Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

March 13, 2014

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Greensburg Daily News

---- — Obituaries:

Joseph G. Dierckman, 91

Craig A. Roberts, 13

Marilyn Jo Einhaus, 75

Thank You!

The Daily News thanks the following subscribers for their continued readership:

Eugene Simon, Osgood

Gary Young, Osgood

Decatur County Events Calendar

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

March 13

7:30 p.m. – Lois Chapter #147, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at the Masonic Lodge, 1100 East Central Avenue.

March 14

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Heartfelt Honors quilts display at Community Church of Columbus. This is a free event.

1:30 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

5 to 8 p.m. – New Point Community Volunteer Fire Department fish fry.

5:30 p.m. – Coaches vs. Cancer program at Batesville Middle School.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m. – Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 15

7:30 to 11 a.m. – Pancake and sausage breakfast Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Greensburg. Event is a free will offering.

10 a.m. to noon – Local author H. Wayne Shake will hold a book signing at The Fine Grind, 120 East Washington Street. More information at 662-5154.

March 17

6 p.m. – Decatur County Redevelopment Commission meets at Decatur County Courthouse.

March 18

All day - Make and Take Tuesday at Greensburg Library.

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

10 a.m. - Lego Day (Grades 1 - 5) at Greensburg Library.

1 p.m. - Newspaper or book page art (Grades 6 - 12) at Greensburg Library.

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Bluegrass jam session at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 19

9 to 11 a.m. – Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Nutrition Awareness Day at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 to 3 p.m. - Spring break family movie at Greensburg Library.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1:30 p.m. – Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 20

All day - Make and Take crafts at Greensburg Library.

10 a.m. - Spoons and sundaes for ‘tweens’ (Grades 4 and 5) at Greensburg Library.

1 p.m. - Spoons and sundaes for teens (Grades 6 to 12) at Greensburg Library.

1:30 to 3 p.m. – Crochet club meets at Greensburg Adult Center.

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

March 21

1:30 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

2 p.m. - Classic movie for adults at Greensburg Library. This month’s film is Mildred Pierce, a 1945 film noir classic starring Joan Crawford an Ann Blyth.

6:30 p.m. – Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 24

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Zumba Gold program at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

6 p.m. - Book signing at Greensburg Library with author Benjie Walker, author of Transition to Euphoria.

6:30 p.m. - Greensburg Lions meet at REMC for a program with Bryan Robbins of the Hospital Foundation. Reservations are required. Contact Ann Lindsay at 663-5393 for more information.

March 25

1 to 3 p.m. – Dance with “Scoop” and the Guys at Greensburg Adult Center.

1 to 3 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

4 p.m. - Library Board meeting at Greensburg Library.

5 to 7 p.m. – Decatur County Extension Board Open House. Meet the new 4-H Educator and CEO Jeff Hermesch. Learn about programs. Certificate of Distinction winner presented at 6:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. – New Point Seniors meeting for all seniors in Saltcreek Township at New Point Community Building. Please bring a donation for the Saltcreek food pantry.

5:30 to 8 p.m. – Bluegrass jam session at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 26

1 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. – Canasta at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 27

1:30 to 3 p.m. – Crochet club at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m. - Indiana Adopt a Child program at Greensburg Library.

7 p.m. – David and Rhoda Restrick, missionaries from Mozambique, will appear for a program at Community Church of the Nazarene, 711 West Eighth Street, Greensburg. Fellowship follows the program. Everyone is invited.

March 28

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center trip to Rising Star Casino in Rising Sun.

1:30 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

5 to 8 p.m. – New Point Community Volunteer Fire Department fish fry.

6:30 p.m. – Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

March 29

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Once Upon a Prom dress shopping date at Greensburg’s First Baptist Church.

March 31

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Zumba Gold program at Greensburg Adult Center.

1:30 p.m. – Scrabble at Greensburg Adult Center.

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

6 p.m. – Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

April 2

9 to 11 a.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

4 to 6 p.m. – Kids’ Closet of Decatur County opens at Greensburg City Hall.

April 4

7:30 p.m. – Jennings County Players present Twelve Angry Men at Park Theatre Civic Centre, North Vernon.

April 5

9 a.m. – Participants of “Go Greensburg! Keep it a Cleansburg” program will meet at the Decatur County courthouse gazebo.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Once Upon a Prom dress shopping date at Greensburg’s First Baptist Church.

7:30 p.m. – Jennings County Players present Twelve Angry Men at Park Theatre Civic Centre, North Vernon.

April 6

7:30 a.m. to noon – New Alsace American Legion hosts sausage and pancake breakfast at New Alsace Conservation Club.

2 p.m. – Jennings County Players present Twelve Angry Men at Park Theatre Civic Centre, North Vernon

April 8

1:30 p.m. – Kindergarten enrollment at Greensburg Elementary School.

6:30 p.m. – Kindergarten enrollment at Greensburg Elementary School.

April 10

6 p.m. - Early Bird book sale for members of Friends of the Library at Greensburg Library.

April 11

9 a.m. - Book sale sponsored by Friends of the Library at Greensburg Library.

April 12

9 a.m. to noon - The last Winter Farmers’ Market will be April 12 in the Greensburg City Hall gym.

9 a.m. - Book sale sponsored by Friends of the Library at Greensburg Library.

10 a.m. - Daily News Easter Egg Hunt at Decatur County Family YMCA. Event is held in conjunction with the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day.

6 p.m. – Christian concert “Illuminate” at Greensburg Junior High School. All proceeds benefit Kids’ Closet of Decatur County.

April 15

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

April 16

9 to 11 a.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

April 17

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

6 p.m. - Crunchy cleaning program at Greensburg Library.

April 21

3 p.m. - Book signing with local author Gary Hamer at Greensburg Library.

April 26

6 to 9 p.m. – Greensburg Adult Center Senior Prom at First Christian Church.

Battle of the Books at Greensburg Libary.

April 28

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

May 7

9 to 11 a.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

May 10

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Chargers Car and Truck Show rummage sale at North Decatur Elementary School. Event is sponsored by North Decatur Elementary PTO. For more information, call Holly Wagner at 812-593-8542.

May 15

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

May 17

Noon to 2 p.m. - Out of the Darkness Walk at Greensburg Community High School.

May 19

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

May 20

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

May 21

9 to 11 a.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

1 to 4 p.m. - Children’s Immunization Clinic at Decatur County Health Department.

June 17

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

June 19

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

June 20

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086.

Modified high school rules. Sanctioned umpires. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

June 21

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086.

Modified high school rules. Sanctioned umpires. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

June 22

Greensburg Baseball Summer Swing Tournament at Decatur County Youth Sports Complex. Info at 812-560-9086.

Modified high school rules. Sanctioned umpires. For complete rules and information, email Larry Ricketts at gyblball@gmail.com.

June 30

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

July 11

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 12

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 13

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 14

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 15

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 16

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 17

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 18

Decatur County 4-H Fair.

July 19

Main Street Greensburg hosts the First Annual ‘Tenderloin Throwdown’ around the Decatur County Courthouse.

July 28

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Aug. 14

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 15

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 16

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 17

Greensburg Power of the Past.

Aug. 19

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Aug. 21

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Aug. 23

7:30 a.m. - Tree City Rolling Tour at Rebekah Park.

Aug. 25

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Sept. 16

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Sept. 18

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Sept. 29

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Oct. 16

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Oct. 21

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Oct. 27

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Nov. 18

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Nov. 20

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Nov. 24

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Dec. 16

10 a.m. - National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets at Ponderosa in Greensburg.

Dec. 18

3:30 p.m. - Board of Trustees of Lake Santee Regional Waste and Water District regular meeting in the Lake Santee Community Room.

Dec. 22

5 p.m. - Greensburg Housing Authority Board meets at City Hall.

Monday

6 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m.: Greensburg Lions Club every second and fourth Monday at the Decatur County REMC office. For membership, contact Ann Lindsay at 663-5393.

Tuesday

9 to 10 a.m.: Women’s Bible Study at the YMCA every week. All ladies of all ages are welcome. Info: 812-663-3531.

10 a.m.: Support group for widows and widowers meets every week at Westport Christian Church. Info: 812-591-3807.

10 -11:45 a.m.: Seniors Bible study and fellowship in the YMCA conference room every week. Info: Connie McCracken at 663-3531.

Noon: Human Services Board of Directors meets the fourth week of the month at 1585 Indianapolis Road, Columbus. Info: 812-372-8407.

