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Larry Eugene Linville, Sr. – 84 of Greensburg
Larry Eugene Linville, Sr., 84, of Greensburg, passed away at 7:25 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the Willows of Greensburg. He was born July 31, 1939, in Rush County, the son of Richard & Helen (Morford) Linville. He was a 1959 graduate of St. Paul High School and has been a Decatur County resident most of his life. He retired from the New York Central Railroad after 35 years of service. Larry was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the VFW and AmVets in Shelbyville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. Survivors include his daughter, Patti Black, and Steve Mathis of Seymour; his sons, Larry Linville Jr. of Greensburg, and Terry Linville of Columbus; his brother, Michael (Annie) Linville of Greensburg; his four grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Richard Linville; his sisters, Diana and Sharon. Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home at Westport. Burial will be at the Hebron Cemetery with military graveside services. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:00 A.M till time of service 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.
Two arrested for drugs during Hope traffic stop
HOPE, Ind. – A deputy with the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) arrested two after a drug arrest resulted in the discovery of over 20 grams of meth on Sunday. On November 26 around 11:30 p.m., Deputy Dylan Prather initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of N SR 9 and Midway Dr. in Hope. The vehicle, driven by Calvin Dampier, 36, of Columbus, was displaying a fictitious license plate, according to law enforcement. The passenger was Jennifer, Elgar, 36, also of Columbus.
Janice “Eileen” Taylor, 82
Janice “Eileen” Taylor, 82, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2023, at The Willows of Greensburg. Eileen was born on April 10, 1941, in Greensburg, Indiana to John and Zelpha Beach. Eileen graduated from Burney High School. After high school, she married her first husband, Jack Tatman, in...
Linda Sue Hammil, 72
Linda Sue Hammil, 72, of Greensburg passed away November 27, 2023. She was born on April 12, 1951 in Greensburg, the daughter of Irven M. and Aline Cottel Keihn. Linda married Charles Wayne “Tony” Hammil on February 17, 1968. She loved crocheting, sitting on her front porch and playing poker with her family.
The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church: A Pillar of Millhousen's German Catholic Heritage
In the heart of Millhousen, IN, the Historic Immaculate Conception Catholic Church stands as a beacon of the town's rich German Catholic heritage. Erected in the year 1868, this magnificent structure is not merely a house of worship, but a symbol of the community's enduring spirit and dedication. With architecture reminiscent of the gothic style, the church's spires soar skyward, while the vibrant stained glass windows illuminate the interior, creating an awe-inspiring atmosphere for all who enter its sacred space.
Holiday parade, Mistletoe Market headline Friday activities in downtown Shelbyville
There will be a new staging area for the City of Shelbyville’s downtown holiday parade Friday night but there will not be a different route. Due to construction behind the Shelby County Tourism and Visitors Bureau building where the parade normally leaves from, the Knauf parking lot along Walker St. will serve as the staging point for the 2023 parade.
Restaurant owner, flight instructor identified as men who died in Shelby County plane crash
FAIRLAND, Ind. (WISH) — The two men who died in a plane crash in Shelby County last week were identified as a restaurant owner and his flight instructor. Nathan Finney, president and owner of Finney Hospitality Group, and his flight instructor, Warren Bruhl, were aboard the small single-engine plane when it went down near Fairland on Wednesday evening.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.29 in Greensburg as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Multiple Agencies Respond to Structure Fire in Holton
No injuries were reported. Photo by Versailles Fire Rescue. (Holton, Ind.) – Multiple agencies responded to a structure fire on Monday night in Ripley County. Holton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the fire on Hopewell Road. Photos released by Versailles Fire Rescue showed damage to a pole barn....
One Arrested After Osgood Man Sustains Serious Injuries in Single Vehicle Crash
The Ripley County Sheriff's Office believes alcohol was a factor. (Ripley County, Ind.) – One person was injured, and another was arrested after a single-vehicle crash in Ripley County. It was shortly after midnight on November 25 when Ripley County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash on County Road...
Savoring Greensburg: A Journey Through 3 Must-Try Traditional American Cuisines
In this article, we explore three traditional American cuisines found in Greensburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
rushville, IN Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around rushville.
The Historic Hartsville College: Indiana's Educational Luminary
Nestled in the heart of Indiana, the historic Hartsville College stands as a silent witness to the state's early forays into coeducational higher learning. Established in 1847 and operating until 1897, this pioneering institution was one of the first to open its doors to both men and women. The Civil War era saw its relocation and eventual demise by fire in January 1898, but its legacy endures, with the University of Indianapolis and Huntington University carrying its torch. Notably, United Brethren Bishop Milton Wright, father of aviation pioneers, lent his expertise to the faculty, connecting Hartsville to significant national history.
Support grows for Farmers Feeding the Flock project
Approaching one year ago, in the March issue of Indiana Prairie Farmer, “Local farmers feed the flock” appeared on Page 4 and online. Regan Nichalson, Columbus, Ind., then a senior student at Purdue in agricultural communication, wrote the article as a class assignment and to gain real-world experience in writing. Farmers Feeding the Flock is a volunteer effort shepherded by Merrill Smith, a purebred Berkshire breeder in Decatur County, Ind. It raises money annually that supports Bread of Life, a ministry feeding hungry people in the Greensburg, Ind., community.
A Hiker's Path: Hunting fossils in Fallen Timber Creek at Versailles State Park
It had been awhile since I had visited Versailles State Park, a year to be exact. So I decided to make the drive down to the southeast part of the state to hike at this beautiful park. It’s one of the places that I like to visit in the late fall every year!
Lane closures on State Road 9 near Shelbyville
The Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Morphey Construction is announcing lane closures on State Road 9 near Shelbyville. Beginning on or after Monday, crews will close State Road 9 in both directions between County Road W. 350 N. and County Road W. 500 N. This closure will allow crews to complete tile work under State Road 9.
The Yellow Trail Museum: A Journey Through Hope's Historical Tapestry
Nestled in the historic heart of Hope, Indiana, the Yellow Trail Museum is a beacon of cultural preservation, showcasing the town's remarkable journey through time. Named in honor of an innovative 20th-century marketing tactic by Elda Spaugh, the museum on 644 Main Street paints a vivid picture of Hope's heritage. Visitors are treated to 'Living History' exhibits, where tales of Moravian settlers, rural mail delivery, and local entrepreneurship come alive amidst a backdrop of authentic memorabilia, like the vintage Soda Fountain and Doctor's Office, all contributed by the community.
Lady Chargers Stampede Panthers 58-26
The Lady Chargers enjoyed the post-Thanksgiving weekend game by dismantling the Knightstown Panthers 58-26 on Saturday afternoon. North Decatur jumped out early with a stingy defense that created multiple offensive opportunities for the Chargers. Madi Allen led the team with 7 first-quarter points. The second quarter saw much of the...
Home for the Holidays Hits Versailles Square This Weekend
Festivities will take place on Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Versailles, Ind.) - “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays” Main Street Versailles wraps up a very busy 2023 with a holiday event. We invite you Home for the Holidays Saturday December 2nd, 2023, for a fun filled Holiday extravaganza, with support of community organizations, local businesses and market vendors. There will be activities for all ages.
Community Invited to Support Safe Passage Major Fundraiser
The upcoming "We Help. We Heal. We Hope." event is sold out but there are other ways to support the non-profit organization. (Batesville, Ind.) - The 11th annual Safe Passage major fundraiser, We Help. We Heal. We Hope. is sold out and will be held at Walhill Farms in Batesville on Saturday, December 2. The 300+ guests will gather to support the life-saving mission of Safe Passage with a brunch, inspirational programming, raffle and silent auction.