Thursday, July 19
* There will be a Black Lung Outreach meeting at Glenburn Community Center, located at 5th St. NW and Glenburn Road, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be information on free assistance to file for Black Lung applications; information on changes to Federal Black Lung Regulations for Miners and Widows of Miners; info for miners on re-filing for Black Lung benefits; info on Black Lung and COPD; health info for former coal miners; free respiratory screenings; light refreshments and door prizes.
* Family Specialist Heather Wolfe will be at the Eastern Greene Head Start location, located at the rear of the elementary school, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.) for open sign up for the Eastern and home based programs. Light refreshments will be provided. Parents are required to bring a birth certificate for their child and total household income for the last 12 months, along with the application. For more information call the Linton Head Start at 847-7687. Information can also be dropped off at the Linton Head Start, the PACE office on Vincennes Street in Linton, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* The Linton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. in the library.
* Greene County General Hospital will be hosting a Scrub and Uniform Sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital lobby. All proceeds will go towards purchasing equipment for the hospital.
Friday, July 20
* Providence Baptist Church will host a Weekend Revival today and continuing to Sunday. Friday and Saturday services start at 7 p.m., and Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Doug Ramage. For more information contact Pastor Darren McDonald at 847-8519.
Saturday, July 21
* The Red Bonnet Belles will meet at the Shopko in Bloomfield at 11:30 a.m., and car pool to Stoll's Lakeview Restaurant, north of Loogootee, for lunch.
* The Linton Moose will have a band at 8 p.m., featuring "South Land". The public is welcome. All money benefits charity.
* Ashcraft Cemetery Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the cemetery. The meeting concerns the removal of the church building in the very near future, possibly this month. You may contact Ron at 812-876-4017 or by email at email@example.com .
* The Mount Nebo Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting at 4 p.m. at the cemetery. Please bring lawn chairs.
* Anyone who ever attended school at Trinity Springs is invited to a lunch at Lakeview Restaurant north of Loogootee at noon. For more information call Joyce McRoberts (812) 636-7709 or Merle Lewis at (812) 863-7701
* The Barker Reunion will be at the Odon Lions Club, with a pitch-in lunch at noon. Drinks will be furnished. Friends and relatives are welcome.
* Buck Mullis will host a bean and cornbread dinner at the Lyons Senior Center from 4 to 7 p.m. There will also be slaw, dessert and drink all for donation only. The Country Travelers will be in attendance for entertainment.
Sunday, July 22
* Jasonville Assembly of God will host a premier showing of the new movie "Amazing Love", starring Sean Astin, at 6:30 p.m. in the church gymnasium. The movie is a moder day look at the Old Testament Book of Hosea, highlighting the persistant love of the prophet for his unfaithful wife, and is a reminder of God's redeeming love. Everyone is welcome to attend the free showing. The Youth Department will offer concessions on a donation basis for Youth Missions.
* American Legion Post No. 22, along with American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 22, will host the 2013 Organizational Meeting for the Seventh District. At this time, the 2013 District Officers will be installed. Two members of Unit No. 22 will be installed: Chaplain Rita Brinson and First Vice President Shirley Brinson. The 7th District is formed of 27 units of Southern Indiana. The meetings will follow a lunch served for those attending from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at $6 per person.
Monday, July 23
* The Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees will meet in executive session at 6 p.m., and will be followed by the regular board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the administration center, located at 801 First St. NE.
* Bloomfield First Christian Church, located at the corner of Jerfferson and Spring Sts, will be hosting Vacation Bible School "Babylon" today until July 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. The VBS is open to ages 2 to sixth grade. There will be lessons, crafts, games, and music. You will be visiting a market place, palace playground and even a food court. Contact the church office at 384-4812 for more information.
Tuesday, July 24
* Linton Public Library will be hosting a movie night at 5 p.m. featuring "Big Miracle", starring Drew Barrymore and John Drasinski. The movie is 1 hour and 48 minutes, and rated PG. Everyone is invited.
Wednesday, July 25
* The Greene County Coin CLub will meet at the south shelter house at the Bloomfield Park for our annual picnic and meeting. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. Members are reminded to bring a covered dish. The meeting will begin after the meal. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Thursday, July 26
* The Greene County Memory Makers Quilt Guild will have their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Bloomfield Church of Christ, next to Dairy Queen. All quilters are welcome. June Query is in charge of the program. Call Nancy Hudson at 384-6551 for directions or if you have questions.
* Family Specialist Heather Wolfe will be at the Eastern Greene Head Start location, located at the rear of the elementary school, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.) for open sign up for the Eastern and home based programs. Light refreshments will be provided. Parents are required to bring a birth certificate for their child and total household income for the last 12 months, along with the application. For more information call the Linton Head Start at 847-7687.
