Greene County Daily World Headlines News from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Perry “Jack” Thomas Summerville Perry “Jack” Thomas Summerville, age 81, of Lyons, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Greene County General. He was born in Bicknell, Ind. on July 3, 1935, the son of Arthur... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:22:09 -0400 (Untitled) Mon, 22 May 2017 15:47:41 -0400 Brenda K. Wellington Brenda K. Wellington, age 67, of Linton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Lyons Health and Living Center. She was born in Linton on Jan. 2, 1950, the daughter of Marion Murl and... Mon, 22 May 2017 12:12:51 -0400 Robert Bailey Robert "Bob" Bailey, 90, of Worthington passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017. He was preceded by Gerry, beloved wife of 68 years, who passed away in 2014 and son Gary (1976). He is survived by... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:55:02 -0400 Aubrey Clayton Aubrey B. Clayton, 96, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:14 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Lyons Health and Living Center. She was born March 4, 1921 in Greene County to Guy O. and Nellie (Scott)... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:50:10 -0400 Class of 2017 Graduation Special Section The Greene County Daily World published a special section highlighting local graduates. Graduation ceremonies this week are: • White River Valley High School, Friday at 7:30 p.m. • Bloomfield High... Mon, 22 May 2017 10:38:52 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 69 incidents for service Friday to Monday, including one bank/residential alarm, five animal complaints, one assist to other departments, one battery, one... Mon, 22 May 2017 09:27:18 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Devin Bradley Tatlock, 18, Linton, was arrested on preliminary charges of domestic battery. Bond is set at $5,000. Tracy Dean Laughlin, 44, Newberry, was arrested on a warrant for public... Mon, 22 May 2017 09:26:47 -0400 UPDATED: Jasper’s five-run inning sends Miners down to defeat JASPER - Five runs in the third inning lifted the Jasper Wildcats to an 8-2 win over the Linton-Stockton Miners in baseball action Friday at Alvin C. Ruxer Field in Jasper. The Wildcats entered... Mon, 22 May 2017 00:02:31 -0400 Lillian L. McKee Lillian L. McKee, 93, of Sandborn, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Vincennes. She was born on April 25, 2017 in Jasonville to Lester and Lula Belle (Warren) Rowe. Lillian married... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:04:47 -0400 BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Miners tame Lions 12-2 This story has been updated. Sat, 20 May 2017 01:55:08 -0400 Lady Lakers win first county invitational banner in school history Because of some technical issues, we failed to get in Shakamak track coach Mark Messmer’s comments about Tuesday’s girls track sectional at Bloomington North. He confirmed that senior Liz Bredeweg... Sat, 20 May 2017 01:11:23 -0400 Seven county trackmen make regional field as Linton finishes fifth This story has been updated to include coaches' comments, and some minor editing has been done. Sat, 20 May 2017 01:07:20 -0400 Edgewood batters pound ball and Thunderbirds LITTLE CINCINNATI -- Edgewood’s top five pounded the horsehide Friday evening and the Thunderbirds stranded too many runners. Eastern coach Ben Hutcherson said the top of Edgewood’s batting order... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:55:19 -0400 LSSC superintendent retires Linton-Stockton Superintendent Nick Karazsia announced his retirement at the regularly scheduled school board meeting Monday evening. Karazsia, who moved to Linton in 1979 and served as a teacher,... Fri, 19 May 2017 20:23:00 -0400 Linton filmmaking powerhouse set to release Graveyard Stories Sunday One of the central ideas about filmmaking is to create a movie you wish the watch. For the last 11 films, Moonlight Films has done exactly that. Moonlight Films consists of the Linton-based trio of... Fri, 19 May 2017 20:21:37 -0400 Fun at the splash pad Fri, 19 May 2017 20:20:38 -0400 Second annual Get Outdoors Day aims for bigger and better WestGate@Crane Academy is preparing for its second annual Get Outdoors Day and fifth annual Running for Our Future events. Director of Business Operations for STIMULUS Engineering Kimberly Frazier... Fri, 19 May 2017 17:05:08 -0400 Bloomfield woman allegedly steals vehicle, involved in accident A Bloomfield woman has been arrested on a warrant after she allegedly stole a vehicle and was involved in an accident. According to Bloomfield Police Department Deputy Marshal Wayman Blazier, Jessica... