April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Thank a lineman

Today, April 18, 2018, is National Lineman Appreciation Day to recognize line workers across the country and their vital role in maintaining and growing the energy infrastructure, their work to protect public safety after catastrophic events and keep More...

Clarification

It is standard practice at Hoosier Topics to publish press releases from the Indiana State Police in their entirety. More...

Tax statements have been mailed

The 2017 payable 2018 tax statements have been mailed to Putnam County property owners. The spring installment is due Thursday, May 10, 2018 and the fall installment is due Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.  More...

Drug Take Back April 28

The Drug Take Back Day in the area will be held in Greencastle on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be three other locations on the same date and time in Putnam County. More...

Errors doom Clover baseball

The Cloverdale varsity baseball team traveled to Nashville Tuesday evening, April 10, where they fell to the host Eagles of Brown County, 7-4.  “(It was) another great pitching night between Jaren Rossok and Nick Winders, but (we had) erro More...

Eagles hand Cloverdale conference loss

Coach Jim Spencer and his Lady Clover softball team visited Brown County to take on the host Eagles Tuesday, April 10, returning home with a 5-1 loss.  The CHS offense was led by Macie Couch, Makenzie Allen, Sky Lowe and Tori Combs, each with on More...

Kids Club at Putnam County Museum April 21

Get up close and personal with spectacular snakes as Snakehead Ed brings species from all over the world to Kids Club at the Putnam County Museum, 1105 North Jackson Street, Greencastle. More...

When to remove maple tree sucker

Purdue Extension - In the Grow

Q. I have a maple tree (it is either an ‘October Glory’ or ‘Autumn Blaze’) that has (what I assume to be) a rather large sucker at the bottom. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

April 19  Cataract Lake Water Corp. Board will meet at the water office at 7 p.m. For more information, 765-795-3288.  More...

“No child left indoors”

Recently, West Central Indiana Quail Forever, Chapter 3183 hosted a youth hunt at Prairie Grove Hunting Preserve. More...

Eminence Festival scholarship, applications due May 1

The Eminence Harvest Festival is a celebration of Eminence, encouraging camaraderie in the community. More...

It’s National Volunteer Week

April 15-22 is National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week began in 1974 as a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers. More...

Benefits of possums and turkey vultures

Possums have been around for millions of years, dating back to the dinosaurs. They will never be voted the cutest of animals.  More...

BOYETTE EARNS MEDALIST HONORS

Thursday evening, April 12, the Cloverdale High School boys golf team hosted Linton-Stockton and West Vigo at Clover Meadows. At the end of the nine-hole match, the Clovers walked away with a win, 191-208- 213. More...

Cloverdale softball outlasts Bloomfield

Coach Jim Spencer and his varsity Cloverdale softball team had a tough night in the field, but fortunately, so did the visitors. More...

Clover track & field teams defeat Shakamak

Cloverdale boys and girls track and field teams hosted Shakamak Thursday evening, April 12, sending the visiting Lakers home with a loss in both meets.  More...

Youth Quality Care of Animals Certification

Purdue Extension Corner

Statewide in 2018 4-Hers exhibiting any beef, dairy, goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep, and swine must complete the Youth Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) to exhibit these species of livestock. More...

GARDENER GATHERINGS

As we prepare our spring gardens, everyone is invited to attend the Gardener Gatherings hosted by Purdue Extension and the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District. These seminars are open to anyone who want to learn more about gardening. More...

March food inspection report

The Putnam County Health Department and Indiana state Department of Health is authorized by law to ensure that foods are safe, wholesome and sanitary; regulated products are honestly and accurately represented; and, these products along with food est More...

Obituaries

Wilma (Malayer) Zimmerman

Wilma (Malayer) Zimmerman, 87, formerly of the Roachdale and Bainbridge area, passed away November 24, 2017 at home in Brownsburg.  Born on March 15, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Burley and Veda Malayer of Roachdale.  She married More...

Russell Wayne Ball, 79

Russell Wayne Ball, from the Candy Store at 9772 S. State Road 243, went home with Jesus on Thursday, April 12 at 12:15 a.m., 3 days shy of his 80th birthday.  His store will remain in business in loving memory.  More...

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