Officials from the town of New Palestine joined with the New Palestine Chamber of Commerce, New Palestine Main Street and members from the New Palestine High School Garden Club to help spruce up the town during a beautification day Saturday. The group planted flowers in pots and beds along U.S. 52. (Kristy Deer / Daily Reporter)
NEW PALESTINE — Alex Griffith took both hands and dug them deep into the potting soil. Once he thoroughly mixed up the dirt, he pulled his hands out and started patting the dirt down. He was making sure it was tilled just right, getting it ready for others to plant spring flowers.