Photo of the Day for Oct. 21
Greenfield Police Patrolman Blake Crull, center, and Sgt. Justin Jackson, right, received the Officer of the Year award recently during a meeting of the American Legion Post 119. They were awarded for rescuing a driver involved in a serious vehicle accident July 2 on U.S. 40. They are pictured with Greenfield Police Chief Brian Hartman, left.
Take your best shot
David Mikkelson was inducted into the Cumberland Honors Park Oct. 2, having his name added to the park’s monument stone and engraved in a brick paver at the Cumberland Town Hall entrance flag plaza. Mikkelson is a former town manager of Cumberland. Town officials have honored residents and employees of Cumberland since 1999 for service in the community, acts of valor or noteworthy accomplishments.
Off the shelves
The following items are available at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Descriptions are provided by the publisher, unless otherwise noted. For more information on the library’s collection or to reserve a title, visit hcplibrary.org.
Pumpkin to talk about: Community jack-o’-lantern display Oct. 23-31
GREENFIELD – Calling all carvers: your pumpkin work of art is needed to fright and delight the community.
Musical inspiration: Joan Cupp finds joy, ministry in her new home
MORRISTOWN – It wasn’t easy for Joan Cupp to move from the home she’s lived in 90 years– the home she was born in – and head to a nursing home.
Pets of the week
The following animals are available for adoption at Hancock County Humane Society, 214 E. Main St. in Greenfield. For more information, call (317) 462-5404 or visit hancockhumane.petfinder.com.
Wolfsie: How to get some snazzy snoozes
We had just landed at the Los Angeles International Airport, excited about our vacation. As we walked through the terminal I saw a man—I think it was a man—head slumped over, legs draped over his carry-on bag. Normally I wouldn’t have given him another thought. Goodness knows, I have always boasted of my own daytime slumbering ability. What caught my attention was the odd blanket he was wearing around his head and chest. The reason I only think it was a man is that all I could see was his nose.
Back when: Oct. 18-24
Borgman: I stand alone, the practical one
I am completely certain that I said, “Do not get in the water. There are no dry clothes in the car. You did not wear clothes for wading.”