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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Community Notes

Community Notes

Friday, May 27

The Jasonville City Council will conduct a "Special Meeting" at 6 p.m. on Ordinance No. 2016-8. The meeting will take place at the Civic Center located at 145 S. Lawton.

Greene County General Hospital will be hosting the Indiana Blood Center's Bloodmobile from noon-4 p.m. Visit https://www.donorpoint.org/donor/schedul....

Saturday, May 28

Bloomfield public library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Books will be $2 a bag.

The Moody Family Reunion will be at the West Shelter House at Linton's Humphreys Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sunday, May 29

Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church will hold a Fifth Sunday Sing at 6 p.m., located at the church, 2 miles west of the Bloomington Crane Gate on Highway 58. Everyone is invited.

Monday, May 30

There will be a Memorial Day service on the Greene County Courthouse lawn in Bloomfield at 3 p.m. Guest speaker: Cdr. Timothy A. Craddock, Naval Support Activity Crane. In case of inclement weather, the service will be at the American Legion Post 196 in Bloomfield.

Tuesday, May 31

Dugger Union Community School Corporation will have an Executive session at 7 p.m.

Sign-ups begin today for the Linton Public Library's Summer Reading Program. This year's theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!"

Wednesday, June 1

Linton Moose Lodge will have a cheeseburger special from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., every Wednesday.

Dugger Union Community School Corporation will have a public board meeting at 7 p.m.

The Orange, Lawrence, Jackson, Martin and Greene Joint Services will hold a Superintendent's Governing board meeting in the joint service conference room at 1401 15th Strteet in Bedford. Executive session at 9:30 a.m. followed by an open session at 10 a.m.

Dugger Union Community School Corporation will have and Executive Session on Tuesday May 31 and a Public Board Meeting on June 1 at school. Both meetings are scheduled for 7:00pm

The Switz City Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting at 6 p.m. at Switz City Town Hall. Everyone is encouraged to attend. For more information, please call 812-659-2077 or 812-659-2819..

Pre-registration deadline for the "Colors of Freedom Fun Run" Register at eventbrite.com, or download form at lintonfreedomfestival.org, or pick up a form at the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce office. For more info, call 812-847-4846.

Thursday, June 2

The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have the " Country Classic Band" from 3-6 p.m. There will be ham salad sandwiches, sodas, deserts. For donation only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

Friday, June 3

Lyons Community Yard Sales are June 3 and 4 this year. To be placed on the map please contact the Town Hall at 659-2521. Maps will be made available at local businesses.

The Linton Moose Lodge will be open at 11, and will host "Kim and Johns Karaoke".

Saturday, June 4

Register today for Open Arms5K Run/Walk on June 4. A chip-timed event for runners or walkers. A Kids Run will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Worthington City Park. The 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Medals will be awarded and door prizes will be given out. Proceeds will benefit the ministries of Open Arms at Switz City. Register online at openarmschristian.com or email karen@openarmschristian.com or call 812-659-2533 for more information.

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #479 of Lyons will hold the monthly breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The menu: Bacon or sausage, biscuits and gravy, eggs your way, fried potatoes, pancakes, coffee, tea and juice. The public is welcome.

The Linton American Legion Post #22 will host Kim's Karaoke & DJ at 9 p.m.-1 a.m., the event is open to the public.

Come join us on June 4th Saturday the Newberry Festival will have a fundraiser dinner from noon - 5 p.m. in the Newberry Park. We will be having sloppy joes, hot dogs, coney dogs, chips, deserts, tea, lemonade and soda. Donations only. If you have any questions you may call Judy Moore at 812-381-0193.

The Linton Moose Lodge will open at 11, and will host entertainer Brad Harris.

Sunday, June 5

Faith Christian Church in Bloomfield, located at 2188 West Highway 54, will host Great Day (The Ferguson Family) at 6 p.m..

Lyons Strawberry Parade will be Sunday June 5 at noon, all entries are welcome. Please contact Megan Lewellyn at 798-7518 if you are interested in participating.

