Barack Obama'...
Indiana lawmakers are meeting for one day to tackle formalities before they begin full-time work on their 2015 session in Jan...
Legislative leaders aren‘t ruling out making the state school superintendent an appointed position instead of elected.H...
WAMW in conjunction with the Washington High School Radio And TV Program provided live coverage of the Veterans Day Program l...
STATEHOUSE RETURNS Republicans won most statehouse races in the state including here in our area. Eric Bassler, a Washin...
It was an election night for the Republicans in Knox County Tuesday. The Republican candidates swept all contested races on t...
DAVIESS RESULTS Not much activity on the Daviess County ballot for Tuesday’s election but it produced two upsets. Two B...
DAVIESS COUNTY BALLOTSchool Board and Township Board and Town Council races highlight the local Daviess County Ballot this el...
Join Dave Crooks tonight on Memories WAMW 107.9 and The General 1580 AM and 95.9 FM for the best election news coverage in ou...
Indiana Republican statewide candidates kicked off their “Experience and Transparency Tour” Mondayin Washington a...
Indiana’s Republican statewide team will host an early vote rally in Washington as part of their “Experience and ...
Indiana health officials are developing screening questionnaires and training videos and setting up a hotline for health prov...
Democratic, Libertarian and Republican Party candidates seeking Indiana’s 8th District Congressional seat have agreed t...
House Republicans plan to spend the 2015 session seeking changes in how the state funds its schools and rewriting their own e...
Statewide candidates are stepping up their public appearances as Election Day nears.The three women running at the top of the...
The Daviess County Democrat Party’s next meeting is tonight at the Washington Moose Lodge. Newly elected Chair ofthe re...
A panel of state lawmakers is proposing the General Assembly craft rules for allowing fenced-in deer hunting.Members of a stu...
The battle over same-sex marriage in Indiana may be over, but the issue is still likely to come up in some form during the ne...
A departing state Senate Republican has broken with his party to endorse the Democrat seeking his seat.Republican Sen. JohnWa...
The White House confirms President Barack Obama will travel to southwestern Indiana on Friday. In an email today, officia...
Lawmakers who will return in January will be charged with approving the first two-year state budget fully crafted by Governor...
Expansion work at the Indiana National Guard's CampAtterburyis complete, adding 1,200 beds and a dining facility to the t...
The state lawmaker at the center of a legislative ethics scandal says he will resign his seat after the November elections.Re...
Former Governor Evan Bayh is ruling out another run for the job in 2016. Bayh says he considered a comeback bid at the urgin...
Gov. Mike Pence is urging people not to read too much into his first trip toIowaas governor.The state is a key stomping groun...
8th District Congressman Larry Bucshon delivered the weekly Republican address this week. It’s the response to the week...
Indiana will receive $36,500 from the federal government in hopes of curbing the spread of white-nose syndrome, a fungus ...
The Daviess County Democratic Party is reorganized and on a mission to find candidates for the 2015 City Elections and 2016 C...
The Daviess County Democrat party is making an effort to reorganize. State Democrat Chair John Zody is scheduled to be on han...
Governor Mike Pence says he wants to keep the purse strings tight in the next state budget.Pence has insisted on a reserve of...
A Daviess County Republican Caucus has chosen Janice Williams to be on their ballot for County Clerk in November. Former cand...
The Democrat Candidate for State Treasurer Mike Boland made a stop in Washington Thursday. The former Illinois legislator mov...
Former U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett says he's considering a 2015 run for mayor of Indianapolis.The Democrat told reporters i...
A 19-month investigation into ethics allegations against former state transportation official Troy Woodruff found no formal v...
Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody is deriding what he calls a "culture of corruption" among Indiana's...
The Indiana Democrat Party Chairman is scheduled to be in Washington later this month as part of an effort to reorganize the ...
A new hall of fame for Indiana militaryveteransis seeking nominations for its first class of inductees. The Indiana Mil...
Republican Candidate for Clerk of the Daviess County Circuit Court, Rosemary Abel, has withdrawn from the November ballot due...
Former U.S. Senator and two-term Indiana Governor, Evan Bayh is keeping Indiana’s Democrats on hold as he contemplates ...
Requested records have been submitted to federal investigators by the Sullivan County Clerk after a subpoena was served this ...
It will be a simple decision this weekend as a Democratic Caucus will be held to determine the replacement for Kreg Battles i...
North Knox Teacher Rick Marshal says after much prayer and thought he and his family have come to the conclusion it’s n...
