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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Volunteer Fire Assistance grants awarded to two departments in Greene County (08/21/14)
Eastern and Richland Taylor volunteer fire departments in Greene County were selected to receive grants in the latest round of Volunteer Fire Assistance awards. Rural and volunteer fire departments from 29 counties across Indiana have been awarded more than $194,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants...
Jasonville woman with EDS raising awareness by running in Saturday's Color Run 2014 (08/21/14)
A Jasonville woman has had a lot of goals and aspirations taken from her due to a medical condition, but now, she's fighting back. Ashley Brown was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) when she was 12 years old. EDS, Brown said, is a connective tissue disorder...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (08/21/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to five calls and incidents on Wednesday, August 20, including one title check, two property damage accidents, one report of suspicious activity and one traffic stop.
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (08/21/14)
August 20 -- Travis Webb Hubble, 44, Jasonville, was arrested on a warrant issued on a preliminary charge of theft. His bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Jasonville Police Officer Brian Pilant was the arresting officer. August 20 -- Joshua William Kennett, 34, Linton, was arrested on a warrant issued for alleged failure to appear. His bond was set at $5,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released on August 21 after posting $500 cash...
Jasonville Police Department Activity Log (08/21/14)
The Jasonville Police Department's activity log for August 13-20 included one property damage accident, two alarms, three assists to other agencies, one assist to the public, one civil dispute, five extra patrols/school, one fight, one incident of harassment, two tickets for infractions, one report of intimidation, one open door, one protective order violation, one reckless driver, four reports of suspicious activity, one theft, one reported threat, 15 traffic stops and three welfare checks...
Canoeist rescued Wednesday afternoon from White River in Owen County (08/21/14)
SPENCER -- No injuries were reported after a man who had fallen out of a canoe on the White River north of Spencer was rescued by emergency personnel who responded to calls for help from bystanders on the riverbank Wednesday afternoon. Michael Voskoboynik, 49, had been canoeing with a school group between Gosport and Spencer when he fell out of his canoe...
Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library and Greene 16 Committee to sponsor poetry contest in honor of Indiana's birthday (08/20/14)
The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library is joining with the 'Greene 16' Committee to celebrate Indiana's 200th Birthday by hosting a county-wide poetry contest. They are asking the community to submit their original poems of any form or in free verse that capture the essence of Greene County...
Bloomfield Fill the Pool Committee gathering steam for Super Hero 5K Run (08/20/14)
The Bloomfield Fill the Pool Committee is hosting a Super Hero 5K Run to raise money to restore the Bloomfield Community Pool. Registration is $20 per person and can be done until the day of the event; however, anyone who registers by August 25 will be given a free T-shirt...
Serendipity to host its biggest flea market yet this weekend (08/20/14)
Serendipity, located on Highway 54 West in Linton, will be hosting what owner Beth Gennicks says may be the biggest flea market they have had this summer. "We have a lot more vendors," says Gennicks, "and we are even introducing some name brand vendors like Thirty-One and Jamberry Nails."...
Indiana Rail Road pledges $50,000 matching donation for Dugger Union School (08/20/14)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Rail Road has pledged $50,000 in matching funds to support the residents of Dugger, Ind., and their effort to establish and sustain Dugger-Union Community School. Located in the heart of Indiana Rail Road's 500-mile operating territory, in Sullivan County, Dugger's 910 residents were faced with a threat to their town's long-term viability last winter when the Northeast School Corporation board voted to close Dugger Union High School...
DNR's Hunt, Fish and Eat program teaches deer hunting skills (08/20/14)
Bloomington - Do you want to supplement your garden grown vegetables with protein but find store bought beef and poultry too expensive? Are you interested in improving your self-reliance while giving your family a delicious source for fresh and local meat?...
Greene County native joins Internal Affairs at WVCF (08/20/14)
CARLISLE - Greene County native Robert Storm has joined the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility (WVCF) Internal Affairs Department. WVCF announced Storm's promotion on Wednesday. Storm previously served with the Jasonville Police Department for several years...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (08/20/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 15 calls and incidents on Tuesday, August 19, including three complaints about animals, one property damage accident, one assist to EMS, one title check, four traffic stops, one trespassing incident, one report of intimidation, one accident involving personal injury and one theft...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (08/20/14)
