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Stories from Friday, October 20, 2006

Local, state candidates meet with public at Farm Bureau forum (10/20/06)
Assistant Editor Several state and local candidates took advantage of an opportunity presented by Putnam County Farm Bureau Thursday as they appeared at a "Meet the Candidates" forum at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. And the real fireworks exploded when the two candidates for Putnam County Sheriff took to the podium...
Putnam man arrested after pursuit (10/20/06)
A Reelsville man will face charges in both Clay and Putnam counties after a high speed pursuit involving the Brazil Police and the Clay and Putnam County sheriff's departments. Around 1:21 a.m., Patrolman Jeff Bucklin attempted to stop a Ford Expedition in Brazil for several traffic violations. Instead of stopping, driver Timothy A. Cheatham, 41, turned off the vehicle's lights and fled at a high rate of speed south of the city...
Greencastle LoBills to close by Thanksgiving (10/20/06)
Putnam County residents who buy their groceries at the Greencastle LoBill Foods will have to look elsewhere for their shopping needs starting next month. On Thursday, officials with Marsh Supermarkets, owners of LoBill Foods, announced that Greencastle is among 16 Midwestern stores scheduled for closing by Thanksgiving...
Nov. 17, 1923-Oct. 19, 2006 (10/20/06)
Morris G. "Red" Boyce, 82, formerly of Poland and Brazil, died Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle where he had lived since January. Born in Center Point, he was the son of Raymond and Edith Youngblood Boyce. He began working as a mechanic at the former Jap Turner Garage in Brazil in 1943 and left in 1945 to become a coal miner for Big Bend Coal for seven years. From 1952-88, he was a dragline oiler for the AMAX mine south of Staunton before retiring...
July 5, 1926-Oct. 18, 2006 (10/20/06)
Eleanor J. Moore, 80, formerly of Greencastle, died at her daughter's residence in Rosedale on Wednesday. Born in Bellmore, she was the daughter of Clarence J. and Hazel M. (Martin) Knauer. She was a graduate of Bellmore High School. She was a homemaker and worked at Putnam County Hospital...
Died Oct. 19, 2006 (10/20/06)
Gerald Hartman, 94, Avon, formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday afternoon at Heartland Healthcare at Prestwick, Avon. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.