Friday, July 27
* The meeting of the Executive Board of the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative will meet in Executive Session at 9 a.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at the Greene-Sullivan Special Education Cooperative, 77 A St., N.E. in Linton.
* There will be a called meeting of the Dugger Lodge No. 721 F&AM. Dinner will be at 6 p.m., and work will begin at 7 p.m. in the EA Degree. Visiting brethren welcome.
Saturday, July 28
* The 56th Annual Dugger Coal Festival Four Person Golf Scramble will be held at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton. There is a $25 registration fee, plus the cost of cart and green fees. The first player to make a hole-in-one of the designated par 3 wins $10,000. Two other desginated par 3's offers trips and other prizes. Cash prize payouts to first and second place. Door prizes, hole prizes and more cash prizes. To sign up call the golf course at 812-847-4790. For more information call Jay Smith at 812-648-2614. All proceeds will benefit the Dugger Coal Festival.
Sunday, July 29
* The Richard O. Taylor reunion will be held in the Girl Scout Cabin at Linton City Park. A carry-in dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. Please bring pictures, scrapbooks, genealogy (family names and birthdates), and stories for sharing after dinner. We are looking for family information prior to Richard O. Taylor, including names, dates and documents.
* There will be a Prehistoric Native American Artifact Show in the Sullivan 4-H Building, located on E. Washington Street, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 665-3786, and leave a message.
* The Justis and Caroline Fearnot 100th Reunion will be held at the Walnut Grove Fellowship Hall, with a carry in dinner at noon.
* The 85th annual Beasley-Sims reunion will be held at the Raglesville Park. The meal will start at noon. Please bring the entire family.
* Worthington Community Vacation Bible School will be at the Hinchman Building in the city park until Aug. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. The program is for students age 4-years-old to sixth grade. To pre-register call 812-875-3301. It's sponsored by Worthington Baptist, Christian and Methodist Churches.
Monday, July 30
* Registration for Linton-Stockton Elementary School, grades K through 5, will be in the elementary cafeteria. Registration times are 8:30 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. You may register and pay your book fees online this year. Log in to your child's Harmony account and go to Online Registration. Online registration will open on July 24 and will run through July 30. All returning students and incoming kindergarten students must register for the new school year either by online registration or registering at school on July 30, 2012. New students to the school district will register on July 25 from 8 a.m. until noon.
Tuesday, July 31
* Registration for Linton-Stockton Junior High and High School will be Tuesday July 31 in the High School Media Center 8:30 a.m. until noon and 1 to 6 p.m. You may register and pay your book fees online. No waiting in line -- just log into your child's Harmony account and go to Online Registration and it's not necessary to come to the school. If you do not register online you will be asked to use a school computer to do this same process. Online Registration will be July 24 to July 31. You can pay book fees online and also deposit money in your child's lunch account by using PayRedi. A small fee is charged for on-line payments. You may access the PayRedi system on the school's website. Payments also can be mailed to the Jr High/High School Treasurer at 10 H St NE Linton. High school students need to pay $1 for parking permits separately in the High school office. The first day of school is Friday, August 10th.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
* The Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District will be conducting their monthly Board Meeting in the Conference Room at the 4-H Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. The public is always invited and welcomed. GCSWCD will be conducting a Locally Led Ranking Group at 7 p.m. to assist with the review and prioritization of natural resource concerns in Greene County. This is a public meeting so everyone is welcome. Your input will be invaluable. If you are unable to attend, go to our website, www.greeneswcd.com. There will be a downloadable ranking form. Please fill it out and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our District Coordinator, Deborah Lynn at 812-384-4781 ext 3.
Friday, Aug. 3
* The Scotland Full Gospel Church, located on SR 58 and 45 near the new intersection at Scotland, will be hosting a mini Revival at 7 p.m., and again Sunday in the morning service. The speaker is Sister Drema Milburn of Springfield, Ky. Pastor Ron and Anna Rae Holderman invite you to any or all of our services. Call 812-384-4013 for any information.
* There will be a yard sale and bake sale at the Lyons Community Building, located at 600 W. Broad Street, today and Saturday, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everything will be priced to go. The benefit is being given by the Lyons United Methodist Church, with all money going towards the Lyons Veterans Memorial. There will be something for everyone, including some school clothing. Please come and support us.
Sunday, Aug. 5
* The Scotland Full Gospel Church, located on SR 58 and 45 near the new intersection at Scotland, will be hosting a mini Revival in the a.m. service. After the a.m. service we will have a pitch-in dinner at our fellowship hall. Come join us for a time of fellowship. Then at 6 p.m. Open Heart singing group will be at the church to minister and finish our revival. Pastor Ron and Anna Rae Holderman invite you to any or all of our services. Call 812-384-4013 for any information.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
* There will be a discussion of the book "The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew", about three women searching for understanding by Ranya Idleby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner. A groundbreaking book about Americans searching for faith and mutual respect. The Faith Club wearves the story of three religions, and their urgent quest to understand one another. The discussion will be at the Linton Public Library from 5 to 6 p.m. Contact Carolyn Konnert at 665-2175.
