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Saturday, May 18, 2013
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I-69 officially opens for trafficVideo highlights of Monday's I-69 ceremonies. (Courtesy of the Indiana Department of Transportation)
Community Notes (05/16/13)
Friday The Twelth Street Church of God will host a dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be chicken and noodles, sauerkraut and sausage, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread, drinks and deserts. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 5 and under...
"Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors" wins coveted Telly AwardThe 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.
Wilbur Dale "Buster" Sipes (05/16/13)
Wilbur Dale "Buster" Sipes, 85, of Plainfield formerly of Newberry, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Plainfield Health Care & Rehab. Born January 18, 1928 in Daviess County, he was the son of Jess and Rebecca (Cox) Sipes. He was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, serving the areas of Jasonville, Newberry and Switz City. ...
Betty June (Weaver) Padgett (05/16/13)
Betty June (Weaver) Padgett, 89, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Linton Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on January 9, 1924 to Floyd W. and Martha Pearl (Angleton) Weaver. Betty married James Followell and after his passing she married Cletus C. Padgett on December 20,1945...
Carolyn Sue Frye (05/14/13)
Carolyn Sue Frye, age 76, of Vincennes, formerly of Switz City and Linton, passed away on Tues., May 14, 2013, at 2:14 p.m. at New Willow Manor in Vincennes. She was born Jan. 2, 1937, in Sandborn, the daughter of George Washington and Olive Marie (Tisdale) Moore...
Phyllis Ann Wright (05/14/13)
Phyllis Ann Wright, 92, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:05 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013 at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born February 15, 1921 in Marion, Ill. to Dennis K. and Margaret (Jones) Brandon. She later married Odell Wright Jr. on April 5, 1942 and went on to graduate from Indiana University...
Denis L. Bays (05/14/13)
Denis L. Bays, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:01 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born on June 15, 1925 in Bloomfield, the son of Ernest Bays and Inez (Fuller) Bays. Denis was a decorated U.S. Army veteran who served his country proudly in World War II. After serving in the Army, he worked for the Navy at Crane Naval Weapons Support Center and retired after a 33-year career. His interest in service and politics then led him to an elected position as a Greene County Commissioner.
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