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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

Saturday, January 31 A Benefit Dinner for Robert "Buster" Scharbrough, Sr. will open at noon on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Saron Church, 440 First Street NE in Linton. The menu includes chili, hot dogs, dessert and a drink...
Jerry D. Mckinnon (01/31/15)
Jerry D. McKinnon, age 69, of Elnora, formerly of Linton, passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Hammond on April 14, 1945, the son of Herman Ed & Vera (Cuvelier) McKinnon. Jerry served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. ...
Mrs. Nina Lucille Kinney (01/29/15)
Mrs. Nina Lucille Kinney, 89 of Oden, IN passed away Thursday morning January 29, 2015 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Nina was born on May 8, 1925 in Scottsburg, IN to Faun Baxter Thomas and Harold Ezra Thomas. She was married to Conrad Lowell Kinney in March of 1946...
Peggy J. Trump (01/29/15)
Peggy J. Trump, age 80, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Terre Haute on September 6, 1934, the daughter of William D. & Alice Marguerite (Kennett) Klein. Peggy was a 1953 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, and attended Indiana State University. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton, where she attended elementary school, was a member of St. Anne Altar Society, and played the organ for forty-five years...
Minnie Evabelle Ford (01/29/15)
Minnie Evabelle Ford, 90, of Sullivan, passed away January 29, 2015. She was born July 1, 1925 in Linton, Ind., to the late George W. and Minnie E. Glass Lawson. Minnie married Earl O. Ford in 1960, and he preceded her in death January 13, 1996. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved crocheting, knitting, oil painting, fishing and gardening. Minnie was a member of the Disabled American Veterans...
John Roscoe Tidd (01/27/15)
John Roscoe Tidd, 26, of Hymera, Indiana, passed away at 1:15 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Sullivan County, IN. He was born July 8, 1988, in Sullivan, IN, to John Patrick Tidd and Debra K. (Gambill) Smith. Survivors include his wife, Lynnzy whom he married on September 13, 2014; sons, Brantley Tidd, and a soon to be born son; mother and step-father, Debra K. ...
Carolyn Sue Goodman (01/26/15)
Carolyn Sue Goodman, 74 of Dugger, IN passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Sue was born on May 31, 1940 in Sullivan County, IN. She was the daughter of Harold "Boot Jack" Reynolds and Ella Marshall Reynolds. Sue was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Jack Reynolds...
Michael L. Stremming (01/24/15)
Michael L. Stremming, 61, of Sandborn, Ind., passed away unexpectedly on Fri., Jan. 23, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Moses Lake, Wash., on May 7, 1953, to Vivan E. and Dorothy (Gentry) Stremming. Michael married Leah R. Phillips on May 1, 1982...
Robert Johnson (01/23/15)
Robert Johnson, age 93, of Linton, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015, at Linton Nursing & Rehab. He was born in Linton on June 29, 1921, the son of Emery Thurston and Emma (Nickerson) Johnson. He was retired from NSWC Crane. He was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church...
Larry Dennis Strange (01/23/15)
Mr. Larry Dennis Strange, age 69, of Bloomfield, Indiana and of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at his cabin on Jones Ridge in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on Friday, September 21, 1945, the son of Commodore Alfred "C. A." and Josephine Booher Strange...
Maryann (LeRoy) Pataconi-Rehner (01/23/15)
Maryann Pataconi-Rehner (84) of Bloomfield, Indiana died Thursday morning, January 22, 2015 at peace in her home surrounded by her loving family. Born Mary Ann LeRoy in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 23, 1930 to parents Gustave A. and Alice Frances (Genaux) LeRoy, her parents moved home to White Cloud, Michigan at the height of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s to live out her father's dream to be a farmer. ...
Raymond Howard Reynolds (01/23/15)
Raymond Howard Reynolds, 79 of Sullivan, Ind. passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Raymond was born on August 10, 1935 in Dugger, Ind., the son of Raymond O. Reynolds and Rose Ella Sims Reynolds. He was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge #721 and the Linton Sons of American Legion post #22...
William Delano Bledsoe (01/22/15)
William Delano Bledsoe, formerly of Greene County, passed away in St. Petersburg, Fla., on January 16, 2015. He was the son of the Squire Orchards owners and he was an HVAC tech. He is survived by his two sisters Donetta and Holly Snook, two Sons, Adam Bledsoe and Randall Bledsoe; Three grandchildren Kayla Bledsoe, Micheal Bledsoe and Destini Ross...
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
  • Storm crawls into Midwest, threatens Northeast
    CHICAGO (AP) -- A storm that gathered steam over the southern Rockies moved into the Midwest early Sunday and is expected to dump more than a foot of snow as it moves toward New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago....
  • Gay scores 31, Kings snap losing streak, beat Pacers 99-94
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings used free throws to survive a cold start until their shooting heated up and they put an end to their eight-game losing skid....
  • Express train service planned between South Bend and Chicago
    CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) -- Commuters in northern Indiana will be able to get on a train in South Bend and arrive in downtown Chicago in less than two hours, starting in March....
  • Evaluation casts doubt on competency of man in murder case
    LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) -- A northern Indiana judge says one of two mental health evaluations he ordered for a 47-year-old man charged with stabbing his 73-year-old girlfriend to death and storing her dead body inside a freezer casts doubt on his competency to stand trial....
  • Homeland Security advises Indiana drivers be ready for snow
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is advising motorists to make sure they have emergency supplies in their vehicles in case they get stuck in a storm expected to bring up to 15 inches of snow in some areas of northern Indiana....
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