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Friday, July 25, 2014
New youth pastor at Lebanon Baptist Church (07/25/14)
Lebanon Baptist Church is announcing it has called Ian Cattanach of Waupaca, Wis., to be it's new youth pastor. The congregation is excited about this new chapter in its ministry to students in the surrounding communities. "We believe that Ian is the right man to continue the strong youth ministry for which LBC has become known, especially during the last couple of years with pastor Garren Holt," senior pastor Mike Rotman said. ...
CWF meets in Bloomfield (07/25/14)
Christian Women's Fellowship (CWF) met in Fellowship Hall of the Bloomfield First Christian Church on July 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The president, Deloris Williams, opened the meeting by leading members in the CWF prayer. Roll call was taken with 6 books read. The minutes were approved as printed in the Wel-Spring and Deloris gave the financial reports...
Athletic facility contruction continues (07/25/14)
Despite rain delays, construction on the new Bloomfield School District Sports Complex remains on schedule. Superintendent Dan Sichting said wet weather has caused a total of 14 days of delay, but the project is still set to be complete by September 1...
Descendants of Peter Hasler Sr. meet in Scotland Firehouse (07/25/14)
Descendants of Peter Hasler Sr. met on July 13. 2014 at the new Scotland Firehouse in WestGate for the 8th family reunion. Pledge to the flag lead by Don Hasler from Lyons. Table blessing given by Daniel Frye from Bloomfield. After enjoying the pitch in meal, a short business meeting was presided by president of the Hasler Reunion committee, John D. Hasler from Newberry...
Purdue's academic honors list (07/25/14)
Purdue University released the list of students who earned academic honors for the Spring 2014 semester. To earn academic honors, students are required to have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale. The following students from Greene County reached that requirement:...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/25/14)
July 22 -- Dorris L. Cunningham, Jr., 58, Henderson, Ky., was arrested on preliminary charges involvinig operating a vehicle while intoxicated. His bond was set at $4,000 surety. He was released on July 23. Bloomfield Deputy Marshal Jordan Allor was the arresting officer...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/25/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to four calls and incidents on Thursday, July 24, including two property damage accidents, one alarm, and one traffic stop.
Supplies come in for new Dugger school (07/25/14)
DUGGER -- Calls for help have come in many forms for the founders of the new Dugger Union Charter School. Thanks to the efforts of a Dugger minister, a Kentucky Christian school and a large throng of volunteers, the upstart school has a few more pieces to fill the brick and mortar walls when they become a reality...
Mailbox vandals plague Bloomfield (07/25/14)
Bloomfield, Ind. -- Postal customers in the rural Bloomfield area have recently been having a lot of problems with mailbox vandalism, according to Bloomfield Postmaster Mindy Pemberton. Here are some facts and reminders about the problems of mailbox vandalism, the penalties for violators and some tips for preventing vandalism, all from the United States Postal Service:...
Cops and Kids taking applications for this year's back to school shopping trip (07/25/14)
The Fraternal Order of Police, Linton Lodge #105 will be having their annual back to school shopping trip on August 10. The program supplies underprivileged children with clothing to start the new school year. They select children in need from first grade up to eighth grade from every school corporation in Greene County...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (07/25/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 70 calls and incidents Monday through Friday, July 21-25, including two abandoned vehicles, six property damage accidents, two accidents involving personal injury, two alarms, two complaints about animals, two assists to the public, five civil disputes, one civil paper served, two domestic disputes, one issue involving drugs, two assists to EMS, one extra patrol, one complaint involving a juvenile, three missing persons, one noise complaint, one open door, two property damage incidents, one reckless driver, one repossession, two road hazards, one sex offense, three reports of suspicious activity, three thefts, one reported threat, three title checks, 12 traffic stops, three inmate transports, one trespassing incident, one warrant served and two welfare checks.. ...
Murder near Newark: What happened - Only one suspect accused of the homicide (07/24/14)
Within hours after investigators were called to the scene of a homicide near Newark last Saturday, July 19, they released the names of two "persons of interest" and asked for the public's assistance to locate Jason Lee Caldwell and Kevin Vern Caldwell. But when Greene County Prosecutor Jarrod Holtsclaw filed charges late Thursday afternoon, only one man, Jason Caldwell, was accused of the murder of David Lamm...
Community Notes (07/24/14)
July 21 - August 2 The Worthington Sunshine Shop is having a $10 bag sale July 21 through August 2. The sale includes books, toys, afghans, shoes, and select purses and clothing. The not for profit shop is located at 16 N Washington Street, Worthington...
Jason Lee Caldwell to be charged with the murder of David Lamm; Warrant issued; Prosecutor asking for enhanced sentences (07/24/14)
Jason Lee Caldwell will be formally charged with murder when he appears in Greene Superior Court next week for an initial hearing. On Thursday afternoon, Greene County Prosecutor Jarrod Holtsclaw filed a criminal case in Superior Court against Caldwell, accusing him of the murder of David Lamm last weekend at Lamm's home in the Newark area...
Union getting national exposure (07/24/14)
