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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014
New owners taking over Bloomfield IGA (04/18/14)
Transaction papers have been signed for the purchase of the Bloomfield IGA Store. Larry Williams, general manager of McKim's IGA Store in Mt. Vernon has announced that he and his three sons have purchased to local IGA store from long-time owners Dave and Jim Stader...
Diamond Action Heating Up (04/18/14)
The 2014 spring sports season is well underway despite the recent bad weather that slowed things down. High school baseball is just one of the sports that has kicked into high gear. Fans can get out and enjoy their local teams and read about what happened on the diamond in the Greene County Daily World. ...
WRV accepting bids for baling hay (04/18/14)
The White River Valley School Board approved the request for quotes on hay baling at WRV Lyons Elementary School. The board approved spraying and mowing contracts in its regular meeting in March but decided previously not to include the entire 40 acres of the property at Lyons in the mowing contracts...
Wild turkey season approaching (04/18/14)
The 2014 spring wild turkey hunting season is fast approaching and with so many hunters in the area, it's a good time to look over regulations for the season. The bird that founding father Benjamin Franklin wanted to make the official bird of the United States officially can be hunted from Wednesday, April 23 until Sunday, May 11...
Community Notes (04/18/14)
Saturday, April 19 The Linton Moose will have raspberry pork chops and regular pork chops cooked by Rusty Phillips from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 19. Public welcome. Girl Scouts Troop #2552 is hosting the first Greene County Cake Wars event today. The event will be at the Greene County Extension Service Community Building at the 4-H fairgrounds. Cake check will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the auction at noon...
Updated Story: Tense hostage and stand-off situation ends with one man in custody (04/18/14)
A hostage and stand-off situation that developed in eastern Greene County Thursday evening came to an end with no serious injuries reported, but one man is in the Greene County Jail. Major Mike Hasler, Chief Deputy at the Greene County Sheriff's Department, said late Thursday night that everyone worked together for a successful conclusion and he praised the work of four GCSD officers who entered the home during a very tense situation - Detective George Dallaire, Deputy Bobby Pierce, Detective James O'Malley and Lt. ...
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...
"Spring Fling Morel Festival" and a car show in Dugger set for Saturday (04/17/14)
The third annual Dugger Spring Fling Morel Festival and Car Show will take place once again this Saturday. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Dugger Community Center. The event will feature vendors, bounce houses, a pet show, kids games, pony rides, live entertainment, karaoke, food, a hat contest, an Easter egg hunt, a car show and a mushroom hunt contest...
Third annual "Long Fish Dash" at Shakamak on Saturday (04/17/14)
The Annual Long Fish Dash at Shakamak State Park is set to go this Saturday. Sponsored by the Friends of Shakamak, the event features a junior one-mile run, a 5K run and fitness walk, and a 10K run around the scenic state park. "This is the Third Annual Long Fish Dash put on by the Friends of Shakamak, growing from approximately 75 participants in the first year to over 150 last year. ...
WRV to make cuts after retirements (04/17/14)
With potential losses or gains on the horizon for the White River Valley School District, the board is preparing for the best and the worst. Superintendent Bob Hacker said with six teachers, two administrators and a classroom assistant retiring at the end of this year, the corporation has an opportunity to make some savings...
Bloomfield woman to participate in fourth Boston Marathon (04/17/14)
Bloomfield's Linda Cullison has just 26.2 miles to run before the completion of her 18th marathon and her fourth Boston Marathon run on Monday. The 56-year-old, who works as a registered nurse at Greene County General Hospital, will travel to Boston on Friday in preparation for Monday's 118th Boston Marathon...
Linton man arrested, accused of criminal confinement and assaults on woman treated for injuries at hospital (04/17/14)
An incident and investigation that started Wednesday evening and continued into Thursday resulted in the arrest of a Linton man accused of the criminal confinement and battery of a woman who wound up in the emergency room for treatment of her injuries...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (04/17/14)
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Wednesday, April 16, included one title check, two accidents involving personal injury, two medical runs, one report of suspicious activity, one assist to another agency, one message delivery, two community relations details and one traffic stop...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (04/17/14)
April 16 -- Deanna Kay Arnold, 39, Vincennes, was arrested on a warrant issued on a preliminary charge of check deception. Her bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Davis Aerne was the arresting officer...
UPDATED BREAKING NEWS: Coroner confirms fatality in Tuesday night State Road 54 wreck (04/16/14)
A Bloomfield man died in a single-vehicle wreck Tuesday night on State Road 54, west of Bloomfield. Greene County Coroner Sherri Wilson identified the victim as 42-year-old Michael Joe Abrams. Wilson said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma to the head and spine...
Run/Walk fundraising event in Bloomfield to benefit fight against Lupus (04/16/14)
Participants in an upcoming 5K/10K event in Bloomfield are urged to run, jog, walk, or crawl to help find a cure for the chronic autoimmune disease known as lupus. Team "LivHappy" is hosting its first annual 5K/10K run Saturday, April 26 in Bloomfield.....
