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Maupin is first recipient of Defining Excellence Award

Hickory Creek at Sunset celebrates Crystal Maupin, CNA, as the first recipient of the Creek Cares Defining Excellence award.  More...

Non-Food Pantry delivering items

The Putnam County Non-Food Pantry, hosted by St. Andrews Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 12:30-3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, in the parish hall at 520 E. More...

Better Business Bureau alerted to home rental scam

An Indiana consumer recently reported a rental scam on houseforrent.ws. While looking for rental homes in the Columbus, Ind. More...

Calorie balance

Purdue Extension Corner

It has been stated that summer bodies are made in winter months. However, not much emphasizes is on the logistics or terminology of losing, maintaining, and/or gaining weight. More...

Secretary of State introduces updated Indianavoters.com

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has introduced the newly updated Indianavoters.com website. More...

Food Pantry says thanks

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  The Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry, Board of Directors and other volunteers thank the Putnam County community, churches, organizations, businesses, schools and DePauw University for their continuing support to the Emergency Fo More...

Tri-County Club

The Tri-County Community Club met at Gerry Cundiff’s home with Wilma Holsapple as co-hostess. A wonderful meal was served: pork loin with potatoes and carrots. More...

Cloverdale boys win Putnam County Tournament

On Friday, Feb. 9, the Cloverdale varsity boys headed to Greencastle High School’s McNally Center for the finals of the Putnam County Tournament.  More...

Cloverdale students excel at solo and ensemble contest

Recently, thirty students from Cloverdale High School and Cloverdale Middle School traveled to Bloomington North High School to compete in the Solo and Ensemble contest.  More...

AG urging Supreme Court to allow officers to act for public safety

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced recently that he is part of a coalition of 10 states that filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case that could make it more difficult for police to do their jobs. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

February 22  Bible studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. or 6:30-8p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  February 26  More...

Obituaries

Lewis E. Dunbar, 87

Lewis E. Dunbar, 87, of Poland went to be with the Lord, February 16, 2018. Born July 7, 1930 to the late Charles and Blanche (Anderson) Dunbar. Lewis married Evelyn Uffman January 5, 1980, she preceded him in death in 2010. More...

Cunot-Cataract burglary suspect sentenced to DOC

Corbin Lee Farley, age 18 of Poland, was sentenced on Feb. 13 in the Owen Circuit Court I after pleading guilty as charged to burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 2 felony. More...

Hello from the DePauw Nature Park!

We are counting the days until spring officially arrives. Most of the snow and ice in the park have melted. The ten miles of trails are a bit wet and soggy, but are still in pretty good shape because they are lined with gravel. More...

Almost Home hosts Youth Philanthropy Night

For the eighth year in a row, a favorite event of the Putnam County Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy committee is approaching! Almost Home Restaurant will host Youth Philanthropy Night on Thursday, March 8 from 5-9 p.m. More...

Notice

The Cataract Lake Area Crime Watch would like to invite all Owen County Sheriff candidates to the Cataract Yacht Club on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. for a public meet and greet event. The event is open to all Owen County residents. More...

Reps. Baird, Clere seek to provide treatment to more Hoosier veterans

The House of Representatives voted in support of a bill authored by State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) that would help more Hoosier veterans involved in the justice system get help with mental health treatment and support.  More...

Tablets and smartphones class at Putnam County Library

On Monday, Feb. 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Putnam County Public Library will host a tablets and smartphones class for those who need help with a new smartphone or tablet or are considering making a purchase.  More...

Why do cats spray

The biggest reason why cats spray is because they are trying to mark their territory. More...

Cloverdale seniors sign letters of intent to play college football

Tyce Jackson, a senior at Cloverdale High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate football for the DePauw University Tigers. More...

Beware of tax fraud

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to beware of scams in which their identities are stolen and used to file fraudulent tax returns. More...

Write your own fairy tale

“A fairy tale is a fictional story that may feature folkloric characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, giants, mermaids, or gnomes and usually magic or enchantments. More...

Church

Dr. Elmer Towns to preach at New Life Baptist

Dr. Elmer Towns will speak at New Life Baptist Church, Sunday morning, March 4. Dr. More...

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