Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Spice up your holidays

Some of the most popular spices used this time of year are harvested from various parts of exotic tropical plants, lending a special flavor...

A Joyful Noise …

MUCH MORE THAT MERRY In 1935, British composer Arthur Warrell first wished people a merry Christmas. And 73 years later, his popular arrangement — based on...

Funny things kids say: A President, a boy and a Christmas list

The recent passing of former President George H.W. Bush makes this the perfect time to re-tell a Christmas story involving my nephew, Robert W....

A very Yoder Christmas

We bade the birth parents farewell. The door shut behind them. Could it be true? We looked at each other then at our darling...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: LESSON FROM THE DOGS

LESSON FROM THE DOGS My canine companions teach me a lot about life. Hilda is decisive and lives life based on her wants. Cautious about obeying commands...

Toy donations for Santa’s Workshop

Members of the Wells County Democrats brought in a lot of toys for Santa’s Workshop recently. Pictured are, from left to right, Faith Fund’s...

The Yoders share a beautiful Christmas story

(Part one of two) Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part column from Gloria about their long journey through the foster care system...

Try having a simple Christmas

Why not plan for a simple Christmas this year? This is the first week of Advent. Why not celebrate the season of Advent with...

Blankets donated to FCS

The sewing club at Bi-County Services recently made eight blankets and donated them to The Closet at Family Centered Services. Pictured are, from left,...

Honey locust a mystery tree

Q. Can you tell me what kind of tree this is? They were planted near our community lake 25 years ago. K.M., Indianapolis A. This...