The town of Lyons will sponsor the annual Strawberry Festival to be held at the Lyons Park. There will be a 5K run/kids walk at 10:00 am, this will be the first race of the Greene County 5K series. Registration at 9:30 or at mag7raceseries.com. A parade will start at 12:00 beginning at Dr. Green's office ending at Lyons Park. The baby contest will begin at 12:30, sign up at 12:15, 1:00 Live Music, 3:00 Open Class Horse Pull, Classic Car Drive In. There will also be the usual Ice Cream and Strawberry Shortcake, Kids Slide and Bounce House, Lyons Volunteer Fire Department Food Stand and Vendors. Booth Space contact 812-659-2908.

It is asked that Memorial Day decorations be removed from Lebanon Cemetery by June 5. Items may remain on the stone but decorations not removed from the grave itself and in the mowing path will be disposed of. If decorating with a shepherd's hook please place it to the side of the stone for mowing purposes. We want to remind everyone that we do not allow decorative rock around monuments and no ceramic or glass items are allowed, please keep the mowing path clear. Mowing season has begun and we ask your help in keeping our mowing crew and everyone else safe. Thank you for your cooperation. Any questions call 812-665-9490.

The Linton Moose Lodge will be open at 11. Open mic will be taking place. Every day there will be bucket specials.

Tuesday, June 7

Greene County Democrat Club will meet in Jasonville at the Senior Citizens Building at 6 p.m. for a pitch-in dinner. Please bring a covered dish to share.

Friday, June 10

Owensburg Baptist Church will be hosting GREAT DAY at 7 p.m. GREAT DAY is the Ferguson family from Mount Dora, Florida, a gospel music ministry dedicated to serving the Lord and spreading the word of God through song. GREAT DAY is a family ministry made up of husband and wife Bill and Brenda Ferguson and daughters Lisa Ann, Sara Lynn, and son Steven . Based in central Florida, GREAT DAY was called into ministry in 2005 and has been ministering throughout the Southeastern United States for the past 10 years. GREAT DAY provides a wide range of music, from old quartet standards to fresh new arrangements. All are welcome to attend, any questions call 812-863-2975 and speak to Pastor Jay Collins. Owensburg Baptist Church is located at 6626 South Hoover Ave.

The "Colors of Freedom Fun Run" will take place at Humphrey's Park, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is available online at lintonfreedomfestival.org, at eventbrite.com, or forms are available at the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce office. Pre-registration costs are $15 per person or $45 for a 4 person team. Day of event registration costs are $20 per person and $50 for a 4 person team. Additional information is available at www.lintonfreedomfestival.org as well as by calling 812-

Saturday, June 11

Sullivan County Airport will be having its' 50th anniversary. It will open with breakfast and continue with activities all day. The public is welcome and invited to attend.

Cave Quest VBS--Provide a Guiding Light with God's Word--is coming to Mansions in Heaven Church from 9 a.m.-3p.m. Come out for great Bible stories, snacks, crafts, music and games. The church is located at 201 S. Franklin Street Bloomfield.

The Hagemeir reunion will be held at the Sandborn Community Building at noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

Members of the Worthington-Jefferson High School class of 1956 will be gathering to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their graduation at the Worthington American Legion Community Room at 12:30 p.m. All former classmates, teachers and friends are welcome to join the party and reminisce about "old times".

Members of the Worthington-Jefferson High School class of 1956 will be gathering to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their graduation on Saturday, June 11 at the Worthington American Legion Community Room at 12:30 p.m. All former classmates, teachers and friends are welcome to join the party and reminisce about "old times".

Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious. Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.

The descendants of Dora and Obediah Rose of Greene County, will host the 50th Annual Rose Family Reunion on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the East Shelter House in Linton City Park.

Calling all Worthington Jefferson High School alumni, teachers, students, -mark your calendars for Saturday, June 11, 2016, 4-8 p.m., Worthington elementary school. Come out and help celebrate W-J school, and see old classmates, and friends. Dinner reservations can be made by calling Doug Neumeyer at 317-702-8512.

Sunday, June 12

The 3rd Row Boys, southern gospel quartet, will be providing the morning worship service at Saron Church at 10:30 a.m. Former Linton resident Brandon Tiek is a part of this quartet.

