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Washington County Local Products Guide

11 Jul 2024

  Purdue Extension – Washington County is updating the Washington County Local Products Guide.  Any Washington County farm or business that sells local products grown, raised, or made in Washington County direct to consumers are encouraged to have their information included in the guide.  Business and product information may ...

River Ridge Development Authority Advances Strategic Land Sale

21 Jun 2024

  At its monthly meeting, the River Ridge Development Authority (RRDA) made significant strides forward in its mission to drive economic activity in Southern Indiana. Jerry Acy, RRDA's Executive Director, is leading negotiations for the sale of approximately 23.5 acres of undeveloped land, known as Tract 12G, strategically positioned along S ...

31 Republicans Challenge Biden’s Overtime Rule that Will Crush Small Businesses

14 Jun 2024

  Senator Mike Braun, Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator Tommy Tuberville, and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell are leading 31 total Republican Senators in challenging President Biden’s new Overtime Rule published by the Department of Labor. This Overtime Rule increases the minimum salary threshold for overtime pay ...

Better Business Bureau's Hot Topics For June

14 Jun 2024

1.      BBB received a report from a local consumer of an elaborate employment scam on Facebook that cost the consumer over $5,000.BBB warns consumers to be wary of any online job opportunity that appears too good to be true, and that requires the consumer to pay money in order to receive money.  2.  &n ...

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Honest Abe Auto Sales Fails To Live Up To Their Name, IN AG Recovers Almost Half A Million Dollars Against Indy Car Dealer

18 Jul 2024

  Bait-and-switch sales tactics, falsely advertised prices and preying on Hoosiers with subprime credit — those are the alleged misdeeds of a string of four Indianapolis used-car stores that might rank among the area’s most notoriously misnamed business enterprises. And now, after a settlement with Attorney ...

Rokita Warns Hoosiers About Eregious Theft Of Private Patient Medical Records

16 Jul 2024

In the wake of a massive and under-reported cyberattack, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is warning Hoosiers about the steps they can take to prevent the potential theft of their personal health care information.  For months, the nation’s largest electronic data clearinghouse, ChangeHealthcare/UnitedHealth, failed to inform the likely 11 ...

Rokita Oversees 14 Investigations Leading To Charges Amid National Push To Halt Health Care Fraud

09 Jul 2024

  Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office played a key role last week in a major nationwide enforcement action against licensed medical professionals who allegedly participate in fraudulent health care schemes.  The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) conducted 14 cr ...

Congresswoman Houchin Announces the Passage of Three Key Appropriations Bills

09 Jul 2024

  Congresswoman Erin Houchin proudly announces the passage of three critical appropriations bills aimed at fortifying national security, supporting our allies, and ensuring the safety and well-being of Americans.    Securing Our Borders and Protecting Our Homeland: H.R. 8752 The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations ...

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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. 


Kylee M. Shepard
Benjamin M. Elkins
Rochell N. Bierly
Donan P. Briles