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:19:25 -0400 Barbara Killian Barbara J. Killian, 78 of Linton, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Glenburn Home. Barbara was born on Nov. 8, 1938 in Sullivan County, the daughter of Dova Lockhart and Rosie Benton Lockhart.... Fri, 19 May 2017 15:48:32 -0400 Council talks specifics of Innkeeper’s Tax The Greene County Council continued its discussion on the proposed 5 percent Innkeeper’s Tax. The council worked through some of the language in the ordinance for the tax, and addressed some... Fri, 19 May 2017 15:02:38 -0400 If life hands you lemons... Fri, 19 May 2017 14:50:00 -0400 Fifth inning rally lifts BNL over Lakers JASONVILLE - The Shakamak Lakers battled and hung with a good Bedford North Lawrence ballclub in Shakamak’s final home game of the season. But the Bedford North Lawrence Stars rallied for three runs... Fri, 19 May 2017 14:37:56 -0400 UPDATED: Lady Cardinals tennis team wins sectionals, again ELNORA — After a tight match Thursday evening, the Lady Cardinals tennis squad can now proudly call themselves sectional champions. Coach Canty was jubilant as the sectional plaque was handed to the... Fri, 19 May 2017 13:17:34 -0400 Open Arms 5K scheduled for June 3 Registration is currently available for the fifth annual Open Arms 5K Walk and Run. According to Open Arms’ Volunteer Coordinator Nick Schneider, the theme for this year’s race is “Run for a Life.”... Fri, 19 May 2017 10:39:58 -0400 Scam caller contacting citizens over ‘homicide’ An unknown person is impersonating a police dispatcher and calling citizens about a fake homicide investigation. The caller is using a blocked number and leaving voicemails for citizens to call the... Fri, 19 May 2017 10:00:28 -0400 (Untitled) Fri, 19 May 2017 03:04:29 -0400 Ten county girls advance from track sectional This story has been updated to reflect the fact that more Greene County girls made the Bloomington North Regional field and to add additional coaches' comments. It also corrects a couple of typos.... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:32:14 -0400 Wilma Hardesty-Jerrell Wilma Hardesty-Jerrell, 66, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born on Feb. 19, 1951, in Sullivan the daughter of Laurel Hardesty and... Thu, 18 May 2017 17:53:56 -0400 Court News Criminal Cases Linny Lyons, 43, Bloomfield, Class A misdemeanor theft Ashley Marlett, 20, Bloomington, Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a syringe,... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:49:33 -0400 Roy Mattox Roy E. Mattox, 92, of Linton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Terre Haute. Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton, and will be made available... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:47:06 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Jessica Lynn Livingston, 37, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for auto theft and driving while suspended. Bond is set at $5,000. Todd Laughlin, 47, Bloomfield, was arrested on preliminary... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:11:21 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 23 incidents for service Wednesday and Thursday, including one bank/residential alarm, two animal complaints, three assists to the public, one criminal... Thu, 18 May 2017 08:42:24 -0400 BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cougars take early lead to beat Eastern, Miners tame Lions; Cards fall to Vikings Miners tame Lions 12-2 Linton-Stockton went on the road to Loogootee Tuesday and came home with a win, 12-2 in seven innings over the Lions. The Miners pounded out 13 hits in putting a dozen runs on... Thu, 18 May 2017 04:21:49 -0400 Bloomfield puts away Owen Valley on Senior Night BLOOMFIELD -- The Lady Cardinals celebrated Senior Night Wednesday by defeating visiting Owen Valley. Led by senior pitcher Sidnie Finch, Bloomfield (4-13) rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat Owen... