Greene County Daily World Headlines News from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Brown County coasts to 76-39 victory over WRV SWITZ CITY -- Visiting Brown County flattened a flat White River Valley team 76-39 Friday night. Brown County (5-16) jumped out to a 13-3 lead and WRV (4-17) would never pose a threat to the Eagles.... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:24:47 -0500 Clovers K.O. Lakers CLOVERDALE - The Cloverdale Clovers hit the Shakamak Lakers with the old one-two punch Saturday. Cloverdale’s Cooper Neese and Jalen Moore delivered blow after blow. And the end result could be... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 03:02:27 -0500 Ernest Lee Hill Ernest Lee Hill 65, of Bloomfield, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 16, 1951 in Clinton, Ind., he was the son of Calvin Earnest and Alma... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:31:19 -0500 Norma Jane King Norma Jane King 92, of Lyons, passed away at 12:50 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Sept. 3, 1924 in Arcola, Ill., she was the daughter of George and Letha (Mayo)... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:45:58 -0500 Miners top century mark again For the second time this season the Linton-Stockton Miners put up a hundred points on the North Central Thunderbirds. The first came in the Greene County Invitational with the Miners winning 100-34.... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:47:20 -0500 Last-second three sinks Cards BICKNELL - The Bloomfield Cardinals let an eight-point third-quarter lead evaporate Friday at North Knox. And the Cards paid for it dearly. After falling behind 40-35 with two minutes to play,... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:58:23 -0500 Eastern explodes in fourth to rout Shakamak 87-61 LITTLE CINCINNATI – Eastern took an early lead, fought off repeated Shakamak rallies, and turned on the gas in the fourth quarter Friday night to rout the visiting Lakers 87-61. The Thunderbirds... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:53:57 -0500 Bad third quarter dooms WRV against Cougars Same old story Friday night for the Wolverines. Host White River Valley (4-16, 2-5 in Southwest Indiana Athletic Conference play) could not put together four quarters for the third game in a row and... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:52:06 -0500 Joyce Wakefield Joyce RaNae (Cone) Wakefield, age 62, of Linton, passed away peacefully to her eternal home surrounded by her family at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at her residence. She was born in Linton on June... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:34:29 -0500 Greene County Popsicles take the Plunge for Special Olympics Since 2006, Linda Bedwell of Linton has been a coach, mentor, fundraiser and loyal supporter of Greene County’s Special Olympics. Each February, Bedwell shows just how loyal she is when she and the... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:30:42 -0500 Bloomfield man faces intimidation charges A Bloomfield man is facing charges of intimidation after allegedly firing a handgun in a trailer due to an argument. According to a probable cause filed by Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:20:54 -0500 WRV aims to bring precision machining in 2017 White 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... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:19:07 -0500 CEO seeking applicants for inaugural year of program High school seniors interested in the program geared toward providing students with business knowledge still have about a week to apply for the 2017-18 program. The CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:13:25 -0500 Greene Gab Episode 26 In this week’s episode, Patti and Andrew tell you about an event to laugh about, thank some retiring firefighters, introduce you to our Pet of the Week, and more... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:43:15 -0500 Bloomfield Pool to open by 2018 The Bloomfield Pool Technical Review Committee (TRC) held its first meeting on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. in the Bloomfield Fire Station. Brian Bullock of Beam, Longest, Neff (BLN) presented the... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:51:05 -0500 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 22 incidents for service Friday, including one assist to the public, one battery, one domestic dispute, one fire, eight local ordinance violations, two... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:18:00 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Joshua Wayne Fulk, 27, Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant for leaving the scene of an accident. Bond is set at $5,000. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:17:38 -0500 Graf’s final stats and other sundry musings Bloomfield girls basketball coach Ron Knepp was kind enough to send us more information about senior point guard Felicity Graf. As we reported Wednesday, Graf, the only senior on Bloomfield’s team,... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:28:18 -0500 Hoop Shoot contestants look forward to state finals Three local youngsters will get a chance to compete in the nation’s largest high school gym. Linton-Stockton fifth grader Bradie Chambers, Shakamak seventh grader Jaylee Hayes and Shakamak third... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 02:31:21 -0500 Bulldogs cannot tame the Tigers in 59-40 loss HUTSONVILLE, ILL. -- Visiting Union never recovered from a long first-half scoring drought Thursday night as Hutsonville, Ill., muzzled the Bulldogs 59-40. The Bulldogs (4-19) jumped out to 7-0 lead... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:56:36 -0500 Linton VFW Post 7118 to celebrate golden anniversary Sunday On Sunday, Feb. 19, Linton Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7118 will celebrate 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families, with a Celebration Meal for members, to be held... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:08:00 -0500 Eastern Greene School Board has change of heart After the events of Monday’s School Board meeting, at which the employment of track coaches Ray Hausler and Chad Stowers was not renewed, due to events not detailed at the meeting, the board has... