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Church Briefs (04/18/14)
Saturday, April 19 The Union Church Gospel Sing will be starting for the summer April 19 at 6:00 p.m. Special singing by our locals and you if you would like to bring a song. Come and be with us and invite a friend. The church is located on St. Rd. 43 between Solsberry and Hendricksville...
Community Notes (04/24/14)
Friday, April 25 The deadline to sign up for the Bloomfield Town Wide Yard Sale is Friday, April 25 for the sales on Saturday, May 3. On yard sale day, maps will be available starting at 7 a.m. at the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce booth located on the south side of the square. ...
OBITUARIES
Mark A. Beatty (04/24/14)
Mark A. Beatty, 56 of Worthington, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. He was born in Linton on February 23, 1958, the son of Bruce and Alice (Hart) Beatty. He was a 1976 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. He worked as a meat cutter and welder. He had worked for Peabody Coal Company, Jasonville Shops. He worked 27 years for TJ Max Warehouse in Evansville...
Michael Shan Bowers (04/23/14)
Michael Shan Bowers, 48, of Linton, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at his residence. He was born on April 9, 1966 in Linton to Ronald L. and Genie Boyle Bowers. Michael married his wife, Stacy J. Daymude on Dec. 16, 2013. Shan was a member of IBEW #1393 in Indianapolis where he was employed as a Journeyman Lineman. He was also a member of the BPO Elks #866 and Sons of the Legion Post #22. Shan's hobbies were riding his Harley, fishing, mushroom hunting and traveling...
Ronnie R. Faultless (04/23/14)
Ronnie R. Faultless, 76, of Bloomington, passed away on April 22, 2014. Ronnie was born in Calvertville, Indiana, on Dec. 23, 1937. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Naomi (Calvert) Faultless, his brother Jahn Faultless and his sister Joan Faultless...
Larry J. Westfall (04/22/14)
Larry J. Westfall, 54, of Bloomfield passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born May 27, 1959 in Vincennes, IN, he was the son of Jim and Brenda (Fulkerson) Westfall of Bloomfield. He was the maintenance man for Greene County Pallets, and owner of Larry's Auto in Bloomfield. Prior to that, he was the master mechanic for Russ' Tire in Bloomfield. He enjoyed the outdoors and white water rafting...
Max Dickey, Jr. (04/22/14)
Max Dickey, Jr., 58, of Jasonville, IN passed away at 11:51 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 in his residence. He was born March 13, 1956 in Elkhart, IN to Max E. Dickey, Sr. and Ruth (McCuddy) Dickey. Survivors include his sister, Lisa Dickey of Bloomfield, IN; half-brother, Johnny Dickey of Elkhart, IN; uncle and aunt, Dean and Rosie Dickey of Jasonville, IN; several cousins...
State news
  • Public invited to tour Ind. Fairgrounds Coliseum
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The refurbished Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum opened to the public Thursday, impressing visitors with its restored grandeur and modern flourishes including an overhead LED video scoreboard and a video ribbon circling the seating bowl....
  • Indianapolis bicyclist, 23, dies after hit by bus
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Police say an Indianapolis bicyclist has died after being struck by a school bus while riding within a street's bike lane....
  • States seek delay in protecting long-eared bat
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A federal plan to protect one of the bat species that are dying by the millions from a fast-moving disease could also create casualties in the forest products industry, say officials in four Midwestern states that are seeking a delay....
  • Gun control supporters send message to NRA
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gun control supporters gathered Thursday on the eve of the annual National Rifle Association convention in downtown Indianapolis to plead for the gun rights organization's help in stemming a rising tide of homicides in the host city....
  • NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country....
Videos
"Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors" wins coveted Telly Award
The documentary film "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" has won a national Telly Award in the nature/wildlife program category. The documentary "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" was selected as a Bronze Telly Award Winner out of nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, according to the film's executive producer and Linton native, Bill Barnes, who now lives in Charlotte, NC. Barnes, who received notification of the award late last week, is pleased with the recognition the film winning the Telly Award will bring to the area of southwestern Indiana where he grew up. The Telly Awards were founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Click here for a preview of the film.

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