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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Instead of a break-out, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility reported an overnight break-in (07/23/14)
Carlisle, Ind. -- A man staying in Sullivan County picked the wrong place and the wrong door to kick in, when he trespassed on the grounds of the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility (WVCF) overnight. Correctional Officer Regina Ward spotted Noel Mendoza-Huerta, 32, on facility perimeter grounds near the K-9 building as her shift ended shortly after 6 p.m. ...
Community Notes (07/22/14)
Today The Bloomfield Jr./Sr. High School will host a 1:1 Computer Pilot informational meeting for parents and students in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. Registration for Linton-Stockton Elementary School is Tuesday, July 22 in the Elementary Cafeteria. ...
Scott to talk about time in Thailand, Thursday at Bloomfield Presbyterian Church (07/22/14)
As a biology student at the University of Evansville, Bethany Scott knew she wanted to become a missionary. Now, 15 years later, Scott fundraises and runs the non-profit program Full Life Development in Thailand near the Burma border. She will be speaking about her time in Thailand and a recent trip at the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church Thursday, July 24 at 7 p.m. with a silent auction for gift baskets including Thai goods preceding at 6:30 p.m...
Shakamak State Park offers free activies for the Linton Gateway to Outdoor Recreation Day (07/22/14)
JASONVILLE -- The Shakamak State Park will be offering free activites for the Linton... Gateway to Outdoor Recreation event taking place on Saturday. That day the Nature Center will be having a kid-friendly craft day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m making Beady Critters. The craft is appropriate for all school aged children, but with the help of an adult younger children can participate as well...
Greene County General Hospital now offering online bill pay (07/22/14)
Greene County General Hospital is now offering patients an additional payment option with online bill pay. Patients may now make payments in the Business Office, at Registration and online. By utilizing TruBridge, a secure online bill pay program, patients now have an easy, convenient and secure means of accessing the online bill pay site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...
Construction and improvements progressing at Linton-Stockton (07/22/14)
Construction on the campus of the Linton-Stockton School Corporation is coming along nicely despite recent set backs. At Monday night's board of school trustees meeting, Superintendent Nick Karazsia informed the board of the recent water damages. "We had a water leak that occurred a week ago today (Monday)," he said...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/22/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 13 calls and incidents on Monday, July 21, including one alarm, one title check, three incidents of criminal mischief, one drive-off theft, two reports of suspicious activity, two complaints about animals, two welfare checks, and one child custody issue...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/22/14)
July 21 -- Cody Wesley Major, 19, Bloomfield, was arrested on a preliminary charge of disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $1,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Bloomfield Town Marshal Ken Tharp was the arresting officer. July 21 -- Jonathan Christopher Osborne, 28, Dugger, was arrested on a preliminary charge of child molesting. His bond was set at $160,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Indiana State Police Trooper Richard Klun was the arresting officer...
Director of Camp Illiana killed Monday morning in tree-trimming accident on the camp grounds (07/22/14)
A work-related accident Monday morning at Camp Illiana south of Washington resulted in the death of Camp Director David Bean. Over the years, many campers from Greene County have attended summer camps at Camp Illiana which is associated with several churches in Greene County...
Monday evening motorcycle crash north of Worthington claims life of Linton woman (07/22/14)
A motorcycle crash north of Worthington early Monday evening has claimed the life of a 43-year-old Linton woman. Rennae Lehman passed away at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. The accident happened around 6:40 p.m. Monday on State Road 157 north of Worthington at County Road 200 West...
Driver escapes vehicle in Wampler Lake, swims to shore late Monday night (07/22/14)
A Linton man was able to get out of his vehicle and get to the shore after his car wound up in Wampler Lake late Monday night. Anthony Brenton, 34, was operating a gray 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander when an accident occurred around 11:10 p.m. Greene County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Brown responded to the scene along with Deputy Bobby Pierce and Linton Police Officers Chad Crynes and Jason Wilson...
Asleep at the wheel: Driver avoids injury in weekend crash (07/22/14)
An Evansville man escaped serious injury when he fell asleep at the wheel last weekend and crashed head-on into a tree in eastern Greene County. Jack Weinzapfel, 20, was driving a red 2008 Toyota Camry northbound on State Road 45 at Timber Trace Drive Saturday morning when the crash occurred around 7:05 a.m...
Linton's National Night Out returns for the fifth year (07/21/14)
Linton's Fifth Annual National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Linton's Humphreys Park from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. National Night Out is a free event that is open to the public. It was originally established to strenghten the relationship between the community and the police department, however, over the past five years it has grown...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/21/14)
July 19 -- Kevin L. Stewart, 50, Jasonville, was arrested on a preliminary charge of residential entry. His bond was set at $4,000 surety with ten percent allowed. He was released later the same day after posting $400 cash.....
Linton School Board hires personnel to start the school year (07/21/14)
School is right around the corner and at Monday night's Linton-Stockton Board of School Trustees meeting, the board took care of some last minute business before the first day of school. Superintendent Nick Karazsia announced Wednesday, Aug. 6 is the first day of the 2014-15 school year for students. Teachers will report on Aug. 5...
Detectives are continuing to investigate homicide and rape (07/21/14)
Indiana State Police detectives have been investigating a homicide and rape that occurred Saturday afternoon near Newark in eastern Greene County. By early Monday morning, two men who were named as "persons of interest" were in police custody. When information about the incident was initially released over the weekend, law enforcement officials announced that a homicide was under investigation...
Michelle Caldwell arrested on a warrant issued in a case of auto theft (07/21/14)
About the time Jason Caldwell was being booked into the Greene County Jail on Monday morning, Michelle L. Caldwell was in the process of bonding out. Kevin Caldwell was booked in late Sunday. Both Jason and Kevin Caldwell were named as "persons of interest" in an investigation into a homicide and rape in the Newark area on Saturday. Both were picked up on outstanding warrants issued in unrelated cases...
Greene County Sports Network Schedule (07/21/14)
GREENE COUNTY SPORTS NETWORK SCHEDULE Tue, Jul 22 SULLIVAN LEGION POST 139 vs Rockville Post 48 at Terre Haute North HS Airtime 3:45 pm GREENE COUNTY EAGLES vs Clinton Post 140 at Terre Haute North HS Airtime to follow Game 1
Goose Pond offering free tour during weekend event (07/21/14)
As a part of Linton...Gateway to Outdoor Recreation, the Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area will be offering a motor tour of the facility on Saturday. The introductory tour will begin at 10 a.m. and last until around noon. According to the sponsors of the tour -- Friends of Goose Pond -- it will take visitors into the world of bird watching by affording them the chance to learn about the aviary natives to the area and local birding locations...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (07/21/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 48 calls and incidents Friday through Sunday, July 18-20, including three abandoned vehicles, four property damage accidents, two accidents involving personal injury, three alarms, one complaint about an animal, one assist to another agency, one civil dispute, three domestic disputes, one drive-off theft, one fight in progress, one incident of harassment, one missing person, one murder, six reckless drivers, two recovered property items, one road hazard, three attempted suicides, six reports of suspicious activity, one theft, one traffic stop, one inmate transport, two trespassing incidents and two welfare checks.. ...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/21/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to 11 calls and incidents on Friday, July 18, including two complaints about animals, one drive-off theft, one title check, two property damage accidents, two traffic stops, one incident of criminal mischief, one extra patrol and one battery...
Apprehended: Both men in custody, Jason Caldwell arrested in Indy early Monday (07/21/14)
Both men named as "persons of interest" in a homicide case in Greene County are now in custody. Jason Lee Caldwell, 35, Solsberry, was arrested in Indianapolis just before 4 a.m. Monday. The Indiana State Police announced early Sunday evening that Kevin Vern Caldwell, 41, had been apprehended...
Apprehended: Kevin V. Caldwell is a sex offender with a warrant out for his arrest for past year (07/20/14)
Kevin V. Caldwell, one of the men wanted as a "person of interest" in connection with a murder on Saturday in eastern Greene County was apprehended on Sunday. Kevin Vern Caldwell, 41, is listed on the Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry as a sex offender who is required to register for the rest of his life...
Wanted: Jason Lee Caldwell is a sexually-violent predator with extensive criminal history (07/20/14)
Both of the men wanted as "persons of interest" in connection with a weekend murder in eastern Greene County have serious criminal histories and both are listed on Indiana's Sex and Violent Offender Registry. Jason Lee Caldwell, 35, of Solsberry, a considered a sexually-violent predator who is required to register for the rest of his life...
Homicide near Newark: One suspect apprehended, one still at large (07/20/14)
One of the two suspects wanted in connection with a weekend homicide in eastern Greene County has been apprehended. Kevin V. Caldwell, 41, is in custody. Jason L. Caldwell, 35, is still at large and considered armed and dangerous. Jason Caldwell is a white male, 5' 8" in height, weight 250 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair...
Armed and dangerous: ISP seeking information on two suspects in homicide near Newark (07/20/14)
Indiana State Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday afternoon near Newark in eastern Greene County, and they are asking for the public's help to locate two persons of interest in the case. Just after 2 p.m. Saturday, the Greene County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call reporting David Lamm, age 54 of Solsberry, had been murdered at his residence...
Cops Cycling for Survivors to honor Officer Betts at WVCF on Monday (07/18/14)
Carlisle, Ind. -- Cops Cycling for Survivors plan a memorable stop on Monday, July 21 at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility (WVCF). The 12th annual, 13-day, 1000 mile bicycle tour of Indiana by Cops Cycling for Survivors serves two purposes: to raise awareness for officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty and to raise funds for the families of those officers that have been left behind...
