Greene County Daily World Headlines News from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Lady Miners earn split in North Daviess tourney The Linton-Stockton Lady Miners came away with one win and one loss from Saturday's North Daviess tournament, The Lady Miners suffered a setback at the hands of Northeast Dubois, 49-26 in the... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 16:33:12 -0500 Loogootee races past Lady Thunderbirds Turnovers and subpar shooting have plagued the Esatern Greene Lady Thunderbirds basketball team in three of the past four outings. The trend continued Saturday at Loogootee. Eastern turned the ball... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:41:09 -0500 UPDATED: Miners pull away from Trojans in second OT BROWNSBURG - Linton-Stockton needed eight additional minutes Saturday. But the Miners finally put some distance between themselves and the Covington Trojans in the second extra session.... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:00:15 -0500 Shakamak comes from behind to edge Golden Arrows 56-53 BOYS BASKETBALL Shakamak rallied from a double-digit deficit Saturday night to beat visiting Sullivan 56-53. The Lakers (3-0) trailed 17-6 after the first quarter. They turned up the defensive... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:05:58 -0500 Wolverines turn up the heat on offense for first win of the season White River Valley clobbered host North Central 74-29 Saturday night for its first win of the season The Wolverines (1-4) turned in their best offensive performance in a couple of years, said head... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 03:34:52 -0500 Thunderbirds hold off determined Mitchell squad 73-68 LITTLE CINCINNATI -- The Thunderbirds held off several second-half rallies Saturday night to defeat visiting Mitchell 73-68. Eastern (3-1) led 35-26 at halftime, but the Bluejackets (0-3) tried to... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 03:04:03 -0500 Lions hit century mark as they give Union painful lesson DUGGER -- Some Illinois invaders administered a painful lesson to host Union Saturday evening as La Sallette pummeled their hosts 100-37. Union coach Jim Stringer noted the Lions capitalized on their... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 02:01:29 -0500 ‘Unbelievable potential:’ Linton man creates food drying facility Dean Chambers and his partner, Charlotte Webb, own and operate Greene County Seed Company located North of Linton. Boasting 30 acres, three bodies of water and a variety of crops, Chambers said they... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:57:26 -0500 Christmas In the Park a Linton tradition For more than 20 years, the Humphrey’s Park Board has hosted Christmas in the Park, an event meant to raise funds for the upkeep and maintenance of the park, as well as additions and improvements.... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:55:04 -0500 Lady Wolverines declaw Lady Eagles on the road 52-44 GIRLS BASKETBALL White River Valley shot down the Lady Eagles Thursday night on the road. The Lady Wolverines defeated Brown County 52-44. WRV led 14-9 after one period, but the Lady Eagles (2-5)... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:23:38 -0500 Lakers shoot the lights out in second half to edge Bloomfield 53-50 BLOOMFIELD -- Visiting Shakamak can sip victory from the Keg; the Lakers rallied from a six-point deficit in the fourth quarter Friday night to edge Bloomfield 53-50. The Lakers (2-0 in regular and... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:18:02 -0500 Brown County registers comeback win over Thunderbirds Brown County finished off Eastern Greene with a 12-3 run over the last 4:08 coming from behind to overtake the Thunderbirds 49-43. The Eagles trailed by three before their closing rally. Ezra Scully... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:47:55 -0500 Second quarter spurt lifts Miners over Eels A 14-0 run over the first six minutes of the second quarter staked the Linton-Stockton Miners to a 20-point lead over the visiting Clay City Eels. And the Miners kept the pressure on. Linton-Stockton... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:42:08 -0500 Community Notes Saturday, December 3 The Bloomfield Southside Wesleyan Church will host a revival at 7 p.m. at the church Greene County Right to Life will hold its annual Christmas party at 6 p.m. at Casa Sevilla... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:56:29 -0500 Bloomington man allegedly draws gun on three A Bloomington man has been arrested after allegedly pulling a gun on witnesses for refusing to help him get home. According to a probable cause filed by Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:33:05 -0500 BPD accepting donations for Bless This Dinner The Bloomfield Police Department is accepting applications for its annual Bless This Dinner program. Bloomfield Town Marhsal Kenny Tharp said the goal of the program is to help out Bloomfield... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:33:37 -0500 Traffic infraction leads to felony drug charges Late Wednesday night just after 11 p.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Caleb Garvin conducted a traffic stop on State Road 54 at JL Wilson Road after observing a vehicle travel left of center. After... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:05:41 -0500 Greene Gab Episode 15 Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:54:00 -0500 Court News CRIMINAL CASES Justin Pegg, 33, Bloomfield, Class C misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated, Level 6 Felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated prior conviction, Class A misdemeanor... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:30:04 -0500 Vincennes Rivet trounces visiting Lady Cardinals 64-23 GIRLS BASKETBALL A trip to Vincennes ended in disaster for the Lady Cardinals Thursday night. Vincennes Rivet clobbered Bloomfield 64-23. The loss dropped Bloomfield’s record to 2-6 while Rivet... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:18:03 -0500 Shakamak works on D and works over North Central JASONVILLE -- Shakamak used some time off to improve its defense and the result was a 46-32 victory Thursday night over visiting North Central. The Lady Lakers held North Central to 11-44 (25.0... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:12:19 -0500 Patriots give Bloomfield 64-44 lesson in adversity BLOOMFIELD -- Visiting Terre Haute North gave the Cardinals a painful lesson Tuesday night, beating them 64-44. The Patriots steadily pulled away from their hosts and fought off every Bloomfield... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:07:03 -0500 Eastern Greene gets back on track against Linton-Stockton Eastern Greene entered Thursday’s Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference contest at Linton-Stockton riding a three-game losing streak. The Lady Thunderbirds got back on the winning track against... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:51:47 -0500 Pittman Scores Career-High 24 in Earlham home opener RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College women’s basketball team battled Wilmington College to a 40-40 tie after the first half, but the visitors outscored the home squad 22-9 in the third quarter to... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:48:38 -0500 Wabash Valley Classic pairings drawn The Linton-Stockton Miners and Shahamak found out Tuesday who their first-round opponents when the First Finanacial Bank Wabash Valley Classic basketball tournament kicks off Monday, December 26.... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:21 -0500 Community Notes Friday, December 2 The Bloomfield Southside Wesleyan Church will host a revival at 7 p.m. at the church The Switz City Full Gospel Church will host an evening of singing on the first Friday of every... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:06:35 -0500 Sheila Stalcup Sheila Kaye Stalcup, age 68, of Worthington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at her residence. She was born in Linton on Dec. 3, 1947, the daughter of Lawrence Reed and Carole (Moreland)... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:59 -0500 Fill the Trailer for Tennessee An Indiana woman was searching for a way to help those affected by recent fires in Tennessee when she decided to use her own time, money and resources to make a difference. Jennifer Stauffer of... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:11:34 -0500 Faynetta R. Hollis Faynetta R. Hollis, 92, of Franklin and formerly of Bloomfield, died Monday, November 21, 2016 in Bell Trace Health and Living Center. She was born July 27, 1924 in Quincy, Ill. to William Larkin... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:57:58 -0500 Bloomfield School Board expands dual credit offerings Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:19:44 -0500 Community Notes Friday, December 2 The Switz City Full Gospel Church will host an evening of singing with Cheryl Turpin and the Church Worship Group, on the first Friday of every month, (EXCEPT December 2) at 7... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:10:14 -0500 Greene County’s future discussed at Civic Discourse Workshop The Greene County Foundation hosted a Civic Discourse Workshop on Tuesday evening at the Greene County Community Event Center about the future of Greene County. The workshop was facilitated by... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:07:56 -0500 Crane celebrates 75 years Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:13:40 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Jeffrey Lee Wayne Elkins, 33, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant for neglect of dependent and battery resulting in bodily injury. No bond is set. Roger Jarren Hammer, 21, Springville, was arrested... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:20:43 -0500 Local resident offers way to say thank you Chelsea Farris, Linton resident and Pink Zebra consultant, has come up with a new way to thank local police, fire and EMS. Farris sells and distributes Pink Zebra products, warmers which use wax... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:57:21 -0500 Pet of the Week 12-3 Jupiter is a one and a half year old Husky-Lab mix with blue eyes who arrived to the shelter on Oct. 26 as an owner surrender. Staff said he is a sweet boy who may not do well in a home with small... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:06:18 -0500 JPD seeks assistance finding two missing children The Jasonville Police Department is seeking help in finding two children. JPD is again asking for help locating Aden Almedina, 13, and Azryela Almedina, 12. Aden is described as approximately 5’6”... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:41:27 -0500 Anna Burcham Anna Belle Burcham, 79, of Vincennes passed away Monday, Nov. 28 at the Lodge of the Wabash in Vincennes. Born Aug. 4, 1937 in Bloomfield the daughter of Julius and Nancy (Love) Pearson. Anna was a... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:03:52 -0500 Miners prove rival coach correct by winning state title Joey Paradean was right. After the Thunderbirds’ 56-7 defeat at Linton’s hands in the regional, the Eastern head football coach told some well-wishers that he thought Linton had the best team in... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:15:06 -0500 Event to honor volunteers Did you know that volunteering is good for your health? It reduces depression, stress, social isolation, risk of disease, and chronic pain. At the same time, it increases physical fitness, mental... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:39:12 -0500 Local men promoted at WVCF Carlisle -- Two Greene County residents and a Knox County resident were recently promoted at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. Greene County resident Kuldip Wadhwan has been promoted to Captain at... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:04:02 -0500 Food inspections The following food inspections have been provided by Mark Miller of the Greene County Health Department on Nov. 30. Shakamak IGA, five critical violations; 11 non-critical violations; hamburger and... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:02:34 -0500 UPDATED: LPD locates missing person The Linton Police Department has issued a Nixle alert for a missing person. LPD seeks help in locating a missing “at risk” person. Megan Ruthann Miller, age 18, white female. Last seen wearing a long... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:34:11 -0500 Bloomfield man arrested for attempted murder A Bloomfield man is facing charges of attempted murder stemming from an alleged argument over a damaged trailer hitch. Shawn Dotson, 36, was arrested on preliminary charges of Level 5 Felony battery... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:03:53 -0500 Sensory-friendly movie at Linton Cinema featuring Moana Linton Cinema will be hosting another “sensory friendly” movie Saturday in an effort to allow a viewing experience for those with sensory processing disorders, as well as young children. Krisi Crabb,... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:34:23 -0500 Down but not out, Fusco happy to be alive Mike Fusco is one heck of a Linton-Stockton High School football fan. Wife Beth says he never misses a game, with the exception of last year’s trip to Lucas Oil, where the Miners were defeated by... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:59:08 -0500 Hatchets chop Eastern Greene, 44-27 LITTLE CINCINNATI - Surrendering too many offensive rebounds, combined with 24 percent shooting, proved to be Eastern Greene’s undoing Tuesday against visiting Washington. The Lady Hatchets won the... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:50:12 -0500 Miner ace Hollingsworth signs with Vincennes All the hard work in the offseason, working with coaches and summers spent playing travel baseball have paid off for Logan Hollingsworth. Linton-Stockton’s ace hurler and second-leading hitter... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:47:01 -0500 Lady Miners harrier Camden to run for SMWC Linton-Stockton cross country runner Hanna Camden never thought she’d run at the next level. But thanks to a connection with a former Greene County high school cross country course, Camden will have... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:41:01 -0500 Community Notes Wednesday, November 30 The Eastern branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will have Preschool Story Hour from 10:15-11 a.m. Books about deserts will be read. Friday, December 2 The... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:52:10 -0500 Chad Alan Brown Chad Alan Brown, age 32, of Linton, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016, from an automobile accident. He was born in Monroe County on February 16, 1984, the son of Robert H Brown & Valerie... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:19:57 -0500 Teddy Cullison Teddy E. Cullison, 61, of Linton, went to Heaven surrounded by his loved ones, on Monday, Nov. 28 at Terre Haute. He was born on March 3, 1955 in Linton to Theodore J. ‘Ted’ and Donetta Lou (Phelps)... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:51:20 -0500 Bloomfield’s fifth annual Hometown Christmas is on Sunday, December 4 Bloomfield’s fifth annual Hometown Christmas event offers holiday fun for all ages on the square from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4. The Bloomfield Downtown Revitalization team has organized a full... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:03:23 -0500 Franklin DeWayne Strauser Franklin DeWayne Strauser, 74, of Bloomington passed away Sunday November 27, 2016 at his residence. Born October 9, 1942 the son of Wayne Strauser and Julia Corene (Holtsclaw) Huffman. Franklin... