2015 Fireworks Schedule

July 1, 2015

Solsberry / Eastern fire department: Friday, July 3 at 10 p.m.
Bloomfield town park: Saturday, July 4 at dusk
Crane VFW Post 9297: Saturday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Linton’s Humphreys Park: Saturday, July…

LPD offers safety tips and driving info for the Freedom Festival Parade and fireworks

July 1, 2015

The Linton Police Department would like to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day, and they’ve got a few safety tips and tidbits of information to share before the holiday weekend. LPD Chief Troy…

Shawnee to perform “The Boys Next Door” this weekend

July 1, 2015

After a record breaking weekend for their production of the Wizard of Oz, the Shawnee Summer Theatre is set to perform their second play of the season, an Off-Broadway success, The Boys Next Door….

Linton Freedom Festival Schedule of Events

July 1, 2015

Through Saturday, July 4, 2015 “Working Together for a Better Tomorrow” 38th Division Band – Indianapolis: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Linton Humphreys Park Band Shell Carnival Midway: 6 p.m., Linton Humphreys…

Civitan breakfast to start Linton Fourth of July festivities

July 1, 2015

When planning your Fourth of July, make sure to start your day at the Linton Civitan’s 33rd annual breakfast. From 6 – 9 a.m., Civitan members will be serving eggs cooked to order, toast, and, of…

Redevelopment Commission passes several resolutions

July 1, 2015

An annual resolution granting the Greene County Auditor permission to capture incremental property taxes was passed by the Redevelopment Commission on Tuesday, along with several other resolutions….

Golf cart and bicycle decorating contest to be held at Bloomfield Farmers’ Market

July 1, 2015

The Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce is working in conjunction with the Bloomfield Community Farmers’ Market to hold a golf cart and bicycle decorating contest. The event will take place during the…

Freedom Festival events have kicked off, bringing crowds to Humphreys Park

June 30, 2015

LINTON — The Linton Freedom Festival is the largest and biggest festival for the city of Linton, where people from all over Greene County, and some from out-of-state, come to Linton to celebrate the…

Freedom Festival carnival is in full swing

June 30, 2015

LINTON — Every year one of the staples of the Linton Freedom Festival is the carnival, located on the north end of Linton’s Humphreys Park, where families and children can enjoy riding the Ferris…

Greene County Daily World offices will be closed on Friday in observance of the Independence Day holiday

June 30, 2015

The Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, but government offices, including the Greene County Courthouse, and many businesses, in observance of the nation’s Independence Day, will be closed…

Ribbon cutting to welcome the new “You’ll Like Linton” signs

June 30, 2015

LINTON — Like most ideas, the idea for the new “You’ll Like Linton” signs came simply from a friendly conversation, and after three years, two of the three signs have been replaced. On Tuesday at…

Ron Knepp takes over Lady Cardinal basketball program

June 30, 2015

At its meeting last week, the Bloomfield School Board voted to hire Ron Knepp to succeed Chris Hitchcock as Bloomfield’s Girls Varsity Basketball Coach. “I’m excited about the opportunity and ready…

Show featuring Logan Wade art opens Friday at the Carnegie

June 30, 2015

Read Donna Kluesner’s announcement of a new show at the Carnegie featuring Logan Wade – opening Friday.

County Council schedules pre-budget meeting, Commissioners request hearing for rate increase

June 30, 2015

With the date for the annual county budget hearing quickly approaching, the Greene County Council has set a date for a pre-budget meeting for August 19. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the…

Railing installed at Tulip Trestle observation deck

June 30, 2015

Saturday morning Tulip Trestle Community Restoration, Inc. gathered at the Tulip Trestle for the installation of railing on the new observation deck making the deck officially open for public use….

UPDATE in search for Marina Boelter: Investigators, search teams leaving no stone unturned

June 30, 2015

The visibility of search teams working in a rural area southeast of Bloomfield over the weekend triggered rumors that a body had been found, but that is not the case. Late Sunday night, in response…

Spencer Police Department asking for public’s help to identify persons of interest

June 29, 2015

Owen County — While responding to a domestic call for assistance last Thursday afternoon, a Spencer Police Officer encountered a male and female fighting inside a vehicle near the intersection of…

Francis’ Jewel Box closes its doors

June 29, 2015

Francis’ Jewel Box, Inc. has been a staple of the Linton community since 1958, but as of Tuesday, the corporation is in the process of being dissolved. James and Patsy Francis started Francis’ Jewel…

Fougerousse conducts girls softball camp

June 29, 2015

Linton Stockton High School Softball coach Ruan Fougerousse and Lady Miner players conducted a softball camp that concluded June 18 for girls in grades 2-6.
The camp focused on the fundamentals of…

Greene County Economic Development Corporation holds annual golf scramble

June 29, 2015

Greene County Economic Development Corporation held its 13th annual golf scramble Friday afternoon at the Phil Harris Golf Course in Linton. After 18 holes, MainSource Bank’s team prevailed as the…

Indiana State Police: The Search for Marina Continues…

June 29, 2015

Bloomfield — (Greene County) The Indiana State Police and the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office, along with community volunteers all joined the Vigo County Search and Rescue Team this past weekend…

Indiana National Guard 38th Infantry Division Band to perform Wednesday night

June 29, 2015

LINTON­ — One of Indiana’s premiere musical organizations, the Indiana National Guard 38th Infantry Division Band, will be the headlining Freedom Festival event for Wednesday. The band will perform…

Linton woman arrested after breaking into brother’s home in Dugger, accused of battery on family

June 29, 2015

A Linton woman was arrested Sunday after police say she, while drunk, entered her brother’s Dugger home against his wishes and battered his wife and her 13-year-old son. Linda Jo Begley, 38, faces…

Prosecutor says search teams in area to leave no stone unturned in Boelter investigation

June 29, 2015

The visibility of search teams working in a rural area southeast of Bloomfield over the weekend triggered rumors that a body had been found, but that is not the case. Late Sunday night, in response…

2015 Miss Greene County announced

June 28, 2015

SWITZ CITY — On Sunday afternoon, 2014 Miss Greene County Lexi Place passed her crown and sash on to the county’s next queen — Miss Courtney Johnson. Johnson, the daughter of Troy and Carol…