Putnam County libraries have announced its October activity schedule for the following locations.
A parent/caregiver education night provided mental health resources and information to families on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Parkside School in Peru.
Chief Senachwine Chapter regent, Sharon Bittner, and Hennepin mayor, Kevin Coleman, rung bells to celebrate the start of Constitution Week on Sept. 17.
The members of the Putnam County V.F.W. received a check from the Granville Cruise Committee for $4,000, courtesy of this year’s event.
The Chief Senachwine NSDAR Chapter will hold its regular meeting at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Lake Thunderbird Clubhouse in Putnam.
Letter to the editor for Putnam County.
The Marshall-Putnam Soil and Water Conservation Department will be holding its fall fish sales through Oct. 7. Sales flyers are available online on the group’s Facebook page or at www.marshallputnam.com.
The Marshall Putnam Retired Teachers Association will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Lake Wildwood Clubhouse located on IL Route 89.
Visitors of Putnam County Library this week were greeted with caution tape and a warning that some of the works on display may cause offense to those who choose to read them.
The Illinois State Police is in the process of awarding $1 million in grants to 32 local law enforcement agencies across Illinois, including the Peru police department and Putnam County Sheriff's Office, to conduct firearm enforcement efforts to help reduce gun violence.
Boers donated the funds to the program to help support student learning and skills development with woodworking.
Starting Oct. 3, the Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments will be accepting walk ins for COVID-19 shots including Moderna first dose, second does or bivalent booster doses.
Children ages 8-18 will learn the basics of 4-H through fall-themed activities, while accompanying adults will receive a 4-H crash course on enrollments, projects and the fairs.
Senachwine DAR Chapter Regent, Sharon Bittner, joined Putnam County Junior High School Principal Michael Olson and Social Studies Teacher Jessica Lenkaitis to help ring in Constitution Week for the students.
The Marshall-Putnam Fair will host a pulled pork dinner from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Shandy’s Pub and Grill.