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:03:44 -0500 WRV partners with Vincennes University for machining program The White River Valley School Board gave Superintendent Bob Hacker permission to release an opening for a partnership program. The program, in partnership with Vincennes University, will bring a... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:02:26 -0500 Linton, Shakamak fall in weekly basketball polls Linton and Shakamak both fell in the weekly Associated Press boys basketball polls. The Miners dropped from fourth to sixth in the weekly Class 2A poll after losing to Loogootee. The Lions’ victory... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:46:46 -0500 Investigation into pedestrian death still underway An accident that resulted in a pedestrian death last week in Jasonville is still under investigation. According to Jasonville Police Department Jim Gadberry, the accident occurred at North Park and... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:46:17 -0500 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 16 incidents for service Thursday, including one personal injury accident, three animal complaints, one battery, one burglary, one criminal mischief, one... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:48:54 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Brandon Lee Miller, 30, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant for operating after never having received a license and possession of paraphernalia. Bond is set at $5,000. Sheri Lynn Fiscus, 36,... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:47:30 -0500 WRV falls one quarter short in losses to Springs Valley, Owen Valley White River Valley lost two games over the weekend, coming up one quarter short in both contests. The Wolverines (4-15) lost to Springs Valley Friday night because of a disastrous fourth quarter.... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:19:58 -0500 Kids helping kids in Hymera Students from Northeast East Elementary School in Hymera recently made a donation to benefit foster children of Open Arms Christian Ministries, as well as residents of Miriam Home, Open Arms’ group... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:36:52 -0500 Dirt Captain Car wash debuts in Bloomfield A pirate-themed car wash officially opens in Bloomfield on Saturday, offering the ‘latest in touchless car wash technology.’ Dirt Captain Carwash is owned by Austin Harrah and Doug Dayhoff, who said... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:16:10 -0500 Pet of the Week 2-18 Sam is a two year old German short hair Springer/Spaniel mix who initially arrived to the shelter on June, 27, 2016 as an owner surrender. He has been to obedience training classes and knows how to... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:50:54 -0500 Greene County Event Center to host ‘Laughter is the best Medicine’ The Greene County Event Center will be hosting a family-friendly gala later Feb. 24. The gala will act as a fundraiser for both the Greene County General Hospital Foundation (GCGHF) and the Greene... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:14:14 -0500 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 12 incidents for service Wednesday, including one property damage accident, one bank/residential alarm, one assist to other departments, one juvenile... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:36:53 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Brent Edward Jackson, 49, Brazil, was arrested on a warrant for domestic battery. No bond is set. Jason Lynn Fulford, 42, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant for operating while intoxicated,... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:36:19 -0500 Worthington Town Council open to amending animal ordinance The town council of Worthington held its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, and the heavily-attended event brought much discussion regarding the town animal ordinance. The current ordinance, ratified... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:56:23 -0500 NSWC Crane, USI Launch Technician-to-Engineer degree program CRANE -- Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) has launched a Technician-to-Engineer degree program in partnership with the University of Southern Indiana (USI). The program is... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:47:20 -0500 Sullivan finished off Cards at the foul line SULLIVAN - Sullivan hasn’t always been known as a great free throw shooting team at times this season. But the Golden Arrows were good when they needed to be Tuesday night. Sullivan made good on 13... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:41:58 -0500 Community Notes Wednesday, February 15 The Dugger Union Community School Corporation will have executive sessions today and March 1 at 6 p.m. Next open meeting will be on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. Thursday February... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:02:09 -0500 Lyons Fire Department talks training At a meeting on Tuesday evening, the Lyons Town Council heard from Tim Abbott of the Lyons Volunteer Fire Department about training new firemen. The council also voted unanimously to make Kimberly... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:42:31 -0500 Two retire from LFD Linton Fire Chief Brad Sparks recognized two firefighters with decades of service with the department at Monday’s Linton City Council meeting. Longtime firemen, and former chiefs, Lonnie Eberhardt... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:25:33 -0500 Teams headed into the homestretch as regular season winds down Area high school basketball teams are down to just two or three games remaining as we approach the penultimate weekend of the regular season. Bloomfield and Eastern Greene each have two more games,... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:33:23 -0500 Local author to present latest work on Saturday at Linton Library “People tend to think of God as far away, but you can have constant connection--he isn’t unobtainable,” said Christina Hollensbe, who will be having a book signing event at the Linton Public Library... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:29:41 -0500 Homelessness hits home When 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,... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:11:40 -0500 More than 100 turn up to support former track coach at Eastern Greene In a school board meeting attended by so many supporters of former Eastern Greene Varsity Head Track Coach Ray Hausler that it had to be held in the high school’s multipurpose room, the board voted... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:23:38 -0500 Wilkes's Valentines Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:52:49 -0500 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to nine incidents for service Tuesday, including one animal complaint, one assist to other departments, one burglary, three thefts, two traffic stops and one... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:29:11 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Jeremy Robert Felker, 38, Jasonville, was arrested on preliminary charges of contempt of court. No bond is set. Kathleen Agness Preece, 32, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for theft. Bond is... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:28:48 -0500 City of Linton extends TIF district The City of Linton voted to extend its TIF (Tax Increment Finance) district Monday night in order to prepare for an anticipated new development opportunity. Linton Mayor John Wilkes said, currently,... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:55:29 -0500 Dugger seeks full-time marshal The Dugger town council discussed searching for a full time marshal at its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening. According to President Bill Pirtle , the town’s current ,marshal, Justin Todd, no... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:38:22 -0500 Two JPD officers awarded for exceptional service Two members of the Jasonville Police Department were honored with Exceptional Service Awards at the regularly scheduled meeting of the city council Monday evening. Officer Jake Gambill and Assistant... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:24:18 -0500 Lori Ann (Halstead) Harbaugh Lori Ann (Halstead) Harbaugh, 46, of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 11, 2017. Lori was born Oct. 12, 1970 in Terre Haute, the daughter of Mildred (Sapp) Halstead and the late Jerry... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:23:40 -0500 Vicki Frey Lawrence Vicki Frey Lawrence passed away after a long and valiant fight with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Lee Lawrence; sister, Becky Carey and her husband Fred Carey of Zionsville; and a step-son,... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:21:47 -0500 Ronald Eugene Vallad Ronald Eugene Vallad, age 66, of Linton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Hartford City, Ind. on February 26, 1950, the son of William... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:20:56 -0500 Lady Eagles shoot down Bloomfield again SHELBYVILLE – The post-season hopes of Bloomfield died in the talons of the Lady Eagles for the second straight year. Jac-Cen-Del (23-4 and ranked fourth in Class 1A) limited the Lady Cardinals... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:24:28 -0500 Lori Ann (Halstead) Harbaugh Lori Ann (Halstead) Harbaugh, 46, of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 11, 2017. Lori was born Oct. 12, 1970 in Terre Haute, the daughter of Mildred (Sapp) Halstead and the late Jerry... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:35:14 -0500 Randy O. Crane Randy O. Crane, 63, of Jasonville, Ind. passed away at 1:43 a.m. Sunday, Feb.12, 2017 in his residence. He was born April 9, 1953 in Bedford, Ind. to John Gee Crane and Nellie (Kelsey) Crane Arthur.... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:29:02 -0500 Oliver to lead South All-Stars The Indiana Football Coaches Association has announced Linton-Stockton football coach Brian Oliver has been named head coach for the South All-Stars in the annual IFCA North-South All-Star classic... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:17:02 -0500 Dorothy Morgan Dorothy Morgan, 86, of Linton, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born on March 19, 1930 in Vincennes, Indiana the daughter of Henry and Josephine... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:11:28 -0500 Greene County gains its own winery A 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... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:10:17 -0500 Dorothy Morgan Dorothy Morgan, 86, of Linton, Ind. passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton, Ind. She was born on March 19, 1930 in Vincennes, Ind. the daughter of Henry and Josephine... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:06:21 -0500 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 46 incidents for service Friday to Monday, including one personal injury accident, one bank/residential alarm, one animal complaint, five assists to other... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:33:37 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Daniel Ferrer, 29, Chicago, was arrested on preliminary charges of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement. Bond is set at $1,500. Heather Meaney, 35, Solsberry, was arrested on preliminary... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:33:15 -0500 Linton students make Valentines for the elderly Students with Linton-Stockton Elementary School took part in the inaugural Valentine’s for the Elderly. The program was created in collaboration by Susan Anderson, first grade teacher, and Brittony... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:30:06 -0500 When the bus stops, you stop A Bloomfield School District student has asked the Greene County Daily World to help remind motorists that following traffic laws around school buses is important. Bloomfield senior Sarah Wilkes... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:28:31 -0500