Early deadlines for July 4 Hoosier Topics

The Hoosier Topics deadlines for the July 4 edition will be earlier than normal due to the holiday. Display ads will need to be in no later than Wednesday, June 28 at 12 p.m. and classified ads and community calendar items will need to be in no later than Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m. The Hoosier Topics office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Have a happy and safe 4th of July holiday.

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‘Celebrate Kids Fishing Derby’ a success

On Saturday, June 3 the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department held its annual Celebrate Kids Fishing Derby. More...

Degrees, honors awarded

Caitlin Wyatt, of Greencastle, graduated from McKendree University with a BS degree in health and wellness. The university held its 177th commencement exercises recently at the Lebanon, Illinois, campus. More...

Awards, scholarships given at recent banquet

Many awards, grants, and scholarships were passed out at the recent South Putnam Alumni Banquet.  The Administrator/ Teacher Hall of Fame award went to the late James Hammond. The award was accepted by his wife, and family.  More...

People Pathways project receives $3000 donation

Jeff McCall, Putnam County Community Foundation board member, recently presented a check for $3000 to People Pathways director, Joy Marley. McCall (far left) and Marley (second from left) were joined by excercisers from Niki St. More...

Local students named to Spring 2017 Dean’s List

The following students from the area have been named to the Dean’s List at Butler University in Indianapolis for the spring 2017 semester. More...

Food for Fines and Read Away Fines at the Library

Have library fines? Make them disappear during our Food for Fines and Read Away Fines promotions! More...

Sacred Nations Sundance welcomes public June 27

The Sacred Nations Cultural Center invites the community to the fourth annual Sacred Nations Sundance, led by Chief Michael Vargas.The Sundance will begin June 24, and the public is welcomed June 27-July 1 from early morning through early evening.&nb More...

Obituaries

Billy Bruce Ziegelman Sr., 83

Billy Bruce Ziegelman, Sr., 83, went home to be with the Lord June 18, 2017.  Billy was born in Putnam County to Robert and Gertrude (France) Ziegelman on November 4, 1933.  Billy was a member of the Armed Forces, 1955- 1957.  More...

Robert ‘Rob’ Aden Brown, 44

Robert “Rob” Aden Brown, 44, of Greencastle passed away June 11, 2017, peacefully at his home, from a short battle of cancer. More...

Holiday Deadlines

The Hoosier Topics deadlines for the July 4 edition will be earlier than normal. Classified ads and Community Calendar items will need to be in by Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m. and Display ads will need to be in by Wednesday, June 28 at 12 p.m. More...

11th Annual Memorial Blood Drive June 26

The 11th Annual Memorial Blood Drive to honor fallen hero, Captain Jim Baugh of the Putnam County Sheriff ’s Department (End of Watch 1-2-2004), is scheduled for Monday, June 26, 2016 from 1-6 p.m.  The blood drive will take place at Green More...

Putnam Nonfood pantry distributing Saturday

The Putnam County Nonfood Pantry, hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 12:30-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 in the parish hall at 520 Seminary Street, Greencastle. More...

At the Putnam County Library

Community Help Desk Monday, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, 4-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at The Knoy Center and at PCPL 2-4 p.m. For more information regarding The Knoy Center, you may call Mike at 765-653-2755 ext. 118. More...

Selecting the ideal fresh summer produce

One of the best things about summer is the fresh vegetables that you can purchase at roadside stands, at farmers’ market, or grow at home. More...

Jenna Jones named Academic All-MAC

Miami University student athlete Jenna Jones has been named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team. Eight members of Miami’s softball team earned a spot on this year’s team.  More...

Gardeners reminded to protect pollinators

Pollinators are all the “buzz” these days with a federal proclamation designating June 19-25 as National Pollinator Week. Now in its tenth year, the focus of this designation by the U.S. More...

Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center offering Navigation Program to patients

The care team at Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center understand how frightening and confusing a diagnosis of cancer can be. That is why they developed a Breast and Lung Cancer Navigation Program.  More...

Master Gardeners award scholarship

Lauren Johnston and Noah Poynter (third and fourth from the left) have each been awarded a scholarship given by the Putnam County Mast er Gardener Association for the 2017-2018 academic year. More...

Church

Greencastle First Baptist VBS June 26

First Baptist Church of Greencastle is sponsoring its Vacation Bible School nightly from Monday, June 26 through Friday, the June 30. Children ages four through fifth grade are welcome to preregister on line at fbcgc.com or call 765-653-3136. More...

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