January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

DKG grant for future teachers

The scholarship committee of Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is seeking worthy applicants for our recruitment grant-in-aid. More...

Grab the milk – Girl Scout cookies are here!

It’s time to stock up on the milk as truckloads of Girl Scout cookies are rolling into central Indiana this week. More than 2 million packages were delivered Thursday, Jan. 25, through Sunday, Jan. More...

Dr. Heavin to be honored Feb. 11

Dr. Robert Heavin will be honored at a celebration held at the Coatesville Community Building, 4936 Milton St. Coatesville, IN 46121, on Feb. 11, 2-5 p.m., with a presentation at 4 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Coateville Fire Department.  More...

Ancel Keller celebrates 90th

Friends and family are invited to help Ancel Keller celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 10 from 2-5 p.m. at the Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department in Belle Union.  Ancel (Tatch) has lived in Putnam County his entire life. More...

Indiana Department of Transportation tackles potholes after dealing with extreme temperatures

The extreme fluctuation of temperatures dipping above and below freezing the past few weeks has created prime conditions for potholes on Indiana interstates, U.S. routes and state highways.  More...

CES and CMS after-school running club

Cloverdale Elementary and Cloverdale Middle School have an awesome afterschool fitness program for student’s grades three through eight and their families, called Cloverdale Running Club.  More...

Cloverdale Elementary WRESTLING

Registration will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the lobby at Cloverdale High School on Feb. 2, 9.  • Fees: $10 per child or $15 per family (brothers/sisters only)  More...

CCYL baseball, softball sign ups

The Cloverdale Community Youth League baseball and softball sign ups will be held on Feb. 3 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and again on Feb. 10 from 2-5 p.m. in the Cloverdale High School cafetorium. Sign ups are for CCYL boys and girls, ages 6 and up.   More...

AT THE LIBRARY

Wednesday, Jan. 31 Mah Jongg Game, 12:30-3:30 p.m. For those who know the game. Newcomers need to contact Janice at DarksidersMaxine@msn.com to arrange for instruction. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

February 1  Bible studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. or 6:30-8p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  February 3  More...

Teachers Credit Union donates to Clothe-A-Child

In December of 2017, Megan Harris of Teachers Credit Union coordinated a fundraiser with her coworkers to donate to the Clothe-A-Child program. She and her coworkers were able to raise $1,603.33 in the short span from Dec. More...

Ag Day photo contest

Entries are now being sought for the 2018 Putnam County Ag Day photo contest!  More...

Become one of 100 Women Who Care

The steering committee of Putnam County’s chapter of 100 Women Who Care announced that it was actively recruiting women to kick off its fifth year of giving. More...

Heart disease leading cause of death for Americans

Purdue Extension Corner

As the leading cause of death for Americans, heart disease claims 600,000 lives annually. It’s understandably frightening to be at risk for heart disease. More...

Unemployment Insurance Fraud Investigation Yields Eight Convictions

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) receives wage reports and new hire data from Hoosier employers documenting who is employed and receiving compensation. More...

Raccoons, helpful or harmful?

Raccoons are an important link in nature’s food chain. Raccoons are beneficial to humans because they eat pesky insects and mice. More...

Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center outreach programs a success in 2017

The Putnam County Hospital (PCH) Cancer Center, in partnership with the Franciscan Health Group, was very busy in 2017 with our efforts to bring the best possible cancer and hematologic care to our local residents. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Indiana Senate Bill 316 and House Bill 1369 concerning Regulation of Confined Animal Feeding Operations propose strengthening oversight by providing greater authority to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) to protec More...

Cloverdale basketball continues winning ways

The Cloverdale Clover boys and girls basketball programs continue to have successful seasons with the CHS girls sitting with a record of 17-4 and the CHS boys at 11-4 as reported in the Spencer Evening World on Jan. 25.  More...

Prosecutors urge legislature to expand INSPECT program

Two Indiana prosecuting attorneys told a legislative committee today medical practitioners should have the ability to check via the INSPECT data base whether a patient has been previously prescribed an opioid or benzodiazepine. More...

Getting Christmas cactus to rebloom

Purdue Extension - In The Grow

Q. I would like to know, how do you get Christmas cactus to bloom? - O.S., Floyds Knobs,  More...

Obituaries

Lavada A. Boyette, 56

Lavada A. More...

Ronald Allan Syra Jr., 47

Ronald Allan Syra Jr. of Cloverdale, 47, passed away on January 16, 2018.  He was born on April 26, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Ronald Allan Syra and Deborah A. More...

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