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Assistant Editor Nick Schneider is working on an update on the winter storm conditions. The Greene County Sheriff's Department has advised motorists to stay off the roadways if possible. This story will be updated as more... >>
A Solsberry man accused of breaking a woman's rib in a domestic dispute appeared in Greene Circuit Court Thursday and was charged with domestic battery committed in the presence of a child, a class D felony, and resisting... >>
Ice and snow, and treacherous roads on Friday have led to a change in plans by CASAs and Voices for Kids volunteers hosting the Christmas Open House at the Courthouse in Bloomfield. CASA Director Samantha Flath said the... >>
An Indiana Department of Transportation snow plow truck overturned early this morning in eastern Greene County while clearing icy roadways. An INDOT owned 2003 Ford Sterling truck with a snow plow and driven by Rickey... >>
Greene County Emergency Management Agency Director Roger Axe said there is good news about the upcoming winter storm expected to hit. With warm ground temperatures, the initial ice may not stick, but we are still expecting... >>
Business Card Directory
The 2013 Business Card Directory will help you find a business in our area. For more information about advertising in the 2014 directory, contact Christy Lehman, Tina Snow or Heidi Puckett at 847-4487.
Community Notes(12/03/13) Wednesday The Men's Auxiliary to the Worthington VFW Post No. 7117 will have their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. The annual meeting of the Friends of Goose Pond will be conducted at 6 p.m. at Stoll's Country Inn in Linton. Friday, Dec. 6 The Linton Public Library will be closed on Friday, December 6th for an in-service day. We will be reopen for regular hours on Saturday, December 7th...
"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.
Helen L. Talley(12/08/13) Helen L. Talley, 91, of Dugger, passed away at her residence Sunday, December 08, 2013. She was born in Sullivan County, IN on July 15, 1922 the daughter of Ernest Robertson and Edna Driver Robertson. Helen graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1940, she was a member of the Shiloh Church of Christ, and worked for more than 30 years at Newkirk's Furniture Store...
Maudie Elizabeth Shidler Strait(12/07/13) Maudie Elizabeth Shidler Strait, 98, of Jasonville, IN passed away at 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in Millers Merry Manor in Sullivan, IN. She was born April 9, 1915 in Lewis, IN to Clyde and Irene (Fitzgerald) Shidler. Maudie married John Luther Strait on Oct. 12, 1935 and he passed away on Aug. 13, 1986...
Jamie Dee Dyer Hollifield(12/07/13) Jamie Dee Dyer Hollifield, age 32, of Jasonville, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013, at her residence in Jasonville. She was born in Linton, Oct. 17, 1981, the daughter of Terry L. and Julie (Thomas) Dyer. She worked at Casey's in Jasonville. She loved her babies and was a good mom...
Delena M. Collins(12/05/13) Delena M. Collins, age 85, of Linton, passed away at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral Service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, Mark Messmer officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton...
Betty G. DeMoss(12/05/13) Betty G. DeMoss, 80, of Newberry passed away Wednesday December 4, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born October 28, 1933 in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of Cleve Edward and Violet May (Hill) McFarland. Betty was a homemaker and attended Heart of his Glory Church in Linton and Scotland Full Gospel Church...