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Emmett Lingle, who is recovering from surgery, is thankful for his neighbors, who helped cut and bail hay this past week. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Neighbors harvest man's hay after injury

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"It's just neighbors helping neighbors," says Emmett Lingle.

His neighbors decided to volunteer their time to cut and bail 150 acres of Lingle's land.


The retired teacher and farmer had surgery a couple weeks ago to alleviate pain from his vertebrae pressing down on his spine. The injury happened after years of farming, he said.

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