There's putting out the welcome mat . . . and then there's putting out the welcome mat.
Instead of preparing to greet a visitor, a Lower Macungie Township resident recently learned the more literal meaning of the phrase when she found her welcome mat had been burned, according to .
Kathy Ann Schussler reported the criminal mischief incident at 10:51 p.m. July 5 at 4626 Belmont Drive.
No damage value was given.