Monday, June 13

First Baptist Church, 1950 East State Highway 54 in Linton, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 13-17. Theme is "Cave Quest-Following Jesus the light of the world." Call 812-847-4816 to enroll.

The Lyons Senior Center will have a free hemoglobin A1C blood screen from 12:30-2 p.m. by the Good Samaritan Hospital.

Tuesday, June 14

The Executive Board of the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative will meet in Executive Session at 9:30 a.m., followed by the regular meeting at 10:30 a.m. in the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative, 77 A St. NE in Linton

Wednesday, June 15

Indianapolis Indians Bus Trip. Bus departs from Owen County Family YMCA at 10:15am. $45/person, Advance registration required. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622.

Thursday, June 16

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have the " Country Classic Band" from 3-6 p.m. There will be a meal. For donations only! If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934.

Friday, June 17

Griefshare grief recovery and support will meet at Glenburn Home each Friday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Topics will include "Is This Normal?""The Challenges of Grief" "Grief and Your Relationships" "Why?" and "Guilt and Anger". For more information, call Cindy Buskirk or Le Ann Petit at 812-847-2221.

Saturday, June 18

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have their monthly breakfast. Menu as always. 8-10 a.m. Donations only. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England at 812-384-7934

Better Than B4 Run/Walk Training Program Owen County Family YMCA Program lead by a certified personal trainer. Initial assessment at 9 a.m. Program meets every Saturday to help walkers and runners improve or just enjoy the fellowship and encouragement of others. Runners and walkers board the Y bus to run and walk in a variety of scenic locations as well as around the community. Childwatch is available. Register in advance at the Owen County Family YMCA. For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622.

Saturday, June 25

March to the Park Saturday, June 25. Meet at Cooper Commons and enjoy a stroll to McCormick's Creek State Park as part of the Centennial Celebration. Lunch, live music, programs, and shuttle service back to Cooper Commons. A great family event! Register now at www.FriendsMcCormicksCreek.org. Early registration is just $2.

Members of the Eastern Greene graduating class of 1971, please plan to attend the 45th reunion at 6 p.m. (meet and greet) at the Bedford American Legion Dining Room. A buffet dinner meal will be served at 6:45 p.m. Cost is $16/person including gratuities. Please let Nancy Clensy nclensy@iu.edu know if you plan to attend by Friday, June 17 so food order can be guaranteed. Please pass this information along to family members and friends who are from the Eastern Greene graduating class of 1971.

Sunday, June 26

Post Commander Bud Erler would like to announce a Post Installation Ceremony for the First Presence Catholic War Veterans Post 1976, to take place at Saint John the Evangelist Parish Center, 408 Church Street in Loogootee. The ceremony will take place immediately following the 10:30 a.m. Mass.

Saturday, July 2

The Linton-Stockton High School Class of 1996 will hold their 20 year reunion at 6 p.m. at Legion Park in Linton. Cost is $20 per adult to cover catering and live music. Please contact Troy Ogden at troyogden@yahoo.com or Ryan Irish at ryani5045@gmail.com to R.S.V.P.

Monday, July 4

Linton Civitan Club will hold its annual Fourth of July Ham & Egg Breakfast from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Linton Fire Station. Advance tickets are available for $6 adult and $4 per child. Tickets at the door will be $7 per adult and $4 per child. Advance tickets may be purchased at Smith Printing, Correll's LP Gas, and Linton Family Pharmacy.

Saturday, July 9

Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious.

Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.

July 17

In 1840, Peter Hasler Jr. traveled from Gsteigwiler, Switzerland to settle in Scotland, Indiana. A celebration is planned for the Peter Hasler Sr. Family on Sunday, July 17,2016 at the New Fire House at West Gate, Scotland, Indiana. Registration begins at 11:30 with a pitch in lunch at 1230. All family members and friends are invited for our 9th gathering. For information, contact John Hasler at 812-381-7324.