August 19 -- Jessica Marie Carter, 25, Bloomfield, was arrested on a warrant issued on a petition to revoke a suspended sentence. She was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Special Deputy Karen Oliphant was the arresting officer. August 19 -- Kyle Jacob Bailey, 26, Solsberry, was arrested on a warrant issued out of another county on a Writ of Attachment. He was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Det. George Dallaire was the arresting officer...
City of Linton makes personnel changes and restructures Utility Department (08/19/14)
At the Linton City Council's special session late Tuesday afternoon, the low chatter of concerned citizens ceased when members of the council walked in to the room. With the meeting getting off to a late start, the soft brushes of paper helped to fill the silent void that encompassed the room...
Twice-convicted child molester Steven B. Kristler sends more confessions from prison to investigator (08/19/14)
Steven B. Kristler has already been convicted in two separate cases involving sexual offenses and was serving time in the New Castle Correctional Facility when he attracted more attention to himself by contacting an investigator confessing to still more sexual crimes against children...
WRV graduate awarded the Otto Hineman Family Scholarship (08/19/14)
LYONS -- White River Valley's Class of 2014 Salutatorian, Jenny Wagner, is this year's Otto Hineman Family Scholarship recipient. She is the daughter of Ted and Martha Wagner from Lyons. Wagner began her journey at WRV at the Lyons Elementary School and spent her years staying busy with school work and various extracurricular activities including National Honors Society, Pep Band, the Tennis Team, and the Drama Club...
New construction projects on tap for commissioners (08/19/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Repairs to an existing structure, plans for a future improvement and a tentative date for the ground breaking of a key project were the highlights of Tuesday's meeting of the Greene County Commissioners. Commissioner Nathan Abrams announced plans for the repair of the covered bridge on Baseline Road and an ensuing temporary road closure...
Community Notes (08/19/14)
TODAY The Linton Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting at the library at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 21 The Lyons Senior Citizen Center will have "The Country Classic Band" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Beans and Cornbread will be served for donations only...
Driver nearly hits bystander and child waiting on a school bus (08/19/14)
Early Tuesday morning, a driver who swerved her vehicle in an attempt to avoid rear-ending another vehicle nearly hit a bystander and 5 year old child waiting for a school bus in eastern Greene County. Indiana State Police Trooper Richard Klun was dispatched to the scene around 7:10 a.m...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (08/19/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 15 calls and incidents on Monday, August 18, including one complaint about an animal, one welfare check, one assist to another agency, one report of harassment, one missing person, two reports of suspicious activity, one child custody issue, one child neglect, one domestic dispute, one property issue and one warrant served...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (08/19/14)
August 18 -- Robert L. Boldrey, 38, Linton, was arrested on a Writ of Attachment in the amount of $500 cash only. He was released later the same day after posting $500 cash. August 19 -- David Allen Rasnake, 42, Linton, was arrested on a warrant issued out of another county on a Writ of Attachment. He was being held without bond. Linton Police Officer Paul Clark was the arresting officer...
Linton City Council to meet in special session on Tuesday at 4:30 pm (08/19/14)
The Linton City Council has called a special session at Linton City Hall on Tuesday, August 19 at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the special session is centered on two items, specifically "considering and acting on an Employee Severance package" and an "Amendment to the Salary Ordinance #2013-12."...
Closings and Delays on Tuesday, August 19 (08/19/14)
Bloomfield Schools - one hour delay White River Valley Schools - one hour delay
Black Ankle Road closing announced (08/18/14)
The Indiana Department of Transportation announced last week the closing of Black Ankle Road (Greene County Road 600 E) approximately 0.7 miles south of the Mineral-Koleen Road beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2 and continuing for at least two to three months...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (08/18/14)
August 16 -- Jesse Coe Lee, 23, Bloomington, was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of a controlled substance, and a warrant for alleged failure to appear issued out of Lawrence County. He was being held without bond. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Brown was the arresting officer...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (08/18/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 53 calls and incidents August 15-18 including one abandoned vehicle, five property damage accidents, three alarms, one assist to the public, one ATV complaint, one burglary, one child custody issue, two fires, two reports of harassment, one complaint involving a juvenile, one missing person, three reckless drivers, three road hazards, one attempted suicide, two reports of suspicious activity, one theft, 17 traffic stops, four inmate transports, one trespassing incident and two welfare checks.. ...
