Recent photo galleries

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    Greene County Project Lifesaver event at Joetta's Pizza Villa on Thursday, Nov. 17.
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    The Linton Miner Football team earned its first Class A State Championship Saturday with a 34-20 win over the Pioneer Panthers at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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    A Pep Rally was held in the Linton High School Gym in honor of the Linton Miners playing in State Finals this weekend. Linton-Stockton will face the Pioneer Panthers in the Class A State Finals at noon on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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    The 13th annual Festival of Trees kicked off on Friday night at the Shawnee Theatre in Bloomfield with a 'Wine,Cheese and Chocolate' event sponsored by Oliver Winery of Bloomington. The event serves as the biggest fund raiser of the year, benefiting the theatre's upcoming summer season. Bidding on decorated trees, wreaths and other holiday decor ends on Sunday, Nov. 27.
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    Ten Linton-Stockton High School seniors attended Spookfest 2016 as "Disney" princesses, and appeared after the parade at the Linton Fire Station to pose for pictures with a long line of little people. The group got a $1 donation per photo, and raised $300 in just over an hour. Their next appearance will be in downtown Linton Dec. 3 as part of the Chamber of Commerce Christmas celebration and the arrival of the Santa Train.
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    Bloomfield School District hosted a Veterans Day Program in Glover Gym Friday afternoon. First Sergeant Greg Swanson was the guest speaker.
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    Voters took to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in the 2016 presidential election.
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    Rediscover Downtown Linton (RDL) held Linton's annual Spookfest celebration on Main Street on Oct. 29. Included in the fun was the Spookfest parade, led by the Linton-Stockton High School band, the golf cart parade, costume contest, trunk-or-treat, the annual tenderloin dinner at the Linton Firehouse and "Meet the Disney Princesses," a photo-op fundraiser to benefit the LSHS Band and the Miner Kadets.
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    The 7th annual Pet Parade offered pets and their owners a chance to show off their Halloween costumes on Thursday evening at Humphrey's Park in Linton. Event organizer Shauna Kendall said proceeds from the event will benefit the Greene County Humane Society. Four category winners boasted the funniest, cutest, scariest and best overall costumes.
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    NSA Crane celebrated its 75th anniversary by having open events for the public and the Commodore Run.
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    An assortment of moments from 2016's Linton Fall Arts Festival.
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    The 2016 Bloomfield Apple Festival occurred on the weekend of Oct. 8, with the annual parade occurring on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. The annual festival brings carnival rides, a variety of food and vendors to the area surrounding the Bloomfield Park.
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    Linton's Civitan Club held its annual dinner at Humphrey's Park Oct. 5. Guest speaker Lonnie Bedwell inspired the crowd with his personal stories of life as a blind mountain climber, kayaker, roofer and electrician. The club inducted new members, bestowed awards, named new officers and shared a wonderful meal catered by Third Generation Catering.
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    The annual 2016 Bloomfield Apple Festival Little Miss and Mr. Baby contest occurred on Saturday at the Bloomfield Park. Sponsored by the Bloomfield Order of the Eastern Star, 20 entries were separated into 4 age groups. The contest began at 4 p.m. in the shelter house of the Bloomfield Park.
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    Ally Kilzer was crowned the Bloomfield Apple Festival Queen during a Sunday ceremony. The Bloomfield High School senior is the daughter of Brandi Patton and Joel Kilzer. She will be representing the Apple Festival with her court, which includes runner-up Daelyn Arthur and second runner-up/Miss Congeniality Sydnee Skinner. The People's Choice winner will be crowned Friday at the stage in the park during the Apple Festival.
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    White River Valley seniors and staff members took part in Senior Pride Day. The day includes a variety of work around the school, such as painting parking spaces and planting flowers. According to superintendent Bob Hacker, "It is important to give back and work together. This day teaches that."
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    The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay passed through Greene County today.
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    The Bloomfield Farmer's Market offered an array of Fall items at the market on Friday, Sept. 16. Yer Studio dance classes aged 2-12 put on a performance for the public at 5:30 p.m.
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    The Greene County Daily World Difference Maker banquet recognized 10 local men and women who go above and beyond their line of work and superseding the realm of giving. Debbie Bender was named the Difference Maker of the Year.
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    Scenes from activities of 9/11 around Greene County
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    Buck and Judy Mullis hosted the ninth annual Sunday in the Park, complete with free ham and beans, chili and entertainment. Jelly Bean the Clown was on site to make balloon animals for the younger attendees. Judy said by around 1 p.m., the volunteers had served more than 100 meals.
