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Quincy man rescued from frigid flood waters

Two Indiana Conservation officers rescued Damon Fine, 36, of Quincy, from floodwaters of Mill Creek in Putnam County Thursday, April 5. Mr. More...

South Putnam seventh annual alumni banquet April 21

Calling all South Putnam alumni, graduating seniors, teachers, staff, and any and all friends of South Putnam to our seventh Annual Alumni Banquet to be held on Saturday, April 21 starting with a social hour at 5 p.m. More...

Holcomb creates office to expand work-based learning for more Hoosiers in more industries

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb recently signed an executive order creating an Office of Apprenticeships & Work- Based Learning to help more people skill-up for good paying jobs with Indiana companies. 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...

Decisions Day

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  The Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association is promoting National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) to inspire, educate, and empower the public to engage in advance care planning and conversations. More...

$45M settlement reached with PHH Mortgage Corp.

Attorney General Curtis Hill, along with attorneys general from 49 states plus the District of Columbia, and more than 40 state mortgage regulators, have reached a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage More...

Cloverdale golfers compete at Northview Invitational

The Cloverdale boys golf team competed in the Northview Invitational Saturday, finishing in seventh as a team.  More...

Clover varsity baseball falls to Indian Creek

The Cloverdale varsity baseball team traveled to Indian Creek Thursday, falling to the host Braves, 12-0.  “It helped us see what we need to work on and we just need the weather to get better so we can get outside to practice,” Clove More...

Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame celebrates Memorial Building

The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) celebrated the official opening of its permanent building at 5360 Herbert Lord Road, Indianapolis on Thursday, April 5, 2018.  More...

Jane Hardisty named Sagamore of the Wabash

Greenfield resident and former USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist Jane Hardisty is a recent recipient of one of Indiana’s top honors – the Sagamore of the Wabash.  More...

Corn Checkoff Board calls for Indiana farmers to run for open seats

Indiana corn farmers interested in directing Indiana corn checkoff investments can now sign up to run for the ICMC board of directors election.  ICMC manages state corn checkoff investments with the goal of supporting and growing Indiana’s More...

Book signing with author Chris White

Putnam County Public Library is happy to welcome author Chris White to the library on April 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Free April computer classes at PCPL

Putnam County Public Library will be offering two computer classes in April. The computer classes being offered are lecture classes instead of their usual hands-on classes and are designed to introduce patrons to the internet. More...

Rollover crash sends two to the hospital

Just after 3 on Tuesday afternoon April 3, Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a personal injury crash on County Road 300 West near County Road 550 South.  More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

April 12  Gleaners Food Giveaway will be at the Greencastle Armory from 10-11:30 a.m. for seniors 55 and older. You must be a Putnam County resident. Bring ID for verification and eligibility. Bring your own boxes. More...

Endeavor awards FRS Youth Tour

A free trip to Washington, D.C. does not come along every day, but for two students, it has become a reality. More...

Scholarships available from Master Gardeners

Are you, or do you know, a high school student or a college student who intends to go to college this fall and major in a gardening-related field?  More...

Cloverdale FFA greenhouse spring plant sale April 17

The opening day for the Cloverdale FFA greenhouse spring plant sale is April 17. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the hours are 2-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.- 12 noon. More...

PCPL and the Greencastle Arts Council present The Art of the Word and Book

The Art of the Word and Book is a hands-on series of classes for adults sponsored by the Greencastle Arts Council in cooperation with the Putnam County Public Library. Classes will be held at the library on Tuesday evenings, April through September. 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...

How to pet-proof your home

You’ve heard of “child-proofing” your home. Locks on cabinets, dangerous items kept out of reach. But you may not realize the reach of your four-legged family members. More...

Getting rid of pesky ants

Purdue Extension Corner

Nothing is more disturbing than looking on your kitchen counter or floor and seeing tiny little ants moving around. Since it is slowly starting to warm up, the chances of seeing ants around the house is increasing.  More...

Lady Clovers begin season with loss to Indian Creek Braves, win over South Put

The Cloverdale varsity softball team began their 2017-2018 season with a loss to defending Western Indiana Conference champs Indian Creek Thursday evening, 5-3. More...

Cloverdale Lions Club brings the circus to town

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Cloverdale Lions Club, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s favorite big top circus is coming to Cloverdale on Thursday, April 26 to the old fairgrounds, located at 101 W. Stardust Rd.  More...

CMS Students of the Week

Cloverdale fifth grade students of the week for week ending April 6 are, left to right, Jakob Compton, social studies; Sophia Baumunk, reading; Corey Branigan, science; Isabella Oberkrom, math; Conner Smith, exceptional effort. More...

Senior citizen Reader’s Theater

Are you a senior citizen who is interested in doing theater but don’t have time for endless rehearsals or to memorize your lines? Then, Senior Citizen Reader’s Theater might be for you!  More...

Legislative update from Hoosier State Press Assoc.

Following are bills that the Hoosier State Press Association, which represents the state’s paid circulation newspapers, has identified that impact the ability of the public to know what state and local government is doing or contemplating. More...

Flooding in the DePauw Nature Park

In the Nature Park, we say “Big Walnut Creek giveth and Big Walnut Creek taketh away.” This week, Big Walnut Creek gave us a whole lot of sand and mud. But it took away a few trees, some gravel, and a chunk of the Creekside Trail. More...

Princess story time at the library

Join us at Putnam County Public Library for a special all-ages story time and crafts program with Purva Patel, who served as an Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess! Join us Tuesday, April 24 at 4 p.m. More...

Traffic stop yields arrest

On Tuesday, April 3, at approximately 12:35 p.m., an Indiana State Police Trooper, assigned to the Drug Enforcement Section, stopped a vehicle for a following too close violation on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 30 mile marker.  More...

Obituaries

Wilma (Malayer) Zimmerman

Wilma (Malayer) Zimmerman, 87, formerly of the Roachdale and Bainbridge area, passed away November 24, 2017 at home in Brownsburg.  Born on March 15, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Burley and Veda Malayer of Roachdale.  She married More...

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