DUGGER -- The national spotlight will soon shine on the trials and tribulations of the fledging Dugger Union Charter School. Thanks to a visit from CBSSports.com national columnist Gregg Doyel, the aspirations of the upstart school will now get some exposure beyond the state lines...
Greene-Sullivan State Forest welcomes participants (07/24/14)
The Greene-Sullivan State Forest is hoping that participants in Saturday's Linton...Gateway to Outdoor Recreation will spend some time with them. While the property doesn't have anything out of the ordinary planned, Property Manager Steve Siscoe says that's no reason to bypass the State Forest during Saturday's activities...
The Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum hosts their annual Fire at the Night Iron Pour (07/24/14)
SOLSBERRY -- Saturday, July 26th the Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum will be having a Cast Iron Sculpture Workshop. The community is welcome to come out for a day full of free fun. You can meet the artists of this year's Cast Iron Sculpture Workshop, make your own iron sculpture, watch the Iron Pour, and tour the Sculpture Trails...
LEGO Creator's Exhibition opening at the Carnegie (07/24/14)
The LEGO "Creator's" Exhibition 2014 is opening soon at the Carnegie with an Opening Reception set for Saturday, July 26 from 12-4 p.m. at the Carnegie Heritage & Arts Center, 110 East Vincennes Street, Linton. The show will run through August 23. For more information and details, click through to Donna Kluesner's blog post on the Creator's Exhibition...
Instead of a break-out, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility reported an overnight break-in (07/23/14)
Carlisle, Ind. -- A man staying in Sullivan County picked the wrong place and the wrong door to kick in, when he trespassed on the grounds of the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility (WVCF) overnight. Correctional Officer Regina Ward spotted Noel Mendoza-Huerta, 32, on facility perimeter grounds near the K-9 building as her shift ended shortly after 6 p.m. ...
Community Notes (07/22/14)
Today The Bloomfield Jr./Sr. High School will host a 1:1 Computer Pilot informational meeting for parents and students in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. Registration for Linton-Stockton Elementary School is Tuesday, July 22 in the Elementary Cafeteria. ...
Scott to talk about time in Thailand, Thursday at Bloomfield Presbyterian Church (07/22/14)
As a biology student at the University of Evansville, Bethany Scott knew she wanted to become a missionary. Now, 15 years later, Scott fundraises and runs the non-profit program Full Life Development in Thailand near the Burma border. She will be speaking about her time in Thailand and a recent trip at the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church Thursday, July 24 at 7 p.m. with a silent auction for gift baskets including Thai goods preceding at 6:30 p.m...
Shakamak State Park offers free activies for the Linton Gateway to Outdoor Recreation Day (07/22/14)
JASONVILLE -- The Shakamak State Park will be offering free activites for the Linton... Gateway to Outdoor Recreation event taking place on Saturday. That day the Nature Center will be having a kid-friendly craft day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m making Beady Critters. The craft is appropriate for all school aged children, but with the help of an adult younger children can participate as well...
Greene County General Hospital now offering online bill pay (07/22/14)
Greene County General Hospital is now offering patients an additional payment option with online bill pay. Patients may now make payments in the Business Office, at Registration and online. By utilizing TruBridge, a secure online bill pay program, patients now have an easy, convenient and secure means of accessing the online bill pay site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...
Construction and improvements progressing at Linton-Stockton (07/22/14)
Construction on the campus of the Linton-Stockton School Corporation is coming along nicely despite recent set backs. At Monday night's board of school trustees meeting, Superintendent Nick Karazsia informed the board of the recent water damages. "We had a water leak that occurred a week ago today (Monday)," he said...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/22/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 13 calls and incidents on Monday, July 21, including one alarm, one title check, three incidents of criminal mischief, one drive-off theft, two reports of suspicious activity, two complaints about animals, two welfare checks, and one child custody issue...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/22/14)
July 21 -- Cody Wesley Major, 19, Bloomfield, was arrested on a preliminary charge of disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $1,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Bloomfield Town Marshal Ken Tharp was the arresting officer. July 21 -- Jonathan Christopher Osborne, 28, Dugger, was arrested on a preliminary charge of child molesting. His bond was set at $160,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Indiana State Police Trooper Richard Klun was the arresting officer...
Director of Camp Illiana killed Monday morning in tree-trimming accident on the camp grounds (07/22/14)
A work-related accident Monday morning at Camp Illiana south of Washington resulted in the death of Camp Director David Bean. Over the years, many campers from Greene County have attended summer camps at Camp Illiana which is associated with several churches in Greene County...
Monday evening motorcycle crash north of Worthington claims life of Linton woman (07/22/14)
A motorcycle crash north of Worthington early Monday evening has claimed the life of a 43-year-old Linton woman. Rennae Lehman passed away at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. The accident happened around 6:40 p.m. Monday on State Road 157 north of Worthington at County Road 200 West...
