August 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Cats and their litter boxes

Urinating and defecating outside of the litter box is one of the most common reasons for a cat to be relinquished to a shelter or, in some cases, abuse. Sadly, in most cases it is the fault of the human in charge of the litter box duties. More...

CMS students learn flag etiquette

Cloverdale Middle School students in charge of raising and lowering flags were trained in Flag Etiquette by Major Paul Fagin of the 3rd Brigade Executive Officer in the Indiana Guard Reserve. Mr. More...

Annual Phelps reunion

The annual Phelps reunion will be held Sept. 11, 2016 at the Redbud Hill Reception Hall at Rockville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Change the penalty

Dear Editor,  According to our Indiana Code for animal abuse, it is only a Class A misdemeanor to abandon, beat, electrocute, neglect or starve an animal. More...

Sons of American Legion Post 281 present scholarships

The Sons of the American Legion Post 281 recently gave away three $500 dollar scholarships. Pictured from left to right, James Hunt, SAL Commander, and scholarship recipients, Whitney Stierwalt, Lauren Meek, and James Crocker. (Courtesy Photo)   More...

Dealing with bites

Purdue Extension Corner

With Labor Day weekend coming up, I thought it was a great idea to provide everyone with a few tidbits of information related to bites from outdoor pests. First, it is important to realize that some individuals are allergic to insect bites. More...

CHS takes win over South Vermillion

The Cloverdale Varsity volley team moved to 3-1 on the season with a victory over South Vermillion. 25-7, 25-15, 25-7.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

August 31 Women’s Bible studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. and another from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling. September 2 More...

Cloverdale Emerald Command receives silver rating at ISSMA

The Cloverdale Emerald Command competed in the 2017 ISSMA Summer Showcase on Aug. 19. The band received a silver rating for their second performance of the season along with a giant trophy for their efforts.   More...

Labor Day deadlines

Articles and display ads for the Sept. 5 Hoosier Topics will be due, no later than, noon, Wednesday, Aug. 30. Classified ads will be due, no later than, 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 1. More...

Cunot Food Pantry accepting donations

Cunot Food Pantry is asking for yard sale donations. All proceeds will go to the food pantry to supply food to surrounding counties. Take donations to 5530 Hwy 42, Poland. For more information call 765-720-1670.   More...

Coming up at the PCPL

Baby and Me   More...

Annual North Putnam Blue and Orange Banquet Sept. 23

The North Putnam Alumni Association is announcing its annual All-Class Blue and Orange Banquet to be held at the high school cafeteria beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 with a school open house and tour. More...

Thank you

Dear Editor,  To the kind person who made our delicious meat at Lou’s Diner even better by paying our bill, we thank you!  P.S. We would have shared our cake with you!  Margaret B. LoisMargaret G. More...

Check in with girls

Dear Editor:  Girl Scouts of the USA encourages adults to check in with girls and see how they are feeling, especially when they are inundated with disturbing images of hate and violence. More...

Learn about alternative medicine at the library

Marian Patience Harvey, RN/BSN Health Educator, is back at the library this fall for a new series on alternative medicine. More...

At the Putnam County Library, Aug. 29- Sept. 1

Tuesday, Aug. 29   Community Help Desk, 4-7 p.m.  Yarn Perch, 5-8 p.m.: Need crochet help or companionship? Jo MacPhail takes her Yarn Perch on the balcony above the lobby every Thursday evening. More...

Obituaries

Doyle Keith Boston, 87

Doyle Keith Boston, born May 24, 1930, passed from this world on August 25, 2017 while he was at home, in his log cabin with his wife by his side in peace.  He was the son of Mathew Mahan Boston and Naomi Denny Boston, whom have both preceded hi More...

Sarah Hacker Johnson, 78

Sarah Hacker Johnson, 78, of Branson, Missouri, passed away August 8, 2017.  Sarah was born April 15, 1939 in Morgan County, the daughter of the late T. More...

Judith Morrow McGinnis

Judith Morrow McGinnis, Greencastle, went to join God on August 19, 2017. Judith was born in Indianapolis, the youngest child and only daughter of Dr. Henry and Doras (Gordon) Morrow who preceded her in death. More...

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