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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...
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. ...
Robert Arthur Miller (03/26/15)
Robert Arthur Miller, 88, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday March 26, 2015 at his residence. Born February 20, 1927 in Bloomfield, Indiana the son of Arthur and Eva (Wright) Miller. Robert was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Sylvania Wesleyan Church in Bloomfield...
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
  • Advocates say Indiana woman's sentence for feticide alarming
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- An advocacy group says a northern Indiana woman's 20-year sentence in the death of her premature infant is a misuse of the state's feticide law....
  • Arkansas governor urges changes to religious-objections bill
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay....
  • Deal elusive on clarification for religious objections law
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana's Republican legislative leaders huddled behind closed doors for hours Wednesday with Gov. Mike Pence and business executives but couldn't reach an agreement on how to clarify the religious objections law in hopes of quashing concerns that it could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians....
  • The latest developments on religious objection 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....
  • Investigators say driver error caused Indiana tour bus crash
    SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana State Police say driver error caused a tour bus crash in southern Indiana that injured more than 20 people....
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