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Stories from Friday, January 5, 2007

Winter time to beware of carbon monoxide (01/05/07)
Headaches, fatigue, irritability and confusion maybe a few words to describe the recent holidays but they are also symptoms of a potentially deadly poison. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that has no color and no smell and can easily go unnoticed. CO poisons the body's blood cells and prevents them from receiving and using valuable oxygen. The gas is formed when something is not burned completely, or is burned in an enclosed space with insufficient airflow...
How does a carbon monoxide detector work? (01/05/07)
There are three different types of carbon monoxide detectors for residences and businesses: metal oxide semi-conductor (MOS), biometric, and electrochemical. Each of them work in different ways but for the most part the use different chemicals that react to CO gas that then set off an alarm...
Parent education key to safe schools (01/05/07)
The Putnam County School Safety Specialist Sub-Committee has several items on its agenda it has targeted as main concerns. On Thursday, the eight member sub-committee met at the Miller Education Center to discuss ways to improve consistency among the six county schools...
Donald E. Anderson (01/05/07)
March 6, 1917-Jan. 2, 2007 Donald E. Anderson, 89, died Tuesday at Northcrest Nursing Home, Michigan. Born in Big Rapids, Mich., he was the son of the late Nicholas and Blanche Stevens. He was a farmer in Big Rapids and was married to Virginia Finkbiener. He also was a custodian at Big Rapids Hospital before retiring to New Port Richey, Fla...
Robert E. Myers (01/05/07)
Sept. 16, 1914-Jan. 4, 2007 Robert E. Myers, 92, Hazelwood, died Thursday morning at his residence. Born in Danville, he was the son of Edward and Sarah Coddington Myers. He was the owner/operator of a Marathon-Phillips 66 Station at U.S. 40 and County Road 0 from 1957 until 1993...
Winfield Patterson (01/05/07)
May 6, 1939-Dec. 29, 2006 Winfield Patterson "Windy" Patterson, 66, Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Greencastle, died Dec. 29 at his residence. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lemuel and Pauline (Neeley) Patterson. He was a retired Army veteran and had served three tours in Vietnam. He relocated to Greencastle following Army retirement and worked for the Indiana State Farm before moving to California...