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Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Guest Columnists
What's the Honey Bee Done for You Lately?
By David Hughes, Greene County Beekeepers ~ 08/28/15
There is a lot of talk in the news these days about the plight of the Honey Bee....
Pardon me, but do you have the time?
By Deann R. Wolfe, Linton ~ 08/28/15
Spare Time.... Who has that luxury these days?

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

Community Notes (08/29/15)
Saturday, August 29 Booth space is available during the Worthington yard sale day on September 5. Contact J. Coppock 812-875 3287 or 2286. The Sunshine Shop is offering 10 feet of sidewalk space for $25.00 with several available. This is located at 16 N. Washington street. There is an awning above for protection from the elements. Please call for more information. Proceeds will go to the SonShine shop Food Pantry...
Hudson, Key to wed (08/28/15)
Jerry and Gloria Hudson are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Audrey Dove Hudson to David Matthew Key of Newburgh, IN. David is the son of Randel Key and the late Rebecca (Tony) Schnur. The Bride is a 2007 graduate of Bloomfield High School. ...
Thank You from the Jasonville Park Board (08/27/15)
The Jasonville Park Board would like to thank everyone that attended, supported and donated to the 7th Annual Mayor's Ride on August 22, 2015. We would like to thank the safety officers that assisted -- Ryan VanHorn, Brian Pilant, Andrew Duguay, Jake Gambill and Matt Duckworth...
Lucille E. Ellis (08/31/15)
Lucille E. Ellis, 89 of Clinton, Ind. and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Clinton Gardens. She was born in Hammond, Ind. on January 15, 1926 to Eugene Stockwell and Myrtle Middleton Stockwell. She was a graduate of Gerstmeyer Technical High School...
Rickie F. Holmes (08/29/15)
Rickie F. Holmes, age 65, of Jasonville, passed away at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Los Banos, California, on January 30, 1950, the son of Frank & Lela I. (Reeves) Holmes. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Church of God and American Legion, both of Jasonville. He was an avid guitar musician, enjoying...
Marvin W. Johnson (08/26/15)
Marvin W. Johnson, 74, of Bloomfield passed away Tuesday August 25, 2015 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born May 18, 1941 in Greene County, Indiana the son of Ivus Cecil and Evelyn Geneva (Myers) Johnson. Marvin was a lacquer and painter at Otis Elevator in Bloomington, he was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Linton, Bloomfield Masonic Lodge, Elnora Antique Tractor Association and the IBEW Local union...
Malori M. Jerrells (08/26/15)
Malori M. Jerrells, 28, of Martinsville passed away suddenly Wednesday August 12, 2015 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born February 24, 1987 in Akron, Ohio the daughter of John M. and Mary B. (Edwards) Mietus. Malori had worked at Dairy Queen in Bloomfield and was working at Walmart in Jewelry and Shoes. She had recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering...
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
  • Business interests donate $2.1 million for Pence travel
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Mike Pence's travel at home and abroad to promote Indiana as a haven for business has been paid for by a collection of powerful interests that also stand to benefit from having close ties with the Republican governor....
  • Heroin woes not prompting needle exchange in NW Indiana
    VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- Two northwestern Indiana counties that have long faced drug abuse troubles aren't dealing with the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users that's prompted the start of needle-exchange programs elsewhere in the state....
  • Pence requests federal aid after summer storms, flooding
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants for government and certain nonprofits in 19 counties that were hit by severe storms and flooding from June 7 to July 29....
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