Greene County Daily World News News headlines from the Greene County Daily World newspaper in Linton, Indiana en-us Bloomfield teacher arrested for alleged sexual encounter with student Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:36:41 -0400 Community Notes Friday, October 21 The main branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library will host a Teen Halloween Costume Party from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. Dress up in your scariest costume and join us for a... Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:20:21 -0400 Bloomfield to continue online dual credit courses The Bloomfield School District Board of School Trustees met Thursday, and approved a second semester of online dual-credit courses in Spanish and in French, in conjunction with Ivy Tech Community... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:04:36 -0400 CAAA aims to safely destroy outdated munitions Naval Support Activity Crane occupies 100 square miles in Greene, Martin and Lawrence counties, with vendor Crane Army Ammunition Activity (CAAA) occupying about 80 percent of the area alongside... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:50:51 -0400 GC Local Emergency Planning Committee exercise plan at annual meeting The Greene County Emergency Management Agency and the Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) hosted their annual exercise in compliance with the Homeland Security Exercise and... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:27:14 -0400 Community Notes Wednesday, October 19 The main branch of the Bloomfield-Eastern Green Public Library will host Baby and Me Storytime from noon to 1 p.m. For children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Enjoy... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:07:52 -0400 LSSC superintendent provides detailed instructions for drop off, pick up and parking The new drop off and pick up procedures will start Monday at Linton-Stockton School Corporation, and parents should be prepared for a big change. Superintendent Nick Karazsia referred to the change... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:29:34 -0400 UPDATED: Five seek school board seats for Eastern Greene Schools Scott Carmichael was unable to be contacted. --- An Eastern Greene School Board member will be running for his third term. Troy Fields said he is running for the board to focus on litigation. “An... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:22:23 -0400 Right to Life hosts pro-life dinner on Saturday Greene County Right to Life hosted its annual pro-life dinner Saturday night. The event featured an update from Pregnancy Choices, located in Linton, and keynote speaker Monica Siefker, who serves as... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:33:26 -0400 Hall-O-Wheelin’ off road event Saturday at Redbird SRA The Redbird Foundation will host two family-friendly events this Oct. 22 and 23. The Haunted Trails adventure will be open from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, and includes Trunk or Treat at... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:23:45 -0400 Pet of the Week 10-21 Rebel is an approximately 7 month old jack-russell terrier and beagle mix. He came to the shelter on Aug. 12 as a stray found in Linton. According to staff he is a sweet and calm dog who is nearly... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:46:40 -0400 WRV School Board recognizes students The White River Valley School Board took time to recognize students for both academic and athletic purposes. WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker started off by introducing senior Isaac Murdock, who won... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:00:18 -0400 UPDATED: Worker hit on State Road 54 An E&B Paving worker was hit this morning on State Road 54 in Switz City. According to Greene County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Chris Anderson, the accident was a hit and run case. “A worker had... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:36:07 -0400 Ghouls Trail of Fears open on Saturday Saturday, Oct. 22 from 6:30-10:00 p.m., the Ghouls Trail of Fears welcomes one and all to its spooky attractions. The haunted trail has many scares and horrors along its length, and there is a “no... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:48:20 -0400 Community Notes Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:54:55 -0400 ‘Build-a-basket’ to benefit homebound patrons An award-winning program hosted by Generations will bring attention to the needs of homebound patrons this holiday season. Sponsored by Vincennes University, Generations is one of 16 area agencies... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:53:40 -0400 GCGH recognized for 'Baby Bundles' legacy project The Greene County General Hospital (GCGH) received the Tony and Mary Hulman Health Achievement Award through the Indiana Public Health Association on Oct. 13 for it’s Sweet Dreams Baby Bundles... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:48:40 -0400 County plans for round three of blighted property elimination The first round of clearing blighted properties is complete, with round two nearing completion and round three in the works. Greene County Commissioner Rick Graves updated the board on the progress... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:49:07 -0400 Election preview: three seek seats on Shakamak School Board Troy Fougerousse is making his first run for the Shakamak School Board this year. According to Fougerousse, he loves being involved with the school. “I’ve been involved with school for 22 years as a... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:28:20 -0400 GCSD working accident by WRV The Greene County Sheriff's Department is working an accident near White River Valley High School this morning. County dispatch confirmed the accident. This story will be updated as more information... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:45:07 -0400 Eastern Greene School Board approves JAG trip The Eastern Greene School Board met Monday evening, and on the agenda was a proposed trip to Washington D.C., Nov.9-13, for two students, members of the national group JAG (Jobs for America’s... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:45:45 -0400 Crane welcomes public to 75th Anniversary celebration Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:29:20 -0400 Indianapolis woman charged with murder in Coal City shooting COAL CITY -- Just after midnight Saturday morning, Indiana State Police Detectives were called to the scene of a homicide near Coal City. According to an Indiana State Police press release,... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:27:34 -0400 LSSC hopes Monday will be start of ‘new normal’ If the weather holds out this week, Linton-Stockton Schools will be seeing “the new normal” in terms of parking and student pick up and drop off. Superintendent Nick Karazsia and School Board... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:10:57 -0400 Sunrise Coal Mine Rescue Team wins nationwide skills contest Sunrise Coal, LLC would like to congratulate the members of the Mine Rescue team on winning the 2016 Nationwide Skills Championship Contest. Sunrise Coal appreciates all the hard work and dedication... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:04:43 -0400 Local departments host Fire Safety Fair Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:48:08 -0400 Election Preview: Two former educators seeking seat on Linton-Stockton School Board District 1 Long time educator Les Newman is running for his second term on the Linton-Stockton School Board. During his first four years on the board, Newman says he is proud of being a part of introducing... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:35:21 -0400 Golf ball drive to benefit Indiana troops A local photographer is putting a call out to area residents to send in golf balls for the military. Heather Graves, of How Charming Photography, is asking area schools and local residents to donate... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:26:39 -0400