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Youth Philanthropy Night sets record

Almost Home Restaurant and owner Gail Smith recently hosted the 10th annual Putnam County Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Committee fundraiser. 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...

Schedule a free car seat check

Riley Physicians, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, is offering free car seat safety checks to parents, guardians, grandparents, childcare providers and anyone who drive More...

CES kindergarten class welcomes Purdue students

The College of Education Ambassadors from Purdue University visited Mrs. Fagg’s kindergarten class recently. Their visit was to support the Clover U program that the elementary started at the beginning of the year. More...

CMS Students of the Week

Cloverdale Middle School fifth grade students of the week for week ending March 16 are as follows, from left to right, Mariah Keesee, math; Ciara Boyd, science; Landon Bates, social studies; Kennadi More...

Youth farm and rural safety is no accident

Purdue Extension Corner

Warm weather will arrive… surely one of these days! Youth will be outside more where physical injury would be more likely to occur, where safety precautions and rules have not been established. More...

Prune lavender at the right time

Purdue Extension - In The Grow

Q. I have two lavender plants by our front porch. I’m not sure when to trim them. One time in the fall, I pruned them back and it killed them. I replaced those and the plants are now about two years old. 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...

CHS seniors sign letters of intent to play collegiate basketball, softball

Abby Walker, a senior at Cloverdale High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play collegiate basketball for the Manchester University Spartans. More...

Baird honored for his service to the General Assembly

Members of the House of Representatives at the Statehouse honored retiring State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) for his eight years representing House District 44.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

March 29  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 31  More...

Obituaries

Vernon E. Bothwell Sr.

Vernon E. More...

John R. Choate, 79

John R. Choate, 79, of Danville passed away on March 20, 2018 at Danville Regional Health in Danville.  John was born April 6, 1938 in Birdseye, Indiana, a son of Gabriel and Bessie (Wright) Choate.  More...

Hoosier Topics still publishing despite for sale sign on property

Running around the town of Cloverdale, folks might have noticed a for sale sign on the Hoosier Topics property. Rest assured, the paper is not closing, but office hours will be changing soon.  More...

Following too closely yields two arrests

On March 23 at approximately 10 a.m., an Indiana State Police Trooper from the Putnamville District, spotted a 2018 Ford Expedition SUV following another vehicle too closely on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 36 mile marker.  The SUV was stoppe More...

Mason receives Hoosier Homestead Award

Family farms receive Hoosier Homestead Award  At the Indiana Statehouse, Lt. More...

Easter egg hunt moved to March 31

The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department would like to announce that due to the bad weather last weekend, the Annual Easter Egg Hunt was postponed until Saturday, March 31 at noon.  More...

Text to register to vote

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is announcing Hoosiers will now be able to text “Indiana” to 2VOTE (28683) to register to vote. Standard messaging and data rates may apply.  More...

Easter and your animals

The Easter holiday will soon be here, and there are dangers to consider. The Easter Lily is a decorative houseplant and sometimes included in floral arrangements. More...

CMS bands excel at 2018 ISSMA festival

On March 10, the Cloverdale Middle School bands performed at the 2018 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Junior/Middle/ Elementary (JME) Festival, hosted by Cloverdale High School.  More...

Community leaders work with child care providers

After conducting several needs assessments and meeting with resource agencies, leaders of the Purdue Extension Community Leadership Program conducted a child care provider dinner for Putnam County child care providers.  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...

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...

Dodge ball fundraiser April 7 to benefit mental health programs

These spirited members of Mental Health America of Putnam County hold the dodgeballs to be used in MHAoPC’s upcoming “Don’t Dodge the Issues” Dodgeball tournament. More...

Church

Special Easter services available

Greencastle Presbyterian Church sanctuary open Good Friday   On Good Friday, March 30, the sanctuary of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church (located at 635 S. More...

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