Caring for trees damaged during thunderstorms

Q. Several trees on my property were damaged during recent storms. Some just lost a few limbs, but others are split along the trunk....

Funny Things Kids Say: All good parties come to an end

As a wonderful Mother’s Day drew to a conclusion Sunday evening, Erin asked her two young daughters if they would do the dishes “since...

Dr. Carrie Pence Duke receives doctorate

Dr. Carrie Pence Duke, recently graduated from Ball State University with her Ph.D. in Nineteenth Century American Literature. She is currently teaching literature at...

Hold on to your hat, it’s the year-end softball game!

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in. Batter up! The last day of school had finally come. In...

Baby Boomers age gracefully and finish well

(Part two of two parts) Most Baby Boomers’ households have two spouses working. Some work from home. And some make more than $60,000 annually. The...

50th wedding anniversary: June 3, 2017

Kevin and Cheryl Crist will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 2 to 6 p.m. at...

Wells Co. Council on Aging: 5-17-17

Office Hours Monday through Friday are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 2008 Wells on Wheels (WOW) Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday from...

Pennsylvania Dutch not greek to the Amish

Editor’s Note: The Amish live in the United States and Canada. Some Beachy Amish Mennonite churches (a more liberal sect of the Amish) can...

Counseling will help as Baby Boomers mature

(Part one of two parts)It’s no secret; Baby Boomers are maturing. And counseling for those Baby Boomers is on the rise. There is a...

Funny Things Kids Say…Handmade sweater set unites generations

Happy Mother’s Day wishes for the mothers, grandmothers, “greats” and women who are “like a mother!”This week’s stories are a short Mother’s Day trip...