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Friday, May 29, 2015
Summer in Greene County kicks off with a busy weekend

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Community Notes (05/29/15)
Saturday, May 30 Entries are now being accepted for the Annual Freedom Festival 5K Run and Fitness Walk, hosted by the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce, which will be conducted Saturday, June 20 at the Linton-Stockton High School Track. Entry Fee is $25 per person, early registration fee; $20 per person. ...
Bloomfield Alumni graduates from IU School of Medicine (05/29/15)
Saturday, May 9, Jordan Maryfield graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine and is now set to begin residency training. Maryfield, the son of Roger and Kim Maryfield, is a 2007 graduate of Bloomfield High School. He ended his four-year journey at Indiana University as an elected member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and ranked in the top five percent of his graduating class...
Community Notes (05/28/15)
Friday, May 29 The Executive Board of the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative will meet qt 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative, 77 A St. N.E., Linton. A solo art show, "Batteries Not Included" by Matt Mason continues at the Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center until May 30, Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. ...
Community Notes (05/26/15)
Wednesday, May 27 A solo art show, "Batteries Not Included" by Matt Mason continues at the Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center until May 30, Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays 12-4 p.m. (with volunteers on Saturday - call first 812-847-0165). The Carnegie is located at 110 East Vincennes Street in Linton...
Community Notes (05/22/15)
Saturday, May 23 The Greene County Daily World Office will be closed Monday, May 25. There will not be a paper on Tuesday, May 26 due to Memorial Day. The Bloomfield Eastern-Greene Public library will hold a meet and greet technology seminar from 6-7 p.m. with the library director...
Community Notes (05/21/15)
Friday, May 22 The Bloomfield Eastern-Greene Public library will hold a meet and greet technology seminar from 6-7 p.m. with the library director. A solo art show, "Batteries Not Included" by Matt Mason continues at the Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center until May 30, Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays 12-4 p.m. (with volunteers on Saturday - call first 812-847-0165). The Carnegie is located at 110 East Vincennes Street in Linton...
Senate Bill 441 is highlight of latest NARFE news (05/21/15)
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Bloomfield Chapter 847 met Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Casa Sevilla Restaurant in Bloomfield. President Larry Dent led the Pledge of Allegiance and Leatrice Coker gave the invocation. President Dent welcomed all and introduced the guests from Open Arms Christian Ministries, Larry and Ruth Ann Pierson and Amber Malay. ...
A look at the Christian Women's Fellowship meeting in May (05/21/15)
Christian Women's Fellowship (CWF) met in Fellowship Hall in the Bloomfield First Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. on May 14, 2015. The president, Deloris Williams, opened the meeting by leading members in the CWF prayer. Roll call was taken with 16 books read and 13 visits/calls made. The minutes were approved as printed in the Wel-Spring and Deloris gave the financial reports. Connie Lester, sunshine chair, mentioned the cards she sent from the group in the past month...
Alberta "Bert" Clements (05/29/15)
Alberta "Bert" Clements, age 69, of Random Lake, Wis., passed away at home on Friday morning, May 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Coal City, Indiana, on December 21, 1945, daughter of Max and Coleta "Katie" (Hunter) Slough...
Marcella Marie Bruhn (05/28/15)
Marcella Marie Bruhn, 80, of Columbus died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at her home. She was born February 14, 1935 in Indianapolis to the late Charles and Eva Louise Smith. She married Roy E. Bruhn, Sr. and he preceded her in death. She was a former Physical Therapist Manager at Franklin Methodist Home and also former Hostess for McDonalds in Jasonville. She enjoyed playing Bingo with nursing home patients; she loved her family, fishing and animals...
George Henry Emmons (05/27/15)
George Henry Emmons, 92, passed away Sunday evening, May 24, at the Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center in Odon, Ind. Born May 12, 1923 in Oaktown, Ind., he was the son of Lee Roy and Millie Jane (Bryant) Emmons. George began work at an early age at the Elnora School where he met his wife of 72 years, Martha Joyce (Summitt) Emmons and she survives...
Richard DeWayne Mathena (05/27/15)
Richard DeWayne Mathena, 68, of Linton, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2015. He was born in Linton on March 7, 1947 to Melvin Lee and Ruth (Burcham) Mathena. Richard was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton. He was a graduate of Southeastern Christian College of Winchester, Kentucky and received a BA from Oakland City University. ...
Jerry D. 'Jack Knife' Hoesman (05/27/15)
Jerry D. 'Jack Knife' Hoesman, 64, of Linton, Indiana, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, May 23, 2015. He was born in Sullivan, Indiana on December 14, 1950 to Byron and Opal (Ridge) Hoesman. Jerry married Burnus F. Massey on April 24, 1975...
Open Arms Christian Ministries celebrates 30 years (05/08/15)
SWITZ CITY -- Open Arms Christian Ministries, near Switz City, is celebrating 30-years of sharing Christ through meeting the needs ofothers during the year 2015. As part of the year-long celebration, Open Arms is hosting award-winning Christian singer/songwriter, author Kathy Troccoli in concert on Saturday, May 16 at the Red Shelton Performing Arts Center in Vincennes. Show time is 7 p.m...
Mother's Day Brings Tears (05/08/15)
"I never go to church on Mother's Day. I can't handle the focus on Mothers and all the children of all ages with their mothers." Tears ran down the face of my friend. She was a professional who, unknown to me, had suffered from infertility and had had several miscarriages. Other friends I soon learned had children who had died and it was painful to see families together when their family circle was not complete...
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