Saturday, August 6

Switz City High School will have a 40's and 50's reunion at the Christian Church in Switz City. Invitations will be sent, but please pass the word, as some addresses are out of date or unknown. Anyone with information or wanting information please call Martha Roach at 812-847-2931

Saturday, August 13

Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious.

Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.

Saturday, September 10

Second Saturday Soup offer free lunch for anyone from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in one of the open shelter houses at Humphreys Park in Linton. Look for signs. Lunch menu will vary. Will still be homemade and delicious. 
Second Saturday Soup is sponsored by Making A Difference small group of Linton First Christian Church.

Sunday, September 25

5K & 10K Trail Run/Walk at McCormick's Creek State Park Sunday, September 25, 2:00pm. Packet pick up and on-site registration at Nature Center at 1:00pm.

Hosted by Friends of McCormick's Creek and Owen County YMCA. Register online at http://www.friendsmccormickscreek.org/YM... or at the YMCA.

For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622

Ongoing & Future Events

"Griefshare", grief recovery seminar and support, will meet at Glenburn Home in Linton each Friday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. beginning on June 17. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?', "The Challenges of Grief," "Grief and Your Relationships," "Why?," and "Guilt and Anger." For more information, call Cindy Buskirk or Le Ann Petit at 812-847-2221.

The Worthington cemetery board has requested that all cemetery decorations that are in the ground be removed by June 5. If not removed, they will be destroyed.

Kindergarten enrollment at Bloomfield Elementary will continue through June 1 from 8-3 p.m. in the Elementary Office, and will begin again on July 28. Students must be 5 years old by August 1. Parents are asked to bring: child enrolling, immunization record, Social Security Card, copy of birth certificate, proof of residence, emergency phone numbers/parent email, enrollment packet, if completed in advance

The Bloomfield Summer Food Program will begin Monday, May 23rd. This is a free lunch program for children ages 1-18. Lunch will be served from 11:30-12:30 at the 1st Christian Church located at the corner of Spring Street and Jefferson Street. No lunch will be served on Monday, May 30th or Monday, July 4th.

The Linton Public Library is hosting a weekly Coloring for Grownups class. Join them the first Tuesday of the month between 5:30-6:30 p.m. to relax, socialize and create something beautiful. The library will also host an adult book clue the second Monday of the month at 5 p.m., which will include fiction or non-fiction.

Kindergarten enrollment at Bloomfield Elementary will continue through June 1st from 8:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the

Elementary Office. Students must be 5 years old by August 1st. Parents are asked to bring:

1. Child Enrolling

2. Immunization Record

3. Social Security Card

4. Copy of Birth Certificate

5. Proof of Residence

6. Emergency Phone Numbers/Parent E-Mail

7. Enrollment packet, if completed in advance

The town of Lyons will sponsor the annual Strawberry Festival to be held at the Lyons Park. There will be a 5K run/kids walk at 10:00 am, this will be the first race of the Greene County 5K series. Registration at 9:30 or at mag7raceseries.com. A parade will start at 12:00 beginning at Dr. Green's office ending at Lyons Park. The baby contest will begin at 12:30, sign up at 12:15, 1:00 Live Music, 3:00 Open Class Horse Pull, Classic Car Drive In. There will also be the usual Ice Cream and Strawberry Shortcake, Kids Slide and Bounce House, Lyons Volunteer Fire Department Food Stand and Vendors. Booth Space contact 812-659-2908.

Calling all Worthington Jefferson High School alumni, teachers, students, -mark your calendars for Saturday, June 11, 4-8 p.m., Worthington elementary school. Come out and help celebrate W-J school, and see old classmates, and friends. Dinner reservations can be made by calling Doug Neumeyer at 317-702-8512.

Fairview Cemetery reminds customers that Memorial Day flowers may be put on graves no earlier than May 28, and must be removed before June 1 unless placed in vases or urns that are properly attached to the marker or monument.

The Miss Greene County contest will be held at the Greene County 4-H Community building. Applicants need to be 18 on or before January 1, 2017 and no older than 22 by June 1 2017. The winner and her court will receive a scholarship along with numerous gifts and the newly crowned queen will go to the state competition in January. To request an application, email spencerjanell@yahoo.com or shellybean@hotmail.com or call 812-384-4242.

