Come Sale Away

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    Shoppers perused the items in Pam Patterson's garage April 17 in Ireland. The neighborhood south of State Road 56 and west of Jasper is known for its annual yard sales the Thursday and Friday preceding Easter. Patrons from Dubois and surrounding counties come to shop. "The things you never think would sell go first," Patterson said. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Reid Adams, 12, wore a bunny costume while advertising the cookies, popsicles and lemonade he and his friends were selling on Good Friday along Ladino Drive in Ireland. The friends set up the sale to capitalize on the opportunity to peddle sweets to customers visiting nearby yard sales. "As long as I can't see them in the container, I am safe," Adams said of refraining from eating the homemade cookies himself. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Among the items for sale at Pam Patterson’s in Ireland on April 17 were Christmas-themed novelties.

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    Michelle Brown of Jasper shopped for clothes for her 5-year-old daughter in Pam Patterson's garage April 17 in Ireland. "You just never know what you are going to find, and almost everything is a great deal," Brown said. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Above: Madison Jung, left, Caroline McCance and Aislinn Young, all 11, organized items for sale in their garage sale at the Pies residence Good Friday morning in Ireland. The funds raised at the sale will help pay for the children's trip to the Destination Imagination global competition next month in Knoxville, Tenn. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Daniel Pies, 10, left, Priyal Sharma, 10, Madison Jung, 11, and Aislinn Young, 11, shouted to passersby about the coffee they hoped to sell during a yard sale at the Pies residence Good Friday morning in Ireland. The funds raised from the sale will help pay for the children's trip to the Destination Imagination global competition next month in Knoxville, Tenn. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Shoppers sifted through items in Terri Jacob's yard sale Good Friday morning in Ireland. The sale included a used prom dress for $40 and a scooter priced at $1,200. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Aiden Pieper, 10, tried on a tiara as Ajay Sermersheim, 11, both of Jasper, examined a box in Karen Matsel's yard sale April 17 in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Adam Drew of Montgomery, 1, played under a ladder in Pam Patterson's garage sale in Jasper on Thursday April 17. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Stephanie Stemle of Ireland, left, guided her 2-year-old son Hudson down the driveway after visiting Terri Jacob's yard sale Good Friday morning in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald