Indiana Weekend Digest

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AP-Indiana tales for the weekend of July 11-12. Could also be up to date. Members utilizing Trade tales ought to retain the bylines and newspaper credit score strains. In case you have questions, please contact the AP-Indiana bureau at 317-639-5501, 800-382-1582 or indy@ap.org.

SATURDAY EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-6-YEAR-OLD’S GENEROSITY

KOKOMO, Ind. — Gavin Whitacre, a 6-year-old pupil at Japanese Elementary College in Howard County, had an thought to start out a lemonade stand to make a bit of cash to place into his financial savings account. However then he heard about Taylor Godfrey, the 18-year-old Western Excessive College graduate who was significantly injured in a automotive crash in Might and has been combating for her life ever since. After that, Gavin nonetheless wished to start out a lemonade stand. However as an alternative of holding the cash for himself, he determined he wished to provide all of it to Taylor. By Carson Gerber. Kokomo Tribune. SENT: 850 phrases, pictures requested.

EXCHANGE-COMMUNITY GARDENS

INDIANAPOLIS — Sharrona Moore makes a promise yearly: to donate half of what her backyard grows. However it’s not likely her backyard, it’s the group’s backyard. Moore is the founder and foremost steward of the Lawrence Neighborhood Backyard. And far of the produce she grows on its seven acres goes to meals pantries and meal companies for senior residents. This 12 months, nevertheless, she gained’t have as a lot. By Sarah Bowman. The Indianapolis Star. SENT: 1,500 phrases, pictures requested.

SUNDAY EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-FLYING BOXCAR

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The ultimate items of a C-119 “Flying Boxcar” plane bought by the Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum have made it to Columbus, the fruits of months of planning and a number of other journeys to Wyoming to select up components of the disassembled airplane. The 40,000-pound airplane, which isn’t airworthy, was taken aside a number of months in the past at an airport in Greybull, Wyoming, the place the plane’s components have been loaded on to vans and pushed 1,460 miles to the Columbus Municipal Airport. By Andy East. The Republic. SENT: 850 phrases, pictures requested.

EXCHANGE-RIDER’S BOND

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — She fell in love with him once they first started using. Mary Ann Hope, 73, has been using Flash for greater than eight years now. He’s a 28-year-old pony who lives at Ellington Stables. Her bond with the horse was necessary as a result of after the profitable kidney transplant, it was found that Hope had a blood clot. She had a stent put in, however the blood movement by no means returned to her left foot. Her left foot and a part of her leg needed to be amputated. By Phil Steinmetz. The Herald-Occasions. SENT: 900 phrases, pictures.

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