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Steer clear of nesting areas

Make sure to give the federally endangered interior least tern space if you see one, especially during the May-to- August breeding season, a DNR biologist says.  More...

Why plants fail to bloom

PURDUE YARD & GARDEN NEWS

Flowering plants that don’t bloom as promised can be a big disappointment in your garden. Reasons for lack of blooming are as diverse as the palette of plants from which to choose, but a little detective work can usually pinpoint the trouble. More...

Kegley’s celebrate 60th anniversary

Charles and Linda Kegley of Cloverdale were married on June 22, 1957 in Indianapolis. On June 23-25 the entire family, all 27 of them, celebrated the anniversary in Brown County.  More...

Fillmore Elementary honor roll

Fillmore Elementary School recently announced honor roll and perfect attendance for fourth grading period, second semester and for the entire year.  “A” Honor Roll - fourth grading period Grade two - Mrs. More...

Local students receive diplomas from DePauw

The following students were among 561 graduating students who received degrees at DePauw University’s 178th commencement in May Cloverdale Claudia Monnett received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Political Science and Computer Scien More...

CMS perfect attendance

Cloverdale Middle School recognized students for perfect attendance for the 2016-2017 school year.  Grading Period 4  Grade 5  Layton Ray Allen  Brinley Jade Hardy  Hannah Marie Hubble  Savannah Rose Hubble  Hannah More...

At the Putnam County Library

Monday, July 3 Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Looking for a little quiet time? These hours are for you. Enjoy the Imagination Portal without monitors, video games, or music in the background. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

July 6 Putnam County Food Emergency - Gleeners will be at Greencastle Christian Church parking lot on Primrose Lane to give food away to seniors age 55+. Must be a resident of Putnam County. Bring boxes and ID for verification of eligibility. More...

Questions about habitat for birds and bees?

Quail Forever is hosting a free learning event on July 18, 2017 at the Putnam Inn in Greencastle.  Emily Jacobs, our Quail Forever regional wildlife biologist will be giving a short presentation about wildlife, pollinators, butterflies and invas More...

AAA screenings now available at Putnam County Hospital

Putnam County Hospital is now offering Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screenings. An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), a specific kind of aneurysm, is the swelling of the body’s largest artery. More...

PCPL brings free classes, technical support to Heritage Lake

In a continuing effort to bring computer classes and technical support to areas of Putnam County outside of Greencastle, Putnam County Public Library will be offering six free computer classes and two Community Help Desk sessions at the Heritage Lake More...

What is normal for Indiana property taxes?

CAPITAL COMMENTS

Think of the changes in the Indiana property tax system between 1998 and 2010. The Indiana Supreme Court threw out the assessment system in December 1998. We started using market values for the reassessment in 2003. More...

A fly in my soup

ON SIX LEGS

Anyone remember this: “Waiter, there’s a fly in my soup!” There are many punch lines for that old joke including, “No sir, that’s a cockroach. The fly is on your steak.”  More...

Family Fort Night at the Library!

Join us at the Putnam County Public Library for Family Fort Night on July 14 at 5:30 p.m. Build your own special family fort at the library! Join us for after-hours stories and snacks! Don’t forget to wear your pajamas. More...

Local student earns degree from Butler University

Colleen Weatherford graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in May with a degree in Marketing.  More...

CHS announces honor roll students

Honor Roll - Term 2, Grading Period 2  Grade 9  All A  Sarah McKenzie Baker  Raymond Trauner Bates  Abigail Jean Bernard  Madison Ann Burton  Macie Lee Couch  Joeli Lake Hamilton  Olivia Leigh Johnson  More...

Central Elementary School perfect attendance

Perfect Attendence - All Year  Grade 1  Webster, Jackson  Grade 2  Foy, Jolie  Thompson, Kennadie  Widegren, Olivia  Grade 3  Fanning, Isabella  Kenworthy, Tyler Bradley  More...

Mystery plant and challenging plant woes

IN THE GROW

Q. I bought this plant from a nursery about a year ago. On and off, I’ve been trying to identify it with various online plant identification sites, but I haven’t had much luck. Could you take a look and tell me what you think? More...

Obituaries

Bill Mitchell, 83, services July 6

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Michael David Elliott, 65

Michael David Elliott, age 65, of Bainbridge, passed away June 25, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  Born September 29, 1951 in Putnam County, he was the son of David L. Elliott and Madonna (Proctor) Elliott.  More...

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