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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

Wednesday, April 1 The 54th John L. Kewis Day Celebration Dinner will be at 11 a.m. at the American Legion, located at 211 E. Washington Street in Oakland City. All retired miners and their spouses as well as widows and...
Imogene M. (Rice) Fehrman (04/01/15)
Imogene M. (Rice) Fehrman, age 87, of Linton, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. She was born June 25, 1927, in Midland, the daughter of Jesse and Bessie (Craig) Rice. Imogene graduated in 1945 and worked for 35 years in many departments at Greene County General Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary Post #122 and Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #7118, all of Linton...
Concepcion 'Connie' Alonso Brinson (04/01/15)
Concepcion 'Connie' Alonso Brinson, 83, of Belleville, Illinois, formerly of Lyons, Indiana, went to Heaven peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2015. She was born in Cueta, Spain on February 17, 1932 to Jose Alonso and Concepcion Oliva. Connie married Steven J. Brinson on March 15, 1970 in Rota, Spain...
Florence Rachel Byers (04/01/15)
Florence Rachel Byers, 94, of Bedford, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at her residence. Born August 12, 1920 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Charles and Nancy (Frazier) Evans. She married Carl Byers on March 29, 1941 and he preceded her in death on March 15, 2013...
Blaine "Jack" Johnson Fulk (04/01/15)
Blaine "Jack" Johnson Fulk, age 93, of Worthington, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at I.U. Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers. He and his twin sister were born in Patricksburg on April 26, 1921, children of Noel and Bertha (Lucas) Fulk. He attended school for 9 1/2 years in Patricksburg, and completed his final 2 1/2 years of high school at Grant-Fairplay (Switz City) in 1939. ...
LaVeta (Garrett) Sprinkle (03/31/15)
LaVeta (Garrett) Sprinkle, 71, formerly of Princeton, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She was born on Oct. 26, 1943 in Evansville to Walter and Clara Bell (Dike) Garrett. She was a graduate of Owensville High School Class of 1961 and a member of the Columbia General Baptist Church. She had previously worked at Walmart as a cashier...
Blaine "Jack" Fulk (03/30/15)
Blaine "Jack" Fulk, age 93, of Worthington, passed away at 9:09 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at IU Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington and will be posted when available. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.welchcornett.com...
Linda Carole Van Arsdale (Brill) (03/30/15)
Linda Carole Van Arsdale (Brill), 67, of Coal City, passed away on March 30, 2015 at her home with her family by her side. Linda was born February 15, 1948 in Lebanon, the daughter of the late Edward and Esther (Duncan) Brill. She graduated from Brownsburg High School in 1966. Linda married the love of her life Elbert Wayne Van Arsdale on December 4, 1971. She retired from Spencer-Owen Community Schools in February of 2014, after 25 years of service...
Charlotte L. (Nelson) Duncan (03/28/15)
Charlotte L. (Nelson) Duncan, 57, of Coalmont, Ind. passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 in her home in Coalmont, Ind. She was born October 13, 1957 in Brazil, Ind. to Don Nelson and Barbara (Willie) Nelson. Survivors include her husband, Paul Duncan of Coalmont, Ind. ...
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
  • Bloomington police nab suspect in 2009 Indianapolis shooting
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a fugitive suspected of killing one man and injuring three others in a shooting outside an Indianapolis grocery store more than five years ago....
  • Arkansas, Indiana lawmakers race to update religion bills
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana are scrambling to revise controversial religious objection measures as Republican governors in both states try to quell a growing backlash from businesses and other critics who have called the proposals anti-gay....
  • Businesses, performers boycott Indiana because of new law
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Businesses and organizations are canceling events and barring travel to Indiana over a religious objections law that critics say would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Lawmakers are working to clarify the bill's intent, but many aren't waiting to see the results....
  • The latest developments on religious objections laws
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A day after Arkansas lawmakers defied criticism to pass a religious objections bill, the governor of Arkansas held off on signing the measure, saying it needed changes before he could make the proposal into law....
  • Prosecutors seek congressional probe of supplement industry
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A group of 14 attorneys general has asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced....
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