Sheriff Don Smith takes cautious approach to self-arming



Putnam Sheriff Don Smith has taken a cautious approach about individuals licensed to carry firearms in the wake of Wednesday’s horrific chain of events in California.The sheriff told this reporter late Thursday afternoon: “As the residents of our co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Orange County man to challenge Maloney in 2016 for Congress



A former Orange County legislator has announced he will challenge Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney next fall. Republican Dan Castricone of Tuxedo is the second person to announce a run for the 18th Congressional District seat now held by the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jane Smith, wife of Putnam Sheriff Don Smith, passes away



Jane Smith, wife of Putnam Sheriff Don Smith, passed away early Sunday after losing a valiant fight against cancer with her husband by her side. Smith, 64, was called a “fighter” who refused to give up after battling the insidious disease for s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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