UPDATED – Fast start propels Miners over Lakers

December 20, 2014

JASONVILLE – A 9-0 first quarter gave Linton-Stockton a 16-4 lead after one period and the Miners never looked back, cruising to a 60-28 win over the Shakamak Lakers in conference high school boys…

High school sports schedules

December 20, 2014

AREA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCHEDULES ALL BLOOMFIELD GIRLS GAMES ARE VARSITY ONLY (V) (UNOFFICIAL) SATURDAY, DEC. 20 Boys Basketball White River Valley at Bloomfield, 6 p.m. Eastern Greene at…

Scoreboard

December 20, 2014

INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Friday BOYS LOCAL Linton-Stockton 60, Shakamak 28 BOYS STATE Angola 36, Westview 28 Bloomington South 48, Terre Haute North 33 Bluffton 50, Southern Wells 30 Brownstown…

Miners defeat Lakers, 60-28

December 20, 2014

Linton-Stockton defeated host Shakamak 60-28 in a high school boys basketball game at Jasonville Friday night.
The Miners took home the Greene County Keg and the Dinner Bucket.
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Community Notes

December 20, 2014

Saturday, December 20 The American Legion Members are welcomed to bring their children and grandchildren to see Santa at noon for the Christmas Party. The Adult party will start at 8 p.m. with the…

Eastern Greene Elementary Students Celebrate the Holidays

December 20, 2014

First grade students from Eastern Elementary built gingerbread houses with parent and grandparent volunteers on December 17. (All photos courtesy of Eastern Greene Elementary)

S.A.F.E. is more than just a haven

December 20, 2014

From the outside it might not look like it, but the old milk factory building at 189 W. Vincennes Street in Linton has found a new purpose. For the last couple of years it has been home to the…

Linton Mayor John Wilkes announces his candidacy for a second term

December 20, 2014

Linton Mayor John Wilkes has announced his candidacy for a second term as mayor of the City of Linton. Wilkes won his first term in 2012. Prior to being elected to the office of mayor of Linton,…

Jammin’ Pans Steel Band forming, with classes starting at the Carnegie

December 19, 2014

When thinking of the steel drums, thoughts of the Caribbean and a warm tropical breeze might come to mind, but through the efforts of Virgil Franklin, both hearing and playing the instrument will be…

GCSD warns residents to watch out for IRS phone scam

December 19, 2014

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department and Detective Jim O’Malley are warning residents to be aware of a telephone scam involving the Internal Revenue Service. According to a written press release…

Superintendent Hacker responds in wake of vote by WRV board

December 19, 2014

SWITZ CITY – White River Valley’s school superintendent is asking the WRV community to take a step back and take a deep breath in the wake of Thursday evening’s board meeting. White River Valley…

Shakamak holds off Linton-Stockton

December 19, 2014

JASONVILLE – Shakamak used a 11-1 spurt over the final three minutes of the first quarter and never trailed over the final 26-plus minutes as the host Lady Lakers defeated Linton-Stockton 58-48 in a…

UPDATED – Press carries WRV to win

December 19, 2014

LITTLE CINCINNATI – White River Valley relied on its full court press in the second half to overcome a five point halftime deficit and pull away for a 50-44 conference win over Eastern Greene in…

Linton Rotary and Civitan making a difference for the community

December 19, 2014

The Linton Rotary Club and the Linton Civitan held their annual community dinner and Toys for Tots event at the Saron Church on Thursday evening. For the last month, the Linton Rotary Club has been…

Springs Valley tops Bloomfield

December 19, 2014

Springs Valley used a 14-7 advantage in the second quarter to take the lead and went on to a 54-43 victory over visiting Bloomfield in a high school girls basketball game Thursday night. Bloomfield…

WRV School Board votes 6-1 to move elementary schools to Switz City within five years

December 19, 2014

SWITZ CITY — The outgoing members of the White River Valley School Board made a final impression before vacating their seats at Thursday night’s meeting – and got the blessing of the rest of the…

Greene County General Hospital Auxiliary to raffle quilt

December 19, 2014

One of Wabash Valley Correctional Facility’s well-known quilts is up for raffle at Greene County General Hospital. The Auxiliary has decided to raffle the vast, multi-colored quilt off as a…

Cards defeat Eastern Greene

December 18, 2014

On Tuesday night, the Bloomfield Junior High boys basketball team took a trip to Eastern Greene to face the Thunderbirds and came away with two victories. In the first contest, the seventh grade…

Elementary game date changed

December 18, 2014

The Bloomfield fifth and sixth grade girls basketball games on Jan. 22 has been changed to Feb. 4 at Farmersburg.

Chipman has impressive streak of attending BHS boys games

December 18, 2014

BLOOMFIELD – For the past 50-plus seasons, there has been a familiar face in the stands at Bloomfield High School boys basketball games, whether in the old gym or in Glover Gymnasium – Ralph Chipman….

UPDATED with info from ISP news release: ISP kills suspect in drug investigation and pursuit that spanned Owen and Morgan Counties

December 18, 2014

Editor’s Note: Early Thursday morning, the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post issued an alert that State Road 67, north of Greene County, was closed due to an ongoing incident. ISP Sgt. Curt…

Greene County General Hospital partners with Union Hospital to offer life-saving training

December 18, 2014

Greene County General Hospital has partnered with Union Hospital’s Richard G. Lugar Center for Rural Health (Lugar Center) to better prepare community members to respond to life-threatening cardiac…

Preparedness items make great holiday gifts

December 18, 2014

Indianapolis – With Christmas a week away, many Hoosiers are looking for a last minute gift or stocking stuffer. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security encourages everyone to think about giving…

ISP kills suspect in drug investigation and pursuit that spanned Owen and Morgan Counties

December 18, 2014

Editor’s Note: Early Thursday morning, the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post issued an alert that State Road 67, north of Greene County, was closed due to an ongoing incident. ISP Sgt. Curt…

State creates free county travel status mobile app

December 18, 2014

Indianapolis – The State of Indiana has created a free mobile app to provide Hoosiers with county travel status updates and alerts directly to their mobile devices. “This new app will be a great…