The Bloomfield- Eastern Greene County Public Library would like to search for and sponsor new talent at the 2016 Farmers Market. Music, Dance, Art, Performance Acts are welcome to apply for a one hour spot during the 2016 Market Season. A limited sound system is provided in addition to a small 'stage' area. You must register with Bloomfield-Eastern Green County Library, and sign an agreement before your performance date will be scheduled. For more details, contact Reena Evans at 812.384.4125 or revans@bloomfield.lib.in.us.

The Scotland Historical Society has Greene County themed afghans to sell. The afghan features popular Greene County landmarks and consist of a list of all Greene County cities and towns lining the afghan. The multi-colored afghans sell for $45 each and may be purchased at Main Street Gifts in Linton or by calling Brenda Massette at 384-5118.

Back by popular demand, the Linton Public Library will host K-5 Lego Club on Tuesdays throughout April from 4 to 5 p.m.
In celebration of Indiana's Bicentennial, the Greene County Historical Society is putting displays in its windows that show how our ancestors lived. The Society is located at 27 S. Washington in Bloomfield. The displays will be changed about every two weeks.

Register today for Open Arms 4th Annual Spirit Sprint 5K Run/Walk on June 4 at Worthington City Park. A chip-timed event for runners and walkers. A Kids Run will start at 8:00 a.m. The 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Medals will be awarded and door prizes will be given out. The proceeds will benefit the ministries of Open Arms at Switz City. Register online at openarmschristian.com or email karen@openarmschristian.com or call 812-659-2533 for more information.

Applications are available for the 26th annual Freedom Festival Scholarship Pageant for college or post-high school vocational training. The scholarship competition is open to any young woman, who will be at least 17 years of age on June 4, 2016, and not exceeding 20 years of age on June 4, 2016, and is currently a student at Linton-Stockton High School (or residing within the Linton-Stockton School Corporation boundaries), or a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to the Queen and a $200.00 scholarship will be awarded to the first runner-up. The winner will be crowned on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The Queen will represent the Chamber of Commerce in the Independence Day Parade during the Freedom Festival and serve as an Ambassador during the Festival and for area festivals. Applications are available at the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce, Guidance Office at the Linton-Stockton School Corporation or at www.lintonfreedomfestival.org.

The teen events at the Linton Public Library include: Teen Book Club, monthly meeting to read and discuss various books in teen literature; Teen Tabletop Games, monthly board and tabletop games for the teens to meet and interact with each other; Teen Video Game Tournament, video games to play tournament style in the library on a monthly basis; Teen Movie Night, teen appropriate movie once a month.

Applications are available for the Linton Freedom Festival Princess Pageant. This is open to young ladies who are between the ages of 13 and 16 on or before June 4, 2016, and are currently a student in the Linton-Stockton School Corporation or resides within the Linton-Stockton School Corporation boundaries. The Princess will be crowned on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The Princess and first runner up will receive prize packages from area businesses. The Princess and Court will also be representing the Chamber of Commerce in the Independence Day Parade during the Freedom Festival and serve along side the Linton Freedom Festival Queen and Court as Ambassadors during the Festival and for area festivals. Applications are available at the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce, Guidance Office at the Linton-Stockton School Corporation or at www.lintonfreedomfestival.org.

Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will be hosting Song Swap and Lessons. All acoustic instruments and skill levels are welcome to come out and "swap songs." Share your songs, teach others how to play them, and learn from others. The host will even provide free guitar or ukulele lessons as time allows. It takes place on the first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30.

The Linton Public Library will host Little Movers every other Thursday at 10:30 AM. This event is for toddlers and preschoolers. Let your little one shake, rattle and roll with this fun hour of music and movement.

The Carnegie Heritage and Arts Center will host music nights the first two Fridays of each month. The first Friday is for Gospel and acoustic instruments, and the second Friday is senior night. Doors open around 6:30. Come bring your instruments and play and sing, or come and listen! All is free and fun. For more info call Fred at 812-798-6191

The Linton Public Library will host Yoga Classes with Leah Gray every Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. Beginners welcome to attend. Please bring your own mat or towel. No charge, but donations are welcome.

