WRV aims to bring precision machining in 2017White River Valley High School is in the process of bringing a precision machining course to its campus. WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker said the program will do a lot of good for students. “68 percent of students go to college. About 28 percent go to a second year,” he said. “That leaves a lot of kids needing a job or skill to be employable.”...
Linton-Stockton Chamber hears farming factsThe Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce (LSCC) met at Monical’s Pizza in Linton Tuesday, and the guest speaker, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc. National Government Relations Director Robert White, had some facts to share about agriculture, both in Greene County and statewide...
Extraordinary nurses recognized at GCGHNurses at Greene County General Hospital are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Eric Corbin, RN, who works in the hospital’s Emergency Department was the DAISY Award Winner. ...
Homelessness hits homeWhen most people think of homelessness, they think of the big city. Unfortunately it is happening in small communities, too. Jesse Burns is one such example. The 18-year-old has had a rough life, which ended up bringing him to Linton when he came to stay with a friend. He is from Washington, was raised in Arkansas and spent some time in Mount Vernon before making his way to the small Southern Indiana town of Linton...
Soup dinner to support ministry in ThailandFull Life Development (FLD) will be hosting a soup dinner to benefit its Thailand ministry. The dinner will be Saturday, Feb. 26 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Mineral Community Building at 3165 E. Mineral-Koleen Road in rural Bloomfield. FLD Director Bethany Scott said several area churches have offered to pitch in homemade soups, including chili, broccoli and cheese and more. The dinner, by donation only, will also include desserts and drinks...
Greene County gains its own wineryA quaint pale blue cottage situated cozily among rolling hills of Greene County is now home to Indiana’s 89th winery, the Huckleberry Hill Winery. Owner Cheryl Riddle said her mother, Sandy, owns the property which took Riddle and her husband two years to transform into what they hope will be Greene County’s next unique tourist attraction...
UDWI REMC members discuss concernsA group of local Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC customers have voiced concerns about their utility bills with hopes of seeing lower rates. John Coleman of rural Lyons said he has met with UDWI REMC’s CEO Brian Sparks and board members recently to discuss the issues he and other member-owners have with the rates...
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