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88 Years Ago July 4, 1924

FORD TRUCK WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE More...

Firefighters Join the Ranks

Putnam’s proud tradition of volunteerism in the emergency services field is alive and well following the graduation of 15 young firefighters. More...

4-H Fair Time is Right Around the Corner

Posters announcing this month’s Putnam 4-H Fair are now on display across the county. The fair, expected to attract more than 25,000 men, women and children, will be held July 27, 28 and 29 at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. More...

Independence Day Gets Early Start in Lake Carmel

The Independence Day holiday got an early start in Lake Carmel Saturday night, when a colorful fireworks display thrilled thousands of onlookers around the lake. More...

Healthcare Ruling Sparks Comment

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, which upheld most key aspects of President Obama’s health care overhaul, clearly isn’t the final word, as doctors, politicians and citizens review what it means. More...

Putnam-Larchmont Fire Safety Connection Is Born

Officials in Putnam County and the Village of Larchmont have promised to work together in an effort to avoid future calamities like the nightmare that occurred on May 1 in Carmel when an early-morning fire claimed the lives of four people. More...

Love of Country:

Young People on Why it Matters

Elizabeth and Roger Ailes this year provided five students with $1,000 scholarships to encourage and assist them in college or vocational training. More...

Putnam People

Cole ge Graduates More...

Former Carmel Residents in the Midst of Colorado Wildfires; Ready to Flee

Sally McCracken-Maertens and her husband, the Rev. Henry Maertens, find themselves in the midst of the Colorado wildfires. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck