ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – It started off as a hobby his wife enjoyed, and now Clayton Shelburne is making blankets on his own after her death.
The 88-year-old Indiana man has already made several dozen blankets, supplying enough for one to go with every patrol car with the Zionsville Police Department and the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
“I just felt there was a need,” Shelburne told WXIN.  He said he remembered one story about a father leaving his sleeping son in a broken-down vehicle along a highway while the father went to get help.
Police said the blankets would go a long way.
“We could show up to a crash and the weather could be like it is now where it’s nice and cold and that blanket will come in real handy when you wrap it around somebody in need,” said Sgt. Adrian Martin of the Zionsville Police Department.
Shelburne said his wife first started making blankets with a camping …
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