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:36:37 -0500 Charles Arthur Welch Charles Arthur Welch, age 79, of Sullivan, formerly of Linton, passed away peacefully at 9:43 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor. He was born in Monroe County on June 1, 1937,... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:36:39 -0500 WRV and Special Olympics brings Champions Together White River Valley High School has become a banner school by joining the Champions Together program. The program was started in late 2012 and is a partnership between the Indiana High School Athletic... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:27:45 -0500 Little Free Library opens in Rural Bloomfield Bloomfield Tri Kappa opened it’s very first Little Free Library with assistance from the Greene County Literacy Coalition on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Mineral Methodist Church in rural Bloomfield.... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:09:40 -0500 Lady Wolverines thrash Lady Eels 57-43 on the road Girls Basketball The Lady Wolverines nailed six trifectas Monday night as they thumped host Clay City 57-43. Senior Abby Denham didn’t make any treys for the Lady Wolverines (5-2, 2-0 in Southwest... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:50:41 -0500 White River Valley loses twice as opponents pull away White River Valley dropped two boys basketball games Saturday in the Riverton Parke tournament. The hosts pulled away in the second half to beat the Wolverines (0-3) 50-37 in the first game.... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:49:38 -0500 Chad Alan Brown Chad Alan Brown, age 32 of Linton, passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Springville, due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident while on his way to work. Arrangements are pending at... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:16:16 -0500 Linton community welcomes home a ‘total victory’ A community pep rally welcomed home the Linton Miner’s very first State Championship title on Saturday evening at the Linton High School Gym. The Miners were able to hold off the Pioneer Panthers... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:00:32 -0500 Shelby Jean Mathena Shelby Jean Mathena, age 77, of Linton, passed away peacefully at 2:50 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.26, 2016, at Linton Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born in Linton, Ind. on Aug.11, 1939, the Daughter of... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:45:11 -0500 County leaders to discuss jail overcrowding issue The Greene County Council and Commissioners will be meeting together next month to come up with a plan to address the jail overcrowding issue. Commissioner Ed Michael went before the county council... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:11:36 -0500 Kathleen Lucille (Andry) Wills Kathleen Lucille (Andry) Wills passed from this world peacefully to her heavenly home surrounded by her loving family on November 26, 2016 in Linton. Born November 19, 1922 in Birdseye, to Sherman... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:19:28 -0500 Eastern Greene runs away from North Central Eastern Greene’s transition offense was firing on all cylinders Saturday. The Thunderbirds jumped out to a 21-7 first-quarter lead over visiting North Central, exploded for 29 points in the second... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:14:58 -0500 Fields, Warriors run by WRV BICKNELL — North Knox’s Caden Fields showed Wednesday that being a basketball four-year starter on opening night is the baseball version of having a pitching ace on opening day. The left-hander... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:14:01 -0500 Clovers pull away in third quarter to overtake Lady T-Birds CLOVERDALE — The Cloverdale Lady Clovers were not hospitable to the visiting Eastern Greene Thunderbirds over Thanksgiving weekend. Cloverdale pounded the boards and held the Thunderbirds under... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:12:53 -0500 Sherry Lynn (Edwards) Osborne Sherry Lynn (Edwards) Osborne, 74, of Vincennes, passed away November 27, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Sept. 10, 1942, in Linton, she was the daughter of Ralph “Bud” Edwards and Verna Lois... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:21:17 -0500 Charles ‘Leo’ Wilson Charles “Leo” Wilson, age 82, of Linton, passed away peacefully at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Worthington, on Dec. 29, 1933, the... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:25:17 -0500 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Patricke Daniel Brooks Shacklett, 27, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant for auto theft. Bond is set at $4,000. Michael Fisher, 40, Linton, was arrested on a warrant for criminal mischief. Bond is... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:01:29 -0500 Bloomfield man arrested on attempted murder charge A Bloomfield man is facing a attempted murder charge. Shawn Robert Dotson, 36, was arrested at 10:32 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27 on preliminary charges of Level 6 Felony criminal recklessness with a... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:54:02 -0500