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Lutheran Students Bring Hope to the U.S. Gulf Coast  (Fine homebuilding)

Posted by netorius on March 17, 2007

NEW ORLEANS (ELCA) — Dressed in white a hard hat with arespirator over her face, Lisa Evans, a senior at ValparaisoUniversity, Valparaiso, Ind., said, Were here to bring hope.We can make a big difference in just one week. Standing infront of a Hurricane Katrina-damaged house March 5 in NewOrleans, Evans joined more than 800 college and universitystudents participating in What a Relief! …

SPCA needs help with remodel 
The Solano SPCA is currently in the middle of a huge remodeling project thanks to a generous donation by Leroy and Margaret King of Fairfield. The Solano SPCA is looking for volunteers skilled in electrical, carpet and vinyl flooring, and carpentry that have some time to assist in completing

Safe Haven For Abused Children Vandalized 
The Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranches says vandals broke into a carpentry shop at a home for abused children and stole all the children’s saddles. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating Thursday night s break-in at The Ranch in Mulberry.

Obituaries, March 12, 2007 
Tennie Lou Barber, Mantachie J.W. Clayton, Etta Robert Earl Finley, Auburn Carol M. Hudson, Tupelo James Ray Jackson, Michie, Tenn. Lizzie Knox, Houston Malone Merritt, Saltillo Floyd Montgomery, Belmont Charles V. Owen, Corinth Martha Lyna Pittman, Corinth Bryce Rogers, Zion, Ill.

Gatehouse being restored 
FITCHBURG – For the past three days, volunteers have been restoring the historic gatehouse at Overlook Reservoir in Fitchburg.

There’s lots of drama at CCHS 
In theatre class, Churchill County High School students have the opportunity to show a variety of talents on stage. Such things include humor, personality, music, emotions, and most of all drama.

Author looks to his Irish roots to tell war story 
Even though he’s lived in America — mostly on Long Island — for 36 years, author Tom Phelan, 66, still sets all his novels in his native Ireland. That includes his latest, “The Canal Bridge” (Dufour; 288 pages; $25.95).

AM Report 
Elm Avenue : A New Rochelle cabdriver was robbed at knife point of $91 after driving a man to Mount Vernon Sunday night, police said. The Blue Bird taxi driver, 51, of Spring Valley, picked up a fare at the New Rochelle train station at 10:10 p.m. The man asked to go to Elm Avenue in Mount Vernon.

MIA costs go sky-high; $1 billion more sought 
Drywall and other finishes for a section of Miami International Airport’s North Terminal will cost $71.1 million — more than four times the original estimate. The bill for carpet and ceramic floors will be almost $11 million — up from the $3.2 million planned. And cabinets and fine carpentry will total $6.8 million — compared to the expected $2.4 million.

Learn more 
The American College of the Building Arts will hold an open house Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Noisette Campus, 1362 McMillan Ave. in North Charleston.


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