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Putnam takes fourth in FAIRs Care Food Drive

Hoosiers helping those in need is part of Indiana’s culture, and an effort led by the Indiana State Fair has prompted 27 Indiana county fairs to donate food and participate in the FAIRs Care food drives. More...

Governor shares school safety report, recommendations

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb shares school safety report, recommendations & next steps More...

Do not dump your dogs!

This is a true story. We always take the same road home. About seven or eight years ago, we saw a dog beside the road. It was a beagle, with faded coloring. We were worried she would be hit by a car. More...

Free diabetic needle clipper

Risks associated with unsafe disposal of sharps include needle stick injuries and potential blood-borne infections such as HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis. More...

CMS Students of the Week

Cloverdale Middle School fifth grade students of the week for week ending Aug. More...

Clovers lose close one to South Putnam

The Cloverdale varsity football teamed welcomed the South Putnam Eagles for a county battle Friday, Aug. More...

CRADLES golf scramble

CRADLES of Clay County invites all area golfers to join us on Saturday, Sept. 8 for the Fifth Annual Golf Scramble at the Forest Park Golf Course, Brazil, Ind. More...

Don’t be fooled by fad diets

Purdue Extension Corner

Have you ever seen a diet plan that mentioned eliminating or over indulging in certain foods? Have you heard of a diet plan that promised rapid weight loss? If you answered yes to these questions, you may have heard marketing for a fad diet.  More...

August is national tree check month

Trees serve as wind breaks and sun shields, they muffle noise and block unsightly views. They help conserve energy and water, prevent soil erosion, provide wildlife habitat and clean the air. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

August 30  Bible studies, Center for Women’s Ministries, 404 N. Main St., Cloverdale. 12:30 to 3 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 765-795-6774 for more information or free peer counseling.  August 31  More...

Public invited to hear motivational speaker

When was the last time you heard something so inspiring, motivating and entertaining you talked about it for weeks, months or even years? More...

Youth dove hunt to be held Sept. 1

West Central Quail Forever and Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife Area will host a youth dove hunt on Sept. 1. from 8 a.m. More...

“Love Letters” at Putnam County Museum Oct. 6

The Putnam County Museum is hosting the Silver Lining Players performances of A.R.Gurney’s “Love Letters.” Readings are Saturday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. More...

Happy 90 Harvey Gray

Guess who will be 90 on Sept. 1, eh? Harvey Gray!  Send Harvey a card and a memory or two. He would love to hear from you.  Send cards/memories to: Harvey Gray c/o Michael Gray, 2885 N. St. Rd. 267, Brownsburg, IN 46112.   More...

Rock ‘n’ roll with Covered Bridge Harmony

Practice with us on Mondays at the Greencastle Middle School at 7 p.m. Come learn a 50s song to sing with us at our Fall Cabaret Show on Sept. 29 and see what the Women’s Barbershop Chorus, Covered Bridge Harmony is all about. More...

At the Library

PCPL presents local author Stuart Fabe   The Putnam County Public Library’s Authors Series welcomes local author Stuart Fabe on Wednesday, Aug, 29, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Amo Fall Festival Sept. 14 & 15

The town of Amo Fall Festival will be held Sept. 14-15.  On Friday, Sept. 14 there will be a free movie on streets of Amo, watch for details. Amo Fire Department will be serving food for purchase and popcorn!  On Saturday, Sept. More...

Clovers take on South Putnam in season-opener

The Cloverdale boys and girls cross country teams traveled to South Putnam Tuesday evening, Aug. 21 to take on the host Eagles. More...

Cloverdale golf sees improvement

The Cloverdale girls golf team took on Owen Valley and North Putnam at Clover Meadows Monday, Aug. More...

Make sure your college-bound student has the insurance coverage needed while away at school

The week of August 20, 2018, is the start of classes for most students heading to colleges and universities in Indiana. More...

Free diabetes management classes at PCH

Everyone With Diabetes Counts, a diabetes self-management class, will begin on Sept. 4 at Putnam County Hospital. The six-week series is free and open to anyone with diabetes or prediabetes, their families and/or support person. More...

Obituaries

William (Bill) Leo Wheeler, 74

William (Bill) Leo Wheeler, 74, flew away to his heavenly home August 20, 2018. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 3, 1943 to the late William Lodell and Vera Louise (Lowe) Wheeler. More...

Elenora L. Nichols, 82

Elenora L. Nichols, 82, of Cloverdale, passed away August 26, 2018.  She was born January 9, 1936 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Roy and Nora Brown. Elenora married Johnny Nichols and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  More...

Carlton ‘Pete’ Elam, 67

Carlton “Pete” Elam, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018.  He was born August 21, 1951 in Middletown, Ohio.  More...

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