Greene County Daily World News News headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us 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 Innkeeper’s Tax discussion postponed 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... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:07:52 -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 ‘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 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 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 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 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 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 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