June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Jim Baugh 12th annual blood drive

The Jim Baugh 12th annual memorial blood drive will be held this Friday, June 22 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Greencastle Christian Church at 620 Primrose Lane. More...

Nominate the movers and shakers of Indiana History

IHS seeks award nominees for annual Founders Day event

The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is issuing a call for award nominations ahead of its annual Founders Day celebrations. More...

Family dance party at the library

AT THE LIBRARY

If you love dancing during storytime, then come get your groove on with some of our favorite songs. More...

Whitlocks celebrate 50 years June 23

Bennet and Sarah Whitlock, of Greencastle, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 14 but friends and family are invited to celebrate with them on June 23 at the Reelsville Fire Department at 5 p.m.  Bennet Whilock and the former Sarah More...

Drowsy driving crashes higher than federal estimates

The most in-depth drowsy driving research ever conducted in the U.S. More...

Multi-vehicle crash occurs after traffic slows for animal in roadway

At approximately 8:00 Saturday, June 9, Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a multi-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the 46 mile marker. Three occupants were sent to area hospitals.  More...

Why are school tax referenda passing more frequently?

Purdue Extension - Capital Comments

Every May and November some Indiana school districts ask their voters to approve property tax increases. There are construction project referenda to pay for school buildings and tax levy referenda for general operating costs. More...

Stress shortens lifespan in mice

The work will help researchers study the role of psychosocial stress on cardiovascular disease and shortened lifespan in people. More...

Farmers marketing: The new roadside stand

Indiana is home to more than 180 farmers markets, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It’s prime time for farmers markets in Indiana as most markets open for the summer in early June. More...

Vigo County bicentennial birthday event June 23

200 years ago the early settlers peered out of the dense virgin forest at the area that would eventually become Vigo County. Having reached this important benchmark it seems important that we recognize this special 200th year landmark.  More...

June is PTSD Awareness Month

After his tour of duty in Iraq, a Putnam County veteran could not wait to get home to be with his family and resume his job as an air traffic controller. His family was grateful that he was unharmed and eager for his return. More...

What Is all the Stink About?

Dear Dr. Tim, More...

Putnam County Master Gardener awards scholarships to Morris and Poynter

Kristen Morris and Noah Poynter have each been awarded a scholarship given by the Putnam County Master Gardener Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. More...

State tree is a popular landscape choice

Purdue Yard & Garden News

If you’ve ever had to work on a tree leaf collection, no doubt you included a leaf from Indiana’s state tree. Also known as tulip poplar and yellow poplar, the tulip tree is actually not a poplar at all. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

June 21  Cataract Lake Water Corp. Board will meet at the water office at 7 p.m. For more information, 765- 795-3288.  More...

Obituaries

Doris Margaret Stokes, 85

Doris Margaret Stokes, 85, died Tuesday, June 12, at her home with her devoted husband of 67 years by her side. Doris was born October 28, 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Frances and Emma Byrnes. More...

Need a ramp? Call SAWs

SAWs is Accepting Requests for Handicap Ramps  More...

Free diabetic needle clipper offered at Putnam County Health Department

Risks associated with unsafe disposal of sharps include needle stick injuries and potential bloodborne infections such as HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis. More...

Next Level Jobs provides free training

Next Level Jobs is part of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Indiana agenda to continue the positive momentum of our state. More...

Putnam County Museum murder mystery event

Come chill at the next far out Putnam County Museum’s Murder Mystery Event, “A Totally Rad Murder at the 80s Prom.”  Don’t be a dweeb and wait for, like, ever to get your tickets! More...

Farmers Market

Bainbridge   More...

Caring for birdbaths and feeders

Bird feeders should be cleaned at least once a month, but preferably more frequently. Feeders can be sanitized with a solution of one part bleach to nine parts hot water, or a mild solution of unscented dish detergent is acceptable as well. More...

Taxes and a summer job

DOR gives tips on ensuring students don’t owe come tax season

College and high school students considering working over the summer should ensure they understand taxable income to avoid confusion next tax season.  More...

Time for physical activity

Purdue Extension Corner

The sun is shining, the grass is growing and kids are laughing, the summer season is slowly coming upon us. More...

A reminder why Cloverdale is special

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Sometimes we take for granted things, people, and places we have in our everyday life and don’t really appreciate them until they are gone. I want to remind us of why Cloverdale is so special.  More...

Mary Allison monument repaired

Thanks to Putnam County resident Jeff Fordice, of Stonesaver Cemetery Restoration, Mary Allison is on the up and up once again. Each year President Jim Jackson places flowers on Mary’s grave on behalf of the Board of Directors. More...

Hazelwood annual fish fry, tractor pulls and more

The Hazelwood Community Association will be conducting our annual 63rd fish fry on June 21, 22 and 23. Just two miles west of I-70 and State Road 39 in the little town of Hazelwood at the southern tip of Hendricks County.  More...

Multi-state salmonella outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is collaborating with the U.S. More...

Indiana ag photo contest

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is now accepting submissions for the 11th annual Indiana Agriculture photo contest, which showcases the hard work and contributions made by Hoosier farmers. More...

USDA launches interactive map of opioid epidemic resources

Interactive map connects rural individuals and communities to model practices across the country

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today unveiled a new interactive feature on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) rural opioid misuse webpage. More...

Bainbridge Alumni Banquet June 30

The 104th annual Bainbridge High School (BHS) Alumni Association banquet is set for Saturday, June 30, in the Bainbridge Community Building.  The welcome hour will begin at 5 p.m. with the buffet dinner following at 6:30 p.m.  More...

Common winter injury symptoms

Purdue Extension - In The Grow

Q. I have a yucca tree that is 5-6 years old. What was a small plant has become a mature tree. I transplanted my yucca to a larger pot last summer. There was a significant explosion in growth. If you look at the picture you can see the growth.  More...

Church

United Methodist ice cream social June 24

The historic Putnamville United Methodist Church will hold their annual ice cream social on Sunday, June 24 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.  More...

VBS

New Life Baptist Church, 51 Ridgeway St., Greencastle - June 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon 765-653-8995 or register online at newlifegreencastle.com   More...

Faith, Hope & Love Food Pantry

Faith, Hope & Love Food Pantry located at Lifespring Church at 1700 W. U.S. Highway 36 in Bainbridge is open the first and third Saturday each month, 10 a.m. More...

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