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    The brand new senior living community, Autumn Trace of Linton, held an opening reception on Saturday to offer prospective residents and their families a chance to tour the facility and meet staff members from 1-3 p.m.
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    A selection of images from Saturday's benefit ride in memory of J.D. Davis
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    Terry Heacoch of Casey's in Dugger held a mini-carnival Saturday, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Rainy conditions made the carnival move to the shelter house at Dugger Park
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    Hi-Lift Jack Company hosted its annual Trail Day at Redbird State Riding Area over the weekend.
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    Local teams participated in the annual Back-To-School Bash at the Linton Softball Complex over the weekend. Four different Indiana Tribe teams all made the championship game, with the 8U and 12U teams earning team titles. The Tri-County Stars entered two teams in the tournament and both came away with 3rd place finishes in the 14U and 12U age groups. The Linton All-Stars and Greene County All-Stars also participated in the tournament but did not place.
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    The 7th annual National Night Out entertained and educated more people than ever before on Tuesday evening at Humphreys Park in Linton. With around 50 vendors, free food and raffles, the event offered the public a chance to positively interact with emergency personnel.
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    Scenes from the Shawnee Theatre's Annual Melodrama-Idaho James and the Stone of Desire: Caught Between a Rock and a Lardface
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    Hidden amongst the woods off of N. Harshman Road holds a secret art garden created by Bloomfield local, John Haywood. He uses various recycled items to create larger-than-life master pieces.
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    Scenes from Friday evenings livestock auction at the 2016 Greene County 4-H Fair
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    The Hog wrestle at the Greene County 4-H Fair happened on Thursday evening.
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    Wednesday evening's sheep show at the 4-H Fair
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    Twins Brady and Greyson Belcher were awarded Supreme Heifer and Expert Showmanship respectively.
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    The third annual Farmers Olympics was held on Wednesday at the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds.
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    The Greene County 4-H Little Miss and Mister Contest was hosted Tuesday night. Katie Wall was named Little Miss Greene County. She is the 5-year-old daughter of Tommy and Sarah Wall. Zaydin Graf was named Little Mister Greene County. He is the 4-year-old son of Jake and Misty Graf.
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    Local softball teams and players participate in the Sandlot Tournament at the Wabash Valley Girls Softball Complex over the weekend.
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    The Greene County 4-H Robotics Club held a demonstration on Tuesday showcasing the groups year-round work with creating and learning about robotics. The club even took a field trip to Crane Naval Base this summer to learn about creating batteries. The club meets monthly and plans to have more robots next year.
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    2016 Greene County 4-H Fair random scenes
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    The classic car show was held at the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 9.
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    The Tractor Pull took place at the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 9.
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    The Greene County Master Gardener Association hosted an Open House for their 'demonstration vegetable garden' on Saturday, July 9 from 5-9 p.m.
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    The Greene 16 committee invited area youth to the Greene County Fairgrounds Wednesday to witness the sculpture pour. Students from 92 local classrooms helped with the scratch blocks for the project.
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    A significant amount of rain did not deter parade goers Monday morning. Although it rained the entire duration of the parade, patrons lined Linton's streets with their umbrellas to see the floats, emergency personnel and local organizations walk the parade route.
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    Kicking Bear Ministries held a 5K walk/run at Shakamak State Park to raise funds for Kicking Bear Camp in August.
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    Tuesday evening the Worthington American Legion hosted a flag retirement ceremony outside of its building.
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    EGHS celebrated the graduation of 75 seniors on Saturday, with a commencement ceremony held at the high school's gymnasium. The seniors filed in, wearing school colors of red, white and black, along with big smiles of pride and acheivement, as the processional "Pomp and Circumstance" was played by Eastern Greene's Band and Orchestra. After a greeting by Craig Allen McPike, Jr., the Eastern Greene String Band played "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic, followed by the salutatorian address, given by senior Amanda Butler. Butler, a Thunderbird Honor Society member, was also a recipient of an academic honors diploma, and her address was themed "What If", touching on special moments of all of their academic careers. Following Butler was valedictorian Katie Morguson, whose address spoke of each seniors ability to rely on themselves in life, and to trust one's instincts above all else. Morguson is also a Thunderbird Honor Society member, an academic honors diploma recipient and plans to attend college in Evansville this fall.