Greene County Daily World Headlines News from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us James Charles Heaver James Charles Heaver, 88, passed away peacefully at his home in Lyons on Monday, March 27, 2017. He was born on January 22, 1929, in Evanston, Ill. He was the son of Melvin and Sylvia Heaver. Jim... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:07:04 -0400 Linton MX donates $2,000 to A.M. Risher Pool Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:48:11 -0400 Court News Criminal Cases Tyler Gadberry, 30, Bloomfield, Class A misdemeanor domestic battery Allen Mackey, 33, Bloomington, Class A misdemeanor operating while intoxicated endangering a person, Class C... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:45:43 -0400 Jasonville man allegedly batters woman, confines her in residence A Jasonville man is facing charges after allegedly refusing to let a female victim leave a residence and battering a relative when he arrived to help. According to a probable cause filed by Linton... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:41:34 -0400 ‘Walk a Mile’ event promotes sexual assault awareness The Greene County Prosecutor’s Office is preparing for its annual “Walk a Mile in their Shoes Event” as part of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The walk will feature teams with men... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:59:40 -0400 Yeryar, Dieball tabbed for Top 60 Workout Greene County’s top two basketball players - Shakamak’s Tanner Yeryar and Linton-Stockton’s Josh Dieball - were named as two of Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 senior boys’ basketball players... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:45:33 -0400 UPDATE: Innkeeper’s Tax discussion rescheduled The Greene County Council has to reschedule its meeting monthly meeting, which was supposed to include the final proposal of the Innkeeper’s Tax. Council attorney Marvin Abshire apologized for the... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:31:52 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 12 incidents for service Tuesday, including one animal complaint, one assist to other departments, one domestic dispute, five fingerprintings, two special... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:14:52 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log John Hancock, 34, Hymera, was arrested on a warrant for driving while suspended. Bond is set at $5,000. Allen Albert Mackey, 33, Bloomington, was arrested on preliminary charges of OWI involving... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:14:29 -0400 Great-granddaughter arrives as the music plays on On Friday, March 10, as the musicians played and sang at Autumn Trace, a new life was born. To Ron and Carolyn Bland, the evening began with the Autumn Trace performance, and as time ticked by, they... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:32 -0400 Pickin’ and’a grinnin’ at Autumn Trace The Friday Night Jam Sessions, long a Linton tradition, were for years played at Studio A on Main Street. When, in 2015, the event’s popularity exceeded the parking spaces available, the honored... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:49:01 -0400 Bloomfield’s ‘Cookie Lady’ makes life sweeter by the dozen Bloomfield’s Barbara Hanauer is known countywide as the ‘Cookie Lady.’ For years, Hanauer has baked and delivered thousands upon thousands of cookies to classrooms, sports teams and other lucky... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:43:59 -0400 Five generations in Greene County courtesy Kay Moore Five generations recently posed for a family photo in Greene County. (Clockwise from left) Great-grandmother Kaye Moore, grandmother Traci Foglesong, mother Katie Baker and... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:09:41 -0400 Greene Gab Episode 31 This week, Andrew and Patti discuss a Jasonville fire and much more. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:05:25 -0400 Coleman fuels ‘Wain Train’ to victory Caleb ‘Wain Train’ Wainman, a former Linton Miner offensive lineman and current builder of log homes, took to the ring Saturday evening to defend his championship belt against Wade ‘The White Beast’... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:41:51 -0400 Local Alzheimer’s group prepares for monthly meeting The Alzheimer Association will be hosting an upcoming meeting for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. According to program director Denise Saxman, the local Switz City group has... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:07:54 -0400 Meurer, Oliver receive Griddy Awards Indiana Football Digest Magazine honored the best of 2016 and previewed the 2017 Indiana high school football season during its 10th annual Griddy Awards program Sunday in Indianapolis. The Indiana... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:44:51 -0400 Bloomfield residents can apply for housing rehabilitation funds mid-April Bloomfield residents can apply for housing rehabilitation funds mid-April By Kelly Slaven staff writer Residents of Bloomfield will have the opportunity to apply for owner occupied housing... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:50:12 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 47 incidents for service Friday to Monday, including one property damage accident, two animal complaints, two assists to other departments, one battery, one... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:13:03 -0400 Greene County Sheriff's Department activity log The Greene County Sheriff’s Department responded to 69 incidents for service Friday to Sunday, including two abandoned vehicles, four property damage accidents, three personal injury accidents, four... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:12:35 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Aaron Alan Weber, 23, Worthington, was arrested on a warrant for resisting law enforcement and writ of attachment. No bond is set. Denny Vincent Berry-York, 28, Greencastle, was arrested on... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:12:04 -0400 Lionesses tame Linton 9-3 in softball A seven-hit performance was not enough Thursday evening as the Lady Miners fell 9-3 to visiting Loogootee. The Lionesses won their season opener by striking for three runs in the first inning and one... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 02:22:18 -0400 Franklin D. Wiles Franklin D. Wiles, 77, of Solsberry passed away Saturday March 25, 2017 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born July 23, 1939 in Greene County, Indiana, the son of Russell W. Wiles and Wanita (Thompson)... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:50:56 -0400 ‘A forgotten art:’ Ken’s Barber Shop celebrates 50 years “I think I’m up to six generations now,” said one of the few remaining barbers in Greene County, Ken Robertson, “My oldest customer is 102 and the youngest are 8 and 9 months old.” Ken’s Barber shop,... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:32:44 -0400 Court News Criminal cases Michael Nickle, 36, two counts Class A misdemeanor invasion of privacy Jordan Sipes, 20, Worthington, Class A misdemeanor invasion of privacy Kristin Hart, 21, Worthington, Class A... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:27:40 -0400 Preventing Infant and Toddler Abuse SPENCER, Ind. – The littlest Hoosiers are often the most vulnerable to abuse and neglect. The Indiana Youth Institute’s 2017 KIDS COUNT in Indiana Data Book shows that 47 percent of all child abuse... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:38 -0400 GCDW to shine spotlight on area students In the late Whitney Houston’s hit single, Greatest Love of All, she sings: “I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:07:04 -0400 Area schools attend Youth Ag Day Area fourth grade students attended the annual Greene County Youth Ag Day at the Greene County Fairgrounds. According to Sadie Davis, the Ag and Natural Resource Extension Educator of Purdue... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:33:27 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 24 incidents for service Friday, including one animal complaint, one battery, one criminal mischief, three domestic disputes, one extra patrol, four... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:01:56 -0400 Greene County Sheriff's Department activity log The Greene County Sheriff’s Department responded to 107 incidents for service Monday to Friday, including four abandoned vehicles, seven property damage accidents, one personal injury accident, five... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:01:35 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Timothy Allen Handley, 53, Linton, was arrested on preliminary charges of battery. Bond is set at $1,000. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:01:14 -0400 Stone, Royal vying for UDWI REMC District 4 seat David Stone is seeking another term on the Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC board of directors and John Royal is seeking his first term on the board in the District 4 seat. UDWI REMC... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:17:14 -0400 Large or small, boys’ track teams will run for success this spring Whether they guide large teams or small squads, the county’s track coaches expressed optimism about the upcoming season. Linton coach Aaron Lynn said the Miners will have good numbers this spring.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:03:16 -0400 Small girls’ track teams have big hopes for season Most county girls’ track teams are small, but all intend to compete for glory this spring. Fans can expect to see some promising newcomers and some girls who went far last year. Several coaches said... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:00:09 -0400 Enjoy wine at the Bloomfield Library to promote literacy The eighth annual spring fundraiser for the Greene County Literacy Coalition, ‘Wine and cheese in the stacks’ will take place on Saturday, April 8 at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library from... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:03:39 -0400 Area hoop standouts receive All-State mention The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association released its IBCA/Subway All-State selections including the Supreme 15 plus many more honors. All IBCA-member head coaches have the opportunity to nominate... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:07:47 -0400 Alvis Buel Shacklett Alvis Buel Shacklett, 76, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Sullivan, Ind. Alvis was born Aug. 3 1940 to Opal Mary (Yergar) Shacklett and Alton Brooks Shacklett. He was survived by his... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:05:48 -0400 Area links squads short on experience The five Greene County high school golf teams are all facing a season filled with uncertainty as they prepare to tee it up for the 2017 campaign. Every team returns one or two of its top players. But... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:52:54 -0400 Pet of the Week 3-25 Max is a Sharpei/Shepard mix who arrived to the shelter on March 4 as an owner surrender. He is approximately 4-5 years old, fully-vetted and would do better in a home with someone who is patient or... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:13:20 -0400 Greene County Sheriff’s Department Jail Log Brandy Nycole Owen, 24, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant for possession of marijuana. No bond is set. Jack Farmer, Jr., 37, Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant for possession of marijuana.... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:36:01 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to eight incidents for service Thursday, including one domestic dispute, one title check, four traffic stops, one trash and one warrant service. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:35:44 -0400 Lady Miners pulverize Shoals to win first softball game LINTON -- The Lady Miners softball team pounded visiting Shoals into the Lady Pebbles 22-2 Wednesday evening. They needed only 4 1/2 innings to even their record at 1-1, scoring runs in every inning.... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:54:12 -0400 Jasper blanks Linton in season opener Jasper exploded in the second inning Monday afternoon to beat Linton 9-0 in the Lady Miners’ season opener in softball. The Lady Wildcats struck for seven runs in the second. They later tacked on two... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:25:16 -0400 Fire damages 400 acres near Jasonville Linton Fire Chief Brad Sparks said "someone lit a field a on fire" on Tuesday afternoon in rural Jasonville, though the fire spread out of control and around a nearby home likely due to recent dry... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:08:26 -0400 Linton Police Department activity log The Linton Police Department responded to 16 incidents for service Wednesday, including one property damage accident, one animal complaint, one battery, three domestic disputes, two harassments, one... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:09:02 -0400 Commissioners approve added cameras in courthouse The Greene County Courthouse will add a few more security cameras soon. The Greene County Commissioners approved a purchase for additional cameras from Hi-Com at a cost of $3,820.10. Commissioner... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:30:19 -0400 Weimer, Carpenter seeking District 2 seat on UDWI REMC board Editor's note: This is part two of a series detailing the three seats up for election on the UDWI REMC Board of Directors. Part one can be found here An incumbent and newcomer will be vying for the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:23:55 -0400 GCGH Foundation considers February fundraiser a success The first public effort of both the Greene County General Hospital Foundation (GCGHF) and the Greene County Community Event Center Board was considered a success, according to Kyle Cross of the... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:47:22 -0400 Area coaches eagerly anticipate upcoming baseball season Monday marked the first official day of spring meaning baseball season is just around the corner. And as the 2017 high school baseball season rapidly approaches, Greene County’s three Class 2A teams... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:39:33 -0400