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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Local forums set to learn about NSA Crane Joint Land Use Study (07/30/15)
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), in cooperation with RADIUS Indiana and the counties of Daviess, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Sullivan along with agencies and organizations in the region, is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning with Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane and the Lake Glendora Test Facility (LGTF)...
AG Zoeller urges credit freeze in wake of data breach affecting 1.5 million Hoosiers (07/30/15)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging all Hoosiers to freeze their credit in the wake of the recent data breach at Fort Wayne-based Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE) and its subsidiary NoMoreClipboard, which may have impacted an estimated 1.5 million Hoosiers and 3.9 million people nationwide. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/30/15)
July 29 -- Makayla Gayle Fleshman, 19, Worthington, was arrested on a warrant issued out of another county in a case of burglary and theft. She was being held without bond. Worthington Town Marshal Randy Raney was the arresting officer. July 29 -- Danny Ray Deckard, 22, Solsberry, was booked in to jail on a violation of a home detention placement violation. He was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Josh Fuller was the arresting officer...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/30/15)
The Linton Police Department responded to 20 calls and incidents on Wednesday, July 29, including three complaints about animals, six assists to the public, one civil dispute, one property issue, one property damage incident, one road hazard, one complaint about shooting, one report of suspicious activity, two traffic stops, one transport and two welfare checks...
Community Notes (07/30/15)
Friday, July 31 Save the date: the 2015 Mom Prom will be held on September 19. More information will be posted as it become available. The Annual Sale at Cincinnati Christian Church, located at 11432 East St Rd 54 in Bloomfield, will be held from 8 to noon...
State Road 59 Bridge over the Eel River will be restricted starting August 7 (07/29/15)
CLAY COUNTY, Ind. -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces traffic on State Road 59 (S.R. 59) will be restricted to one 10' lane on the Eel River Bridge beginning Friday, August 7. Traffic will be controlled at the bridge with a traffic signal. The contractor will be overlaying the bridge deck...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/29/15)
July 28 -- Leslie Edgar Corbin, Jr., 23, Solsberry, was arrested on a warrant issued for a preliminary charge of theft in one case and a petition to revoke a suspended sentence in another case. Bond information not available. Greene County Sheriff's Jail Officer Darren McDonald was the arresting officer.....
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/29/15)
The Linton Police Department responded to 16 calls and incidents on Tuesday, July 28, including six assists to the public, one child custody issue, two domestic disputes, one fight in progress, on complaint involving a juvenile, two thefts, and one traffic stop...
Community Notes (07/29/15)
Wednesday, July 29 Save the date: the 2015 Mom Prom will be held on September 19. More information will be posted as it become available. Linton F&AM Lodge No. 560 will have a called meeting on July 29, 2015 for the propose of conferring a Master Mason Degree. We will eat at 6 p.m. and work at 7 p.m...
Lamb Jam Music Festival ready to rock the park (07/28/15)
The Lamb Jam music festival will once more be returning to Linton's Humphreys Park on Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2 for the sixth year. The events for Saturday will kick off at 11 a.m. and last until 6 p.m., and on Sunday, events will begin at noon and will last until 4 p.m.....
Dugger Union Community School is gearing up for a new year (07/28/15)
DUGGER -- The 2015-16 academic year is quickly approaching for schools across the state, and this year there are some changes to the school structure of Dugger Union Community School Corporation (DUCSC). DUCSC has come a long way to be able to offer classes for this academic year -- a journey which started with the school's initial closure.....
First Greene County Health Fair now accepting participants (07/28/15)
The Hamilton Center has partnered with Greene County General Hospital for the first annual Greene County Health Fair and they are currently encouraging potential vendors to submit an application. The 2015 Greene County Health Fair will take place on Saturday, September 12 at the Roy Clark Community Building in Linton's Humphreys Park from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.....
Firefighter training session: Old house up in flames (07/28/15)
A big old house went up in flames and was burned to the ground last Saturday -- on purpose, by firefighters who used the opportunity to train. The empty home, destined to be demolished one way or the other, was located on a country road north of Worthington near the White River. The training session was utilized by firefighters from at least three departments including the Worthington Fire Territory, Highland Township Fire Department and the Center Fire Department.....
ISP continues investigation into shooting (07/28/15)
An investigation is continuing into a shooting incident that occurred in Linton last weekend, but details remain sketchy and officials are not releasing the identities of those involved. Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil of the Bloomington Post confirmed that one man was injured and transported to a hospital in Terre Haute for medical treatment -- his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening...
