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Business & Service Directory 2014

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.

Serving Linton, Bloomfield, Jasonville, Worthington, Lyons and Greene County, Indiana

Community Notes (04/18/15)
Saturday, April 18 Art opening reception for "Works by Jeff Thom" this Friday April 10th, 6p.m. - 8p.m. Stop by for light refreshments, meet the artist and view paintings, hand painted decorative chairs and screens at The Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center, 110 East Vincennes Street in Linton. Show will run from April 7th-May 1st. Carnegie hours: Tuesday - Friday 10a.m. - 4p.m...
Community Notes (04/17/15)
Friday, April 17 Art opening reception for "Works by Jeff Thom" this Friday April 10th, 6p.m. - 8p.m. Stop by for light refreshments, meet the artist and view paintings, hand painted decorative chairs and screens at The Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center, 110 East Vincennes Street in Linton. Show will run from April 7th-May 1st. Carnegie hours: Tuesday - Friday 10a.m. - 4p.m...
NARFE holds monthly meeting (04/16/15)
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 847 met Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at the Casa Sevilla Restaurant in Bloomfield. President Larry Dent led the Pledge of Allegiance and Phyllis Parkes gave the invocation. After the luncheon, President Dent brought the meeting to order and Leatrice Coker gave the February minutes. ...
Community Notes (04/14/15)
Tuesday, March 14 Art opening reception for "Works by Jeff Thom" this Friday April 10th, 6p.m. - 8p.m. Stop by for light refreshments, meet the artist and view paintings, hand painted decorative chairs and screens at The Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center, 110 East Vincennes Street in Linton. Show will run from April 7th-May 1st. Carnegie hours: Tuesday - Friday 10a.m. - 4p.m...
CWF has April meeting (04/13/15)
The April 9, 2015 Christian Women's Fellowship (CWF) meeting was held in Fellowship Hall of the Bloomfield First Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. The president, Deloris Williams opened the meeting by leading members in the CWF prayer. Roll call was taken with eight books read and eleven calls/visits made. The minutes were approved as printed in the Wel-Spring. Deloris gave the financial report...
Sandra Dorraugh (04/18/15)
Sandra Dorraugh, 67, of Brazil, formerly of Linton, passed away at Exceptional Living Nursing Home in Brazil. She was born November 21, 1947 in Vincennes to Clyde Eugene and Rachel Pauline (Gilmore) Reynolds. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Linton...
John Stanley Martindale (04/17/15)
John Stanley Martindale, 75, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015 at IU Hospice in Bloomington. Born September 28, 1939 in Greene County, he was the son of Charles A. and Clara Edna (Blaker) Martindale. He is survived by six nephews...
Anita L. Swaby (04/16/15)
Anita L. Swaby, 78, of Linton, Indiana, went to Heaven peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. She was born in Greene County, Indiana on March 13, 1937 to Bud and Tressa (McDonald) English. Anita was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a charter member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church and she graciously opened up her home when the church was founded for services to be held. Anita was employed as an accountant for David Sisk before her retirement...
Harold Lee Gambill (04/16/15)
Harold Lee Gambill, 86, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday April 16, 2015 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born December 1, 1928 in Linton, Indiana the son of Everett and Mary (Tendick) Gambill. Harold was a Carpenter, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post No. 196 and Bloomfield Masonic Lodge No. 84...
Shelba Jean (Aynes) Lehman (04/16/15)
Shelba Jean (Aynes) Lehman, 72, of Linton, Ind., passed away with her loving family by her side, on April 15, 2015. She was born on July 30, 1942 in Ft. Benning, Georgia to Joshua W. and Lydia Catherine (Johnson) Aynes. Shelba married the love of her life, Donald Paul Lehman Sr. on October 5, 1961...
Velva Todd (04/16/15)
Velva Todd, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday April 15, 2015 at her residence. Born July 1, 1930 in Greene County, Indiana, the daughter of Kelcie and Anna (Fisher) George. Velva worked as a janitor at the Greene County Jail and the Court House...
Amos Bowersock (04/14/15)
Amos Bowersock, age 91, of Linton, passed on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in rural Worthington on April 18, 1923, the son of George and Mary Ann (Pruett) Bowersock. On Feb. 21, 1948 he married Barbara (Yates) Bowersock...
Thomas Harold Hickey (04/14/15)
Thomas Harold Hickey, age 91, of Linton, passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Medco Health & Rehab in French Lick. He was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Corbin, Kentucky, the son of Thomas Howard and Evelyn (Sharp) Hickey. Thomas worked at Firestone in Wyandotte, Michigan, as a shipper. ...
Young Birders Club tours Goose Pond during Marsh Madness

Indiana Rail Road Santa Train

Gallery updated with photos of items up for bids in Friday's Silent Auction at the Courthouse

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.
State news
  • Elkhart newspaper takes top honors in IAPME contest
    INDIANPOLIS, Ind. (AP) -- Anne Christnovich, Tim Vandenack, Sarah Welliver and the staff of The Elkhart Truth won top honors at the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors' awards ceremony Friday for their coverage of the five-year aftermath of the Great Recession....
  • 24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a "significant increase" in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program approved by Gov. Mike Pence, state health officials said Friday....
  • Gary bishop, Notre Dame chief react to Cardinal George death
    GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Catholic leaders in Indiana are praising the late Cardinal Francis George as a dedicated servant to the church....
  • Pence signs into law bill expanding use of overdose drug
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Mike Pence has signed into law a bill that immediately allows Indiana residents to obtain and use a drug that can reverse heroin overdoses in their relatives, friends and loved ones....
  • Death penalty sought in suspected Indiana serial killings
    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana prosecutors filed a request Friday seeking the death penalty against a man charged in the slayings of two women and suspected in the deaths of five other women whose bodies were found last fall in abandoned homes in Gary....
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