Washington County Farmers’ Market news PDF Print E-mail

At Saturday’s Washington County Farmers’ Market, three “big” tomatoes were put on the scales, but only Donald Madden’s tomato broke June Voyles’ record setting tomato of 2.30 lbs.  Not by much. but the 2.34 lbs. beat the record by about 2/3 of on oz. enough to get Donald a $5.00 gift certificate to the market. It is unbelievable that tree big tomatoes were within an oz of each other.(pictured is Monica Madden taking a bite out of record tomato). Rumors has it that there are bigger tomatoes still on the vine, if the critters don’t get them first.  Really need a tomato of three or four pounds! Everyone wins a certificate, recorders under four pounds wins five dollars, over four pounds, ten dollars in Market bucks.

Countdown to Friday Night Lights PDF Print E-mail

All three county high schools had intra-squad scrimmages last weekend.
At Eastern there was plenty of trash talking as the coaching staff went up against one another.

Dunn shoulders heavy load in WW’s win PDF Print E-mail
West Washington Head Coach Phillip Bowsman new heading into the 2013 season that a large burden would be placed on senior back Tyler Dunn.
He just wasn’t sure it would be as much as he asked of Dunn Friday night in his team’s 48-8 win over the Eastern Musketeers in Pekin.
AgrAbility program empowering farmers PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 11:06

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.

Conservation officers investigate ATV Accident PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 00:00

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.

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