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Monday, April 22, 2013 7:54 PM

Shisler credited for downtown beautification

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

When it comes to volunteer work, longtime gardener Stan Shisler’s roots run deep in the community.

Shisler, one of the community volunteers The Herald is highlighting in this issue to coincide with National Volunteer Week, has spent “hundreds of hours on the corners downtown — getting up early in the morning and coming back late at night,” some association members said, to help beautify the historic downtown business district by planting and tending to the flowers, shrubs and landscaping.

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