SIDC helps communities improve quality of life for their residents (07/28/15)
Ask any local official his or her opinion of the Southern Indiana Development Commission and you'll hear nothing but praise. "They're really good people to work with," said Chris Ritchie, a Decker Town Council member. "They're so helpful. Any question that we have, they're there to help us answer it and if they don't know the answer, they'll find out."...
INDOT confident Section 4 of I-69 in Monroe County will open by the end of 2015, one year behind original schedule (07/28/15)
More than half of Section 4 of Interstate 69 has yet to be paved, but the Indiana Department of Transportation is confident it will be open to traffic in five months. "Despite the rain, we're still on target for the end of the year," said INDOT spokesman Will Wingfield...
Mark the Calendar: National Night Out returns to Humphreys Park on August 4 (07/28/15)
LINTON -- Linton's Sixth Annual National Night Out will be returning to Humphreys Park on Tuesday, August 4 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. National Night Out is a free event which is open to the public. Vendors, police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel will be at Humphreys Park and giving away a lot of free items to the public...
Driver ejected and injured in Monday night crash; Child passenger in safety seat was not injured (07/28/15)
A three-year-old child in a safety seat escaped injury during a Monday night crash in eastern Greene County, but the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected, then transported by Air Evac medical helicopter to a Terre Haute hospital. The crash involving a single vehicle occurred at approximately 9:18 p.m. Monday on State Road 45 at the intersection with East Sparks Road...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/28/15)
July 27 -- Patrick Dye Donaldson, 33, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant issued for a preliminary charge of check deception. His bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released later the same day after posting $500 cash. Greene County Sheriff's Jail Officer Ken Conolty was the arresting officer...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/28/15)
The Linton Police Department responded to 24 calls and incidents on Monday, July 27, including one abandoned vehicle, one property damage accident, one alarm, one assist to another agency, nine assists to the public, one domestic dispute, one assist to EMS, one extra patrol, one protective order violation, one sex offense, one report of suspicious activity, one theft, two reported threats and one transport...
Coming Soon: Dollar General to open store in Dugger (07/28/15)
DUGGER -- Since late spring, construction has been ongoing for a new Dollar General store in Dugger, and by late summer, the store will open its doors. The Dollar General will be one of the latest businesses to move into the Dugger area. The addition of the new store promises to potentially save the residents of the Dugger area from going out of town to pick up household essentials...
Community Notes (07/28/15)
Tuesday, July 28 Save the date: the 2015 Mom Prom will be held on September 19. More information will be posted as it become available. The Bloomfield Public Library will hold a workshop for teen writers from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Participants will learn writing techniques, using fun prompts to write short stories and play other writing games. Grades six through 12 welcome...
Eastern Greene says goodbye to High School Principal Kevin Frank (07/27/15)
After serving the Eastern Greene School Corporation for 18 years, High School Principal Kevin Frank turned in his resignation to pursue other career opportunities. Frank has accepted a job opportunity to serve as Assistant Superintendent for the Washington Community School Corporation; However he says saying goodbye to Eastern Greene will not be easy...
Breaking News: Hallador announces reduction in force involving 175 employees at Sunrise Coal in Carlisle (07/27/15)
Hallador Energy Company, owner of the Sunrise Coal Mine in Carlisle, has announced a reduction in force at the Carlisle Mine involving 175 employees, effective Monday. Explaining the need for this action in a press release issued early Monday morning, the company said, "2015 brought mild weather and a glut of low-priced natural gas. ...
County Council approves increase on Cumulative Capital Development Fund (07/27/15)
The Greene County Council held a public hearing for a rate increase on the Cumulative Capital Development Fund for the Greene County Commissioners prior to their regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon. On July 20, the Greene County Commissioners adopted a resolution which re-established the Cumulative Capital Development Fund. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/27/15)
July 25 -- Zachariah Adam Query, 21, Bloomfield, was arrested on preliminary charges involving operating a vehicle while intoxicated and resisting law enforcement. His bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released later the same day after posting $500 cash. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Brown was the arresting officer...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/27/15)
