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Local Resident Was Named An American Institute of Architects

26 Mar 2024

Local resident John Hawkins was named an American Institute of Architects (AIA) fellow in 2024. This is one of the highest honors that an architect can receive, and he was the only fellow named from Indiana in 2024. Very few architects receive this honor. John resides in Fredericksburg, Ind., from Salem, and is a graduate of Salem High School. He ...

Indiana Needs Broadband To The Last Acre

26 Mar 2024

Indiana needs broadband to the last acre By: Randy Kron, president of Indiana Farm Bureau Rural broadband access is essential to the farms that grow our food, farm families and the quality of life for rural Hoosiers. According to the 2022 Ag Census, 28% of farms in Indiana don’t have reliable broadband. Technology and connectivity are more impor ...

Washington County Farmers’ Market Opening Day is May 11th

14 Mar 2024

The Washington County Farmers’ Market will open with local goods raised and produced within Washington and adjacent counties on Saturday, May 11, 2024.  The market will continue on Saturdays from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Washington County Justice Center parking lot at 801 Jackson St. in Salem through October.  When produce is more plenti ...

Symbiotic Success: Small Businesses and Their Communities

27 Feb 2024

Small businesses are an important part of any healthy community as they provide a unique and personal touch and contribute to the local economy. However, supporting small businesses should not be a one-way street. It is essential to acknowledge that small businesses also have a crucial responsibility to give back to the communities that support t ...

The Mill Catalyzes Entrepreneurial Growth through Indiana Uplands Accelerator

23 Feb 2024

IEDC funds vision to create a thriving ecosystem for startups and scalable businesses in the Uplands Region  Bloomington, Ind.—The Mill, Bloomington’s nonprofit center for entrepreneurship, announced today that it will be piloting a new accelerator program in the Uplands Region. Indiana Uplands Accelerator is a transformative initia ...

Obstacles Facing Small Businesses in the Modern Economy

12 Feb 2024

The latest MetLife and U.S Chamber of Small Business Index has identified issues that many small businesses are confronting in the current economic climate. Small businesses are the economic engine that runs countries across the globe. Such businesses comprise a larger share of the economic landscape than big firms. Despite how essential a thr ...

Mid-Southern Bancorp, Inc. announces its Quarterly Cash Dividend

25 Jan 2024

Mid-Southern Bancorp, Inc. (“Company”) (OTCQX:MSVB), the holding company for Mid-Southern Savings Bank, FSB (“Bank”), announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share on the Company’s outstanding common stock. The cash dividend will be payable on February 23, 2024 to shareholders of record as of the close ...

Radius Elects New Board for 2024

24 Jan 2024

BEDFORD, Ind. (Dec. 20, 2023) – Radius Indiana’s Board of Directors announced new members as well as a new set of officers at its final meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the French Lick Resort. The board also ratified its 2024 budget that outlines opportunities for the organization and the region to maximize Radius’ current programs and ...

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Congresswoman Erin Houchin launches New Podcast, "The Contender"

27 Feb 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2024) - Congresswoman Erin Houchin is thrilled to announce the launch of her brand-new podcast, "The Contender," aimed at providing listeners with candid insights into the world of politics and public service. In each episode, Congresswoman Houchin will engage in thoughtful conversations with influential figures, expl ...

Gov. Holcomb To Send Guard Troops To Texas Border

22 Feb 2024

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced Monday, Feb. 12, that effective immediately he is deploying the Indiana National Guard to support the ongoing border security mission in Texas. Gov. Holcomb joined 13 other governors at the U.S. – Mexico border in Texas earlier this week to receive a detailed briefing from the front lines. “Federal ...

New Pekin Seeks Building Inspection Help

22 Feb 2024

The Salem Board of Public Works and Safety and Common Council met Monday, Feb. 12, and handled the following business: APPROVED: An agreement to allow Salem Building Commissioner Ronnie Voyles to provide inspection assistance to New Pekin. The agreement includes a fee schedule so the City of Salem will be reimbursed for the services Voyles ...

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LATEST WASHINGTON COUNTY MUGSHOTS

The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement agencies. Those listed, in most cases, are just facing charges at this point, and are to be considered innocent of those charges unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges are often dropped or lessened. Mugshots are collected from local law enforcement agencies on Mondays and are public records. 

 

Gavinn M. Fields
Terena S. Wheat
Brenda S. Warren
William M. Rose
Justin N. Brooks
William J. Wright
Gregory D. Lammers
Darrin W. Mitchell
Mikel S. Cleek
Tyran D. McMillian
Jon A. Arnold
Robert L. Bentel