The Eastern Greene Scrabble teams are the reigning champions from last year's state tournament and are hoping to retain their title on Saturday, March 7 at St. John Lutheran School in Indianapolis. The Scrabble teams are... >>
Today: Partly cloudy. Highs around 20. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows near zero. North winds up to 5 mph becoming light. Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Lowest... >>
Indiana -- Across central and southern Indiana, from midnight through 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, the Indiana State Police responded to reports of 99 property damage crashes, 24 crashes involving personal injury, plus... >>
The Greene County Career Success Coalition held its second meeting on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Casa Sevilla in Bloomfield. The Vision and Belief statements for the organization were reviewed and adjustments made... >>
Senior swingman Drew Witty has been enjoying a breakout season for the Linton-Stockton Miners basketball team. The Miners finished the 2014-15 regular season with a record of 18-6 and their 6-1 record in conference play was... >>
BICKNELL - Eastern Greene never found its shooting eye as the Thunderbirds had their high school boys basketball season come to an end, losing to South Knox 60-50 in the opening game of the Class 2A North Knox Sectional here... >>
Tom is a very friendly beagle. He is in the age range of two to four years old. Tom has been neutered, and has all his up to date shots. SAFE has worked with him so that he is house-trained, and good with other pets. Tom... >>
Some Shakamak students taking a class about social problems are not just talking about problems, they're doing something to help solve problems. One of those students, Moriah Bowen, explained they are trying to complete a... >>
Mark Jones, a local farmer, was chosen as the winning farmer in Greene County of the America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. As the winner, Jones was given $2,500 to donate to a non-profit... >>
Julie Corbin is this year's featured artist for Marsh Madness at the Carnegie Heritage and Arts Center and her piece entitled "Evening Goose Pond" is the featured item for the Marsh Madness & Sandhill Crane Festival Dinner... >>
SWITZ CITY - Bloomfield fought back from a 15-point halftime deficit to take a one-point lead over Clay City on a 3-pointer by Luke Vandeventer with 39 seconds on the clock, but a pair of free throws by the Eels' Evan Rogers... >>
AREA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCHEDULES FRIDAY, MARCH 6 Boys Basketball Class A WRV Sectional 57: White River Valley vs. Eminence, 6 p.m.; Shakamak vs. Clay City, 7:30 p.m. Class 2A North Knox Sectional 47: Sullivan vs. South... >>
INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
CLASS A WHITE RIVER VALLEY SECTIONAL 57
Clay City 41, Bloomfield 40
CLASS 2A NORTH KNOX SECTIONAL 47
South Knox 60, Eastern Greene 50 >>
It can never be said, in Greene County at least, that man and nature can't coexist and create something that would have otherwise been lost or forgotten. The term "perfect storm" is often over used in reference to a group of... >>
BLOOMFIELD -- The Greene County Commissioners tabled a motion for further information regarding inmate telephone service at the Greene County Jail during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday morning. Greene County Sheriff... >>
Boys' Sectional 57; Clay City vs BLOOMFIELD Pre-Game 6:30 pm Boys' Sectional 47; Sullivan vs Winner Eastern-Greene vs South Knox Pre-Game 5:30 pm Boys' Sectional 47; LINTON-STOCKTON vs Winner NK vs NC To follow... >>
Indianapolis - Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff in honor of Father Theodore Hesburgh, whose leadership, wisdom and vision on matters of human and civil rights,... >>
Dropping grades, unexplained bruises, and depressive actions can be found with nearly 1.5 million high school students across the country. These signs, along with many others are signals of an abusive relationship. What is... >>
The 2014 Business & Service Card Directory will help you find a business in our area. For more information about advertising in the directory, contact Christy Lehman, Tina Snow or Heidi Puckett at 812-847-4487.
March 3-31 Enrollment forms are due for the 2015/2016 Linton Kindergarten class. Children who will be five years old on or before August 1, 2015 are eligible to enroll. Forms may be picked up in the elementary school office...
Alice M. Sheetz(03/05/15) Alice M. Sheetz, 90, of Linton, Indiana, was born July 13, 1924, died February 27, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Charles E. Sheetz, and son, Robert E. Sheetz and sister Rose Neff. She leaves behind her sister Helen Marshall, children, Charlie G. ...
Dorothy Mae Lee(03/04/15) Dorothy Mae Lee, 80, of Worthington, passed away at IU Health Hospital Bloomington on Saturday February 28, 2015. She was born in Owen County on October 2, 1934 to Frank and Alta (Hacker) Williams. She enjoyed quilting, painting, playing the guitar and singing...
Rickie Gene Woods(03/04/15) Rickie Gene Woods, 65, of Linton, Ind., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, March 2, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on February 14, 1950 in Sullivan County, Ind. to Clifford M. and Clara B. (Johnson) Woods. Rickie married Darlene R. Engle on May 17, 1974...
Juanita F. Dennis(03/03/15) Juanita F. Dennis, 92, of Linton, went to meet her Lord and Saviour with loved ones by her side at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Monday, March 2, 2015. She was born in Sullivan County, Indiana on November 29, 1922 to Bert and Pearl (Cowden) Chambers. Juanita became the wife of Donald E. Dennis on June 1, 1946...
Iris Jean Markle(03/02/15) Iris Jean Markle, 66, of Linton, Indiana, passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born on August 18, 1948 in Linton, Indiana to Paul L. and Bonnie Mae (Enochs) Franklin. Iris became the wife of John W. Markle on July 26, 1975...
Edna Jane Dickerson(02/28/15) Edna Jane Dickerson, 79, of Linton, Ind., entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Meadows Manor North in Terre Haute. She was born in Linton, Ind., on January 16, 1936, to William Dione and Edna Ellen (Baker) Harrell. Jane became the wife of Landon T. (Tom) Dickerson on August 4, 1956...
Wanda Kaye Eslinger(02/27/15) Wanda Kaye Eslinger, age 67, of Linton, entered eternal life with her lord and family on Thursday afternoon, February 25, 2015, at her residence. She was born March 18, 1947, in Linton, the daughter of Rufus "Peanut" & Florence (Everwine) Spelts. She graduated in 1965 from Linton-Stockton High School. ...
Wanda Kay (Spelts) Eslinger(02/26/15) Wanda Kay (Spelts) Eslinger, age 67, of Linton, entered eternal life with her Lord and family on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available. Online condolences can be sent at www.welchcornett.com...
Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors
The documentary film "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" won a Bronze Telly Award in 2011 in the nature/wildlife program category. The film's executive producer Bill Barnes, a Linton native who now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, was pleased with the recognition the Telly Award would bring to the area of southwestern Indiana where he grew up. The Telly Awards are the premier awards honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, online commercials, video and films.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- With Wisconsin positioned to become the third Midwestern state in as many years to enact a right-to-work law, the Assembly began debate Thursday on a plan Republican Gov. Scott Walker has promised to quickly sign and Democrats lack the votes to stop....