The Linton Police Department responded to 59 calls and incidents on Friday through Sunday, July 24-26, including two abandoned vehicles, three property damage accidents, two complaints about animals, two assists to other agencies, two assists to the public, four incidents of criminal mischief, one assist to EMS, one fire, three reports of harassment, two property issues, two reports of a missing person, one reckless driver, one complaint about shooting, two attempted suicides, eight reports of suspicious activity, two reported threats, one title check, eight traffic stops, two warrants served and four welfare checks.. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (07/27/15)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 53 calls and incidents on Friday, July 24, through Sunday, July 26, including one abandoned vehicle, two property damage accidents, four accidents involving personal injury, four complaints about animals, four assists to other agencies, two assists to the public, one incident of child neglect, two civil disputes, one incident of criminal mischief, two domestic disputes, two assists to EMS, one report of a missing person, two complaints about noise, four reckless drivers, two road hazards, one attempted suicide, four reports of suspicious activity, one theft, one reported threat, seven traffic stops, two inmate transports, one trespassing incident, one unruly subject and one welfare check.. ...
Weekend shooting in Linton under investigation by Indiana State Police (07/27/15)
One person was shot over the weekend in the Linton area and was hospitalized. The incident is under investigation and few details have been released. Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil of the Bloomington Post has confirmed that Indiana State Police personnel are investigating a shooting that occurred in Linton early Saturday morning...
Low cost shot clinic to be held at BHS on Sunday afternoon (07/25/15)
There will be a low cost shot clinic taking place at the Bloomfield High School tomorrow, July 26 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Vaccine pricing will begin at just $15 and packages will be available starting at $35. Rabies vaccinations, distemper vaccinations, bordetella vaccinations, microchip installations, and nail trimmings will be available...
Teachers Warehouse collects donations at local drop box (07/24/15)
The Teachers Warehouse, located in Bloomington, will be assisting teachers in the area by providing them with basic educational supplies free of cost. The store currently provides supplies to elementary school teachers in Greene, Brown, Lawrence, Monroe and Owen counties...
Kingdom Builders presents Open Arms with donation (07/24/15)
Open Arms Christian Ministries, located near Switz City, was recently awarded with a $1,000 donation from Kingdom Builders of South-Central/Southern Indiana. Kingdom Builders is a volunteer family fellowship organization comprised of members from a variety of area churches who earmark certain worthwhile projects to support each month. Kingdom Builders was founded about 60 years ago as a men's group and changed to a family fellowship mission group a decade ago...
BHS art teacher shines in Maryland (07/24/15)
Local artist, Bloomfield High School alumni, and current Bloomfield Jr./Sr. High School Art Teacher Wyatt LeGrand has been honored for his extraordinary talents once again. LeGrand is a Bloomfield native who returned to the area after receiving his degree in visual arts education from Indiana State University. He opened his art studio in Bloomfield in 2009 and his work has been showcased, not only around the county at various auctions and festivals, but also around the rest of the country...
Just what the doctor ordered: Dr. Holmes chooses a unique parting gift for patients (07/24/15)
Often whenever a child visits the pediatrician, they usually walk out of the office with a sticker or some memento for successfully completing a visit. In lieu of the traditional giveaways, Dr. Chris Holmes of the Greene County General Hospital (GCGH) Clinic of Linton gives away items with a little more permanence: books...
Registration info and textbook rental fees set at WRV School Board meeting (07/24/15)
The WRV School Board tackled a busy agenda Tuesday evening and set junior and senior high school textbook prices for the 2015-16 academic year. WRV Jr./Sr. High School Principal Kevin Smith has prepared the textbook fees and student fees schedule. WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker explained there is a state formula the school corporation must follow when looking at textbooks and what price can be charged for annual rental. ...
Food safety inspections results reported by Greene County Health Department (07/24/15)
Recent inspections were submitted by Mark Miller, Environmental Health Specialist for the Greene County Health Department. On a periodic basis the Greene County Health Department furnishes inspection reports to the Greene County Daily World for publication as a public service to patrons. ...
Wabash Valley Correctional Facility recognizes volunteer from Greene County (07/24/15)
Carlisle, Indiana -- Thelma Stewart of Greene County was recognized by the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility during their 18th Annual Program Volunteers Recognition Banquet event. Stewart received the Program Award for her service. Annual Program Volunteers Recognition Banquet was devised by the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility to say Thank you" to its volunteers, community service providers and interns...
Dr. Gordon Green is proud of the Green Family tradition (07/24/15)
Most families have traditions, whether it is a game, expressions, or gatherings, but for the Green family, their tradition is rooted in the profession of dentistry. Dr. Gordon Green has been serving the Lyons community since 1978 and is the third generation of dentists in his family...