Girl Scout troop hosting Cake War event on Saturday (04/16/14)
Girl Scouts Troop #2552 from Bloomfield is hosting the First Annual Greene County Cake Wars event on Saturday. The event will be at the Greene County Extension Service Community Building at the 4-H fairgrounds. Cake check will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the auction at noon...
Greene County man promoted at WVCF (04/16/14)
Greene County resident Levi Simms has joined the supervisory ranks at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility(WVCF). Simms has been promoted to Correctional Sergeant at the maximum-security facility. He entered the Correctional Officer ranks at WVCF in July of 2012...
S.R. 37 restrictions begin Monday at new I-69 Interchange (04/16/14)
BLOOMINGTON -- Beginning on or after Monday, April 21, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) contractor Crider & Crider, Inc. plans to begin replacing pavement along the shoulders of State Road 37. This work will require temporary daytime lane closures between Fullerton Pike and Dillman Road and is expected to last through the end of April...
Jasonville Police Department Activity Log (04/16/14)
The Jasonville Police Department's activity log for the past week included two gun permits, one bank alarm, one complaint about an animal, four assists to other departments, one assist to the public, two burglaries, one child custody issue, one report of child neglect, one civil dispute, one criminal mischief, one assist to EMS, six school or extra patrols, two fights in progress, one report of harassment, three interviews, two residential entries, one road hazard, one complaint involving shooting, one theft, seven traffic stops, one trespassing, one unruly subject, two welfare checks, one arrest -- wanted on a warrant, and another arrest in a case of residential entry, criminal mischief and battery.. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (04/16/14)
April 15 -- Kathy Sue Duncan, 50, Solsberry, was arrested on a warrant issued on a preliminary charge of possession of a controlled substance. She was being held without bond. April 16 -- James Matthew Hayes, 48, Bloomfield, was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of methamphetamine and a warrant issued for an alleged probation violation. He was being held without bond. Bloomfield Deputy Marshal Marvin Holt was the arresting officer...
Road closure announced by county highway department (04/16/14)
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...
State Road 54 wreck under investigation (04/16/14)
Greene County Sheriff's Dept and the Indiana State Police are investigating a one-vehicle accident that occurred on State Road 54, West of Bloomfield Tuesday evening. The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the area near Haywood Printing Company...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (04/15/14)
The Linton Police Department's activity log for Monday, April 14, included one trespassing, one request for information, two for lifting assistance, one vandalism, one protective order violation, one death investigation, one utility repair, one structure fire, three medical runs, one complaint about animals, two thefts, one fingerprint, one domestic dispute, two community relations details and one traffic stop...
Community Notes (04/15/14)
Wednesday, April 16 Walnut Grove Church of God will conduct a pre-Easter service at 7 p.m. Lyle Pittman will be the speaker. Teen Movie Night at the Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library will feature the movie "Frozen" from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. Snacks and soda will be provided. Grades 7-12 welcome...
GCDW makes changes to online policy (04/15/14)
The Greene County Daily World takes its role as the area's news leader seriously. This past winter the newspaper, in both print and digital formats, kept its readers updated with up-to-the-minute reports on road conditions, school closings, and approaching storms.....
Greene County Master Gardeners to host 10th annual Flower & Patio Show (04/15/14)
The Greene County Master Gardeners will host 10th annual Flower and Patio Show Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th, 2014. The show has moved to the Commercial Building, but it is still at the Greene County Fair Grounds, 4503 West State Road 54, Bloomfield, IN. The hours are Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.....
Downtown Linton businesses host Easter egg hunt (04/15/14)
The Easter Bunny has made an early visit to downtown Linton. Rediscover Downtown Linton is hosting an Easter hunt involving local businesses. At Brinson Family Chiropractic, Francis Jewelbox, Ms. Maggie's Boutique, Sarah Jane's Closet and The Silver Lining in downtown Linton there will be silver eggs throughout each shop with prizes from the store.....
Suspect pleads guilty, agrees to cooperate in ongoing investigation (04/15/14)
Kathleen Edith Featherstone, one of two suspects accused of physically attacking another woman in Linton in February, plead guilty and was sentenced in Greene Superior Court Tuesday morning. As part of a negotiated plea agreement, Featherstone plead guilty to criminal confinement - a class D felony, she agreed to testify against co-defendant Cynthia Renee Cocks, and she agreed to cooperate with police in an investigation to determine who was driving the car that tried to run over the victim.....
Eastern Greene School accepts donation from Smithville Foundation (04/15/14)
Eastern Greene Schools will have a dent in their coming costs for technology upgrades. In their regular meeting, the Eastern Greene School Board approved a donation from the Smithville Foundation of $48,945.10. Superintendent Ted Baechtold said the donations will help fund the school's needed technology upgrades. He said the district's servers are over five years old and going out of warranty...