Bloomfield Junior/Senior High School holds parent meeting for 1:1 pilot (07/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- Bloomfield Junior/Senior High School will host a 1:1 Computer Pilot informational meeting for parents of students at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 22 in the Junior/Senior High School Cafeteria. The meeting will provide information for parents about the pilot beginning this fall. The pilot will require students to bring their own device as the school integrates technology into its curriculum...
Community Notes (07/18/14)
Today The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a free cookout open to the public. There will be grilled hot dogs and hamburgers along with chips and drinks. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. at the Eastern Fire Department in Solsberry. Following the meal will be a presentation explaining the benefits the 319 grant has had on the county. The presentation will last no longer than 8 p.m...
Happy Hog Wrestling (07/18/14)
Cops Cycling for Survivors ride to remember (07/18/14)
Indianapolis, Ind. -- Monday, July 14 marked the start of the 12th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors group bicycle ride around Indiana. A departure ceremony was held at 8:30 a.m. at the Law Enforcement/Firefighter Memorial, adjacent to the State Capitol, in downtown Indianapolis...
Redbird to open mountain biking and hiking trails to join in on Linton's Gateway to Outdoor Recreation (07/18/14)
DUGGER -- The Redbird State Recreation Area consists of approximately 1,400 aces of surface and underground coal mining land. The area was named after the Redbird Coal Mine that had previously existed in its place. It is now well-known for the great off-roading trails used for wheeling, mudding, and climbing...
LCDC working to restore Kennedy Building (07/18/14)
The Linton Community Development Corporation, the group responsible for the Linton Music Fest, have set their sights on a renovation project in downtown Linton. The group is trying to restore the Kennedy Building to where it once stood among the city's vibrant buildings...
Local trio attends Hoosier Girls State (07/18/14)
Hoosier Girls State is a program of the American Legion Auxiliary that is a week long residential experience designed to teach and inform high-school-aged females about citizenship. Hoosier Girls State introduces young women to how the American government works...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Activity Log (07/18/14)
The Greene County Sheriff's Department responded to 113 calls and incidents Monday through early Friday, July 14-18, including seven property damage accidents, five accidents involving personal injury, nine alarms, six complaints about animals, five assists to the public, two batteries, five civil disputes, two incidents involving criminal mischief, two domestic disputes, one assist to EMS, two reports of harassment, four complaints involving juveniles, two noise complaints, two protective order violations, four reckless drivers, one residential entry, three road hazards, three attempted suicides, four reports of suspicious activity, seven thefts, four title checks, eight traffic stops, 17 inmate transports, three trespassing incidents, one unruly subject, two warrants served and one welfare check.. ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log (07/18/14)
July 17 -- Michelle L. Caldwell, 39, Solsberry, was arrested on a warrant issued on a preliminary charge of auto theft. Her bond was set at $4,000 surety with ten percent allowed. Greene County Sheriff's Special Deputy Karen Oliphant was the arresting officer...
Linton Police Department Activity Log (07/18/14)
The Linton Police Department responded to seven calls and incidents on Thursday, July 17, including one complaint about animals, one property issue, two welfare checks, one drive-off theft, one traffic stop and one warrant served.
Plans made for future of Viaduct (07/18/14)
The Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is facing the end of their three year 319 Grant used to promote better water quality. There are two watersheds that run through the county, Plummer Creek and Richland Creek. Plummer Creek runs through the southeast side of the county and Richland Creek runs from Bloomfield up to Monroe County. They join near the White River...
Willow Manor in Vincennes to host gala for seniors (07/18/14)
VINCENNES -- Are you ready for an evening of fun? Willow Manor has carefully crafted a night of entertainment and elegance for seniors on Saturday, September 13th at Vincennes University's Green Auditorium. The celebration, which is open to the public, will include a cocktail hour with cash bar, dinner, and dancing. This night will be tailored towards community members who are ages 55+...
Redevelopment Commission boosts Community Building project (07/18/14)
BLOOMFIELD -- The proposed renovation and expansion of the Greene County Community Building got a major boost during Thursday's meeting of the Greene County Redevelopment Commission. By a unanimous vote, the panel agreed to not only adopt the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds into the county's Tax Increment Financing zone (TIF), but also increase their contribution to the building fund by an additional $100,000...
2014 Greene County 4-H Fair Demolition Derby

The annual Greene County 4-H Fair Demolition Derby rounded out a week of competition and celebration Saturday evening.

2014 Greene County 4H Hog Wrestling & Round Robin Pictures

Scenes from the Horse and Pony Drill Team Exhibition

Little Miss and Little Mister Greene County

Molly Settles and Brody Yake were crowned Little Miss and Little Mister Greene County Tuesday night. Yake said he had fun and that his favorite part of the competition was winning. Settles said she liked answering the question for the...

At the Fair 2014