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November 26, 2013

Community happenings: Holiday events, gardening classes

Landfill accepting trees after tornadoes

In order to assist area residents and businesses following the tornadoes that recently impacted the region, the Cass County Solid Waste Management District Board has approved a resolution allowing the Oakridge Landfill to accept trees and vegetative material for a 90-day period.

All normal landfill fees will still apply for the disposal of this material.

Flu vaccines available for children Dec. 17

The Cass County Health Department will be offering free seasonal flu vaccines to children 6 months to 18 years by appointment only on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 512 High St.

This clinic is only for children who have Medicaid, no health insurance or have health insurance that does not cover flu vaccine. Call 574-753-7760 for an appointment.

City sets schedule for Thanksgiving

Logansport city offices and municipal utilities offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

There will be no trash service on Thanksgiving Day. Trash pickup schedule will be one day behind for the remainder of the week, with a Saturday pickup.

Choral club show in the works in Rochester

ROCHESTER — The 40-member Fulton County Choral Club will present a Christmas program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, in the First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, 1000 Main St., Rochester.

As part of the program, a food drive will be held to benefit a local food pantry.

Group will offer classes on gardening

The Acts Project is giving a series of seven lessons covering how to determine the purposes for your garden plot (whether as a community gardener or individual) (culinary, stretch my food dollars, nutrition, children, philanthropy to name just a few) and how to plan, design, how to maximize production on as small an area as possible and how to put little effort in maintenance.

These lessons will be taught in 3 different locations at different times, so that it will fit the schedules of all interested . Plus if you miss one you can make that lesson up the same week somewhere else. These locations, dates, and times are as follows:

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  • Relay for Life seeking volunteers The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Cass County to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the

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  • BMV hours, egg hunt, cemetery cleanup, Walmart grants BMV branches closed for Good Friday INDIANAPOLIS -- BMV license branches will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday, an Indiana state holiday, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Don Snemis announced last week. All license

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  • Celebrating the Arts set for Saturday in Winamac The arts are alive and well in Winamac, and Psi Iota Xi is on a mission to prove it. The sorority's annual Celebrating the Arts event will be a showcase for the talents of the community, said Leeann Wright, sorority member and event chairwoman. "This

    April 10, 2014

  • Student artwork, Dine for Downtown and more Check out students' artwork this week The Logansport Art Association is currently hosting the "High School Show" in the gallery at 424 Front St. There will be public receptions from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday and noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the galler

    April 9, 2014

  • Recycling events in the works in Cass County The Cass County Solid Waste Management District will host an R-Day event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pioneer Elementary School in Royal Center. Event organizers say they will accept recyclables such as metal and tin cans, No. 1 and 2 plastic bot

    April 9, 2014

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