Second quarter spurts carry Owen Valley past WRV

February 14, 2016

SWITZ CITY – Owen Valley turned a 7-point second-quarter deficit into a 7-point lead over White River Valley with a 6-0 spurt followed by an 11-0 run. The Patriots increased the margin to double…

LPD seeks help in locating a missing, at risk person

February 13, 2016

The Linton Police Department (LPD) is asking for the public’s help in locating Cyal Colon, 23. According to the LPD, Colon was last seen being dropped off at a friend’s house in Linton by his mother…

Lady Cardinals fall in regional semis

February 13, 2016

SHELBYVILLE –Bloomfield could not hold onto a five-point second half lead in its season-ending loss to Jac-Cen-Del Saturday morning. The Class A No. 8 Lady Cardinals finished their season with a…

Bulldogs enjoy once-in-a-lifetime Court of Dreams experience

February 13, 2016

DUGGER – It has been a season of challenges in Dugger for the Dugger Union Community School boys basketball team. Wins have been harder to come by this season for the Bulldogs against a significantly…

Wolverines earn third win of season

February 13, 2016

Tyler York hit a shot with 11 seconds left to give White River Valley a 40-39 win over visiting Springs Friday night. With the win the Wolverines improved to 3-15 on the season while Springs Valley…

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Lakers and Cougars earn road wins

February 13, 2016

BOYS BASKETBALL Cameron West knocked down a pair of fourth quarter three-pointers to help lead visiting Shakamak to a 65-64 come-from-behind win over Vincennes Rivet Friday night. The Lakers trailed…

Fourth quarter explosion lifts Thunderbirds over Mustangs

February 13, 2016

LITTLE CINCINNATI – Eastern Greene broke open what had been a back-and-forth contest with Edgewood, exploding for 27 points in the final eight minutes and sending the visiting Mustangs home with a…

Bloomfield can’t keep pace with Hatchets

February 13, 2016

WASHINGTON — Bloomfield suffered a loss before stepping on the court Friday night against Class 3A No. 11 Washington. The Cardinals sixth man, Drake Frederick, left the Hatchet House during the…

Community Notes

February 13, 2016

Saturday, February 13 The Bloomfield Library will host Adult Coloring Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Come discover the benefits of coloring at our Come and Go Coloring Day. Coloring…

Transportation was a key issue discussed at WRV Programs Committee meeting

February 13, 2016

LYONS — During Superintendent Bob Hacker’s presentation at the Wednesday Programs Committee meeting about the possible redistribution of students, he proposed a number of issues which may face the…

Master Gardeners offering scholarships

February 12, 2016

The Greene County Master Gardeners are awarding two $500 scholarships to high school seniors or college students who are interested in an education in the area of horticulture, agriculture,…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Indiana

February 12, 2016

The month of February had been designated Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, by executive order, in the state of Indiana, with support from the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office….

RDL is on the attack

February 12, 2016

Rediscover Downtown Linton committed the first attack in its “Heart Attack” promotion on Wednesday. Its first victim was the Linton McDonald’s restaurant owned by Jerry and Gayle Margraf. As Kristy…

Hacker discusses the benefits and pitfalls of redistribution of student at WRV Programs Committee at Lyons

February 12, 2016

LYONS — Vacant seats were in short supply Wednesday evening for the White River Valley Programs Committee update at Lyons Elementary. The meeting marked the sixth time discussion has occurred on the…

Greene County General Hospital announces spring scholarships

February 12, 2016

Linton — Greene County General Hospital is now accepting applications for three scholarships available to Greene County students. Eligible applicants must be interested in pursuing careers in health…

Community Notes

February 12, 2016

Friday, February 12 The Moose Lodge will be holding a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance on Feb. 12. This event is open to the public. A ribeye steak dinner will be seved from 5-7 p.m. with music by a…

Bedford North Lawrence runs away from Thunderbirds

February 12, 2016

EASTERN HEIGHTS – Bedford North Lawrence’s team quickness and transition offense were too much for the Eastern Greene Thunderbirds to keep up with Thursday night. The visiting Stars scored quickly…

Linton-Stockton boys earn road victory

February 12, 2016

The Linton-Stockton boys basketball team used a 17-6 third quarter advantage to pull away from host North Vermillion Thursday night. The Miners went on to win 59-42. With the win the Class 2A No. 8…

Shakamak School Board approves personnel changes

February 12, 2016

JASONVILLE — The Shakamak School Board dealt with a variety of personnel changes during its monthly meeting Thursday. The board accepted the retirement of Lori Smith, who served as a media center…

Lady Cardinals looking to remain hot heading to tough regional

February 12, 2016

Bloomfield is no stranger when it comes to playing against highly ranked teams. The Lady Cardinals have played the top ranked team in Class A, the No. 4 ranked team in Class A and a pair of Class 3A…

Bloomfield point guard playing for more than just teammates

February 11, 2016

The smallest player on the basketball court can also be described as a player with the biggest heart. Bloomfield junior Felicity Graf is, more often than not, the smallest player every time she steps…

RDL is on the attack

February 11, 2016

Rediscover Downtown Linton committed the first attack in its “Heart Attack” promotion on Wednesday. Its first victim was the Linton McDonald’s restaurant owned by Jerry and Gayle Margraf. As Kristy…

Sherer promoted to assistant chief of Richland Fire and Rescue

February 11, 2016

Richland Township Fire and Rescue promoted Capt. John Sherer to assistant chief of the department. Fire Chief Kenny Hinkle was re-elected to head the department at the beginning of the year, who then…

Ellington meets with local Chamber members

February 11, 2016

District 62 State Representative Jeff Ellington took time to speak with members of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce at the Statehouse Tuesday afternoon. Several local Chamber members were…

Supreme Court approves stay of Clean Power Plan

February 11, 2016

Peabody Energy praised the Supreme Court for temporarily blocking the Clean Power Plan until litigation is finalized. The Associated Press (AP) reported Tuesday the Supreme Court approved a stay of…