Archive for June, 2010

Softball pairings out, Demons home for opening round

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 8:58 am

The softball pairings are out and the Demons will get to host the opening round.

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June 19

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 8:05 am

Birthday Winner- Steve Davis of Crawfordsville

Anniversary Winners- Alan and Renee Fladung of Wellman

Barn Quilt Festival In September

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The co-chair of Barn Quilts of Washington County says the group will hold a Barn Quilts Festival in Washington this fall in celebration of the County’s “Barn Quilt Capitol of Iowa” proclamation.

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Lending Hands Employee Honored

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Heritage Agency on Aging has named a Lending Hands Adult Day Services Employee the 2010 Senior Volunteer for Washington County.

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“Lightning Safety Week” Begins on Sunday

Posted: Saturday, June 19th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The National Weather Service has designated next week as “Lightning Safety Week” to remind you that lightning causes more deaths than tornadoes or hurricanes, and typically July has the most lightning fatalities.

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Dorothy L. Curtis

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 8:42 pm

Funeral services for 74 year old Dorothy L. Curtis of Crawfordsville are Tuesday (6/22) morning at 10:30 at the Jones Eden Funeral Home.  Private family service is at the Crawfordsville Cemetery in Crawfordsville.  Visitation is at noon on Monday (6/21) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home.  Family visitation is from 6 to 8pm Monday (6/21).  A memorial has been established to Cystic Fibrosis Association.

Washington High School Hires New Principal

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 1:25 pm

In regular session Wednesday, the Washington School Board voted unanimously to promote former student and current Washington High School Dean of Students Erik Buchholz to principal.

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Dorothy L. Curtis

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Funeral services for 74 year old Dorothy L. Curtis of Crawfordsville are pending at the Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

Demon softball splits with Bloodhounds in Fort Madison

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 8:25 am

The 12th ranked Demon softball team was on the road taking on Fort Madison a place that has presented problems for Washington in the last five seasons.

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Demon baseball takes two in Fort Madison

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 8:22 am

The Demons baseball got their first look at Fort Madison last night and Washington used paience at the plate to come away with a sweep.

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IMS beats WMU/WACO in four

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 8:21 am

IMS won big on the road facing Winfield-Mount Union/WACO.

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Multiple Phone Outages in Washington

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Washington Community Hospital and Clinics, as well as the Washington Community Theater, experienced phone outages yesterday.

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Relay For Life Tomorrow in Washington’s Central Park

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life” is tomorrow in Washington’s Central Park.

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Speed Change Decision on East Washington Delayed

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Yesterday the Washington City Council tabled and delayed a vote that would lead to an increased speed limit on East Washington on the way to Wal-Mart.

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Becky Schmitz Supports Local Community College

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:21 am

State Senator Becky Schmitz says “community colleges are helping build the skilled workforce needed to attract good paying jobs and grow Iowa’s economy.”

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Highland Receives Riverboat Foundation Grant

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is doling out more than $750,000 through their competitive Grant program.

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IMS Fundraisers on June 26th

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:19 am

Two athletic fundraisers for the Iowa Mennonite School are set for next weekend.

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High Ropes Course at Langwood Education Center

Posted: Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 6:18 am

Father’s Day is this weekend, and the high ropes course at Langwood Education Center is opening just in time to celebrate.

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June 17, 2010

Posted: Thursday, June 17th, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Birthday winner – Demrey Bill

Anniversary Winners- Edonna & Wayne Gamon of Washington

Demons over New London in softball

Posted: Thursday, June 17th, 2010 at 8:24 am

The Washington Demons softball team was hosting New London last night.

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