Dave Smith is making his own small corner of the Nanticoke watershed more earth friendly by converting farmland into wetlands and grasslands. See more on page 10.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

Troubled waters loom in future of Nanticoke?

BUSY TIME - As cold weather approaches, builders and city officials are pushing to get projects finished. Page 2

IT WAS A HOOT - There was a time when basketball was king. Take a walk down memory lane to the days of the Laurel Owls. Page 18

AGREEMENT - Bridgeville officials and the developer of a large golf and housing project make a final agreement. Page 19

ON THE RUN - The Seaford High cross country season comes to an end on the hills of Brandywine State Park. Page 20

FIRST WIN - The Woodbridge Raider football team overcomes injuries and limited numbers of players to earn its first win of the season, 26-0 over Polytech. Page 22

THE BUZZ - Student journalists at Seaford High School donít shy away from the issues. Page 31

BIRDSí WORDS - Writers fill pages on school issues at Seaford High School. Page 31