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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May has arrived on the calendar and since May is Mental Health Month, it is time to think about mental health. More...

Fillmore Alumni Banquet to be held June 2

The 93rd Fillmore Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 2 at the Fillmore Elementary School cafeteria.  Welcome hour will be from 5-6 p.m. More...

ROACHDALE VFW POST 3285 MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES

VFW Post 3285 at Roachdale will be at the following cemeteries on Monday, May 28 to conduct Memorial services: Blakesburg, 8:15 a.m.; Bainbridge, 8:45 a.m.; Clear Creek (Heritage Lake), 9:15 a.m.; New Maysville, 9:45 a.m.; North Salem, 10:15 a.m.; Ba More...

Companion animals in summer

Our companion animals and feathered friends rely on us to keep them safe and healthy through the seasons. In the summer months we need to make sure they have clean and fresh water every day and lots of it.  More...

Social Security Matters

Ask Rusty - Suspending Benefits to Return to Work

Dear Rusty: At age 63 I applied for Social Security benefits after double knee replacement. I am considering returning to work and am curious whether to stop benefits while working. More...

The buzz with pollinators

Purdue Extension Corner

It is not uncommon to hear individuals talk about pollinators and/ or a pollinator garden. Pollinators are important to our daily lives. It is estimated that one in three bites of food is due to pollinators. More...

APRIL RESTAURANT INSPECTION REPORT

The Putnam County Health Department and Indiana state Department of Health is authorized by law to ensure that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary; regulated products are honestly and accurately represented; and, these products along with food est More...

Cloverdale softball takes Putnam County crown

The Cloverdale varsity softball team took down the South Putnam Eagles and the Greencastle Tiger Cubs Saturday, May 12 for their third consecutive Putnam County Tournament championship.  In the semi-final game, the Clovers (13-5) defeated South More...

Lady Clovers compete in THN track & field sectional

The Cloverdale girls’ track and field team competed in sectional action at Terre Haute North Tuesday evening, May 15, sending a couple of athletes to regional competition.  In the 800-meter run, Chelsie Edwards was third in 2:28.11.  More...

Cloverdale boys golf falls to host Cascade

The Cloverdale boys golf team traveled to Deer Creek Golf Course Monday evening, May 14, falling to the host Cascade Cadets, 207-175.  More...

Free online training on opioid crisis, harm reduction

The Indiana University School of Public Health- Bloomington is providing free online training to health professionals and practitioners in Indiana to address the state’s opioid crisis, particularly harm reduction around intravenous drug use. More...

American Legionnaires to fund new website, outreach materials for Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch

Students, parents and grandparents will benefit from safety, engagement resources

Indiana Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch volunteers are developing a new website and outreach materials offering crime prevention tips for students, parents and grandparents thanks to funding from the Indiana Department of the American Legion. More...

Friday Night Opry Jam

Friday Night Opry Jam is over seven years and growing. Bluegrass, country, gospel. Every Friday night 5:30-8:30 p.m. We welcome new entertainers and especially the young pickers.  Free entertainment and food. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

May 24  Bible Studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. or 6;30-8 p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  May 28  More...

All Aboard!

If you are a model railroad enthusiast, the Pacific & Eastern Model Railroad Club has made its home at the Putnam County Museum and wants to hear from you.  More...

PCPL genealogist recognized for outstanding service

Local genealogist and Putnam County Public Library employee Diana Brumfield was honored with the Outstanding County Genealogical Contribution award by the Indiana Genealogical Society for her service to Putnam County at their recent Annual Meeting. More...

First Financial Corporation declares Semi-Annual Dividend

The directors of First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THFF) have declared a semi-annual dividend of 51 cents per share payable on July 2, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business June 15, 2018. More...

Cloverdale High School Class of 2018

Commencement Ceremony May 26, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Cloverdale High School, in the main gym

I would like to personally congratulate each one of you on earning your high school diploma. More...

Cloverdale Legion Memorial Day service

Cloverdale American Legion Post 281 color guard will hold a Memorial Day service on Monday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at Cloverdale Cemetery.   More...

Greencastle All-Class Reunion June 16, reservations by June 1

The Greencastle High School Alumni Association All Class Reunion dinner is fast approaching. June 16 is just around the corner. More...

Silver Lining Players find new home

Still taking new members

The Putnam County Museum has invited the Silver Lining Players, a new senior readers’ theatre troupe, to call the Putnam County Museum their home.  More...

Bainbridge Farmers Market

Bainbridge Farmers Market will be open every Wednesday thru Oct. 10.  The market is held at the Community Building located at 201 N. Grant Ave., Bainbridge.  The hours are 4-7 p.m. Vendors are welcome. No insurance required. More...

Know when to harvest your asparagus

Purdue Extension - In The Grow

Q. I planted a new asparagus patch last year. I just have a few spears up so far. Do you think the cold weather injured the plants this winter? Is it OK to harvest these spears? Someone told me I shouldn’t harvest at all the first year.  More...

Clover softball defeats Greencastle Tiger Cubs

Coach Jim Spencer and his varsity Cloverdale softball team traveled to Greencastle Monday evening, May 14, coming home with a 10-2 win.  The Clovers scored 10 runs on 12 hits and committed four errors.  The Tiger Cubs finished with two runs More...

Lady Clovers defeat North Putnam, take seventh in conference

The Cloverdale varsity softball team picked up a win in the Western Indiana Conference crossover game versus North Putnam Tuesday, May 15, 9-1.  Macie Couch tallied her 15th win of the season, striking out 10 batters.  More...

Cloverdale baseball defeats Cougars in WIC crossover

The Cloverdale varsity baseball team earned a Western Indiana Conference crossover win Tuesday, May 15, over North Putnam, 5-4.  The Cougars took the lead in the top of the third, 3-0, but CHS battled back to tie it in the fourth, 3-3. More...

Community Foundation awards mini-grant to Roachdale Revitalization Cooperative Alliance

The Putnam County Community Foundation has a mini-grant program whereby 10 board members select a Putnam County nonprofit organization that models the Community Foundation’s mission, “enrich the quality of life and strengthen community fo More...

Fire Department receives donation from Legion

Recently the Sons of American Legion Post 281 made a $500 donation to the Cloverdale Township Volunteer Fire Department. This is an annual donation made during the Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. More...

Obituaries

Bobbie L. Magness, 84

Bobbie L. Magness, 84, of Greencastle went to be with the Lord, May 11, 2018.  Born September 24, 1933 to the late Claud and Eunice (Jones) Magness.  Bobbie married Thelma Carol Rubeck October 26, 2002 and she survives.  More...

Gordon R. Campbell, 62

Mr. Gordon R. Campbell, 62, of Cloverdale, formerly of Seymour, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at St. More...

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