Men know fat wallets just aren't made for change
Bought a new wallet the other day. Not that such a purchase is newsworthy, mind you, but I have probably owned more cars and houses in my adult life than I have wallets. Most men are that way, I believe. An old wallet is like an old friend. The leather is soft and quite pliable. You tuck it away in your back pocket and it settles perfectly into its rightfully molded spot, like the lady in your life comfortably curling up in your sleeping arms...
Letters to the Editor
Seniors appreciate Mill Pond, Waters' efforts
To the Editor: The Putnam County Senior Center people recently spent a most enjoyable evening at Mill Pond and The Waters. The welcoming staff at each facility hosted a progressive dinner that included superb food, lots of laughter and excellent fellowship. We wish to thank Directors Mary Huffman of Mill Pond and Holly Wachtel of The Waters along with the many smiling faces we met along the way. It was truly a joyful evening...
Walmart makes a difference for Women's Ministries
To the Editor: An open thank you to Walmart Distribution Center: The Center for Women's Ministries wishes to gratefully acknowledge the donation of time and materials provided by employees of Walmart Distribution Center, especially Rick Alexander and Matt Harrison, for the numerous hours of planning and hard work that you provided to our Cloverdale location at 404 N. Main St...
Area small farm clinic planned for April 9
Ag Educator Area Purdue Extension agriculture educators will offer an evening program for small farmers on Wednesday, April 9. The program will take place from 6-8 p.m. at Ivy Tech Center for Workforce Development, located at 1700 E. Industrial Drive, just south of Terre Haute...
Deadlines nearing for 2014 4-H program enrollments
Where can youth learn life skills and work to master knowledge by selecting from more than 70 topics that include shooting sports, scrapbooking, photography, sewing, aerospace, ATV safety, small engines and model building crafts? The answer is 4-H. Enrollment forms may be found on the Purdue Extension Putnam County website listed below and new this year are the two projects career exploration and plumbing. ...
Exploring the myths and truths about breast cancer
Throughout our lifetime we may have heard and/or continue to hear myths. Growing up we may have heard "step on a crack, break your mother's back" or walking under a ladder will cause years of bad luck and others. So it is without surprise we find myths permanent in the medical industry, especially in reference to breast cancer. This article will dispel myths associated with breast cancer. The top five myths of breast cancer are:...
Master Gardener advanced training seminar set Feb. 22
It's time for the annual Putnam County Master Gardeners Advance Training Seminar, to be held Feb. 22. The group will be exploring the pretty and the practical. Come for an exciting day of increasing your gardening knowledge, vendor shopping, fellowship, door prizes, and of course, the food. Enjoy breakfast and lunch (included in registration fee of $45). The seminar is open to the public, so you don't have to be a master gardener...