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Stories from Thursday, November 2, 2006

Salmonella cases monitored (11/02/06)
With word of a potential outbreak of salmonella in several states, including Indiana, local health officials say they are on the lookout for any possible cases. Officials with the Putnam County Health Department say they are not aware of any cases in the county right now, however, they are continuing to monitor the situation...
Planning for future point of Republican campaigns (11/02/06)
For Amos Thomas, the Republican candidate for state representative in District 44, winning the November election would be another stepping stone in continuing the family tradition in public service. On Wednesday, Thomas met with the Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma at the Putnam County Republican headquarters to talk to residents about the House Republican's 12-point plan for Indiana's future...
Tiger sculpture art tied to ArtsFest (11/02/06)
In William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger," he writes, "Tyger, tyger burning bright In the forests of the night." Well, the tiger sculptures scattered around DePauw University are certainly burning bright as they represent different groups, organizations and individuals on campus...
Cougars to face Cadets for sectional title (11/02/06)
The North Putnam High School football team may be in for its biggest challenge of the season Friday when it hosts Cascade. And the stakes are high. Very high. With a sectional championship on the line, the Cougars will try to improve to 12-0 on the season while the Cadets will be looking to avenge their only loss of the 2006 campaign...
Frank L. Douglas (11/02/06)
Nov. 7, 1913-Oct. 31, 2006 Frank L. Douglas, 92, Rockville, died Tuesday night at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Dana, he was the son of George Douglas and Frae (Jackson) Douglas. He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church. He married Hazel Snodgrass, who died in 1981...
Donald Leer (11/02/06)
July 16, 1934-Nov. 1, 2006 Donald Leroy Leer, 72, Greencastle, died Wednesday afternoon at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Leroy and Flossie (Pulliam) Leer. A 1952 graduate of Greencastle High School, he served in the U.S. Army and was employed by IBM Corp. for 25 years, retiring in February 1987. He was a member of American Legion Post 1550...
James D. Thomas (11/02/06)
Sept. 9, 1926-Oct. 31, 2006 James D. Thomas, 80, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born on Wade Street in Indianapolis, he was the son of J. Donald and Dora Alice (Knauer) Thomas. Thomas was a 1944 graduate of Reelsville High School and received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from Purdue University. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, serving in the South Pacific during World War II...
Lois Justine Smith (11/02/06)
Nov. 15, 1925-Nov. 1, 2006 Lois Justine Smith, 80, Greencastle, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Bluffton, she was the daughter of Jesse LeRoy and Verga Pauline (Smeltzer) Elzey. A graduate of P.A. Allen High School in Bluffton, she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Bluffton. She had resided in Greencastle for 52 years...
O.L. Dudley (11/02/06)
May 29, 1916-Nov. 1, 2006 O.L. Dudley, 90, Fillmore, died Wednesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Fountain County, he was the son of Olen O. and Sarah (Coffing) Dudley. A retired farmer, he had also been an assistant to Dr. Brattain and was a motor route carrier for the BannerGraphic...
Ruth L. Leonard (11/02/06)
Ruth L. Leonard, 78, formerly of Putnam County, died Oct. 28 in Venice, Fla. She had worked in Terre Haute, Brazil, Greencastle, and at IBM Corp. surviving are her husband, Claude T. Leonard; sister Mary Clodfelter and husband Gerald, son Steve, two stepsons, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Glenda S. Close (11/02/06)
Glenda S. Close, 52, Coatesville, died Wednesday. Arrangements pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.