December 4, 2016

Turner community gathers to plant flowers along village sidewalks

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Vann Chasteen, 4, helps shovel away some excess dirt before the flowers are planted.
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Gary Bates, village treasurer, plants flowers along a sidewalk in Turner.
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Several orange and yellow flowers, as well as iris bulbs, were planted in Turner May 18.
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Sharon Bouchard sticks flowers in the freshly tilled dirt.
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Village clerk Amanda Bellinger and village president Justine McGraw plant flowers May 18.
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Jodi Aikens plants an iris along the street in Turner.
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Diane Fields lies flowers on the dirt, creating a pattern for them to be planted in.
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Lee Cummings and Steve Ballinger scoop dirt into a tractor bucket.
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Dane Kroczaleski runs a rototiller to prepare the ground for planting.
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Residents and village council members of Turner gathered in front of the village hall May 18 to plant flowers along sidewalks in the village. The flower-planting was part of an effort by the village to spruce up the village. Other projects in the beautification effort include filling potholes and clearing sidewalks of debris. Several people showed up to lend a hand with the flower planting, as ground between the sidewalks and curbs had to be rototilled, and some dirt needed to be moved before the flowers were planted.

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