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Judge shares 911 call during statewide opioid summit

The opening remarks of the Statewide Opioid Summit last week set the tone and the goals for the day. Chief Justice of Indiana, Hon. Loretta H. Rush was the first to speak at the event. More...

Workshop helps grant writers prepare winning proposals

Purdue Extension Corner

Are you interested in learning about grant writing? Would you like to enhance your grant writing skills? If you answered yes, to any of the questions listed above, the Beginning Guide to Grant Writing is for you. More...

House cleaning is for the birds

Once breeding season is over, usually by mid-August, it’s a good idea to clean out the birdhouse. Remove old nesting material and scrub the house with a solution of one part bleach to nine parts water. More...

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...

USDA wants comments on rural connectivity

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced USDA is inviting comments on the implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 on March 23, 2018.  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 on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m. 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...

Greencastle Youth Softball Association to host outdoor triathlon

Are you an active person from Putnam or a surrounding county?  The Greencastle Youth Softball Association will host an outdoor sprint triathlon on Saturday, August 11.  There will be two categories, the purple spring which is swimming 200 m More...

Women Walk Putnam County starts fifth season!

American Heart Association (2018) reports heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States of America. Reports show heart disease causes one in three deaths each year. More...

Cunot Backpack Attack

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

Calendar

Community Calendar

August 9  Gleaners Food Giveaway will be at the Greencastle Armory from 10-11:30 a.m. for seniors 55 and older. You must be a Putnam County resident. Bring ID for verification and eligibility. Bring your own boxes. More...

Obituaries

Emma Alice Staley Smedley, 98

Emma Alice Smedley, 98, was called home by the Lord July 26, 2018 at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle, Indiana.  Born May 5, 1920, in Morgan County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Tressie (Bourne) Staley and Thomas B. Staley. 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...

Save money, improve patient experience

Putnam County Hospital serves a population of 36,000 people, with a high incidence of COPD and emphysema. More...

Amo Fall Festival, Sept. 14 & 15

The town of Amo Fall Festival will be held Sept. 14-15.  On Friday, Sept. 14 there will be a free movie on streets of Amo, watch for details. Amo Fire Department will be serving food for purchase and popcorn!  On Saturday, Sept. More...

Cloverdale Civic Award nominations being accepted

Nominations are now being accepted for the Cloverdale Civic Award. The award is sponsored by the Cloverdale Lions Club, and it will be presented to an individual who has made a positive difference in the Cloverdale community. More...

Red Cross blood drive

Join Putnam County Public Library and the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Aug. 13 from 2-7 p.m. Give blood. Help save lives. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to redcrossbloood. More...

Farmers Market

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Free live stream arena events

Endeavor Communications is continuing its commitment to local community outreach by offering live stream recordings of county fair events in the Putnam County Farm Bureau Arena. More...

Tri-County Community Club met July 18

The Tri-County Community Club met at the Poland Park on July 18 with a pitch in meal. Evelyn Rubeck brought a beef, potato and carrot stew, which was really good, plus the rest of the group brought great fixings to go with the stew. More...

Indiana U.S. Senate debate to be televised in the fall

The Indiana Debate Commission will host two statewide televised debates this fall in one of the nation’s most highly anticipated mid-term elections for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat. More...

Access Social Security’s educator tool kit

With so many students gone for the summer, teachers may now have time to prepare a different kind of lesson plan. Help students prepare a better future for themselves with practical knowledge about financial planning. More...

INSPIRE gift guide promotes gifts teaching engineering

It’s less than six months until Christmas and Purdue’s INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering is trying to make shopping a little easier for parents. More...

Church

Cloverdale Church of Christ gospel meeting

Beginning Sunday Aug. 12, Michael Gors will be the guest speaker for the gospel meeting at the Cloverdale church of Christ. The meeting will continue through Thursday Aug. 16.  Sunday services times are 9:30 a.m. More...

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