Driver escapes vehicle in Wampler Lake, swims to shore late Monday night (07/22/14)
A Linton man was able to get out of his vehicle and get to the shore after his car wound up in Wampler Lake late Monday night. Anthony Brenton, 34, was operating a gray 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander when an accident occurred around 11:10 p.m. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Brown responded to the scene along with Deputy Bobby Pierce and Linton Police Officers Chad Crynes and Jason Wilson...
Asleep at the wheel: Driver avoids injury in weekend crash (07/22/14)
An Evansville man escaped serious injury when he fell asleep at the wheel last weekend and crashed head-on into a tree in eastern Greene County. Jack Weinzapfel, 20, was driving a red 2008 Toyota Camry northbound on State Road 45 at Timber Trace Drive Saturday morning when the crash occurred around 7:05 a.m...
Linton's National Night Out returns for the fifth year (07/21/14)
Linton's Fifth Annual National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Linton's Humphreys Park from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. National Night Out is a free event that is open to the public. It was originally established to strenghten the relationship between the community and the police department, however, over the past five years it has grown...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/21/14)
July 19 -- Kevin L. Stewart, 50, Jasonville, was arrested on a preliminary charge of residential entry. His bond was set at $4,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released later the same day after posting $400 cash.....
Linton School Board hires personnel to start the school year (07/21/14)
School is right around the corner and at Monday night's Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees meeting, the board took care of some last minute business before the first day of school. Superintendent Nick Karazsia announced Wednesday, Aug. 6 is the first day of the 2014-15 school year for students. Teachers will report on Aug. 5...
Detectives are continuing to investigate homicide and rape (07/21/14)
Indiana State Police detectives have been investigating a homicide and rape that occurred Saturday afternoon near Newark in eastern Greene County. By early Monday morning, two men who were named as "persons of interest" were in police custody. When information about the incident was initially released over the weekend, law enforcement officials announced that a homicide was under investigation...
Michelle Caldwell arrested on a warrant issued in a case of auto theft (07/21/14)
About the time Jason Caldwell was being booked into the Greene County Jail on Monday morning, Michelle L. Caldwell was in the process of bonding out. Kevin Caldwell was booked in late Sunday. Both Jason and Kevin Caldwell were named as "persons of interest" in an investigation into a homicide and rape in the Newark area on Saturday. Both were picked up on outstanding warrants issued in unrelated cases...
Greene County Sports Network Schedule (07/21/14)
GREENE COUNTY SPORTS NETWORK SCHEDULE Tue, Jul 22 SULLIVAN LEGION POST 139 vs Rockville Post 48 at Terre Haute North HS Airtime 3:45 pm GREENE COUNTY EAGLES vs Clinton Post 140 at Terre Haute North HS Airtime to follow Game 1
Goose Pond offering free tour during weekend event (07/21/14)
As a part of Linton...Gateway to Outdoor Recreation, the Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area will be offering a motor tour of the facility on Saturday. The introductory tour will begin at 10 a.m. and last until around noon. According to the sponsors of the tour -- Friends of Goose Pond -- it will take visitors into the world of bird watching by affording them the chance to learn about the aviary natives to the area and local birding locations...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (07/21/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 48 calls and incidents Friday through Sunday, July 18-20, including three abandoned vehicles, four property damage accidents, two accidents involving personal injury, three alarms, one complaint about an animal, one assist to another agency, one civil dispute, three domestic disputes, one drive-off theft, one fight in progress, one incident of harassment, one missing person, one murder, six reckless drivers, two recovered property items, one road hazard, three attempted suicides, six reports of suspicious activity, one theft, one traffic stop, one inmate transport, two trespassing incidents and two welfare checks.. ...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/21/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 11 calls and incidents on Friday, July 18, including two complaints about animals, one drive-off theft, one title check, two property damage accidents, two traffic stops, one incident of criminal mischief, one extra patrol and one battery...
Apprehended: Both men in custody, Jason Caldwell arrested in Indy early Monday (07/21/14)
Both men named as "persons of interest" in a homicide case in Greene County are now in custody. Jason Lee Caldwell, 35, Solsberry, was arrested in Indianapolis just before 4 a.m. Monday. The Indiana State Police announced early Sunday evening that Kevin Vern Caldwell, 41, had been apprehended...
Greene County Eagles compete in American Legion Sectional at Terre Haute North

2014 Greene County 4-H Fair Demolition Derby

The annual Greene County 4-H Fair Demolition Derby rounded out a week of competition and celebration Saturday evening.

2014 Greene County 4H Hog Wrestling & Round Robin Pictures

Scenes from the Horse and Pony Drill Team Exhibition

Little Miss and Little Mister Greene County

Molly Settles and Brody Yake were crowned Little Miss and Little Mister Greene County Tuesday night. Yake said he had fun and that his favorite part of the competition was winning. Settles said she liked answering the question for the...