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Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
WRV School Board discusses roof renovations (11/21/14)
LYONS -- On Thursday evening, the WRV school board met at Lyons Elementary and discussed possible roof renovations to the building. A month ago, the school board requested the Stenftenagel Group to assess the low slope roof of Lyons Elementary. The group was charged to check the roof core to assess for asbestos in the underlying roof structure and to examine the overall condition of the roof. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (11/21/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 87 calls and incidents on November 17-21, including two abandoned vehicles, 14 property damage accidents, one accident involving personal injury, three alarms, two complaints about animals, one assist to the public, ne battery, one child custody issue, three civil disputes, one domestic dispute, two drive-off thefts, one fraud, one report of harassment, one complaint involving a juvenile, one property issue, one missing person, one noise complaint, five reckless drivers, two vehicle repossessions, one complaint about shooting, one attempted suicide, four reports of suspicious activity, one theft, five threats, six title checks, four traffic stops, 16 inmate transports, one warrant served and two welfare checks.. ...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (11/21/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 19 calls and incidents on Thursday, November 20, including three property damage accidents, one complaint about an animal, four assists to the public, one criminal mischief incident, one death investigation, one drive-off theft, one property issue, one complaint about shooting, two reports of suspicious activity, two thefts, and one title check...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (11/21/14)
November 19 -- Michael Robert Eugene Thompson, 26, Bedford, was arrested on a warrant issued on preliminary charges of battery with bodily injury to a law enforcement officer and two counts of neglect of a dependent. bond information not available. Greene County Sheriff's Lt. Bryan Woodall was the arresting officer...
Geoffrey Gentry wins first place: Students shine in first L-S High Talent Show (11/21/14)
The Linton-Stockton High School Auditeria was transformed from a dining hall to a performance center on Thursday evening as some of Linton's most artistic students took to the stage in the school's first annual talent show. The drama department used the opportunity as a fundraiser for the spring musical.....
Jason Caldwell admits he is guilty of the murder of David Lamm near Newark in July (11/21/14)
Jason Lee Caldwell of Solsberry appeared in Greene Superior Court late Thursday afternoon and admitted he was guilty of the murder of David Lamm. Caldwell, 35 at the time of his arrest in July, was charged with Lamm's murder and and eight other serious felonies plus he was facing three possible sentence enhancements...
Rep. Borders appointed Vice Chairman of Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee (11/21/14)
STATEHOUSE -- State Representative Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) was appointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis). The Speaker appoints committee chairs biennially, following each election of the General Assembly.....
Bloomfield School Corporation seeking input from parents (11/21/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- The Bloomfield School Corporation is seeking input from parents and students regarding two potential school calendars for the 2015-16 school year according to Superintendent Dan Sichting. "Parents and students are encouraged to view the calendars and complete the survey question associated with the two proposed 2015-16 school calendars," Sichting said...
Updated: Greene County Sports Network Broadcast Schedule (11/21/14)
GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Tue, Nov 25 Shakamak at Bloomfield, Airtime 7:10 pm
BOYS BASKETBALL
Wed, Nov 26 Shoals at WRV, Airtime 7:10 pm Sat, Nov 29 Bloomfield Classic, Games and times TBA
Bloomfield Police Department collecting donations for annual "Bless this Dinner" program (11/21/14)
The Bloomfield Police Department has started taking donations for their annual "Bless this Dinner" event. The program was started by former Town Marshal Tom Franklin and current Town Marshal Ken Tharp eight years ago with the goal to provide food and gifts for those in need so everyone can have an enjoyable holiday...
No foul play suspected in death investigation (11/21/14)
No foul play is suspected in connection with a death investigation by the Linton Police Department in cooperation with the Indiana State Police. Police were dispatched to Camelot Court Apartments in Linton late Thursday afternoon after the body of a deceased male was discovered...
WRV School Board tackles personnel changes (11/20/14)
LYONS -- The White River Valley School Board met Thursday evening at Lyons Elementary School where they tackled personnel changes. The board approved the resignation of two individuals: Ingrid Hill -- WRV mathematics teacher, and Kristy King -- WRV Volunteer Assistant Cheerleading Coach...
