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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 (04/22/14)
Wednesday, April 23 * Greene County Coin Club will meet at the 4-H Building. Dealers will set up at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Any questions, please call 384-8516. * Eastern Greene Elementary School will be conducting Kindergarten Round Up for the 2014-2015 school year on Wednesday, April 23. Please call the school at 825-5623 ext. 1003 to set up an appointment for your child. On the day of the Round Up, please bring your child, their birth certificate and immunization record, proof of residency, and any custody papers. Children must be five by Aug. 1, 2014 to enroll in kindergarten. * The Westgate @ Crane Science Fair (Formerly NSWC Crane Science Fair) will take place at the Westgate Academy from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Students in grades 6-12 can register in one of 12 categories to showcase their project to STEM professionals from the Crane community. For more details, call the NSWC Crane STEM office at 812.854.3882.
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...
Mary Evelyn Preecs (04/22/14)
Mary Evelyn Preecs, 85, of Jasonville, IN, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 in her residence. She was born July 15, 1928 in Baltimore, MD to Joseph Henry Allenbaugh and May Teresa (Noonan) Allenbaugh. Evelyn married Samuel Edward Preecs August 10, 1961 and he passed away on February 18, 1993...
State news
  • 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....
  • NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states....
  • 1 found dead after apartment fire near Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities say one person was found dead after a fire that badly burned an apartment building where many Purdue University students live near the campus....
  • Some Indiana taxpayers facing ID test for refunds
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Some Indiana taxpayers are being asked to take an online quiz to prove their identities before the Department of Revenue issues their state tax returns as part of an effort to combat the growing problem of criminals trying to steal tax returns....
  • New ISTEP glitches worry some Indiana schools
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Some Indiana school officials are worried about a rerun of last year's computer troubles with ISTEP exams as students have faced disruptions this week while taking practice tests....
"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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