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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Is there a black panther on the prowl?

Austin Karazsia starts second season at South Alabama

A memorable banquet, with a true American hero

Business & Service Directory 2014

The 2014 Business & Service Card Directory will help you find a business in our area. For more information about advertising in the directory, contact Christy Lehman, Tina Snow or Heidi Puckett at 812-847-4487.

Serving Linton, Bloomfield, Jasonville, Worthington, Lyons and Greene County, Indiana

Saturday, November 22 The Bloomfield Public Library will have a Wish List Tree up in the adult area. Patrons who desire to donate can choose an item to support. Books will receive a bookplate honoring the person who donated,...
Ronald Leon 'Ron' Jerrell (11/20/14)
Ronald Leon 'Ron' Jerrell, 73, of Linton, Ind., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Sandborn, Ind., on March 3, 1941, to Lloyd George and Nellie Elizabeth (Newkirk) Jerrell. Ron married Judith A. Fifer on May 30, 1962...
William Joseph Hayden (11/20/14)
William Joseph Hayden, 76, of Jasonville, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. He was born on December 2, 1937, in Graysville, Indiana, the son of George Dewey Hayden and Mattie Bowns Hayden...
Lola L. Page (11/20/14)
Lola L. Page, 86, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:08 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Autumn Hills Special Care Unit in Bloomington. Born December 3, 1927 in Owensburg, she was the daughter of Ralph and Pallie (George) Jackson. She married Kenneth E. Page on January 11, 1947...
Mary Evelyn Overton (11/20/14)
Mary Evelyn Overton, 84 of Linton, Ind,, formerly of Odon, entered into peaceful rest surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. She was born on September 14, 1930 in Worthington, Ind. to Curtis Coburn and Helen Clair (Vandeventer) McBride. Mary became the wife of Fred Overton on April 26, 1982...
Waunetta Jane (Hopkins) Burks (11/17/14)
Waunetta Jane (Hopkins) Burks was born on April 5, 1932 in New Castle, Ind., and moved to Solsberry, Ind. as a young girl. She married her childhood sweetheart, Ervin Leon "Buck" Burks on February 1, 1949 and they built their forever home together in Bloomington, Ind...
Loren F. Graves (11/17/14)
Loren F. Graves, 99, of Greenwood, formerly of Switz City passed away Sunday November 16, 2014. Born February 6, 1915 in Owen County, Ind., the son of Carl E. and Mina (Frye) Graves. Loren was a farmer. Surviving relatives include his two daughters, Linda (Donald) Goen and Peggy Graves all of Greenwood, one granddaughter; Lauren (Brent) Lay of Bargersville, and two great grandchildren; Molly Elizabeth Lay and Cameron Joseph Lay both of Bargersville...
Herman "Huck" Stienstra (11/17/14)
Herman "Huck" Stienstra, 86, of Clay City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at his residence. Born July 28, 1928 in Chicago, he was the son of the late Arthur and Dorothy Stienstra. He attended Sutton High School in Massachusetts where he excelled in basketball and baseball and was inducted into their hall of fame for his skills. He was offered a minor league baseball contract but went on to serve our country...
David E. Bull (11/14/14)
David E. Bull, age 68, of Freedom, passed away at 10:35 a.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Dayton, Ind. on November 30, 1945, the son of Wilson W. and Liala O. Bull. He attended Purdue University. He was the former owner of D & C Truck Sales, Honeybakers Restaurant in Worthington, and Cobblestone Log Homes. He and his wife Peggy currently own and operate Brown County Getaways...
Honoring all those who served

This tribute video of favorite scenes from the life of Ruby Moon-Houldson was posted by her to YouTube last January and is now being shared by friends on Facebook and other sites in her memory.
Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors
The documentary film "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" won a Bronze Telly Award in 2011 in the nature/wildlife program category. The film's executive producer Bill Barnes, a Linton native who now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, was pleased with the recognition the Telly Award would bring to the area of southwestern Indiana where he grew up. The Telly Awards are the premier awards honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, online commercials, video and films.
State news
Videos
Weird News
  • Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you....
  • Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine
    WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) -- A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery....
  • Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear
    BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears....
  • Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet
    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece - a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts....
  • New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road running beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute....
Sports Scoreboard
Greene County Daily World's Rick Curl joined the crew of the Greene County Sports Network for a live broadcast of the first high school soccer match in Greene County - at White River Valley High School on Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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