BHS NJROTC places fourth of 11 in drill meet (12/7/23)The Bloomfield NJROTC placed fourth overall at the Floyd Central Drill Meet recently in a field of 11 teams. “The individual event teams led by Cadets Alydia Weddle, Blaine Vandeventer, Nick Pittman and Dominic May faced tough competition from Marine, Air Force, Army and Navy JROTC schools from Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana in a nine-event, all day competition,” said BHS Naval Science Instructor Chief Petty Officer David Hultberg. ...
Worthington council addresses concerns over sewer rate hikes (12/7/23)2The Worthington Town Council held a public hearing November 28 to hear from residents concerned about upcoming sewage rate hikes. The town, which is facing the need to update and replace an aging and ineffective system found to be out of compliance by state inspectors, was not chosen for first-round funding offered by OCRA to offset the costs of planned wastewater treatment upgrades...
Surprise of a lifetime for Lilly Scholar Justin Brown (12/6/23)What seemed like a typical Friday at Linton-Stockton High School provided quite the turn for senior Justin Brown as a few unexpected guests entered his morning band class. Representatives from the Greene County Foundation, along with Brown’s loved ones, interrupted rehearsal to relay the exciting news: Brown had been named the 2024 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient...
Bassler: Applications open for Indiana Senate Page Program (12/6/23)The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2024 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington). Through the full-day program, students in grades six through 12 tour Indiana’s Statehouse, listen to debates and help staff with age-appropriate tasks. Students also have the opportunity to meet their state senator...
Free community Christmas party offered December 15 in Linton (12/6/23)A free community Christmas party will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 15 at Meek Financial Center, located at 89 A St NE in Linton. All are welcome to come and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, crafts, meeting Buddy the Elf and other family fun...
December 18 food giveaway slated at Linton park (12/6/23)The final mobile food pantry food giveaway of the year is scheduled for Monday, December 18 at Humphreys Park in Linton, located at 1300 NE A St.. The drive-thru event, which begins at 10 a.m. and continues until supplies run out, has been steadily growing since its introduction and regularly assists hundreds, including families and the elderly. The staff is made up entirely of volunteers, directed by organizer Wendy Bailey...
Community Notes (12/6/23)Community Notes Friday, December 8 Memory Makers Quilt and Craft Club will host a Christmas Party from 12-5 p.m. in the Bloomfield-Greene County Library Community Room at 125 S. Franklin Street in Bloomfield. They will have a craft exchange of anything craft-related that you wish to get rid of and give to a good home. ...
Community Notes (12/5/23)Thursday, December 7 The Shakamak Elementary Christmas Program “Twas the Night Before Christmas” will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Elementary gym. Linton-Stockton Elementary School will hold a Winter Walk from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with free admission at the elementary playground. ...
Jam-packed weekend of Christmas festivities in Jasonville (12/4/23)Residents of Jasonville traded their traditional Columbia blue for red and green last weekend in a variety of activities to celebrate the Christmas season. On Saturday, the Jasonville Home for the Holidays festivities kicked off with Grow Jasonville’s Second Annual Donut Dash at 10 a.m.. Participants chowed down on sweet treats from Hometown Doughnuts following the 1.5 mile run/walk down Meridian, Oak, Park, Main and Lawton Streets as Rayden Rehmel crossed the Heritage Block finish line first...
Competitive reading grant explained at BSD meeting (12/4/23)The Bloomfield Board of School Trustees met on Monday, Nov. 27 for their monthly public session. Superintendent Scott Van Der Aa provided information on the newly-acquired Competitive Science of Reading Grant from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)...
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By Billy HollandWill the sin we commit in secret only hurt us?
By Kegan Inman, President, Greene County Humane Society Board of DirectorsRedefining animal rescue
By Brenda Hancock, Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging & DisabilityCaregivers, how do you know if you need help?
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Dixie Lee CavanaughDixie Lee Cavanaugh passed away peacefully on December 3, 2023, in Vincennes. Born on March 6, 1941, in Linton, Dixie was a beacon of light and love to all who knew her. Dixie’s life was one of...
Coleta “Katie” J. SloughColeta “Katie” J. Slough, age 96, of Linton passed away peacefully at 10:20 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023 at Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Jasonville. She was born in Indianapolis on May...
Dorothy M. (Edmonson) DoveDorothy M. (Edmonson) Dove, 98, of Jasonville passed away at 1 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2023 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born February 8, 1925 in Jasonville to Carl L. Edmondson and...
Police LogsGreene County Sheriff’s Department Activity Log The Greene County Sheriff’s Department responded to 21 incidents and calls for service Dec. 4, including one alarm, two suspicious, one extra patrol, two transports, two reckless drivers, two domestic disputes, one civil dispute, two property damage accidents, two welfare checks, three assists to the public, one alcohol offense, one threat and one abandoned vehicle...
Police LogsGreene County Sheriff’s Department Activity Log The Greene County Sheriff’s Department responded to 55 incidents and calls for service from Dec. 1-3, including three investigations, one lost and found, four animal complaints, four warrant services, one road hazard, two assists to the public, three property damage accidents, one theft, six suspicious, four welfare checks, two shooting complaints, one battery, two domestic disputes, two unruly subjects, three alarms, two civil disputes, one personal injury accident, two assists to other departments, one reckless driver, one mental health, one transport, one trespass, one juvenile complaint, one abandoned vehicle, one threat and four traffic stops.. ...
- Miners start season 2-0On Friday, Dec. 8, the Linton boys basketball team defeated Mitchell 60-48 as the Miners are now 2-0 on the season. The Miners have defeated two teams with three wins to start the year. After trailing 15-11 after the first quarter, the Miners went on a quick 7-0 run to take an 18-15 lead with 5:37 left in the second quarter...
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- Lady Miners remain undefeated in conference (12/8/23)
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- Lady Wolverines win third game of season (12/6/23)
- Lady Lakers win 10th straight (12/6/23)
- Holiday tournaments start on Saturday (12/5/23)
- Eastern Greene, Linton football honors announced (12/5/23)
- Surprise of a lifetime for Lilly Scholar Justin Brown
- Chain reaction of domestic dispute, search warrant and arrest on preliminary felony charges in Linton
- Jam-packed weekend of Christmas festivities in Jasonville
- Miners start season off with victory over Clay City
- T-Birds win first game of the season in overtime
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