VanCleave wins demo derby PDF Print E-mail

The 2012 Washington County fair came to an end in smashing fashion Saturday at the annual Demolition Derby.
Jeremy VanCleave and his good friend Isaiah McVey took the top two prizes.

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Hoosier Uplands funds will aid tornado victims PDF Print E-mail

Hoosier Uplands is being awarded a total of $1.5 million to assist victims of the March 2, 2012 tornado. The funds are being provided by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and are made up of Community Development Block Grant and HOME funds.

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AWC accepting applications for 2012-13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 00:00

Awareness Washington County is accepting applications for the class of 2012-13, according to co-directors Debbie Mildenburger and Marji Morris.
Awareness Washington County is a community leadership organization that began in 1983. Over 500 graduates have participated in the class and continue to take an active role in the community.

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News from county farmer’s market PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 00:00

Steve Guthrie of W. Hitchcock Rd. Salem was eagerly waiting the 8:30 opening of Washington County Farmers’ Market, not because he wanted to buy sweet corn or green beans before they sold out, but because he had a record-breaking tomato. His ‘goat bag’ did in fact beat Jack Sullivan’s 2.60 lbs by 0.22 lbs and won him a $5.00 bonus to the market. It was a good thing for him that he was early, for his record didn’t hold but about twenty minutes when Levi Hall of S. Martinsburg Rd. Salem put his ‘pineapple tomato” on the scales at 3.08 lbs. He also received the $5.00 record breaker market buck to spend at the market. Previous record holder June Voyles backed up her reputation with two more ‘big’ tomatoes, just was not as big as Levi’s, however all four of the previous record holders claim they have larger tomatoes on the vine. Challenge is heating up.

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Fair to start this Friday thru Aug. 4 PDF Print E-mail

The 2012 Washington County Farmers-Merchants Fair is set to begin this Friday, July 27, 2012 and tun through Saturday, Aug. 4.
The Brady Amusements thrill-way will be open Monday through Saturday of next week from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 2-4 p.m. for Kid’s Day.

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