Today's Local News

Organizers Pleased With First Event

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Organizers of the Quad County Pork Fest are pleased with the event.  

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Washington High School Dance Marathon Next Month

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Washington High School is again participating in an event to raise funds and celebrate the struggles and triumphs of children.  

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Monthly Caregivers Support Group Meeting Looking At Dementia

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The next meeting of the Caregivers Support Group is focusing on how dementia affects a marital relationship.  

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Food Orders Being Taken

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Members of the Washington FFA Chapters are out taking orders for fresh citrus.  

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Packwood Trucking Company Praised for Safety Record

Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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A Packwood trucking company has been recognized by their state industry association for their excellence in safety.  

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Sixth Graders Learn About Aviation

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Some sixth grade students from Lincoln Elementary had an opportunity to learn about the workings of aviation on Saturday.  

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Starting Today

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department will begin fire hydrant flushing today.  

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Obesity Prevention Program Coming

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Obesity Prevention Task Force is preparing to give a program about obesity prevention next month.  

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Kirkwood Looking for Volunteer Tutors

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The Kirkwood Washington Center is looking for volunteer tutors for adult students.

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Learn at Lunch Focusing on Healthcare

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:24 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is focusing on trends in healthcare.  

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Successful Fall Festival at Stewart

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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Many people participated in a first of its kind event on Saturday.  

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Go Green Day Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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The Washington County 4-H is inviting everyone to wear green tomorrow in a way to visually celebrate 4-H.  

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Mock Interviews Being Held Next Week

Posted: Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 6:21 am

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Washington High School is participating in an event designed to prepare students for the future next week.  

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Board of Supervisors Holding Second Reading

Posted: Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding a second reading as part of their meeting this week. 

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Fire Hydrant Flushing Starting This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The City of Washington Maintenance and Construction Department will begin fire hydrant flushing this week. 

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Kirkwood Looking for Volunteer Tutors

Posted: Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Kirkwood Washington Center is looking for volunteer tutors for adult students.

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Final Chance for Easement Sign Up This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

Residents in Richmond have one final chance to participate in signing up for easements. 

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Fire Hydrants in West Chester Being Flushed This Afternoon

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 11:32 am

Fire hydrants in West Chester are being flushed this afternoon. Consequently, residents in West Chester may see a difference in pressure.

Washington Homecoming Celebrations

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Jake Engle and Shannon Murphy have been crowned 2011 Washington Homecoming King and Queen.  

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Washington and Keokuk Counties under Burn Ban

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 6:28 am

An open burn ban has been issued for both Washington and Keokuk County.

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