August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

IDOC changes treatment policies for opioid addiction

Nicole DeCriscio  A panel discussion during a break out session from the Statewide Opioid Summit revealed details of what the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) is doing to help criminals with substance use disorders.  More...

Purdue’s annual land rent survey

Purdue Extension Corner

Throughout the year, many individuals ask what the “going rate” is for farmland rental prices. That is a difficult question to answer. The rate fluctuates and is highly dependent on the individual farm ground being discussed. More...

Audiologist: Noise exposure can lead to permanent hearing loss

Ball State University audiologist Lynn Bielski urges people to protect their hearing from noise sources such as concerts, lawn mowers, road construction and fireworks.  More...

Farmers Market

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Silver Linings Players

Silver Linings Players, a script-in-hand theater group that meets the first and third Monday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Putnam County Museum.  The group has three play dates in August. Everyone is invited to attend.  Aug. More...

New data indicates more Indiana high school students are ready for college

According the 2018 College Readiness Report released by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education today, Indiana high school graduates are more prepared for college than ever before. More...

Harvest Time vegan pitch in dinner

The Putnam County Public Library’s Live Local, Think Global series is partnering with Food Not Bombs to host a Harvest Time vegan pitch in supper tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m. More...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at PCP Aug. 15-18

The 2018 season of hits at Putnam County Playhouse continues with a production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The musical will be presented August 15-18 at 8 p.m. More...

Get tax help from DOR at state fair

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) will join over 1,300 Indiana State Fair employees and volunteers this year at the Indiana State Fair through Aug 19. More...

When you are gone

When you want or need to go out of town, and you need someone to care for your dogs and cats, what do you do?  More...

AA & NA meetings

Monday-Friday  AA meetings for all of Putnam County daily at different times and locations. Call 765-366-9029 for details.  Monday  More...

Teens from previous leadership camps will give guidance on facilities, programs and policies

Skills learned at previous Sheriffs’ Youth Leadership Camps will be put to the test later this year when a group of former campers will be asked to serve on a new Student Advisory Council for the program’s permanent home.  More...

Jones graduates from Miami University

Jenna Jones of Greencastle recently graduated from Miami University.  Considered one of eight original “Public Ivies” in the country, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio. The university is consistently ranked by U.S. More...

New tax scam targets tax professionals

DOR warns of email asking for login information

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are warning tax professionals to be on alert for emails aiming to steal client data by posing as state accounting and professional associations. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

August 16  Bible study at the Putnam County Center for Women’s Ministries. Join us for a new Bible study on the book of James from 12:30-3 p.m. We also offer a different Bible study in the evening from 6:30-8 p.m. More...

Callahan new PCH pain management doctor

Putnam County Hospital would like to welcome Dr. Callahan to our Pain Management team. Dr. Callahan began seeing patients at the beginning of August.  More...

Chevelle Tallman recipient of Bainbridge Alumni Scholarship

Chevelle Tallman was recently honored as the recipient of the Bainbridge High School (BHS) Alumni Association scholarship.  Chevelle, who graduated from North Putnam High School this spring, is the daughter of Anthony and Christina Tallman and p More...

Arrest in trailer theft

Since July 18 of this year, a number of burglaries, thefts, and suspicious person(s) sightings have occurred in and around the 7600 block of County Road 200 West and Summit Lawn Cemetery area.  More...

Heaton: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute).  More...

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship now open

The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that they have once again been approved to administer the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. More...

Checklist for Social Security annual checkup

Say “annual checkup” and most people imagine waiting at the doctor’s office. More...

Cunot Backpack Attack

Backpacks and school supplies are now being collected for the kids in the Cunot community.  More...

Cunot Food Pantry open

The Cunot Food Pantry is open every Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information call 765- 795-3461   More...

PCPL presents local author Stuart Fabe

The Putnam County Public Library’s Authors Series welcomes local author Stuart Fabe on Wednesday, Aug, 29, at 6:30 p.m. Fabe will discuss his newest novel, “Evening Code,” followed by a book sale and signing! More...

Rock ‘n’ roll with Covered Bridge Harmony

Guest nights starting Monday, Aug. 20 at the Greencastle Middle School at 7 p.m. Come learn a 50s song to sing with us at our Fall Cabaret Show on Sept. 29 and see what the Women’s Barbershop Chorus, Covered Bridge Harmony is all about. More...

Area farmers join others in state announced as ‘River-Friendly’

The River Friendly Farmer (RFF) Program is a collaborative effort of government agencies, agricultural organizations, Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) and farmers. More...

$100 million settlement with Citibank

Attorney General Curtis Hill recently announced a $100 million multi-state settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving USD LIBOR -- a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widesp More...

U.S. schoolchildren suffer from a ‘history deficit’

We need ‘engaging books’ that can whet their appetites for the subject

The Department of Education conducts periodic assessments of the proficiency of America’s Elementary, Middle School and High School students.  More...

First scratch-and-sniff stamps evoke a sweet summer scent

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Church

Greencastle Nazarene to host gospel concert

Westward Road, a dynamic family trio from Indianapolis, will return to Greencastle Church of the Nazarene for a concert, Sept. 2, at 10:30 a.m. The concert is free and you are invited. The church is located at 580 S. More...

Abundant Life Baptist to host Dr. Saye

The Drug King With An Empire Evangelist Dr. More...

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