Impressive streak continues for Lady Cards top two netters

April 30, 2016

Mike Canty has seen a lot of good tennis players in his 22 seasons leading the Bloomfield boys and girls tennis programs. But never before has the veteran coach seen his top two singles players…

Community Notes

April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 30 The White River Valley School Board will meet in executive session at 7:30 a.m. Linton Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m….

Eastern Greene boys capture Keith Jones Classic

April 30, 2016

CLAY CITY — John Kirts is not known for his sprinting ability, but the Eastern Greene long distance runner ran the most impressive leg of the Thunderbirds 1,600 meter relay team Friday night….

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers pick up ninth win

April 30, 2016

BASEBALL The Shakamak Lakers put eight runs on the board their last two turns at bat and rolled to a lopsided 10-0 mercy-rule win over the visiting Turkey Run Warriors Thursday. Parker Green was the…

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers pivk up ninth win

April 30, 2016

BASEBALL The Shakamak Lakers put eight runs on the board their last two turns at bat and rolled to a lopsided 10-0 mercy-rule win over the visiting Turkey Run Warriors Thursday. Parker Green was the…

Wolverines sweep Bulldogs to tie record

April 30, 2016

SWITZ CITY – White River Valley has been enjoying its most successful baseball season in recent years. Friday the Wolverines tied a school record. An 11-0, 5-4 doubleheader sweep of the Dugger Union…

Mayor Wilkes proclaims May 1-7 as “Small Business Week”

April 30, 2016

May 1-7 is officially “Small Business Week” in Linton, thanks to the efforts of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce. According to the Small Business Administration’s website, in 1963, a…

Bloomfield NJROTC receives prestigious award

April 29, 2016

The Bloomfield School District Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) received exciting news this week. The Navy’s Area Three comprises 43 NJROTC units in nine states: Minnesota,…

Shakamak pays former coach the ultimate tribute

April 29, 2016

JASONVILLE – Retiring a jersey number is an honor a team bestows on a former player or coach, usually in recognition of a legendary career. The Shakamak baseball program has produced a number of…

Election Preview: Nathan Abrams seeks reelection for Commissioner District 2

April 29, 2016

The Republican Primary Race for Commissioner District 2 will feature incumbent Nathan Abrams against Mike Crane. Abrams is finishing his first term in office after defeating Democrat Steve Lindsey…

Election Preview: Mike Crane pursues Commissioner District 2 spot

April 29, 2016

The Republican Primary Race for Commissioner District 2 will feature Mike Crane against incumbent Nathan Abrams. The winner of this race will face Democrat Mike Bond in the General Election on Nov….

New textbooks at Bloomfield offer more than standards

April 29, 2016

The Bloomfield School Board approved a series of textbook adoptions, which will provide students and teachers more opportunities both inside the classroom and at home. At the elementary school level,…

Community Notes

April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29 The Greene County Master Gardeners Association will again be hosting their annual Flower and Patio Show. The event will be held at the Greene County Community Event Center (4503 W…

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Miners win again on the links

April 29, 2016

BOYS GOLF Linton-Stockton picked up another impressive win on the links Thursday afternoon. The Miners carded a team score of 166 to defeat Clay City by 11 strokes at Phil Harris Golf Course. North…

Miners hang on for SWIAC win over Cougars

April 29, 2016

Saturday at Eastern Greene Linton-Stockton coach Matt Fougerousse stressed the importance of playing until the final out of the seventh inning. Thursday at Linton it was Steven McNabb’s North Daviess…

Lady Lakers remain perfect in conference play

April 29, 2016

ELNORA — It wasn’t quite a “win one for the gipper” moment, but the Shakamak softball team played with a little added motivation Thursday evening. Before the Lady Lakers arrived at North Daviess,…

Bridge in Highland Township reopened

April 28, 2016

A bridge project four years in the making came to an end with a ribbon cutting Wednesday afternoon. County officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Bridge No. 260,…

American Legion Post #22 poppies at two locations this weekend

April 28, 2016

To benefit Indiana’s veterans, American Legion Post #22 will be at two locations, Linton Walmart and Baesler’s Foods this Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The paper poppies are made by…

“Champions Together” raises funds and fun for Special Olympics

April 28, 2016

White River Valley’s “Champions Together” is holding a fundraiser May 14, to raise funds to meet its programs obligations, and to benefit Special Olympics. The fundraising dinner and silent auction…

Eastern Greene fifth graders combine learning and fun at Bradford Woods

April 28, 2016

In early April, EGMS teachers Dinah Fuller and Tammy Basye took 70 ten-year-olds, the school’s entire fifth grade, to Bradford Woods to camp, the trip lasting three days and two nights. This was the…

UPDATED: Traffic stop in Linton leads to pursuit and arrest

April 28, 2016

One person is in custody following a pursuit in Linton Wednesday evening. Linton Police Chief Troy Jerrell said details are few at this time because the pursuit recently came to an end. According to…

Traffic stop in Linton leads to pursuit and arrest

April 28, 2016

One person is in custody following a pursuit in Linton Wednesday evening. Linton Police Chief Troy Jerrell said details are few at this time because the pursuit recently came to an end. According to…

Tornado confirmed in Worthington

April 27, 2016

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis confirmed a tornado touched down in Worthington Tuesday evening. The EF0 rated tornado reportedly hit around 7:21 p.m. in southwest Worthington. The…

Election Preview: Bartlow seeks spot on County Council

April 27, 2016

Editor’s Note: This election cycle, three at large seats will be up for grabs for the Greene County Council. Each political party will have the opportunity to put up three people for the General…