Songwriter Wayne Carson, Roy Clark and Friends guest performer, passes away (07/24/15)
For many years people around the Linton area enjoyed the annual Roy Clark and Friends show, which featured many prominent country music musicians including Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Wayne Carson. Carson passed away on Monday, July 20, at the age of 72 due to congestive heart failure...
Yo Delicious holds grand opening (07/24/15)
Pineapple chunks, drizzled chocolate, strawberries and even sour gummy worms line the counter of a new business in Linton. But, this is not your typical treat shop, it's Yo Delicious. On Wednesday, July 22, a ribbon-cutting officially opened the doors to Greene County's newest business. Yo Delicious, a creative frozen yogurt shop, has recently become the talk of the town, offering a wide variety of frozen yogurt flavors and toppings...
ISP Trooper Richard Klun and "Loki" graduate from ISP K-9 Academy (07/24/15)
Bloomington - The Indiana State Police held a graduation ceremony for the 2015 ISP K-9 Class at the Indiana State Police Museum in Indianapolis, seeing eight ISP troopers and their K-9 partners graduate from around the state. Bloomington Trooper Richard Klun and his K-9 "Loki" were among the graduating class. Klun is a four-year veteran of the ISP and was previously assigned to work Greene County...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/24/15)
July 21 -- Joshua James Navarro, 30, Bloomfield, was arrested on a preliminary charge of residential entry. His bond was set at $4,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released later the same day after posting $400 cash. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Davis Aerne was the arresting officer...
Linton Farmers Market Continues to Grow (07/24/15)
LINTON -- Despite this year's extreme weather conditions, Mark Stacy of the Linton Farmers Market said the market is enjoying its most successful season to date. "We've got a great variety of vendors that have been offering everything from asparagus to zucchini. And right now, we are in the peak of the growing season, so there's a wonderful variety of fresh fruits and vegetables at the market," Stacy said...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/24/15)
The Linton Police Department responded to 18 calls and incidents on Monday, July 20, including one alcohol-related offense, two complaints about animals, six assists to the public, one incident of criminal mischief, one extra patrol, one complaint involving a juvenile, one property incident, one road hazard, one theft, one traffic stop and one welfare check...
Weekend ceremony in Sandborn to honor service of Revolutionary War Veteran (07/24/15)
SANDBORN, Ind. (AP) -- For 180 years after his death, James Anderson's grave in Sandborn Cemetery offered little clue of his service to his nation. At 4 p.m. on July 26, that will change as several chapters of the Indiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution unveil a monument at his gravesite identifying him as a veteran of the war that made this nation...
Community Notes (07/24/15)
Friday, July 24 Save the date: the 2015 Mom Prom will be held on September 19. More information will be posted as it become available. The City of Jasonville with be flushing hydrants. It will continue through the week. Customers may notice discoloration; however, no boil order is in effect...
Open application days set for PACE Head Start program (07/23/15)
PACE Community Action Agency will be holding open application days on Tuesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 30 for their Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Applications will be accepted from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Applicants are required to provide proof of their total household income for the last 12 months. Birth certificates are also required for each child...
Linton Moose inviting veterans, military and first responders to Memorial Wall dedication on Saturday (07/23/15)
The Linton Moose Lodge #1434 proudly invites all veterans, active military, first responders and general public to its wall memorial dedication at 12 noon on Saturday, July 25. The memorial that encompasses one entire wall of the lodge honors all veterans and active military by naming wars and conflicts fought by the United States beginning with the Revolutionary War...
First Annual Bloomfield Car and Bike Show on Sunday to benefit Bloomfield Pool (07/23/15)
The Bloomfield Fill the Pool Committee is hosting their first annual Car and Bike Show on July 26. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Casa Sevilla Mexican Restaurant, located at 635 U.S. Highway 231 in Bloomfield. Wednesday, July 22 is the last day to preregister for the event. ...
Community Notes (07/23/15)
Thursday, July 23 Save the date: the 2015 Mom Prom will be held on September 19. More information will be posted as it become available. The City of Jasonville with be flushing hydrants. It will continue through the week. Customers may notice discoloration; however, no boil order is in effect...
Scenes from the First Annual Bloomfield Car and Bike Show

Scenes from the Fire at Nite Iron Pour

The Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum held their sixth annual Fire at Nite Iron Pour on Saturday. participants enjoyed a day of food, music and, of course, iron. Artists were available on the scene at the outdoor museum to answer questions and...

2015 4-H Demo Derby

Photos of the 4-H Demo Derby

Greene County 4-H Auction

Photos of the Greene County 4-H Auction

The Hog Wrestling Contest 2015

Photos of the Hog Wrestling at the Greene County 4-H Fair 2015 on Thursday evening, July 16.