Updated late Monday: Greene County School Boards Candidates List (08/18/14)
District 1 - Vote for two All Richland Township votes Keven W. McIntosh Matthew Miller District 2 - Vote for one Highland Township votes Chad J. Strange Eric S. Moody Steven Jones District 3 - Vote for one Taylor Township votes No candidates have filed yet.....
UPDATE: Pipe Bomb discovered south of Lyons; GCSD issues all clear (08/18/14)
Greene County Sheriff Terry Pierce confirmed early Monday afternoon that what appeared to be a pipe bomb with a fuse was discovered south of Lyons. Greene County Sheriff's deputies and other personnel responded to the scene and prior to 2:30 p.m., the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) unit from Crane arrived on scene...
Linton-Stockton School Board takes step toward strengthening anti-bullying policy (08/18/14)
The Linton-Stockton School Board took the first step toward strengthening and further conforming their Anti-Bullying Policy during their regular monthly meeting Monday night. The board had the first reading of a new policy that is set to bring the school in line with state statutes and includes cyberbullying...
Jasonville Council President to serve as interim mayor (08/18/14)
JASONVILLE -- As City Council President, Peggy Sluder will serve as the interim Jasonville Mayor during the absence of Mayor Roy Terrell, Sr. Terrell was absent from the City Council Meeting that was held last Monday (Aug. 11) due to medical issues. Terrell has now been hospitalized for a week. Earlier in the day (Aug. 11) Terrell was admitted to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute...
Brown Scholarships awarded for 2014 (08/18/14)
Rod and Beth Hasler, trustees of the Maxine and Merle Brown Scholarship, recently announced the recipients of the 2014 awards. Recipients of the scholarship are Amy Ragle, White River Valley graduate, and Michaela Hazlewood from Linton-Stockton High School...
Fall hunting season began with opening of squirrel hunting season (08/18/14)
INDIANAPOLIS - The 2014-2015 fall hunting season has arrived with the opening of squirrel hunting season on August 15. Squirrel season will continue through Jan. 31. Hunters may harvest both gray and fox squirrels, and can harvest up to five squirrels per day...
Greene County Sports Network Broadcast Schedule (08/18/14)
Wednesday, Aug 20 Volleyball: Linton at WRV Friday, Aug 22 Football:Linton at Eastern Greene Saturday, Aug 23 Football:Dugger Home Opener
Linton teacher aiming to fulfill a dream of competing on American Ninja Warrior (08/17/14)
Every week millions of people across the United States tune in to their favorite reality show and many people often hold the dream of one day being able to compete in front of a national audience. Cory Beeson, a social studies teacher at Linton-Stockton Junior High, has been trying to fulfill his dream to compete on American Ninja Warrior...
Voters have several ways to cast ballots in fall election (08/16/14)
There's more than one way to skin a cat -- and that applies to voting, too. Greene County residents have three -- and in some rare instances four -- ways to cast their ballot in the 2014 General Election ahead of the November 4 Election Day. Absentee ballots and early voting along with actually visiting a polling place are all options voters have to choose from in 2014...
Linton Fire Department and REMC donate defibrillators to Linton-Stockton School (08/15/14)
On Wednesday, the Linton Fire Department and REMC each donated a defibrillator to Linton-Stockton School Corporation. In recent years awareness has been raised for athletes who have had undiagnosed heart conditions and have died from sudden cardiac death during athletic events...
Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum renovates tobacco barn and prepares for weekend workshops (08/15/14)
SOLSBERRY -- Gerard Masse, founder of The Sculpture trails, was more than excited to announce several improvements that have been made to the Outdoor Museum. "We have renovated the old tobacco barn," says Masse, "This gives us a new spot for workshops and galleries to take place."...
L-S graduate expands ministry through Campus Outreach (08/15/14)
IUPUI and Linton-Stockton graduate Seth Baysinger spent the last year starting a Campus Outreach program at the Ohio State University. Campus Outreach was established in 2003 in Indianapolis and is designed to "Glorify God by Building Laborers on the Campus for the Lost World."...
Jasonville gearing up for sixth annual Mayor's Ride on August 30 (08/15/14)
Organizers are putting the final touches on the sixth annual Jasonville Mayor's Ride, which will take place on August 30. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the park and is $25 for single riders and includes one meal and one event t-shirt. The cost is $35 for two riders and includes two meals and one event t-shirt. ...
Newberry Festival Parade 2014

Miner football team scrimmage at Cloverdale

Cops and Kids 2014

National Night Out 2014

Linton...Gateway to Outdoor Recreation

Linton...Gateway to Outdoor Recreation took place on Saturday, July 26. The event began at the Linton City Hall and took participants to Shakamak State Park, Goose Pond State Fish and Wildlife Area, Redbird State Riding Area and the Greene-Sullivan...