Bloomfield approves administrative contract extensions (11/20/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- The Bloomfield School Board approved to extend the contracts of school administrators and give both non-certified and administrative employees bonus stipends based on merit at Thursday's regular meeting By a unanimous vote a total of five administrators in the school system were given a $2,600 stipend each for receiving a score of effective or higher on their performance evaluations...
Bucshon named to Energy and Commerce Committee (11/20/14)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Indiana Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon has been named to the House Energy and Commerce Committee according to a press release from the Congressman's office. Buchson, a physician from Evansville, is currently in his second term. He has served previously on the Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and The Workforce and Science, Space and Technology Committees...
Redevelopment Commission puts final touches on 2014 (11/20/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Barring anything out of the ordinary, the Greene County Redevelopment Commission wrapped up their 2014 slate with just a handful of topics on the schedule Thursday morning. They were given the word from Rick Coppock that the Progress Pointe Project is virtually completed according to the contractors involved in the project...
Memorial service for Jjackson set for Sunday (11/20/14)
Greene County residents will have a chance to pay their final respects to Jjackson, the retired military service dog who spent the final eight months of his life with former handler and Air Force veteran Harvey Holt. Holt, a deputy with the Greene County Sheriff's Department, says the service will take place on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. at the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
National Rural Health Day is celebrated the third Thursday in November (11/20/14)
Events recognizing National Rural Health Day and "Celebrating the Power of Rural" are being planned throughout the nation. At Greene County General Hospital, the importance of rural health is celebrated every day as it's something that should never be taken for granted...
Greene County Local Emergency Planning Committee holds annual exercise (11/20/14)
Wednesday night emergency personnel from Jasonville and the surrounding areas came together at the Wright Township Fire Department in Midland to complete the 2014 Hazardous Materials Tabletop Exercise. The exercise was created to help better prepare emergency personnel to handle an emergency situation...
Worthington's Hometown Christmas on the Triangle set for Saturday (11/20/14)
Worthington will have their annual Hometown Christmas on the Triangle event this Saturday. The local shops around the town triangle will be holding open houses complete with door prizes and refreshments. The shops will be open for business from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. this Saturday, November 22...
Give the gift of camping: DNR offers gift certificates online (11/20/14)
Indianapolis - This year, for the first time, you can buy camping gift cards online for Department of Natural Resources camping. That means you can give the gift of camping and other related reservations to your outdoorsy friends from the comfort of your home or office...
Shawnee Theatre's annual Festival of Trees set to open Friday (11/20/14)
The 11th Annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for the Shawnee Theatre, is set to open this Friday. The festival will run from November 21 through November 30. The event will be open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays; 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24; and 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30...
Community Notes (11/19/14)
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, and the patron is first in line to check out that item when it arrives!...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (11/19/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 19 calls and incidents on Tuesday, November 18, including one assist to another agency, two assists to the public, two incidents of criminal mischief, one domestic dispute, one reckless driver, two reports of suspicious activity, three thefts, one title check and six traffic stops...
Coping with a loss this holiday season? Join others for support this Thursday evening, and on Dec. 4 (11/19/14)
The Greene County Grief Support Group will host a program entitled "Surviving the Holidays" in the conference room at Greene County General Hospital on November 20 and again on December 4 from 6-7 p.m. The support group was formed to help those who have recently experienced a death, separation, divorce, illness, family trauma, job loss, or who have recently moved to a new location...
Boys basketball set to tip off; Former Miner starts second season at University of South Alabama (11/19/14)
Click to read news about the upcoming boys basketball season and former Linton Miner Austin Karazsia, now in his second season playing basketball at the University of South Alabama under Coach Matthew Graves, a former WRV Wolverine and former assistant coach for the Butler Bulldogs -- all in the latest blog post by Chris Pruett...
Indiana Rail Road's Santa Train celebrates 25 years of Christmas cheer (11/18/14)
Santa Claus will be making his annual appearance to the area on the Indiana Rail Road Santa Train for the 25th consecutive Christmas season. Families are invited to join the special Yuletide tradition by visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus on the festively decorated Christmas train. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be accompanied by a full cast of costumed characters being brought to life by Indiana Rail Road employee volunteers and their families and friends...
Eric Bassler Sworn in as State Senator for District 39 (11/18/14)
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2014) -- Senator-elect Eric Bassler took the oath of office today, officially becoming the State Senator representing District 39. Bassler, along with seven other new members of the Indiana Senate, was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush...
Clothe-a-Child Project sets dates, seeks donations (11/18/14)
The applications are in, and Greene County Clothe-a-Child and Toys for Tots Project will help about 500 children to have a happier Christmas this year. The project serves children ages 12 and under in low-income families throughout the Greene County area by providing clothing and selected toys for each eligible child...
Voices for Kids accepting donations for annual Christmas open house and silent auction (11/18/14)
Each December, the organization Voices for Kids, the "fundraising arm of the Greene County CASA Program," holds an open house and silent auction in order to raise money for Children in Need of Services (CHINS) through the Greene County Juvenile Court System...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (11/18/14)
*November 17 -- Ryan Jay Gilbert, 23, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant issued on a preliminary charge of a misdemeanor plate violation. His bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed.
New four-way stop coming to dangerous intersection (11/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Because of a detour and road closure forced by the I-69 Project, the Greene County Commissioners approved the installation of a four-way stop at the intersection of County Road 325S and 1250E Tuesday morning. The action stems from concerns over the increased use of Owensburg-Hobbieville Road because of a detour imposed by the Indiana Department of Transportation, according to Commissioner Ed Michael...
Commissioners approve multi-county grant agreement (11/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- The Greene County Commissioners approved a joint venture with four other counties and the Southern Indiana Development Corporation to take part in a proposed Brownfields Assessment Coalition. Joining Greene County in the coalition to obtain a matching funds grant from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Environmental Protection Agency are Knox, Martin, Daviess and Lawrence Counties. ...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (11/18/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 13 calls and incidents on Monday, November 17, including one property damage accident, one complaint about an animal, four assists to the public, one civil dispute, one property issue, two thefts and two welfare checks...
NWS Monday evening updates: Gusty winds and frigid temperatures (11/17/14)
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L-S Music Department prepares for winter events (11/17/14)
Members of the Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees were treated to presentations from the corporation's music department at Monday night's board meeting. Each month, departments are featured at the board meeting giving the teachers an opportunity to share what is going on in their classrooms...
Closings and Delays for Tuesday, November 18 (11/17/14)
Eastern Greene Schools - two-hour delay
Skillman names new communications lead; Linton native Amy Lore joins Radius Indiana staff (11/17/14)
Bedford, Ind. -- Radius Indiana President/CEO, Becky Skillman, has announced the addition of a new staff member. Linton native, Amy Lore, has assumed the communications and marketing responsibilities for Radius. Lore will also support the communications needs of the WestGate@Crane Technology Park through her work with STIMULUS Engineering Services, Inc...
Upcoming programs at the Linton Public Library (11/17/14)
Linton Public Library director Michelle Zentko announced several upcoming programs of interest to the public. They include the following: Family Movie Night: Maleficent Tuesday, November 18th 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. It will be shown in the Program Room...
Furnace Club meets in October (11/17/14)
On October 15 the Furnace Homemakers Club met at the home of Joan Franklin. President, Sharon Holtsclaw opened the meeting with the Pledge to the Flag and the Club Creed. The Roll-Call response was to name a place in Indiana that you would like to visit. Several of our members stated they would like to return to some of the State parks...
Proud veterans (11/17/14)
Shawnee Theatre's Festival of Trees 2014

Here are a few of the displays at the 2014 Festival of Trees, a fundraising event put on by the Shawnee Theatre. All displays are a part of a silent auction. All proceeds raised will benefit the theatre. The festival kicked off at Shawnee on...

WRV girls battle Terre Haute North

Linton-Stockton vs. Barr-Reeve girls basketball game

Shawnee Theatre's Snowball Dinner Dance 2014

Guests from around the county enjoyed Shawnee Theatre's second annual Snowball Dinner Dance on Saturday, November 15, 2014, this year in Linton.

Miners fall to Falcons in regional final