Saturday, Aug. 18
* Dugger Elementary sixth graders will host a fundraiser co-ed softball tournament to raise money for a class trip to St. Louis. Teams of at least seven men and three women can register for a $125 fee and must bring green dot and gold dot balls. Contact Wendy Chesterfield for more information or to sign up at 699-2561.
* The Switz City Central 1940s and 1950s reunion will be at the Old Bank and Company Restaurant in Linton. Invitations will be mailed in July.
Sunday, Aug. 26
* The descendants of Lem and Lizzie Clark will conduct a family reunion at 1 p.m. in Shelter No. 5 of Karst Family Park in Bloomington.
Sunday, Aug. 19
* Bloomfield First Baptist has a new pastor. Come meet Nathan Brooks, and his wife Liz. Worship starts at 9:40 a.m. We'll have a Community Picnic and Ice Cream Social with games and moonwalk for the kids after worship. The church is located at 500 Lincoln Dr. Call 812-384-8459 for more information.
Saturday, Sept. 29
* The Jasonville High School/Shakamak High School Homecoming Parade will begin at 1 p.m. This year's parade theme is "Celebrating Real Life Moments". Four schools and alumni combine for one of Indiana's largest homecoming events. If you intend on being judged in the parade, be at your appointed spot no later than 11:30 a.m. Completed entry forms are to be sent to Robin Herakovich, located at 10384 W SR 48, Jasonville, Ind. 47438.
* Marco United Methodist Church will host a kids and youth summer program the first and third Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for school aged kids. Children in pre-school must be accompanied by adult or responsible teen.
* Lyons United Methodist Church will host a kids and youth summer program the first and third Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., for school aged kids. Children in pre-school must be accompanied by adult or responsible teen. No program July 4.
* Mercy's Road Full Gospel Church services will be each Thursday at 7 p.m. at Coalmont Church. Call 699-1095 for more information.
* Mount Moriah Cemetery, in Bucktown, is accepting donations for the upkeep of the cemetery. Donations can be sent to Mount Moriah Cemetery c/o Connie Carr, 14609 W. 50N, Linton, Ind. 47441. Make checks payable to Mount Moriah Cemetery.
* The Pleasantville United Methodist Church Cemetery Board is accepting donations for upkeep and moving expenses at the cemetery. Donations may be mailed to Cemetery Treasurer John Gentry, 8305 E. County Road 1075 S., Carlisle, Ind., 47838.
* The Community Farmer's Market will be on the courthouse square in Bloomfield on W. Spring and S. Franklin Sts. from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday until Sept. 29. For more information about becoming a vendor contact Vickie Hatfield at (317) 445-4180 or email@example.com or visit www.bloomfieldcoc.com .
* The Summer Food Program will offer free hot lunches to anyone under the age of 18, May 29 to Aug. 9 Monday through Friday, noon to 1 p.m. at the west shelterhouse in Linton's Humphreys Park, Lyons Community Building, Bloomfield First Christian Church, Worthington Community Building in the park, and the Lawton Street Christian Church in Jasonville. Some sites have activities planned after lunch.
* The Bloomfield American Legion Memorial Post No. 196 is hosting Bingo every Thursday night at 5 p.m., with winner take all.
* WorkOne in Linton will host a series of free workshops. Call 847-4479 to reserve a spot. They include: Budgeting and Financial Literacy 9 to 10:30 a.m. and Interviewing Skills 2 to 4 p.m. on July 18, Aug. 8, Sept. 12; Work Readiness 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Job Search Techniques 2 to 4 p.m. July 25, Aug. 15, Sept. 19; Career Interest and Indiana Career Explorer 9 to 10:30 a.m. and Introduction to Federal Employment 2 to 4 p.m. July 31, Aug. 22, Sept. 26; Creating Your Resume 9 to 11:30 a.m. and Healthy Lifestyles 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 1, Sept. 5.
* Entrants are now being accepted for the Newberry Festival parade slated for 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Parade line-up will start at 4:15 p.m. There is no cost to enter. Contact Melissa Harding at 699-2633 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
* Entries are being accepted for the annual Newberry Festival Little Mr. and Little Misses Contest set for Aug. 18. Children must be 3-5 years of age by Aug. 18 to be eligible. Children will collect a penny a vote for a month. Money will be donated to IU Health Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. Contact Melissa Harding at 699-2633 or by email at email@example.com for more information and to register.
