Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


  • nws-gb081414-Rushville steroids pic 1 (centerpiece) Rushville PD makes steroid bust RUSHVILLE (WISH) — Police converged in Rushville Tuesday for what law enforcement says could be the largest anabolic steroid bust Indiana has ever seen.Rushville Police Department was working with the Drug Enforcement Agency, U.S. Postal Inspector Se

    August 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • Greensburg schools OK small raises for teachers GREENSBURG — Greensburg teachers are receiving a raise between 1 and 1.5 percent under a new contract that the school board approved Tuesday.Hunter said teachers in Greensburg Community Schools earn between $35,200 and $63,600. The top salary require

    August 14, 2014

  • nws-gb081414 plea agreement rejected photo Plea deal rejected in molesting case GREENSBURG — The plea agreement for a Westport man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to two charges of child molesting has been rejected.Larry W. Knight, 29, is expected to go to trial on Sept. 24. He has been charged with two Class A felonies of c

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • nei-gb081414-100th bday pic 2 birthday Shields—100Etheleda Shields celebrated her 100th birthday at Crown Pointe Assisted Living on Sunday, Aug. 10. She was born Aug. 13, 1914.Etheleda loves sweets, so Crown Pointe administrators ordered cupcakes, cakes and ice cream and there was a “Cand

    August 14, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb081414 criminal trespass photo Four girls arrested for trespass GREENSBURG — Four juveniles have been arrested on suspicion that they illegally entered a vacant downtown building.The four girls, ages 14 and 15, entered the vacant building at 119 E. Main Street, but were caught by police shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesd

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb081314-Grandparents as parents pic 1 Group to support grandparents as parents GREENSBURG – Most grandparents look forward to their golden years as a time to relax from the more stressing events of life and enjoy their lives now that their children are grown- but for an ever-growing group, those years are spent raising their gr

    August 13, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb081314-jail inspection photo State: Jail lacks sufficient personnel GREENSBURG — The Decatur County Jail did not have sufficient personnel to adequately supervise all of the inmates around the clock, according to the most recent state inspection.And for at least two years, the number of inmates has exceeded the jail

    August 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • This chapter concludes; thank you Decatur County Every life is a story.I first started thinking about people and their lives this way some five-and-a-half years ago – near the birth of my first child.Inevitably, perhaps, his birth started me thinking about my own life and what I would tell him abou

    August 12, 2014

  • nws-gb081214-chance rummage sale pic 2 Rummage sale, raffle assist Tetrick family GREENSBURG – Toys, books, clothing and everyday items of any sort lay stacked upon tables in the Family Life Center of Greensburg’s First Church of God throughout the day Saturday.The cornucopia of items for sale came about due to donations from comm

    August 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb081214 maureen water story photo Water supplies will grow scarce without better management, new report warns INDIANAPOLIS -- When more than a dozen wells dried up near the small town of Parr two summers ago, leaving residents without water to bathe or flush a toilet, local officials suspected the record heat and drought. State investigators decided otherwis

    August 12, 2014 1 Photo