Indiana Republicans hoping to maintain their ironclad grip on the Statehouse will face questions from voters about jobs and t...
Today is Primary Election Day in Indiana. Hoosiers will go to the polls to select each party’s candidates for the gener...
Today is Primary Election Day in Indiana. Hoosiers will go to the polls to select their party’s candidates for the gene...
The City of Loogootee is looking for a new city councilman. The Loogootee Tribune reports that Loogootee Councilman John Fral...
A cold blustery day did not keep a crowd of area residents and public officials from gathering at noon yesterday on the Davie...
The remains of three veterans from as far back as the Civil War have been inurned at Marion National Cemetery. After a ceremo...
Candidates running for the Republican Primary in Daviess County filed their Pre-Primary Campaign Finance Reports this week. -...
United States Senator Dan Coats will be in Washington Tuesday to attend the Daviess County Republican Party’s annual Li...
Two top Indiana Republicans hope the state soon has an answer on expanding the scope of its Healthy Indiana Plan medical savi...
Coming upthis SaturdayMorning at8:35amon WAMW's "Focus on the Community" - Program host Dave Crooks will contin...
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Indiana is the first state to withdraw from the Common Core reading and math standards that were adopted by most states aroun...
Monday, Mayor Joe Wellman proclaimed April, the Month of the Military Child in Washington, The Mayor had this to say about th...
Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma is asking members of the House Ethics Committee to determine whether a lawmaker did anyt...
Mike Myers has announced that he is seeking another term on the Daviess County Council. A Republican, Myers was first elected...
The final day of the 2014 Session of Indiana’s General Assembly, saw legislators pass a series of last-minute, and ofte...
In news from the Indiana General Assembly: A bill allowing guns to be stored in cars in school parking lots has been approved...
Washington High Schools Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will have their annual inspection this evening at the Ha...
A former Southern Indiana State Representative died Monday. Jerry Denbo of French Lick passed away Monday at home of natural ...
In his State of the City message, Washington Mayor Joe Wellman recapped the accomplishments of 2013 and said the future of Wa...
Yesterday, the Indiana Senate has advanced a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, but with language that pushes ...
Hoosiers will not see a referendum on the amendment that would place the state’s ban on same-sex marriage in the state&...
Republicans in the Indiana State Senate have approved a measure cutting the state's business equipment and corporate inco...
The Democrat Party has found a self-described, "born again Christian" to challenge Representative Larry Bucshon for...
An area political campaign has attracted state-wide attention. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsement ...
Tuesday, the Indiana House of Representatives approved a proposal that would place the state’s same-sex marriage ban in...
The Indiana House of Representative voted yesterday to amend HJR3.A bipartisan group of Indiana House lawmakers has narrowly ...
Only 38 Indiana House members say they'll vote for a proposed constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage and 38 s...
A panel of Indiana lawmakers has approved a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage, sending the measure to the House of ...
Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma has sent a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage to a new committee amid concerns ...
8th District Congressman, Larry Bucshon officially filed for re-election to a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives...
State Representative Mark Messmer, Republican from Jasper, announced he has filed the necessary paperwork to run for election...
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says lawmakers are taking their time deciding how they'll vote on a proposed amendment ...
During Governor Pence’s State of the State address, embattled Indiana schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz has received a...
Governor Mike Pence gave his State of the State address to a joint session of General Assembly Tuesday night. Indiana’s...
Martin County Sheriff Rob Street has announced he is seeking re-election. In a press release to the Loogootee Tribune, Street...
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A political dust-up has developed in the campaign for Greene County Sheriff. According to the Greene County Daily World, in e...
Democratic Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz says an internal document obtained by her office shows Republican Gov. Mike Pen...
Indiana's Auditor, Dwayne Sawyer unexpectedly submitted his resignation, yesterday. Just three months ago, Sawyer was ap...
Four Star Country, The General 95.9 FM / 1580 AM aired a CBS 48 Hours special detailing the 50th anniversary of the assassina...
Dubois County Commissioner, Larry Vollmer has announced he will seek the District 48 State Senate seat being vacated by retir...
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month of 1918, the fighting of World War I, history's most devastating war...
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Indiana’s Governor, Mike Pence visited Washington, Tuesday evening. At an event hosted by the Daviess County Chamber of...
John Gregg, a former Indiana Speaker of the House from Knox County, says he will not run for Governor in 2016. In 2012, Gregg...
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