In 1979, a farmer with some severe disabilities approached Purdue University’s department of Agriculture and Biological Engineering to assist him in modifying his tractor so he could keep on working his farm. The group in the department managed to rig up a lift system to help him get in and out of his tractor with ease.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident with injuries in Washington County. At approximately 4:00 PM Sunday afternoon, Indiana Conservation Officers along with Gibson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Washington County Ambulance Service responded to an ATV accident on Pumpkin Center Road in rural Washington County.
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Awareness Washington County is hosting a dinner and roast of Carmelita Jean, long time director and supporter. Jean was a graduate of the first AWC class in 1983, when Awareness was founded by Bill Goen and the Washington Country Chamber of Commerce.