September 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Why table scraps are bad for dogs

If your dog eats leftovers as part of your post-dinner ritual, it’s time to start a new tradition.  Oily and fatty foods are often found on our tables and can lead to severe dog health problems such as diarrhea, vomiting and pancreatitis. More...

October computer classes at Putnam County Library

Putnam County Public Library will be offering three computer classes in October. The computer classes being offered are lecture classes instead of our usual hands-on classes and are designed to introduce patrons to the Internet.  More...

Volunteer for National Public Lands Day at Indiana State Parks

National Public Lands Day is Saturday, Sept. 30 and is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. More...

Brick Club at PCPL

Brick Club, Putnam County Public Library’s monthly LEGO building event, has moved to a new time! Starting in October, Brick Club will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. More...

Get walkIN’

Purdue Extension Corner

Walking is a popular form of physical activity— and good for your health! Only half of all American adults get the recommended amount of physical activity. More...

Mary Allison Children’s Trust receives donations

Keith Brackney, President of HMSB Insurance, presents Ginger Scott Treasurer of the Mary Allison Children’s Trust with a check in the amount of $500 as a 2017 Trust Patron. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

September 28 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 29 More...

Endeavor Communications hosts community fun fest

Endeavor Communications is continuing its commitment to support the local community by once again hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Festival.  More...

Volunteer for a veteran

Putnam County Veterans office is looking for volunteer drivers to transport veterans to medical appointments. Vehicle is provided and you do not need to be a veteran to volunteer. If interested contact Jerry at 765-653-5417.   More...

Dining in the Dark

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Hello, my name is Eddie Mannan and I am a Boy Scout with Troop #93 in Cloverdale, Indiana. I am currently a Life Scout who is working towards obtaining my Eagle Scout rank. 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...

CMS students of the week

The fifth grade students of the week for week ending Sept. 15, 2017 are, from left to right, Obi Hamilton, organized locker; Levi Johnson, language arts; Kyla Stine, social studies; and Abby Hilton, math and science. (Courtesy Photo)   More...

At the Putnam County Library, Sept. 26-30

Parking Lot Changes at PCPL More...

Beware of carbon monoxide poisoning

Purdue Extension Corner

As we prepare for the fall season, I would like to share information on the topic of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Carbon Monoxide (CO) also known as CO is an odorless, colorless gas that can kill an individual. More...

Obituaries

Dallas H. Asdell, 97

Dallas H. Asdell, 97, of Roachdale, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle.  He was born August 2, 1920 in Newberry, Indiana to Frank and Gertrude (McElroy) Asdell.  More...

Thomas Patrick Schmalix, 68

Thomas “Tom” Patrick Schmalix, 68, of Belle Union passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at his residence.  Tom was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of William and Janet Schmalix, and was a 1967 graduate of Sheepshead Bay Hi More...

Chester Carl Gregory, 77

Chester Carl Gregory, 77, formerly of Charlestown, Indiana, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana.  Chester was born on May 27, 1940 in Colo, Kentucky, the son of James Andrew and Maggie Mae Bra More...

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