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“The Butler Did It” by CHS, Nov. 17-18

Socialite, Miss Maple (portrayed by Hannah Williams) is hosting a weekend get away for some of her favorite mystery writers at the isolated estate, Ravenswood Manor. The famous oriental writer, Louie Fan (Evan Williamson) will attend. More...

Kindness is contagious

The first thing you can do to teach children to be kind to animals is set a good example. Children do as they see. You must start while the child is very young. More...

Adopt-a-highway

Recently, 16 members of the American Legion family Post 58, wearing reflector vests, conducted our semi-annual “Adopt-A-Highway” trash pickup. Our 2 mile section of highway is IN240, east of Greencastle from mile markers 2-4.  More...

Fireplace safety

Purdue Extension Corner

With the cold weather we are experiencing and the cold weather certain to come this winter, it is important to discuss home heating related to fireplace safety. More...

Free prostate screening at Putnam County Hospital

The Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center will be holding its annual free prostate screening on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon and 5-7 p.m.  Who should consider this free screening? More...

Purdue Extension - In the Grow

Q. We cut open a spaghetti squash and it had green sprouts growing inside. Have you seen this before? Is it safe to eat the squash? - B.O., Rensselaer, IN  A. More...

Cloverdale Cub Scouts cake auction, Nov. 16

The Cloverdale Cub Scout Pack 93 will hold a cake auction on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale American Legion.   This event is open to the public and all area businesses. More...

Hoosier Topics office closed Thanksgiving day

The Hoosier Topics office, located at 1 N. Main St., Cloverdale, will be closed on Thanksgiving day. We will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday   More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

November 16  Cataract Lake Water Corp. Board will meet at the water office at 7 p.m. For more information, 765- 795-3288.  More...

Obituaries

Isabelle Lorene Sims, 92

Isabelle Lorene (Templeman) Sims, 92, of Cloverdale was called home by God on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Putnam County Hospital.  Lorene was born on August 9, 1925 in Greencastle, Indiana, the daughter of Elizabeth Lee Payne Templeman and Fle More...

Foundation announces Lilly finalists

Three Putnam County high school seniors have been named as finalists for the Putnam County Community Foundation’s 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. More...

Area church to hold Thanksgiving dinner, transportation provided

Thanksgiving is a time that our nation has set aside to thank God for the many blessings He has given us. However, not everyone in our community has family nearby to celebrate with. More...

Non-food pantry distributing Nov. 18

The Putnam County non-food pantry, hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 12:30-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. More...

Thank you officer Wallace

Dear Editor,  I want to offer a thank you to the Putnam County officer, Billy Wallace, for restoring my faith in the law. He has served our country many times in the military, in war and is still active. More...

Seniors benefit from Bingo

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Always say thank you

I was the guest speaker at Veterans Hospital for the Marine Corps Birthday Celebration. I began with a quote taken from George Washington while he was at Valley Forge.  More...

Volunteer for a veteran

Putnam County Veterans office is looking for volunteer drivers to transport veterans to medical appointments. Vehicle is provided and you do not need to be a veteran to volunteer. If interested contact Jerry at 765-653-5417.   More...

Farmland rental program

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...

Stoltz is MVP

Makenzie Stoltz, Cloverdale High School sophomore recently participated in the Indiana Elite North vs. South games where she was selected as the 2A MVP. More...

Donate to Veterans Home

The Cloverdale American Legion is starting their donations for the Indiana Veterans Home in Lafayette, for the veterans for Christmas. Donations will be delivered on or before Dec. 15.  More...

Church

Cloverdale Church of Christ donates to those in need

Many people have a desire to help those that have lost so much in the way of homes and belongings due to the recent hurricanes. It is not always easy to know the best way to donate funds. More...

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