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Vandals struck New Castle’s Highland Cemetery recently, damaging several tombstones.

New Castle Police Chief Chris Sadler said that maintenance workers clearing weeds noticed the vandalism around 2 p.m. Monday.

A total of seven stones were knocked over and damaged, Sadler said. Most of the stones were very old.

Anyone with information about the vandalism should contact the New Castle Police Department at 984-2303.

X-Drop LLC has joined forces with the American Red Cross to help benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

All you need to do is bring in new or used items to X-Drop, located at 718 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Spring,s and request the net proceeds be contributed to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Items will be sold on eBay and a check will be sent to the American Red Cross.

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