Greene County Daily World News News headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us BJ Claus ready to ride again Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:26:11 -0500 S.A.F.E. Animal Rescue focuses on fostering Around 40 people attended a ‘Pizza and Painting’ fund raiser to benefit S.A.F.E Animal Rescue at the Goosepond Lodge and Retreat on Thursday evening. According to the President, Chantel Eaton, funds... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:28:58 -0500 Community Notes Saturday, December 10 Linton Cinema will hold a free showing of “The Grinch” at 10 a.m.. Santa will be available for pictures before and after the movie, and will be visiting different businesses in... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:59:07 -0500 Celebrating Indiana's 200th birthday Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:09:05 -0500 Shakamak honors 20-year board member The Shakamak School Board recognized one of its members Thursday for his years of service. Brian Stockrahm received a plaque and kind words from fellow administrators after choosing not to run for... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:06:14 -0500 Greene Gab Episode 16 --- In this episode, Patti and Andrew talk about fires, crashes, basketball and introduce Molly, our Pet of the Week... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:26:59 -0500 Bicentennial Free Throw Championship to include all Indiana schools All schools in Indiana will be participating in the Indiana Bicentennial Free Throw Championship for Boys/Girls Grades 3-12. Indiana and Basketball are one in the same. When you speak of Indiana, you... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:47:13 -0500 Community Notes Saturday, December 10 The Shakamak Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Festival will be taking place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts, flea market and entertainment will be located in the Shakamak... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:17:25 -0500 WRV student named 2017 Greene County Lilly Scholar In an unprecedented assembly-style presentation, White River Valley senior Abby Denham was named the 2017 Greene County Lilly Scholarship winner. Greene County Foundation Grants and Scholarship... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:04:16 -0500 WRV responds to alleged bomb threat White River Valley Schools responded to an alleged bomb threat early Thursday morning. According to superintendent Bob Hacker, the threat was a hoax generated by a student on social media site... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:12:07 -0500 Linton, Shakamak, Bloomfield all ranked in Top 10 By The Associated Press The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school boys basketball teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings: Class 4A Others... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:18:32 -0500 Homeless pets have a holiday wish list Michelle Chapman, Director of the Greene County Humane Society (GCHS), wanted to remind the community to think of the animals in the shelter this holiday season. Chapman said animal intake increases... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:57:12 -0500 Pet of the Week 12-10 Molly is a one year old German Shepard and Husky mix. She came to the shelter on Nov. 2 as an owner surrender. She is spayed, up to date on shots and staff say they are working on house training her.... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:43:13 -0500 UPDATE: Linton church suspends donation drive for Gatlinburg due to country's outpouring of support After seeing and hearing a cry for help from those in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas, a local pastor has decided to reach out to those in need. Pastor Steve Williams, of Apostolic Bibleway Church... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:40:57 -0500 Today marks 75th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor Today marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which launched the United States into World War II. More than 2,300 Americans were killed on Dec. 7, 1941 after Imperial Japan’s navy... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:13:10 -0500 Vehicle crashes into Linton CVS Pharmacy At approximately 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday evening, a vehicle crashed into the side of CVS Pharmacy in Linton. According to Linton Fire Chief, Brad Sparks, the driver sustained minimal injuries, though... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:25:12 -0500 Community Notes Tuesday, December 6 The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 7 The Dugger Union Community School Board will meet in executive session at 4... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:21:25 -0500 Town of Bloomfield signs one-year agreement The Bloomfield Town Council met Tuesday evening for its regular monthly meeting, and councilmembers signed a one-year agreement with Bynum Fanyo Utilities, Inc. for wastewater treatment services,... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:38:41 -0500 Jingle Bell Rock Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:22:34 -0500 Jasonville couple loses belongings, pet in fire A Jasonville couple is asking for help after losing their home to a fire this weekend. Amber Powell and Clifford Burdette lost everything in a fire reportedly caused by a wood stove in their 323 N.... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:14:20 -0500 Switz City resident affected by water line mishap The Switz City Town Council met on Monday evening to finalize preparations for selling the water treatment plant, prepare for the council’s last meeting of the year on Dec. 29 and solve a citizen’s... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:39:48 -0500 WRV seeks additional appropriations The White River Valley School Board held an additional appropriation hearing in a special meeting Monday evening. According to WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker, the additional appropriation will be... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:15:30 -0500 Free learning at any age In Greene County, the opportunities for education are many, and are not reserved exclusively for young adults on college campuses. The need for trained and certified applicants in today’s workforce... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:57:43 -0500 Navigators available Friday to help with insurance enrollment The Affiliated Service Providers of Indiana (ASPIN) will be hosting an open enrollment event Friday. A navigator will be at the WorkOne in Linton from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for one-on-one appointments to... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:07:37 -0500 GCDW earns second place for website The Greene County Daily World was recognized for its award-winning website Saturday, which can be viewed at Publisher Chris Pruett and Editor Sabrina Stockrahm attended the... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:50:38 -0500 LOCATED: LPD locates teen The Linton Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating Erik Z. Mifflin. The LPD issued the alert via Nixle just after 1:30 p.m. Mifflin is described as a 15-year-old white male.... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:10 -0500 Jasonville man faces charges after allegedly ‘tossing’ infant into crib A Jasonville man is facing charges after allegedly “tossing” an infant into a crib. According to a probable cause filed by Jasonville Police Department Patrolman Andrew Duguay, Jeffrey Elkins, 36, is... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:27:36 -0500 Bloomfield native earns research fellowship in Australia MANHATTAN — Pigs may have the chance for a healthier life because of a Kansas State University graduate student who has earned a 2017 Endeavour Research Fellowship from the Australian government.... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:18:35 -0500 INDOT: Safety tips for when your vehicle becomes disabled Every motorist has the responsibility to be safe. Safe driving includes behaviors while operating a vehicle as well as properly maintaining a safe vehicle and knowing what to do in an emergency. The... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:04:23 -0500