Indian River County http://wqcs.org en "Waste Watch" has Waste Management workers keeping an eye on the community. http://wqcs.org/post/waste-watch-has-waste-management-workers-keeping-eye-community <p>Indian River County now joins neighboring counties in the effort.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:34:36 +0000 Jill Roberts 34427 at http://wqcs.org "Waste Watch" has Waste Management workers keeping an eye on the community. Indian River County has a pet-friendly emergency shelter. http://wqcs.org/post/indian-river-county-has-pet-friendly-emergency-shelter <p>Find out about pet-friendly shelters in your area <a href="http://www.floridapets.net/petfriendlyshelters.html">here.</a></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:57:07 +0000 Jill Roberts 30263 at http://wqcs.org Indian River County has a pet-friendly emergency shelter. Local couple trapped otters to raise household cash http://wqcs.org/post/local-couple-trapped-otters-raise-household-cash <p>Indian River County native Edna&nbsp;MacPherson and her late&nbsp;husband&nbsp;shipped otter skins to Northern markets, where they&nbsp;were made into&nbsp;coats and&nbsp;hats.&nbsp;They made&nbsp;enough money that way to&nbsp;buy a couple of&nbsp;appliances&nbsp;for their home and pay for&nbsp;a power hook-up from&nbsp;Vero Beach.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:46:48 +0000 Janie Gould 12571 at http://wqcs.org Woman Says Farm Life Helped Prepare Her for Nursing Career http://wqcs.org/post/woman-says-farm-life-helped-prepare-her-nursing-career <p>Melba Campbell says slaughtering pigs taught her not to be afraid of the sight of&nbsp; blood or &quot;messy things.&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 01:34:40 +0000 Janie Gould 11521 at http://wqcs.org Family hiked Florida's sand ridge in search of 'perfect' Christmas tree http://wqcs.org/post/family-hiked-floridas-sand-ridge-search-perfect-christmas-tree <p>That was before Northern fir trees were available locally. Indian River County native Stan Tippin remembers sand pines instead.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 17987 at http://wqcs.org Family hiked Florida's sand ridge in search of 'perfect' Christmas tree Local dairy churned out truckloads of egg nog http://wqcs.org/post/local-dairy-churned-out-truckloads-egg-nog <p>A retired dairyman says the rich drink was&nbsp;a huge seller, but only between Thanksgiving and New Year's.</p> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 17988 at http://wqcs.org Local dairy churned out truckloads of egg nog Pioneer guava farmer on John's Island finally called it quits, moved to mainland http://wqcs.org/post/pioneer-guava-farmer-johns-island-finally-called-it-quits-moved-mainland <p>The last straw came when he&nbsp;couldn't&nbsp;get his guava-laden truck across the steep wooden bridge&nbsp;over the Indian River.&nbsp;&nbsp;Grandson Bill Harp of Winter Beach tells the story.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Janie Gould 17989 at http://wqcs.org Pioneer guava farmer on John's Island finally called it quits, moved to mainland