Daviess County Newswire

Daviess County Newswire

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  1. Loogootee Man Arrested after Fleeing from Police on a MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Deputies with the Dubois and Martin County Sheriff's Departments and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers, were in the Portersville area on a detail when a Dubois County Sheriff's Department deputy saw a speeding 1985 Honda Mana V30 pass an all-terrain vehicle in a no-passing zone at 1:20 p.m. The deputy activated his emergency lights for a traffic stop, but the driver continued northbound on Portersville Bridge Road into Daviess County. Deputies learned the driver 34-year-old Ryan T. Fields, was driving while never being licensed and had a suspended driver's license.


  2. Daviess County ArrestsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Wagler was facing charges of domestic battery, battery on a minor, disorderly conduct, and resisting law enforcement. He is being held in the Daviess County Jail without bond.


  3. 2018 Primary Election Voter TurnoutRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... races on the Jay County ballot, driving turnout up. Following Jay were Crawford County (38 percent), Daviess County (35 percent), Fountain County (35 percent), and Jackson County (35 percent). Early voting continues to gain popularity. In 2010, ...


  4. Daviess County inmate diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    A female inmate has died in the Daviess County, Indiana Jail. 35-year-old Anne Johnson was found dead at around 6:00 AM Monday.


  5. Daviess County Inmate Found Dead in Her CellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    At 6 a.m. this morning Daviess County Security Center jail officer reported finding 35-year-old Anne Johnson, of Washington dead in her cell. It was later determined by jail staff that Johnson was unresponsive.


  6. Daviess County man allegedly forces police standoff with children inside home, ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    On May 23, 2018, Officers with the Washington Police Department, Indiana State Police, and the DEA Task Force assembled to serve arrest warrants for Brian K. Hill , Ronald W. Shake , and Chelsea Baker . The 3 were all wanted on warrants for Dealing Methamphetamine after joint investigations by the above-listed agencies.


  7. Detour Nightmares in MontgomeryRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The closing of US 50, just east of McCracken's Curve in Montgomery, has turned into a mess for motorists and Daviess County officials. The Indiana Department of Transportation shut down traffic just west of Montgomery this week for a 10-working-day project to replace a pipe under the highway.


  8. Southern Indiana recovers from afternoon stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    News 10 talked with officials with Knox and Daviess County. Both say the same thing: downed trees and power lines.


  9. Daviess County Looking For New County EngineerRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    At Tuesday's meeting, Daviess County Commissioners President, Nathan Gabhart, announced that County Engineer Jason Heile is resigning to take a position with INDOT. He approached the county council about a $5,000 raise last summer but the request was quickly brushed off to be revisited during budget time.


  10. Daviess County Projects Almost CompleteRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... also seeking a Community Crossing Grant to do upgrades County Road 1000 North from Plainville to US 231. The Daviess County Commissioners accepted the final segment of the Deer Creek Subdivision as a county road; approved placing 30 bicycle route ...


  11. Two Daviess Co. breeders on "Horrible Hundred" list Wednesday, May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Two Daviess County breeders are alleged to have kept dogs in inhumane conditions. The two were on the Humane Society's list of the co-called "Horrible Hundred, " highlighting 100 problematic breeders across the country.


  12. Daviess County ArrestsRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Indiana State Police arrested an Indianapolis man in Daviess County Monday on a warrant for dealing meth and driving while his driver's license was suspended with a prior conviction. Washington Police arrested 23-year-old Johnathon Ahlert, of Washington, Monday on a charge of possession of marijuana.


  13. Four Indiana breeders on Humane Society's 'Horrible Hundred' listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... Last year, only one Hoosier breeder appeared on the Horrible Hundred . Two of this year's four came from Daviess County. "I would call this a serious hobby. My husband would say this is an expensive hobby," she said with a chuckle. It started in ...


  14. Daviess County Economic Development Corporation Looking For New Executive DirectorRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The Daviess County Economic Development Corporation board is looking for a new executive director, to replace Ron Arnold who plans to step down at the end of 2018. "I have very much enjoyed the privilege of being part of a forward-looking team that has dramatically changed the economic outlook of Daviess County," said Arnold.


  15. Daviess county honors the fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    For years the Washington Fraternal Order of Police have memorialized those who have fallen in the line of duty. But this year's ceremony added a heavier weight as they honor one of their own.


  16. Daviess County ArrestsRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Washington Police arrested 26-year-old Jacob Cobb of Washington Sunday on a charge of public indecency. His bond is set at $2,000.


  17. Knoxville, Tennessee Woman Arrested after Stealing Vehicle in ElnoraRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... e between 3:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Cooper was arrested on a charge of auto theft and booked into the Daviess County Security Center. She was released after posting a $2,500 bond.


  18. Details Released In Injury Accident On US 50Read the original story

    May 11, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... Ram, driven by 38-year-old John Graber of Loogootee, head-on. Graber, his wife and two children were taken to Daviess County Memorial Hospital for treatment. His wife was later flown to St. Vincent's in Evansville.


  19. Daviess County ArrestsRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... Washington on Tuesday for domestic battery and criminal confinement. Goodman is being held without bond. The Daviess County Sheriff's Department arrested 33-year-old Erica Myers of Washington Tuesday on a warrant for possession of meth, marijuana ...


  20. Odon Police Department Hires New Reserve OfficersRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    23-year-old Emily Steffy of Bruceville works for the Daviess County Sheriff's Department as a dispatcher and is now serving her community as an Odon reserve officer. The Washington Times Herald reports, Steffy decided to work for Odon because she ...