The Washington County Edition


Request turns into debate between auditor and prosecutor PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:48

A request by Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin to keep the same phone numbers on mobile phones being moved to his office’s plan at the County Commissioner’s regular meeting June 20, sparked a debate about the county personnel handbook.

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Schedule of events for Pekin Fourth of July Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:23

 

PEKIN 4TH OF JULY EVENT SCHEDULE FOR THE 187TH YEAR – 2017

Saturday, July 1st

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Food Court Open

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Flea Market Open

10:00 a.m. til 10:00 p.m. - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

9:30 a.m. 3 on 3 Men’s/ Women’s Basketball 4 Players - per Team

Registration (Freshman thru Adult) 3 teams required for 10:00 a.m. event.

6:00 p.m. Pekin Idol Registration

7:00 p.m. Pekin Idol Contest on Park Stage

 

Sunday, July 2nd

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Food Court Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Flea Market Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

1:00 p.m. Baby Contest Registration at Park Shelter House

1:00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. Ella Unruh, Singer on Stage

1:00 p.m. 3 on 3 Basketball Boys/Girls Basketball Registration (grades 6-8)

Kids younger, must have Parents Consent

2:00 p.m. Baby Contest on Park Stage

 

Monday, July 3rd

4:00 p.m. til After FIREWORKS - Food Court Open

4:00 p.m. til after FIREWORKS - Flea Market Open

4:00 p.m. til after FIREWORKS - Derby City Amusements, Rides, Food, Games

5:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m. - Borden’s Lion Club Fish Dinner at Park Shelter House

6:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. – Lacefield & James Music Entertainment

8:00 p.m. – Hell’s Half Acre Hillbilly Burlesque Show

8:30 p.m. til after FIREWORKS – Lannie Hat & Hickbilly’s

10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS by Zambelli @ Pekin Park

 

Tuesday, July 4th

8:30 a.m. Parade line-up @ Eastern High School Parking Lot

10:00 a.m. PARADE – Sandi Ison, Coordinator with Family & Friends

Theme – 2017 – “All for One, One for All”

Grand Marshall - EHS GIRLS 2A BASKETBALL TEAM – 2A BASKETBALL-CHAMPIONS 2017

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Food Court Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Flea Market Open

12:00 p.m. til 5:00 p.m. – Derby City Amusement, Rides, Food, Games

12:00 p.m. til 2:00 p.m. - Borden Lions Club Fish Dinner at Park Shelter House

12:00 p.m. Presentation of “Colors” – Pekin American Legion Post 203

Invocation by Brad Moore, Pastor @ Blue River Baptist Church

Star Spangled Banner – McKenna Keltner

Pledge of Allegiance by Pekin American Legion Post 203

Reading of the Preamble of Declaration of Independence -

Eastern High School Valedictorian – Katelyn Endris

Back Home Again in Indiana – McKenna Keltner

Welcome Patrons – Anita Temple, Pekin 4th President of the PCBO- 2017

Veterans – Honored by the Christopher Harrison Daughters of the American Revolution with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Committee Honor by Carol Crockett Weatherholt

12:30 p.m. EHS 2A Girls’ Basketball State Championship Celebration – Coach Mike McBride

Principal, Darin Farris & Athletic Director, Scott Newcomb – Championship Ring Presentation

EHS Booster Club Event , EHS High School Band by Matt Lindley

1:15 p.m Dollars for Scholars of Eastern High School – Ray Ramsey & Terry Thixton

2:00 p.m. Prince & Princess Contest on Stage – Darlene Hall

4:00 p.m. Queen Contest – Pekin 4th of July Queen – Darlene Hall

5:00 p.m. 2017 Queen - Crowning Announcement

5:00 p.m. Special Thanks and closing by Anita Temple, President PCBO 2017

 

 
One dead, one arrested following accident PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

On Saturday, June 24, 2017 at approximately 8:48 p.m., deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to State Road 39 near the intersection of Power Line Road regarding a motor vehicle crash.

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Houchin Chairs IPAC PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 08:03

Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin has been elected to a second term as chairman of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council Board of Directors. He was elected to the post during the IPAC/Indiana Attorney General 2017 Summer Conference in Bloomington. Prosecutor Houchin was previously elected IPAC chairman in 2014.

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SBA offers disaster assistance to residents of Indiana PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 08:01

Indiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding on May 20-21, 2017, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced recently.

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