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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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I-69 officially opens for trafficVideo highlights of Monday's I-69 ceremonies. (Courtesy of the Indiana Department of Transportation)
Community Notes (06/19/13)
Thursday An executive session to receive information about and interview prospective employees will be held at 5 p.m. at the Linton Public Library. The regular board meeting will immediately follow the executive session. Dugger Lodge No. 721 F&AM will eat at 6 p.m. and work in the MM Degree at 7 p.m. Visiting brethren welcome...
"Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors" wins coveted Telly AwardThe documentary film "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" has won a national Telly Award in the nature/wildlife program category. The documentary "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" was selected as a Bronze Telly Award Winner out of nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, according to the film's executive producer and Linton native, Bill Barnes, who now lives in Charlotte, NC. Barnes, who received notification of the award late last week, is pleased with the recognition the film winning the Telly Award will bring to the area of southwestern Indiana where he grew up. The Telly Awards were founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Click here for a preview of the film.
James P. Martindale (06/19/13)
James P. Martindale, 76, of Worthington, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Garden Villa Healthcare in Bloomington. He was born on Nov. 9, 1936 in Worthington to Earl and Geneva Martindale. Jim is survived by his two children, Rosie (Roy) Cohen, Lombard, Ill., and Kathy (Jerry) Wise, Spencer, Ind.; two granddaughters, six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a sister Lana (Joe) Waskom, Glade Hill, Va.; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews...
Dorrotha Jean Helms (06/18/13)
Dorrotha Jean Helms of rural Bloomfield passed away on June 15 at 8:30 p.m. at the Bloomington Hospital. She was born April 23, 1928, to Logan Fuller and Mary C. (Stevens) Fuller of Greene County. She has lived in the rural Bloomfield area nearly all of her life. She was married to Paul Eugene Helms on August 22, 1942. She served as a homemaker throughout her entire life. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Pentecostal Church...
Charles W. "Bill" Wilkes (06/17/13)
Charles W. "Bill" Wilkes, 79, of Linton, passed away on June 16, 2013 surrounded by his family at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born on April 25, 1934 in Sullivan County, Ind., to Edward and Madge (Hurst) Wilkes. He married Thelma Ruth Keene on April 1, 1960...
B. Ann Bucher (06/17/13)
B. Ann Bucher, 65, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013 at her residence. Born June 30, 1947 in Linton, she was the daughter of Jesse Paul Childers and Shirley Ann (Icenogle) Childers Berns. Surviving relatives include: her husband, Teddy E. ...
Rebecca Simone Spinks (06/17/13)
Rebecca Simone Spinks, 53, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Bloomington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Feb. 25, 1960 in Linton, she was the daughter of Harry and Phyllis (Bailey) Harper. She was a homemaker...
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