August 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Portable kennel

Dogs have a natural tendency to curl up in small areas. More...

At the Putnam County Library

Tuesday, Aug. 8:  Music Makers, 11 a.m.- noon: Join in on the second Tuesday of every month sing, dance and play with percussion instruments and the parachute. More...

Our kids can’t read

Here’s an alarming statistic: just 63 percent of high school graduates are proficient in reading. That’s the assessment from the U.S. Department of Education in its most recent Nation’s Report Card. More...

Knoy CCLC program Aug. 9

The Cloverdale Knoy Center will enroll students in grades 1 - 8 for the Knoy 21st CCLC program.  Services will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 9.  Registration  More...

Family Movie Night at the Putnam County Library

Join us for a movie night at the library! The Putnam County Public Library is hosting another Family Movie Night on Tuesday, August 15th at 5:30 pm. More...

Your child can read to a dog at the library!

Calling all young readers! The next Pup Tales event at the Putnam County Public Library will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 19th. Our trained and certified library dogs are all ears and ready for another day of storytelling. More...

Application for 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship now open

The Putnam County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The online application is available on the Community Foundation website, www.pcfoundation.org. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

August 8 Cataract Lake Area Crime Watch meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Country Side Estates Community Center, 5601 Cunot-Cataract Road. We will be covering neighborhood concerns and area report from sheriff’s office. August 10 More...

Decorate a scarecrow and support Cloverdale Main Street

Cloverdale Main Street is proud to announce the Second Annual Scarecrow Event. More...

Narconon can help

Narconon reminds families that abuse of Methamphetamine has become a national health problem alongside the opiate epidemic. Learn to recognize the signs of Meth abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.  More...

Granite millstone donated to Putnam County Museum

A granite millstone, that was in operation at the Houck family up to the late 1800s in Washington Township, Putnam County, has been donated to the Putnam County Museum.  The Houck family farm was on Big Walnut Creek just south of Boone Hutcheson More...

Theresa Doud is dual scholarship winner

Theresa Doud has received a grant from the PEO Program for Continuing Education and a loan from the PEO Educational Loan Fund.  More...

Library blood drive

The Putnam County Public Library will host a community blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Monday, Aug. 14 from 2-7 p.m. in the PCPL Kiwanis room. More...

STEAM Powered Wednesdays

The Putnam County Public Library is now hosting STEAM Powered Wednesdays! Tinker, make, and create at the library on the third Wednesday of each month. Explore arts and crafts, simple circuits, chemistry and more! More...

Indiana budget surplus, state balances for 2017

The most wonderful time of the year has come and gone for those who follow the Indiana state budget. On July 19, the State Budget Agency presented its accounting of what happened to revenues, spending and balances in fiscal 2017. More...

Obituaries

Hila Virginia (Spur) Crews, 90

Hila Virginia (Spur) Crews, age 90, passed away on July 24, 2017, she was born February 6, 1927. She loved to crochet and watching and reading westerns. Hila loved her family and her add-ons dearly. Hila was a force to be reckoned with. More...

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