1:30 p.m. - Euchre at Greensburg Adult Center.

4 p.m.: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) weight loss support group meets every week at First Christian Church in Greensburg. Weigh-in is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. Info: 812-663-3763 or 812-663-5623.

5:30 p.m. - Blue Grass jam sessions at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:15 p.m.: Greensburg Kiwanis Club meets at Cattlemen’s Inn the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Guests welcome.

6:15 p.m.: New Point Kiwanis meets in the New Point Community Center first and third weeks of the month.

6:30 p.m.: Greensburg Night Bloomers meet the third week of the month. Info: Emily Kuntz at 663-8605 or Sarah Nahmias at 663-2825

7 p.m.: Fibromyalgia Support Group meets the first week of the month at Arbor Grove Village in the Community Room. Info: 663-8553.

7 p.m.: Tree County Players meet the third week of the month at the TCP office.

7 p.m.: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 315 S. Ireland Street.

Wednesday

9:30 a.m.: Al-Anon meets in the First Presbyterian Church basement every week, 202 North Franklin Street. Use the Washington Street entrance.

9:30 a.m. - Greensburg Adult Center Council meeting the first Wednesday of every month.

Thursday

6:30 a.m.: The Optimist Club meets at Somethin’s Perkin every week.

1:30 p.m. - Crochet club meets at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m.: Westport Kiwanis meets at the Community Building every week.

6:15 p.m.: Lake Santee Kiwanis meets at the community building the first and third weeks of the month. Info: Sue Fortman at 812-593-3258.

The American Legion Auxiliary holds its meeting the third week of the month.

6:15 to 7:15 p.m.: Join Arbor Grove Village every fourth Tuesday each month for music, light desserts, beverages and fun during Family Night. All family and friends of residents and staff are welcome to come have a good time. Arbor Grove Village is located at 1021 East Central Avenue, Greensburg. It is one of 60 communities operated by American Senior Communities.

6:30 p.m. - $5 Euchre Tourney at Greensburg Adult Center every second Thursday of the month.

Friday

1:30 p.m. - Greensburg Adult Center bowling at Parkside Lanes.

6:30 p.m. - Bridge at Greensburg Adult Center.

6:30 p.m. - Celebrate Recovery program meets in the Greensburg Wesleyan Family Life Center at 714 West Main Street.

Sunday

7:30 a.m.: Crown Pointe hosts a free weekly continental breakfast every week. RSVP at 662-8888.

Ongoing

The St. Paul Senior Luncheon Site offers Exercise with Mozart at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. on a donation basis for those 60 years and older.

The Historical Society of Decatur County museum is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is free and special tours can be scheduled by calling the office at 663-2764.

Join us for hot, well-balanced, nutritional meals at the Greensburg Adult Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. If you are over 60 years old, cost is based on donations. Under 60 years of age is $4 per meal. Call 663-2232 for lunch reservations. Fun and friendship are shared daily.

Decatur County Human Services, Inc. administers the Child Care Voucher Program for Decatur County. This program provides services through licensed providers for parents seeking quality child care. Currently there is a very small waiting list. To apply for this program come to Human Services with your most recent pay stub or current school schedule. You will be asked to fill out an application and provide some general information. Our child care providers are licensed through the SIEOC. Anyone wanting to become a licensed provider may also contact Human Services at 1939 N. Carver Street Greensburg or call (812)663-8830.

If your child enjoys listening to stories, singing, dancing and making crafts, you should stop by the Children’s Room at the Greensburg Library to sign up for Story Time. It is open to children ages 3 to 6 years of age. Classes are available Monday and Thursday evenings and Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. You may call the library at 663-4455 for more information and to get registered.

Nutritional meals are served everyday at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the St. Paul Civic Center, 120 E. Washington St., St. Paul. If you are 60 years of age or older, join us for fun and fellowship. You may contact Trudy Lewis at 765-525-6306. The Civic Center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Family Food Pantry is accepting donations Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can help by calling 812-663-8830 or stopping by at 1939 North Carver Street, Greensburg.

All Hillenbrand doll plant retirees and spouses are invited to the Osgood Grub Company for lunch on the first Monday of every odd-numbered month. Meet, greet and eat at 11:30. All-you-can-eat buffet provided for $10.62, which includes tip.