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:04:10 -0400 Lightning halts Cardinals, Lakers JASONVILLE - Weather appeared to be the only thing that could stop the Shakamak Lakers Wednesday. A fast start for the Bloomfield Cardinals did not last. Bloomfield had Shakamak in a 2-0 hole after a... Wed, 17 May 2017 23:52:48 -0400 Traffic stop leads to illegal ginseng possession charges Last Monday evening just before 6 p.m., Indiana State Trooper Caleb Garvin conducted a traffic stop at US 231 and Lamplite Lane about four miles south of Bloomfield. During conversation with the... Wed, 17 May 2017 15:10:32 -0400 Susan Sachtjen Susan Theresa Sachtjen, 74, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 29, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born Nov. 16, 1942 in Crobsy, Minn. the daughter of Gordon and Dora (Johnson) Gibbs. Susan... Wed, 17 May 2017 13:09:45 -0400 William Calvert William David “Bill” Calvert, 58, of Alabama, formerly of Worthington, passed away in Florida on May 8, 2017. Bill was born on Sept. 27, 1958 in Indianapolis, the son of Charles “Gene” and Patricia... Wed, 17 May 2017 13:08:53 -0400 Community Notes Wednesday, May 17 Linton First United Methodist Church will be hosting Life Line Screening. Pre-registration is required. To register for an appointment, call 1-888-653-6450 or visit... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:23:34 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Roy Ward III, 31, Kennett, was arrested on a warrant for auto theft receiving stolen parts. No bond is set. Wed, 17 May 2017 09:57:54 -0400 Home runs power Linton to 9-4 win over Eastern Home runs power Linton to 9-4 win over Eastern By Andrew Bowen SPORTS WRITER LITTLE CINCINNATI – Back-to-back, two-out home runs enabled Linton to break open a close game Tuesday night and beat host... Tue, 16 May 2017 23:35:36 -0400 Cardinals sweep Eels, Mustangs in triangular match The Bloomfield Cardinals golf team appears to be rounding into form ahead of the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference golf tournament in two weeks. In a match that might have offered a possible... Tue, 16 May 2017 23:32:00 -0400 Thunderbirds, Lakers tee it up Tuesday at Phil Harris In a tune-up for the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference golf tournament coming up in two weeks the Eastern Greene Thunderbirds and the Shakamak Lakers squared off in a dual match at Phil Harris... Tue, 16 May 2017 23:20:56 -0400 Baesler’s fundraiser to benefit longtime employee Baesler’s of Linton, after purchasing the old Angell’s supermarket in Linton, kept a long-standing tradition alive, by continuing to host the traditional ribeye cookout, an event started by Angell’s... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:12:12 -0400 Linton Chamber tours Open Arms campus Tuesday Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting Tuesday on the campus of Open Arms Christian Ministries in Switz City. Members in attendance enjoyed a lunch catered by Baesler’s of... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:01:12 -0400 Sheriff rehashes overcrowding issues As part of Tuesday’s presentation about the proposed jail expansion, Greene County Sheriff Mike Hasler explained issues with the current lack of space. Hasler explained part of his job is to keep the... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:55:41 -0400 Commissioners hear options for jail The Greene County Commissioners heard preliminary numbers on the prospective jail project, with designers asking for direction so they can create more specific designs and provide more detailed cost... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:46:40 -0400 Traffic stop leads to three arrested for drug possession A traffic stop has resulted in three facing charges after allegedly having methamphetamine and paraphernalia in the vehicle. According to a probable cause filed by Bloomfield Police Department Deputy... Tue, 16 May 2017 17:16:45 -0400 Crane employees donates $1,000 to CEO Program A Crane Credit Union employee has chosen to donate $1,000 to the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Program. Linda White recently received the Lenora Whitehead Award, which offered her the... Tue, 16 May 2017 17:15:30 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 22 incidents for service Tuesday, including one assist to other departments, one battery, one criminal mischief, one extra patrol, six fingerprintings, one... Tue, 16 May 2017 12:54:51 -0400