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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, August 23 The Linton Moose will have a steak, pork chopm, and shrimp dinner from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The District 7 Rural Youth Reunion will be at the West Shelter House at...
Alice P. Fines (08/28/14)
Alice P. Fines, 80, of Kokomo, Ind., passed away Wednesday August 27, 2014 at Kindred Nursing Home in Kokomo. Born August 27, 1934 in Vincennes, Ind., the daughter of William and Ruth (White) Graham. Alice was retired from assembly at DelCo Electronics in Kokomo, she was a member of the Brookside Free Methodist Church in Kokomo...
Randy J. Mowery (08/25/14)
Randy J. Mowery, 55, of Terre Haute, passed away Saturday August 23, 2014 in his residence surrounded by his family and friends. Randy was born May 18, 1959 in Jasonville Indiana to Harold Mowery and Ena Godfrey Mowery. Randy was the co-owner of I.C.E. Rigging and owner of R.J. Incorporated...
Robert K. Benthimer (08/25/14)
Robert K. Benthimer, 66 of Linton, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was born on September 23, 1947 in Evansville, IN to William and Bernice (Baker) Benthimer. He married Sandra L. Singleton on December 20, 1984. Bob was a member of the Jimmy Swaggart Ministries Media Worship Center. He was a seaman working on the Great Lakes and Ohio River at the age of 17. Bob retired as a heavy equipment operator. Coal mining and coal mining equipment was his passion...
Marcella Kay Stephenson (08/25/14)
Marcella Kay Stephenson, 62, of Linton, Indiana passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her residence. She was born on May 4, 1952 in Brazil, Indiana to Charles and Pauline (Wooley) Kiefling. Marcella became the wife of William A. Stephenson on March 16, 1969...
Robert W. Payton (08/25/14)
Robert W. Payton, 91, of Jasonville, Ind. passed away at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville, Ind. He was born Dec. 24, 1922 in Coalmont, Ind. to Fred Payton and Katheryn (Hutchison) Payton. Survivors include his daughter, Bobbi Payton Reed of Jasonville, Ind.; grandchildren, Stacy Reed Collins, Jeremy Teague; special great-granddaughter, Pracilla Leann Stephens; great-grandchildren, Jayden Marie Teague, Jacy Collins, Jostin Collins, Cambri Collins; sister, Margaret Payton of Jasonville, Ind.; several nieces and nephews.. ...
Sherrell Lee Edwards (08/23/14)
Sherrell Lee Edwards, 73, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born June 21, 1941 in Linton, he was the son of A.C. and Janice (Waggoner) Edwards. Sherrell attended the Cincinnati Christian Church and the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
Anna Rae Helderman (08/22/14)
Anna Rae Helderman, 66, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born March 11, 1948 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Raymond and Mary A. (Dewar) Hillenburg. Anna Rae was a Beautician, worked for Medical Transport in Vincennes and Green County and also worked as a cook at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center...
Carol E. "Hupo" Holland (08/22/14)
Carol E. "Hupo" Holland, 73, of Loogootee, Ind. passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born March 8, 1941 in Martin County, Ind. to Roy and Betty (Smith) Holland. On Oct. 19, 1967 he married Linda (Harner) Holland and she survives...
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
  • Fire closes Lake County Courthouse in Gary
    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- The Lake County commissioners say a county courthouse in Gary will likely remain closed for a week after an electrical fire....
  • Indiana gets 1-year waiver of federal schools law
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday granted a one-year extension of Indiana's waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law after the state resolved concerns over how it monitored low-performing schools and evaluated teachers and principals....
  • Body of missing man found in Fort Wayne river
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Law enforcement officials in Fort Wayne have recovered from a river the body of a man who had been reported missing....
  • Indiana dad: Newborn snatched in daylight attack
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A father says his 6-week-old son was snatched from him by a man and woman in a daylight armed attack in which he was knocked unconscious in an Indianapolis alley, police said Thursday....
  • Blast at BP refinery sparks fire, rattles homes
    WHITING, Ind. (AP) -- An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday....
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Weird News
  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
    DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) -- For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks - some weighing hundreds of pounds - zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth....
  • Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth
    SYDNEY (AP) -- Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all....
  • Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs
    In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China. The official Xinhua News Agency says the girl and two boys are healthy and have grown to about a kilogram in weight since their birth July 29. The cubs were only the fourth triplets known to have been born in artificial breeding programs, but it wasn't clear how many survived previously. China devotes major resources to increasing the population of its ...
  • Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas....
  • 5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too....

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