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Washington County Newswire

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  1. Sheriff - Man Could Face Charges After Head-On CrashRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Washington County Sheriff Roger Newlon says charges are pending against a driver who crashed head-on into another motorist Thursday evening. Sheriff Newlon says 32-year-old John Zachary Bennett, of Campbellsburg, could face charges, pending the results of a blood test.


  2. Vallonia Man Arrested After Crashing Into Casey's General Store SignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... that they didn't remember hitting the sign. Cheatham complained of body pain and as he was taken to the a Washington County EMS ambulance a glass smoking pipe fell from his pocket. Cheatham was taken to St. Vincent Salem Hospital where he tested ...


  3. Drug Investigation Lands Salem Man In JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    On Thursday, the Washington County drug team arrested 30-year-old Carl Ernest Hart, at 217 S. Teresa St. in Salem. He is facing three felony counts of dealing in a narcotic drug.


  4. Prosecutors push to restore tougher drug sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Tribune-Star

    As heroin use surges, local prosecutors are pressing to restore tough penalties for drug dealers and users, less than two years after sentencing laws were relaxed to clear prisons of drug offenders. Dustin Houchin, prosecuting attorney in Washington County, cited cases across the state where some people charged with dealing heroin now face just a year in prison - not enough, he said, to set them straight.


  5. Police: S. Ind. couple booked after discovery ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | WHAS11

    ... in a rural southern Indiana home. Check out this story on WHAS11.com: http://on.whas11.com/1NjNipI WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) - Police have taken two into custody after a tip led them to an indoor grow operation in a rural southern Indiana ...


  6. Vivian Eleanor Swartz, GrammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Republic

    Vivian Eleanor Swartz, 82, of Grammer, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at Miller's Merry Manor in Hope. Born April 6, 1933, in Washington County, Indiana, she was the daughter of John and Ruth Lee.


  7. High Street In Salem Will Close For Paving WednesdayRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... on of State Road 56 through Salem from High Street to Heritage Chapel Road and repairs with resurfacing in Washington County.


  8. Eastport hires new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... only eight months on the job. Her last day was Oct. 15. She also received a $48,000 salary. "I grew up in Washington County and I started my police career in 1978 and 1979 at Eastport Police Department," he said. From there, he worked for several ...


  9. Juanita M. Hoskins, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Republic

    ... Indiana, the daughter of William "Buck" Sparrow and Mary Elliott Hedrick. She was a former employee of Washington County License Branch and was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and Red Hat Society. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed going to ...


  10. Two Pekin Men Arrested After Police Find DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested 46-year-old Danny Wall and 32-year-old Mathhew Schaffer, both of Pekin, on drug charges. Walls is now facing a charge of possession of a synthetic drug and maintaining a common nuisance and driving while his driver's license was suspended.


  11. Road Safety In Harvest SeasonRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... to ensure the safety of you and your family," Rep. Davisson wrote in an email. Davisson represents all of Washington County and portions of Orange, Lawrence, Jackson, Clark and Harrison Counties. "It is always important to be fully alert on the ...


  12. Washington County Health Department Giving Flu Shots Every ThursdayRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The Washington County Health Department will be giving flu shots every Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the immunization clinic at the health department, 806 Martinsburg Rd., in Salem.


  13. Man wanted in East Tennessee triple homicide captured in New Orleans by U.S. MarshalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    A Jonesborough man who is a suspect in the murders of three people in Washington County was arrested in New Orleans. Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal confirmed Saturday night that Daniel L. Henry, 38, was captured in New Orleans by U.S. Marshals.


  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    23, 2015, photo, Alabama Probate Judge Nick Williams laughs in a court room at the Washington County court house in Chatom, Ala. Williams, also a Baptist minister in Washington County, is among those ... .


  15. Outdoors: Calendar, Oct. 2-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | MySanAntonio.com

    Texas Wildlife Association : Lone Star Water Forum 2015, with authorities speaking on desalination as a solution, Washington County Fair Grounds Event Center , 1305 E. Blue Bell Road, Brenham. $25. $10 for live video broadcast.


  16. Four Arrested On Drug ChargesRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff's Department, officers attempted to serve arrest warrants along with a warrant to search the home around 12:30 a.m. Richard Graham, 42, Pekin, on a Level 6 felony charge of resisting law enforcement, Level 6 felony charge of possession of meth, Level 6 felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance, theft a Class A misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia a Class B misdemeanor Emilee Pavey, 32, Pekin, on a warrant for visiting a common nuisance, a Class B misdemeanor, a Level 6 felony of possession of meth, a Level 6 felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance, theft a Class A misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia a Class B misdemeanor Robert Jarvis II, 32, Pekin, on a Level 6 felony charge of possession of meth, maintaining a common nuisance a Level 6 Felony, theft a Class A misdemeanor and possession ... (more)


  17. Depot Railroad Museum Opens This Weekend For Old Settlers' DaysRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... take place on the grounds of the John Hay Center in downtown Salem. The HO scale model railroad depicts Washington County as it was 60 years ago. Every building is an exact replica of buildings that existed between 1957 and 1964. Visitors can view ...


  18. DNA evidence leads to third cold case murder arrest in 7 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... killing of a 12-year-old boy. Police say the southern Indiana man broke into a home in Salem, a city in Washington County. Salem is about 100 miles south of Indianapolis. One inside, Jones asked the boy if his mother was home, police said. When the ...


  19. Southern Indiana men charged with child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Derek Medlock, 36, of Hardinsburg, IN, and Matthew Mattingly, 30, of Campbellsburg, IN, are both being held in the Washington County Jail. According to ISP, who conducted the investigation with the Washington County Department of Child Services, Medlock and Mattingly are accused of molesting the same young child who lived in the Campbellsburg area.


  20. Two Washington County Men Arrested For Child MolestingRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    According to Indiana Police, detectives were contacted by the Washington County Department of Child Services in February about an allegation of child molestation that occurred in Washington County. ISP Detective Rachel Abbott began investigating the allegations which lead to the arrest of 36-year-old Derek Medlock of Hardinsburg and 30-year-old Matthew Mattingly of Campbellsburg.