Newberry Festival is looking for vendors, car show entries, Little Mister and Little Miss entries and parade entries. People to get in contact with are Veronica Ault/Booths, 812-699-1082, Little Mister and Little Miss, Parade call Melissa Harding 812-699-2633 or email at melhardi@indiana.edu, Car Show call Andy Blanton 812-631-1046 or email at muddawg19@yahoo.com, Judy Moore is the president call 812-381-0193 or email at jkbm2385@yahoo.com. Festival is August 19 and 20. Set up as early as August 18 after 6 p.m. Times for the Festival are Friday at noon - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.

The Linton Moose Lodge #1434 new hours have begun which are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday open at 2 p.m. until close and Friday, Saturday and Sunday open from noon until close.

Newberry will continue to meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday.

The Lawrence County Center for Women's Ministries will be hosting a 13-week video driven Bible Study called "Breaking Free" by Beth Moore. The event will be hosted on Fridays at the 1324 K St., Suite 135 location in Bedford. For more information, call 812-675-0651 or email lcwministry@comcast.net.

The Linton Public Library will host Family Movie Matinee every fourth Saturday of the month Enjoy a specially selected movie appropriate for kids of all ages, as well as free popcorn and drinks.

Linton Moose Lodge serves dinner in the family quarters every Saturday Night from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

The Center Township Board had established a schedule of regular meetings for the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Center Township Fire Station, located at 11242 East State Road 54 in Bloomfield, commencing on December 8,2015 and continuing on the second Tuesday of each month for the 2016 calendar.

Lyons Senior Citizen Center will be closed on Tuesdays from now on until further notice.

The Linton Public Library will host Kid's Matinee every 4th Saturday of the month for a kid's movie. Free popcorn and drinks.

The Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group in Sullivan County will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Sullivan County Community Hospital at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room. Contact Dayna at (812) 798-0325 with any questions.

The Linton Public Library will host Storytime. This is a great opportunities for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy terrific books, songs, activities and crafts. This event will take place every other Thursday morning, 10:30 a.m.

Every first and third Tuesday from 6 until 7 p.m. all people who crochet are invited to join us in the Reading Room at the Bloomfield Public Library. The library has a Legacy Project for the Bicentennial Year in which patrons may help, or people are invited to bring their own work and chat with those who come. Beginners are welcome, especially if they bring their own hooks and yarn/thread. The library is especially in need people to help with the stars -- 42 of them in three colors.

Zumbooty will be held at the Owen County YMCA Saturdays from 9:15 until 10:15 a.m. Zumbooty is easy-to-follow Zumba combined with the power of a basic boot camp workout. Cost is $4 per class for Y members, $6 for non-members For more information: www.owencountyymca.org or 812-828-9622
Every second and fourth Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. all people who knit are welcome to join the Bloomfield Public Library in the Reading Room. Part of the Legacy Project is knitting as well. Patrons may bring their own projects to work on or get started with needles and yard that the library can provide for their first work.

The Worthington Senior Citizens Center holds a breakfast on the second Thursday of every month from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. On the Last Wednesday of every month there is a pitch-in lunch. Every Tuesday evening at 6:30 there is a Euchre Tournament at a cost of $3. Bid Euchre is played Monday through Saturday at 9 a.m. and Pinochle on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. 
Eastern Heights Utilities, Inc. would like to inform their customers of the availability of the 2015 CCR brochure. This brochure is designed to keep customers informed about their water utility and the quality of their drinking water over the past year. This report is available in the Eastern Heights Office, located at 316 North Washington Street in Bloomfield.

The Lyons Senior Citizen center would like to invite everyone to come and check out the center. They have lunch at Noon, Bingo on Mondays at 1 p.m. after lunch. There is also Bingo on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays and on the 2nd Thursday there is a Pitch in. They have Euchre games before lunch and sometimes after lunch. There are a lot of other things we do so you don't want to miss out. If you have any questions you may call Kathy England, Director at 812-384-7934.