* The 29th Annual American Red Cross Book Fair will be Sept. 27-Oct. 2 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, Commercial Building West. There will be 100,000 gently used books, CDs, videos, DVDs, cassettes, records, games, puzzles, maps, sheet music, and many other items for sale at very reasonable prices. Opening day admission is $10, but the rest of the week's attendance is free. Please call (812) 332-7292 to receive a Book Fair bookmark with dates, times (vary from day to day) and specials listed. All proceeds from the Book Fair benefit Red Cross disaster relief, service to military families, and emergency preparedness services in Monroe and Owen Counties.
* Taylor Township Board will host its regular meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Scotland Fire Station beginning in May.
* The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 7118 of Linton will meet the first Monday of each month. The April meeting will be election of officers.
* Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library will be selling audio books on cassette for $.50 each. There are mysteries, romances, inspirational fiction, biographies and more. You will find the books upstairs in the main library, located at 125 S. Franklin Street in Bloomfield. Books may be opened any time the library is open. Operating hours are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* There is a new website open to the public, for your viewing. The site, greene.in.wthgis.com, has information on Greene County properties, including taxes owed and paid, assessed values, and the different number and types of deductions applied to the property itself, among others. Please log on and take a look.
* Pastor Samuel Hill invites you to a gospel singing at Hobbieville Christian Church the second Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. Different groups will sing each week. There will be food served and a good time of fellowship.
* A steering committee has been meeting in an effort to form an Eastern Greene Alumni Association. There is now an alumni tab on the school's website, www.egreene.k12.in.us. For those without Internet access, registration forms are available in the district's central office. For more information call (812) 825-5722.
* The Alzheimer's Support Group will meet the first Monday of each month at the Switz City Christian Church at 6 p.m. If you have any questions please call Linda at 798-1589.
* The Linton 12th Street Church of God will have Bible study every Thursday night in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. with coffee and snacks, beginning Dec. 1.
* The Linton Public Library is operating daily book sales. Any time the library is open, patrons may browse the book sale aisle for books, VHS, books on cassette, audio books, and DVDs. The book sale aisle is now located at the front of the library. Please pay for purchases at the circulation desk.
* The Hobbieville Christian Fellowship Church will host a gospel sing the second Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. There will be food served.
* Meals on Wheels is now available at the Lyons Senior Citizens Center starting at 11:30 a.m. Please call 847-3509 the day before you plan to attend. For those who are homebound and need meals delivered, call 2-1-1 or 1-800-742-9002.
* Books for Babies is a national literacy program that acquaints parents and newborns with the important role they play in the development of their children. Parents are presented with a Books for Babies kit containing a book, baby's first library card and brochures with reading tips for parents and caregivers. If you are a new mother and a resident of Greene County in one of the following townships -- Richland, Highland, Taylor, Beech Creek, Center or Jackson -- you are eligible for a free gift for you and your baby. Please bring your baby in "to show him/her off" to the circulation desk in the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library, 125 Franklin St. in Bloomfield to receive your free gift.
* Bingo at the American Legion in Worthington is on Fridays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with games at 6:15 p.m. This is open to the public. Cost is $30 for 15 games All proceeds go to the Worthington American Legion. This event is non-smoking with breaks made for smokers to go outdoors.
* A 12-Step Overcomers Recovery Support Meeting is held every Wednesday at the Family Life Center on the East side of the square in Bloomfield from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Come and join us to overcome life-controlling problems of all sorts with Bible principles, prayer, memory verses and weekly support. Call Instructor Tom Jacob for more information at 812-384-6321.
* The Lyons Community Food Pantry at 150 East Broad Street (the old fire station) will be open from 4-6 p.m. the third Monday of every month, and the first Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The pantry serves zip codes 47443, 47449, and 47465.
* The Worthington Park Board will host meetings at 6 p.m. on each first Wednesday of the month at the Worthington Municipal Building in downtown Worthington. The public is welcome to attend.
* Mineral United Methodist Church will have Bible study from 7 - 8 p.m. on the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
* Faith Community Church cookbooks are available for $10 and can be purchased at Richard Brown Insurance or call 847-4798.
* Hobbieville Christian Fellowship Church will have a gospel singing at 6 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. The public is invited.
* The Back Door Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.
* Narcotics Anonymous will meet Saturdays at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church on State Road 54 East. There will be open discussion and all are welcome.
* Lebanon Baptist Food Pantry will only be open on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m.
* The Refuge Assembly of God food pantry will be open every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. to assist those living in Bloomfield. To donate, please contact Trina at 384-8093 during the pantry's open hours.
* The Mineral Christian Men's Group meets at 8 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at the Mineral Community Building.
* House of Grace Coffee House will offer fellowship, food, worship and youth classes. The church is located at 792 S. Section St. in Dugger.
* The Pleasantville United Methodist Church food pantry is now open on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10:30 a.m. - noon.
* The Lyons First Christian Church youth group meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays at the church's East Broad Street location.