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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
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Church Notes (04/04/14)
Saturday, April 12 Celebrate Easter with Grace Gospel Church -- all are invited to a traditional Passover meal to learn how it relates to the Lord's Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 at the Grace Gospel Church, 935 NW A St. in Linton. Please R.S.V.P. by calling 812-847-7870 or send an email to servant@graceinlinton.org. Note: The free meal will not meet kosher regulations...
Community Notes (04/17/14)
Friday, April 18 The Greene County Highway Department has announced that County Road 200 South between County Road 800W and County Road 900W will be closed from April 23 to May 5 from 6:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Traffic will be restricted to emergency vehicles and school buses...
OBITUARIES
Terry Enochs (04/17/14)
Terry Enochs, age 78, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Glenburn Nursing Home. She was born September 15, 1935 in Cherry Valley, Ark., the daughter of Arlie J. and Mary L. (Lesley) Anderson. Terry married Elisha Enochs, Jr. on August 6, 1955, who survives...
Scott Alan Hancock (04/17/14)
Scott Alan Hancock, age 38, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Sullivan on July 2, 1975, the son of James "Joe" and Janet (Clark) Hancock. He was a 1994 graduate of Sullivan High School. He worked for Wal-Mart in Linton, Rogers Group in Bloomington, and Jones and Son in Bloomfield for several years. He enjoyed fishing, Hunting, and working on cars. He had a love for Harley Motorcycles...
Ernest J. Fox (04/17/14)
Ernest J. Fox, 97, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 1:00 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He was born March 4, 1917 in Jasonville to Julius Fox and Cecilea (Edmondson) Fox. Survivors include: His sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Gloryann Fox, Sr. ...
Marilyn Kay Ramsey (04/17/14)
Marilyn Kay Ramsey, 77, of Plainfield, IN, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at home surrounded by close family. Marilyn was born January 27, 1937 in Calvertville, IN. She attended Worthington-Jefferson High School in Worthington, IN where she was Valedictorian of her senior class. ...
Michael Joe Abrams (04/17/14)
Michael Joe Abrams, 42, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 as a result of a car accident. Born May 7, 1971 in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Jim Abrams and Barbara (Bayse) Abrams. Michael Joe was half owner and operator of Branstetters Heating and Cooling, he was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church, Bloomfield Masonic Lodge, SAL and the Shrine...
State news
  • Board member asks for old Indiana school standards
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A State Board of Education member is calling for a proposed overhaul of Indiana's education standards to be ditched and that the state's old benchmarks be reinstated in classrooms this fall....
  • 2 Indianapolis officers dead in murder-suicide
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A suspended Indianapolis police sergeant and his police officer ex-wife died in an apparent murder-suicide, the city police chief said....
  • Bloomington mayor vetoes preserve deer hunt plan
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- The mayor of Bloomington has vetoed an ordinance that would allow sharpshooters to thin the deer heard at a city nature preserve....
  • 101-year-old hurt in fire at home near Muncie
    SELMA, Ind. (AP) -- A 101-year-old woman suffered burns and possible smoke inhalation when a fire broke out in her home near Muncie....
  • AP Exclusive: Turner had more than $4M on line
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner earned nearly $8 million selling nursing homes in the last two years and stands to earn between $1 million and $2 million on projects now being developed, thanks in part to legislation he helped block this year....
Videos
"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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