Greene County Daily World News News headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Silver alert issued for Bloomfield man The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Bloomfield. Richard Griesemer is an 87 year old white male, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 175 pounds, with short... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:52:21 -0500 UPDATED: Bloomfield man located, silver alert canceled Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:22:04 -0500 WRV crowns homecoming royalty Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:19:17 -0500 Bloomfield man says 45th Presidential Inauguration was “experience of a lifetime” “I wish everybody could’ve been there, who is interested in politics and our country, just to see how positive the crowd was--there was no negativity,” said Mark Bartlow, a local man from Bloomfield... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:45:46 -0500 Linton Community Food Pantry sees slight decrease in families served annually The number of families who have had to utilize the Linton Community Food Pantry is continuing a downward trend which started in 2014. At a meeting on Thursday evening, Cindy Hale presented the SON... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:14:58 -0500 Community Notes Saturday, January 21 Lyons Legion Post 479 will host karaoke night, from 8 p.m. - midnight, with services provided by Jim Dandee. Open to the public on Saturdays. Smoking allowed on patio only.... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:14:43 -0500 B-Kind Studio offers local art and inspiration in Solsberry A new arts and crafts gift shop in Solsberry is taking a different approach. Brad and Amy Kindred, of Bloomfield, said they decided to open B-Kind Studio in Solsberry a few months ago, and instead of... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:43:46 -0500 Open Arms Christian Ministries recognizes volunteer with award Switz City-Open Arms Christian Ministries’ volunteer Susannah Slabaugh, of rural Worthington, was recognized Wednesday with a special award from Generations, the agency that operates the Greene... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:54:24 -0500 ISP: Con artists continue to scam area residents out of thousands of dollars Bloomington - The Indiana State Police at the Bloomington Post are warning Hoosiers of phone scams that have lingered in Indiana and unfortunately have targeted numerous victims age 60 and up. Some... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:44:08 -0500 Middle Way House appoints staff member, former client as new executive director Middle Way House announced its community service coordinator, and former client, will serve as the organization’s new leader. Debra Morrow will serve as the executive director of Middle Way House,... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:35:26 -0500 Greene Gab Episode 22 In this week's episode, Patti And Andrew dish on an increased reward, a spelling bee in Linton, basketball achievements, a very sweet Pet of the Day and more... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:32:59 -0500 GCTAB to present awards at annual meeting The Greene County Tourism Advisory Board (GCTAB) is preparing for its Tourism Partners Holiday Social and Annual Meeting. The event is scheduled at its regular monthly meeting time, Thursday, Jan. 26... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:20:05 -0500 Linton Chamber awards 2016 Business and Citizen of the Year The Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce announced its Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year, during its annual Dinner and Awards banquet Thursday evening at the Elks Lodge in Linton. “This... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:15:12 -0500 Bloomfield’s ‘Happy Gilmore’ donates toys to GCGH Courtesy photo Landon Gilmore, a fifth grader at Bloomfield Elementary School said he started a toy drive in October for children admitted to the Emergency Room at the Greene County General Hospital... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:26:40 -0500 Pace provides scholarships to former Head Start students Pace Community Action Agency announces the 2017 Judith K. Bobe Scholarship opportunity. The scholarship is named in honor of Pace Community Action Agency’s former Head Start Director who worked... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:38:08 -0500 Linton second grader sweeps spelling bee Linton Elementary held a spelling bee Wednesday afternoon, something it hasn’t done for at least five years. After 10 rounds, second grader Owen Smith, whose teacher is Mrs. Hall, was declared the... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:50:23 -0500 Pet of the Week 1-21 Rosie is a 1-3 year old Border Collie Mix who arrived to the shelter the week of Thanksgiving as an owner surrender. Staff said she is housebroken, heart worm negative and knows how to sit. Rosie is... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:11:02 -0500 State level changes to impact WRV tax rate White River Valley Schools is expecting a lower assessed valuation (AV) for the coming academic year, which will lead to an increased tax rate. According to WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker, the lower... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:20:20 -0500 Greene County native writes book of Hoosier history A Greene County native recently authored a book, which focuses on the stories of Hoosiers past. Larry Vandeventer is a Calvertville native and graduated from Worthington High School. Recently,... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:18:41 -0500 GCGH to offer two new service lines this year A new service line will be available at the Greene County General Hospital (GCGH) within the next couple of months, according to Chief Executive Officer, Brenda Reetz. Reetz presented the GCGH Board... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:23:00 -0500 Linton-Stockton School Board begins 2017 with a social studies lesson The Linton-Stockton School Corporation Board met Monday evening, and followed the recently adopted format of hearing presentations from different departments during board meetings, this time from the... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:58:09 -0500 County hopeful for another round of road funding from state The Greene County Commissioners are hopeful the state will provide extra road funding like last year. The commissioners approved a resolution, which Commissioner Nathan Abrams said will serve as a... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:17:22 -0500 Bloomfield Library recognizes outstanding employees Courtesy photo Bloomfield Public Library Director, Austin Stroud, said several employees were recognized during a staff training event on Monday.Circulation Manager, Tasha Hudson, was recognized by... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:03:32 -0500 Borders says proposed bill not meant to be discriminatory While the bill aimed at preventing individuals from changing their sex on their birth certificate will not be heard this session, Representative Bruce Borders said it is an important issue to... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:13:35 -0500 ‘Bring it on,’ says RDL Last Tuesday, Rediscover Downtown Linton (RDL) held their first meeting of the new year, and Secretary/Treasurer Kathy Matthews says the group is more than ready for an exciting 2017. “There were... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:35:49 -0500 Fundraiser to send CASA youth to Rose Bowl Parade a success Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:15:40 -0500 WRV Homecoming set for Friday Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:00:56 -0500 Scholarships available from Crane Credit Union for local students ODON – Crane Credit Union announced scholarship opportunities for its members in 2017. Crane Credit Union understands the importance of education and recognizes the rising costs in tuition. To help... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:02:51 -0500