Yard sale benefits local woman fighting lung cancer

A benefit yard sale for area resident Sherry Douglas is slated for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21-24 at 618 W. Auburn Ave.

Donations of clean, usable items would also be appreciated and are being collected through Friday, Aug. 15. To make a donation, contact Kathy Clark, 597-0447; Bobby Cole, 844-6411; or Amie Rausch, (567) 712-4238.

Ms. Douglas is a single mother who has been battling a rare lung cancer since 2008. Earlier this month, her left lung and a tumor were surgically removed and she is recovering.