Greene County Daily World News News headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us A humble man from Linton changes the world Larry Murdock, a native of Linton, has lived a colorful and distinguished life so far. Murdock was recently featured in the Greene County Daily World, in a story detailing his return of a library... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:44:40 -0400 Dugger Coal Festival schedule Monday, Sept. 26 (Activities at Dugger American Legion Post 224) 4 p.m.: Spaghetti Dinner by Auxiliary Legion at Post 224 Tuesday, Sept. 27 (Activities at Dugger American Legion Post 224) 4 to 7... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:04:35 -0400 Bloomfield resident wins prize at Quilt Expo A quilt created by Brenda S. Roach, of Bloomfield, has won a top award in the quilt contest at the 2016 Quilt Expo in Madison, Wis. Over 20,000 quilt lovers attended the 12th annual Quilt Expo, which... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:24:09 -0400 Lyons Volunteer Fire Department receives Farm Credit gift LYONS – Lyons Volunteer Fire Department, along with eight other volunteer fire departments across Indiana, received funds to purchase Grain Bin Rescue Units from Farm Credit Mid-America, a financial... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:55:29 -0400 Community Notes Saturday, September 24 The fifth annual Made in Greene County Showcase will be hosted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Greene County Community Event Center (formerly 4-H Fairgrounds). The event will... Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:02:31 -0400 Grand Cafe hosts grand opening The Grand Café hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony with the Jasonville Chamber of Commerce Friday. Opened by cook, Richard Simon and manager, Chelsea Carmichael, the Grand Café... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:38:59 -0400 Crane hosts POW/MIA Recognition ceremony Crane Army and Navy joined together Thursday to host a POW/MIA Recognition ceremony at Naval Support Activity Crane’s Club Lakeview. The luncheon featured the recognition of three former Prisoners of... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:50:51 -0400 Community Notes Thursday, September 22 The Eastern Greene School Board will hold a Special Meeting of the Board at 7 p.m. in the Eastern Greene Schools’ Central Office Board Room. Discussion will be about contract... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:36:02 -0400 Romans Warrior Foundation to hold benefit concert In order to raise funds to enable the non-profit RWF to help veterans and others, the Romans Warrior Foundation will hold its inaugural ‘Romans Warrior Foundation Benefit Concert’ on Friday, Sept. 23... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:04:52 -0400 GUEST COLUMN: Visitor Center to be an asset to Greene County Congratulations to Greene County on the opening of the new Goose Pond Visitor Center! For nearly two centuries, early inhabitants of Greene County worked to figure out how to turn an 8,000-acre... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:49:54 -0400 Late Linton man to be inducted into Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is proud to announce that it will induct 12 Hoosier veterans into its 2016 Class on November 4, 2016. The non-profit organization honors veterans... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:28:50 -0400 Passing the torch to the next generation Two torchbearers held a close family connection Wednesday afternoon during the Bicentennial Torch Relay. Larry Schute, 74, passed the torch off to BJ Yoho. Schute was the best friend of Yoho’s... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:11:26 -0400 Goose Pond Visitor Center celebrates grand opening The Goose Pond Visitor Center has officially opened its doors to the public. Director of the Department of Natural Resources Cam Clark introduced the building to those in attendance Thursday... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:55:38 -0400 Greene Gab Episode 7 --- In this week's episode of Greene Gab, Patti Danner and Andrew Christman discuss the Bicentennial Torch Relay, a special edition of the paper for Friday, local sports and more... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:31:25 -0400 New traffic pattern to be deployed at SR 54/57 intersection near Switz City Motorists in Greene County will see a new traffic pattern at the intersection of State Road 54/57 beginning Monday, Oct. 3. An Indiana Department of Transportation press release states the current... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:39:46 -0400 GC Humane Society under new management The Greene County Humane Society has made some major changes over the past few months. Michelle Chapman has been the newly appointed director since June, and has brought some updates along with her... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:28:48 -0400 Worthington Post Office closed due to criminal mischief Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:10:17 -0400 Talent Showcase kicks-off JHS-SHS Homecoming weekend As a recent tradition for the Jasonville High School/Shakamak High School Homecoming, the Talent Showcase will provide free entertainment for the whole family. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, the... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:56:16 -0400 Community Notes Wednesday, September 21 Linton City Hall will be closed from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. The Northeast School Corporation Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 7... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:14:04 -0400 Fall at the Magic Treehouse Club The Magic Treehouse at the Linton Public Library is currently adorned in fall beauty, offering children a cozy place to read a good book or simply enjoy the many puzzles and games available in the... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:41:33 -0400 UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Bicentennial Torch Relay in Greene County Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:20:16 -0400 UPDATED: Worthington man accused of sending sexually explicit images to teen A Worthington man is in Greene County Jail for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos to a teenager. Nicholas L. Powell, 35, was booked into the jail Wednesday on preliminary charges of Level 5... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:05:46 -0400 Meet the candidates scheduled for Sept. 29 The Greene County Farm Bureau will host a “Meet the Candidates Night” at the Greene County Community Events Center. According to Farm Bureau organizer Kyle Cross, the event will give residents a... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:18:06 -0400 Shakamk homecoming court revealed Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:10:35 -0400 Community Notes Tuesday, September 20 Bloomfield School Board will meet in Executive Session at 6 the junior high school conference room Wednesday, September 21 Linton City Hall will be closed from 11:30... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:51:02 -0400 GCGH cleanliness rated above average The Greene County General Hospital Board held it’s monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. Among the usual business discussed, one employee who has demonstrated dedication and passion for her... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:33:55 -0400 Canvas for a Cause: Support the Middle Way House An upcoming painting class will help support the Middle Way House of Greene County. “Middle Way House believes that the decision to seek help and the very fact of survival are indicators of courage... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:21:38 -0400 IDEM continues Air Quality Action Day tomorrow for three Indiana regions INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued an Air Quality Action Day and is forecasting high ozone levels for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in the following... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:54:03 -0400 Commissioners to seek relief for jail overcrowding The Greene County Commissioners will be looking into options to help with overcrowding issues at the county jail. Greene County Sheriff Mike Hasler went before the commissioners Tuesday morning to... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:53:13 -0400 Owensburg Fall celebration set for Saturday, September 24 The community of Owensburg, located in Jackson Township in Greene County, is ready for its Founder’s Day Fall Celebration, to be held Saturday, Sept. 24. The Owensburg Fire Department will serve... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:58:39 -0400 Remembrance Walk planned for Oct 15 at Humphreys Park Oct. 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and local woman Lillian Moon has a tragically personal reason to want to increase awareness of infant loss, miscarriage, ectopic... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:57:52 -0400 Greene County office assists veterans The Greene County Veterans Affairs office, located in Bloomfield, is a place established for and committed to helping United States veterans to get all of the help and benefits they are entitled to.... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:56:26 -0400 WRV approves 2017 budget The White River Valley School Board approved the budget plan for 2017. The plan, according to superintendent Bob Hacker, is based off an assessed evaluation of $280 million. “Our advertised tax rate... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:54:45 -0400 Linton-Stockton School Board releases enrollment figures Enrollment numbers at Linton-Stockton schools are down from 2015 figures, but only slightly. 1,441 students were enrolled during the 2015-16 school year, while the count conducted Friday reflected a... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:54:08 -0400 Greene County residents to carry torch Wednesday As the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay makes its way through Greene County Wednesday, 20 local people will have a hand in highlighting local landmarks. The route and all of the torchbearers have... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:28:16 -0400