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Business & Service Directory 2014

The 2014 Business & Service Card Directory will help you find a business in our area. For more information about advertising in the directory, contact Christy Lehman, Tina Snow or Heidi Puckett at 812-847-4487.

Serving Linton, Bloomfield, Jasonville, Worthington, Lyons and Greene County, Indiana

September 29 - October 5 There will be an Old Fashioned Tent Revival at the Hymera School Grove each evening at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 5. The event will feature Evangelist Dr. Stuart Snow. Turn North at the...
Lola Mae Deakins (10/01/14)
Lola Mae Deakins, 91, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in her residence. She was born April 26, 1923 in Greene County, Ind. to Peter Pentland and Sarah Addaline (Durham) Pentland. Lola married Laverne Deakins on September 20, 1941 and he passed away on February 3, 1997...
Elsie 'Lorraine' Busby (10/01/14)
Elsie 'Lorraine' Busby, 75, of Linton, Indiana passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on July 11, 1939 in Richmond, Virginia to George and Mary (Bowling) Brittain. Lorraine became the wife of Harold L. Busby on August 11, 1956...
John "Ted" Alderson (09/27/14)
John "Ted" Alderson, 46, of Bloomington passed away Saturday at the IU Health Hospice House. He was born on July 3, 1968 and was the son of Joe and Doris (Tannehill) Alderson. Ted graduated from Bloomington High School South. He was a previous fireman for the Van Buren Fire Department in Bloomington and most recently worked for O'Reilly Auto Parts in Linton. Ted loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting...
Brandon Lee Stollings (09/26/14)
Brandon Lee Stollings, 29, of Lyons, passed away at 7:36 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014 at his residence. Born November 5, 1984 in Bloomington, he was the son of Greg and Terri (Corns) Stollings. He was a mechanic for MacAllister Machinery and was active in the Indiana Army National Guard...
Sally Skidmore (09/25/14)
Sally Skidmore, 70, of Brazil, died at home, September 24, 2014 following a brief battle with cancer. She was born November 13, 1943, in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of John and Dorothy (Sharp) West. She graduated from L and M High School with the class of 1961...
Helen Mae Howlett-Bridwell (09/24/14)
Helen Mae Howlett-Bridwell, 94, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville, Ind. She was born May 20, 1920 in Terre Haute, Ind. to Rollis Cooprider and Hallie (Graden) Cooprider...
William Alexander Freeman (09/24/14)
William Alexander Freeman, 79, of Westminster, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Born March 4, 1935 in Indianapolis, Ind., he was raised by his grandparents, the late Guy "Dad" Freeman and Goldie "Mom" Freeman. He was the husband of Patricia Selby Freeman whom he married June 18, 1955...
Rebecca A. Wiles (09/22/14)
Rebecca A. Wiles, 90, of Bloomfield passed away Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1924 in Greene County, Ind., the daughter of Clifton "Red" and Nelle (Sparks) Dixon. Rebecca was retired from RCA in Bloomington as a line supervisor and was the janitor for the Bloomfield American Legion, she was a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Auxiliary and Rebecca's Lodge in Bloomfield...
Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors
The documentary film "Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland & Its Neighbors" won a Bronze Telly Award in 2011 in the nature/wildlife program category. The film's executive producer Bill Barnes, a Linton native who now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, was pleased with the recognition the Telly Award would bring to the area of southwestern Indiana where he grew up. The Telly Awards are the premier awards honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, online commercials, video and films.
State news
  • Board ponders new Indiana school 'A-F' grades
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana education leaders inched closer Wednesday to approving a new system for grading the state's schools, nearly a year after a secret overhaul of the school-grading formula by then-Schools Superintendent Tony Bennett was revealed....
  • Amtrak adds amenities to Hoosier State line
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Amtrak is adding free Wi-Fi, modest food service and business-class seating to a passenger line that runs between Indianapolis and Chicago, while Indiana remains in talks with a private vendor that wants to operate the line....
  • Education board quietly approves operating changes
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The State Board of Education has settled a pair of changes to the board's operations without the power struggles that have marked its previous meetings....
  • Judge convicts northern Indiana man in 2 killings
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- A northern Indiana man paroled in 2010 after serving time for killing a family friend has been convicted in the fatal shootings of his brother and sister-in-law....
  • Judge tosses suit over IU student's disappearance
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit the parents of a missing Indiana University student filed against two men who were with her the night she was last seen more than three years ago....
Videos
Weird News
  • AP PHOTOS: Lines linger for famed Chicago hot dogs
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, everyone expected encased-meat aficionados to line up for one last taste....
  • Police: Worker hid $1,200 worth of meat in pants
    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants....
  • Correction: Buffalo Silos-Beer Ad story
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad. The ad was paid for by Buffalo-based Labatt USA, not Toronto-based Labatt Breweries....
  • New Mexico hopes 'singing road' curbs speeding
    TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico transportation officials are hoping a "singing road" along historic Route 66 will curb speeding....
  • Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons
    BEIJING (AP) -- The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks....
Greene County Daily World's Rick Curl joined the crew of the Greene County Sports Network for a live broadcast of the first high school soccer match in Greene County - at White River Valley High School on Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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