The Linton Public Library will host Adult Book Club on the second Monday of every month at 5 p.m. Join us as we read an enlightening selection of fiction or nonfiction. The current month's book can be picked up at the circulation desk. All are welcome.

Bloomfield's Enhance Fitness class is welcoming new participants. Classes are held at the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and taught by Darlene Jolley. The class is open to men and women and consists of low impact exercise to oldies music and takes place from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. No additional equipment is needed but a donation of $1.50 is required. Yoga classes are also available at 9:30 a.m. A mat is required along with a $5 donation.

The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors has altered their meeting times. They will meet in the conference room at the USDA Building in Bloomfield on the first Tuesday of each month. November through March, the meeting will begin at 7 a.m. April to October the meeting will begin at 6 a.m.

Worthington-Jefferson School Directories are available for sale for $15.00. Call Jan at (812) 821-1217 to request one.

The Lyons Senior Citizen Center has BINGO every Monday at 1 p.m. and on the 1st Thursday and the 2nd Thursday of each month. There will be a pitch in lunch before each second Thursday. Please bring a covered dish. Generations is offering Enhance Fitness classes three times a week at the Glenburn's William T. Murphy Center in Linton: Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. These classes help older adults increase their strength and improve their balance and flexibility. Call Sandy Carpenter at (812) 381-0441 or Alma Kramer at 1-800-742-9002 for more details.

The Worthington Lions Club meetings will now be held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building (Town Hall) in Worthington. New and old members are welcome.

The Linton Public Library will host Lively Ladies the fourth Friday of the month from 1-3 p.m. This program is primarily for ladies of retirement age. We have a wide variety of guest speakers, some light refreshments, and a fun time to relax. Programs and subject matter vary each month, but it's always an enjoyable afternoon.

The Bloomfield Public Library is establishing a bulletin board to be a central spot to look for local job listings and they hope to include any job openings that are within walking distance of Bloomfield town. If area businesses will notify the library when they have an opening, a flyer will be created for them and posted on the bulletin board. For more information, call Tasha Hudson at the library at 384-4125.

Monthly Lyons Veterans Memorial Committee meetings are on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Lyons United Methodist Church.

The Worthington Senior Citizens Center located downtown on N. Commercial St. in Worthington hosts an evening of euchre every Tuesday evening starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the center at 875-2525.

The National Guard Grandmother's Club meets the first Monday of each month at 2 p.m. at the VFW Lodge in Linton.

The Linton Public Library will host Creative Crafternoon on the first Saturday of the month from 1-2 p.m. This event is designed to have fun, be innovative and take home a cool new creation.

The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library provides free delivery of materials to any homebound patron living within the service district which includes residents of Richland, Beech Creek, Highland, Center, Taylor and Jackson Townships. Permanent or temporary homebound patrons are encouraged to contact the library at 384-4125 to begin delivery service.

Bloomfield American Legion Memorial Post No. 196 hosts Bingo every Thursday night at 5 p.m., with winner take all.

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7118 of Linton meets the first Monday of each month.

The Alzheimer's Support Group meets the first Monday of each month at the Switz City Christian Church at 6 p.m. If you have any questions please call Linda at 798-1589.

Meals on Wheels is now available at the Lyons Senior Citizens Center starting at 11:30 a.m. Please call 847-3509 the day before you plan to attend. For those who are homebound and need meals delivered, call 2-1-1 or 1-800-742-9002.

The Lyons Community Food Pantry at 150 East Broad Street (the old fire station) will be open from 4 to 5:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The pantry serves zip codes 47443 and 47465.

Lebanon Baptist Food Pantry will only be open on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Pleasantville United Methodist Church food pantry is now open on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

The Linton Public Library will host Coloring for Grownups on the first Tuesday of the month between 5:30-6:30 p.m. Color your stress away, and join us to relax, socialize and create something beautiful.

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group: Those with ALS and their loved ones are invited to attend the ALS Association's monthly support group meeting on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Comfort Keepers, 4101 E. 3rd St., Bloomington. For more information, contact Leah Iversen at 812-361-9047.