March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Cunot Community Center closure rumor is false

Despite recent rumors of its closing, the Cunot Community Center & Food Pantry in Poland remains open seven days a week.  Jennifer Mayhew, who took over as president for the center in January of this year, said that in recent weeks she has s More...

Scholarships for future teachers offered

The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will award a $500 scholarship to a third or fourth year college student who aspires to become a future educator. More...

Indiana launches 31 tips initiative to promote diversity

State push comes as a part of Indiana Disability Awareness Month

The state agency charged with advocating for Hoosiers with disabilities is rolling out a new education initiative aimed at improving understanding and promoting inclusivity throughout Indiana.  More...

Kindergarten Roundup dates set for GCSC

Kindergarten Roundup dates have been set for students entering kindergarten in the Greencastle Community School Corporation for the 2018-19 school year. Ridpath roundup will take place Tuesday, April 10 from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Ag Day photo contest winners

Clockwise from top left, the third place photo from the Ag Day Photo Contest went to Keith Hutcheson with his photo of horses pulling a log. More...

Caring for your pond

Purdue Extension Corner

The weather is starting to warm up and you might be thinking about building a pond this year or thinking about how you could help control pond problems this summer. More...

Eminence Elementary receives School Improvement Grant

Eminence Elementary School has been awarded a $628,850 school improvement grant from the state. The grant is the result of a competitive process of stakeholder collaboration, evaluation of needs, and commitment to improvement. More...

Youth cadet law enforcement academy

The American Legion Department of Indiana is proud to announce that the Indiana Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2018 class.  More...

South Putnam kindergarten orientation

The annual South Putnam Community School Corporation kindergarten orientation for the 2018- 2019 school year will be held on April 4 at Fillmore Elementary and April 12 at Central Elementary.  More...

Tax season phone scams continue to plague taxpayers

DOR warns against anyone demanding money via phone

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) continues to partner with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to share the top tax filing season concerns referred to as the “IRS Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2018.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

March 22  Bible studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale, 12:30-3 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. Call 765-795- 6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  March 24  More...

Ag Day photo contest winners announced

Above, this first place photo, taken by Madison Short, was the winner of the 2018 Putnam County Ag Day Photo Contest. More...

SAWs providing no cost ramps to handicapped of Putnam County

SAWs, the mission of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church that provides handicap ramps, steps and safety railings to the residents of Putnam County will begin its 10th year of service to the community in 2018. More...

Hoosier Topics office has limited hours this week

Hoosier Topics office will be closed this week on Wednesday, March 21 at 11 a.m. and all day Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 for training. Please send all classified ads to htopics@ccrtc.com, or use the drop box at our office. More...

AA & NA meetings

Monday-Friday  AA meetings for all of Putnam County daily at different times and locations. Call 765-366-9029 for details.  Monday  More...

CES kindergarten roundup

Cloverdale Elementary will have their Kindergarten Roundup on April 6. Parents and children can come to CES anytime during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The process will take around 30 minutes.  More...

Happy cat

Cats are much safer when kept indoors. To litter train an outdoor cat, keep the cat in a closed room with a litter box, for a few days, with food and water.  Many cats do not like a covered litter box. It may feel too containing. More...

Bright ideas from Putnam’s future philanthropists

Recently, the Putnam County Community Foundation enjoyed meeting future philanthropists of the county at the annual Ag Day festivities. More...

PCPL upcoming events

Mini Master Program   Do you have what it takes to be a librarian? In honor of National Library Week, children are invited the Putnam County Public Library on April 9 at 4 p.m. to get a behind the scenes look at what librarians do.  More...

CMS announces Students of the Week

Students of the week earning rewards for week ending Feb. More...

New tool provides resources for midwest landscapes

Purdue Yard & Garden News

The Purdue Landscape Report provides science-based, timely information for Midwest landscapes. Members of the Purdue Landscape Report Team create articles and supporting photos. More...

Church

Special Easter services available

Greencastle Presbyterian Church Christian Seder meal   More...

Obituaries

Emerson Grace Miller, infant

Emerson Grace Miller, infant daughter of Austin and Megan (Criss) Miller, became an angel in heaven on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. More...

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