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Health officials report increased flu activity, deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging residents to take precautions against influenza amid recent increases in flu-like illnesses and deaths. As of Dec. 30, 2017, 25 flu-related deaths have occurred in Indiana. More...

‘Murder in Wonderland’ tickets on sale

The Putnam County Museum’s latest murder mystery is coming up and tickets are now up for grabs. More...

USDA outlines 2017 accomplishments

Through the work of dedicated staff in over 2,100 county and state offices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces it provides vital farm safety-net assistance to agricultural producers across America.  More...

AAA Hoosier Motor Club offers wintertime driving tips

Winter can put a damper on driving conditions, especially when snow and ice are involved. More...

Students recognized for perfect attendance, honor roll

Cloverdale Middle School students who had both perfect attendance and made high honor roll for the first semester are shown above. More...

Insurance checklist for the New Year

IDOI recommends reviewing policies at the beginning of the new year Make a resolution to review your policies and coverage. The start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your insurance coverage needs. More...

Stuffed animal sleepover

The Putnam County Public Library is having a Stuffed Animal Sleepover!  More...

Clovers season stands at 15-3

The Cloverdale girls basketball team continues to have an outstanding season, currently holding a record of 15-3. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

January 18  Cataract Lake Water Corp. Board will meet at the water office at 7 p.m. For more info 765-795-3288  More...

New year, new size

When readers open today’s edition of The Hoosier Topics, one thing will be readily apparent - it’s a different size.  But The Hoosier Topics is still your go-to publication for the best deals in the region, and valuable information a More...

Farm Bureau Inc. scholarships available

Putnam County Farm Bureau Inc. scholarship applications can be found at infb.org and are due no later than March 1, 2018.  More...

Food Pantry benefit Jan. 20

There will be a benefit for the Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Greencastle American Legion located at 1401 Indianapolis Road in Greencastle. More...

Troopers busy with snow and ice related calls

Friday, Jan. 12 from 6 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., Putnamville troopers responded to 20 slide-offs; 13 property damage crashes; two minor injury crashes; and five disabled vehicles. More...

Do dogs get lonely?

Dogs are social animals, and generally don’t tolerate long periods of being alone. Signs that being alone is stressful to the dog are behavior like barking, chewing furniture, excessive self-licking and soiling the house. More...

AT THE LIBRARY

Wednesday, Jan. 17  Mah Jongg Game, 12:30-3:30 p.m. For those who know the game. Newcomers need to contact Janice at DarksidersMaxine@msn.com to arrange for instruction.  More...

Learn Farm Succession Planning in Purdue Extension Workshop

Purdue Extension Corner

Farm families can learn how to ensure a successful ownership transition from one generation to the next in a workshop sponsored by the Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team.  More...

Beginning genealogy classes 2018

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) is going to offer a series of classes to help individuals begin their family history quest. The “Beginning Genealogy Classes” will be held on Tuesday evenings.  More...

Buck-A-Bag book sale

The Buck-A-Bag Book sale is back at the Putnam County Public Library! Stop by the Kiwanis Room anytime Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. or Jan. 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Lady Clovers defeat Northview Knights, 40-38

The Cloverdale girls basketball team traveled to Northview Saturday, Jan. 6, handing the host Lady Knights a loss, 40-38.  The two squads battled in the first with the Knights taking the lead 15-13 heading into the second quarter. More...

Tournament pairings streamed

The details for the upcoming IHSAA girls and boys basketball state tournament pairings shows were announced today by the Association office.  The pairings for the 43rd girls state tournament will be revealed on Sunday, Jan. More...

Obituaries

Gordon W. Vaughn, 83

Gordon W. Vaughn, 83, Coatesville, passed away suddenly January 11, 2018.  Gordon was born May 3, 1934, in Indianapolis, to the late Charles E. and Jeanette (Whicker) Vaughn.  More...

Norma Leigh Reed, 82

Norma Leigh Reed, 82, of Plainfield Indiana, died Wednesday at the Avon Village Care Center.  She was the daughter of Albert E. Siddons and Mary Elizabeth (Mundy) Siddons of Cloverdale, Indiana.  More...

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