County hosting first of final budget hearings


The Putnam Board of County Commissioners will meet at 5:05 p.m. today for a budget hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2019-2020 budget.

Booze present during former sheriff’s arrest


Former Putnam County Sheriff Jeff Hardy was arrested after his girlfriend accused him of slapping her across the face, saying she had to defend herself from him doing it again.

Plans set for 9/11 remembrances


With the 18th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, several local churches and other organizations are planning ceremonies to remember those whose lives were lost and those who served to save the lives