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PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR PARADE KICKS OFF FAIR WEEK

The Annual Putnam County Fair Parade is set to take place on Friday, July 20. The theme this year is “Country Pride County Wide.” The parade committee encourages everyone to come out to help kick off the 2018 Putnam County Fair.  More...

Women Walk Putnam County

Fourth season of walking, talking and getting healthy!

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...

Farmers Market

Bainbridge   More...

Cunot Backpack Attack

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

Thanks for the grant PCCF!

The residents along with the Cloverdale Community Housing Board of Directors would like to let the Putnam County Community Foundation know how grateful we are for awarding us a grant. More...

Indiana Trails Liability Law

Dear Editor,  The new Indiana Trails Liability Law only protects land owners from liability, when people access the trail from their property, not when people access their property from the trail, and in most areas, that’s what the big pro More...

Save one starfish

OPINION

How often to do you turn on the news and think, “How did we get here?” The drug issues, school shootings, daily crime in every city... What can be done about it, if anything? More...

Mike Rokicki Memorial 5K Run/Walk official results

All week long we kept our eye on the weather forecast, which predicted a heat advisory for July 4; but Mother Nature provided a decent morning for this year’s run. More...

Local athletes compete in annual all-star football game

Several area football players from both Owen Valley and Cloverdale High School took part the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association (WVFCA) All-Star football game at Indiana State University.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

July 19  Bible Studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. or 6;30-8 p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  July 21  More...

Cloverdale Chamber photo/ video contest is underway

It’s that time folks, the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce is starting the photo and video contest. All entries must be received by Aug. 5 at 5 p.m. More...

Pollinator plot turnout

Recently, West Central Quail Forever conducted tours at two farms that promote pollinator and wildlife habitat. The pollinator tours were a success, with nearly 30 interested people turning out for the event. More...

Auditions for ‘Barefoot in the Park’ at PCPH

The Putnam County Playhouse is holding auditions for the Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park.” There will be two sessions. The first will be Sunday, July 22, at 3 p.m. The second will be Monday, July 23, at 7 p.m. More...

Be cautious of door-to-door alarm salespeople?

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU

The sign in front of your residence touting your home security system might help ward off would-be criminals, but it could also serve as a magnet for scammers. More...

Totally Tomatoes!

Purdue Extension

Do you grow tomatoes? Have questions about tomatoes? More...

Cunot Food Pantry hosts event July 28

The Cunot Food Pantry will be sponsoring an All You Can Eat hot dog night.  The event will be held on Saturday, July 28, from 4-8 p.m. The cost for adults is $6; kids 10 and under $3. Come enjoy some fun and games with prizes. More...

Dogs and back to school

As kids head back to school and parents are at work, it can be stressful for the family dog. At least a week before your children go back to school, get your canine companion used to being alone. More...

Tri-County Club held June meeting

The Tri-County Community Club met on June 20 at Zion Church in Poland. Ester Heller and Linda Rushton served as hostesses. A meal of hot dogs and coneys along with members bringing side dishes and desserts.  More...

Silver Alerts to include missing endangered child category

Effective July 1, 2018, Indiana House Bill 1248 became law and amends Indiana Code 10-13-5- 4.4 to include “missing endangered child.”  The amended law defines a ‘missing endangered child’ as a missing child who is believ More...

Shedding Light on LIT

Purdue Extension - Capital Comments

Indiana has used local income taxes since 1974, but in 2017 we made big changes in how they work. There used to be three, or seven, or maybe 13 different kinds of local income taxes, depending on how you counted. More...

Theft leads to discovery of neglected animals

83 animals rescued in 24 hours from Tulip Trace Drive, other stolen property recovered

A investigation of a stolen camper led to the removal of 83 animals from a property in northern Owen County, located at 5695 Tulip Trace Drive, and the arrest of two individuals.  More...

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