Students collect brushes for dentist
Students at Mount Airy Elementary School are aiding local dentist Dr. Paul Burkett, who is traveling to Ecuador to volunteer his dental skills for needy people.
The students have been collecting new children's toothbrushes, which Dr. Burkett will distribute.
The school is at 405 N. Main St., Mount Airy. The collection drive ends today.
* Mount Airy: Units from Mount Airy and Lisbon of Howard County and New Market of Frederick County responded to a chimney fire on Carroll Avenue at 9:16 a.m. Monday. Units were out for 16 minutes.
Fire units from the Mount Airy station were dispatched for a chimney fire on South Main Street at 9:36 p.m. Sunday. They were out for 34 minutes.