The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held their regular monthly meeting on February 23 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital. Manny Alvarez, Vice President of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, welcomed the crowd and conducted the meeting. Marketing Director Anita Bush announced that Weathers Funeral Home and Washington County Artisans and Farmers were among those inducted into the Chamber of Commerce this month. She then reminded the audience that Friday Night on the Square will take place on May 18 this year and that vendor applications are now available at the Chamber’s office. “We had 105 booths at the fall Friday Night on the Square...we’re hoping for more this time.”
For the first time this year, things at the Greenville Town Council’s regular meeting on Feb. 13 remained civil. The council passed two ordinances, one allocating the funds in which the Town Manager Randal Johnes will be paid and another concerning the town’s motor vehicle insurance.
The Eastern High School Starz set the bar for the program in 2011. They won a regional championship in the intermediate pom division and finished third in the state. They also finished third in the Jazz division last year. This year they had even loftier goals heading into last Saturday’s regional competition and they met them.
Offices up for election during May primary announced
The list of candidates who are currently expected to appear on the ballot in Washington County during the Indiana primary elections has been announced. The offices and their respective candidates are as follows: President of the United States: Barack Obama (D); Newt Gingrich (R); Ron Paul (R); Mitt Romney (R); Patricia Inez Sandifer (R); Rick Santorum (R)