Lesson of the day: Making babies is simple

I greatly enjoy the “A Word A Day” email newsletter. I subscribed following a walk while in Mumbai, India, in January 2016. At a...

Jazlynn Kumfer of Ossian reads 1,000 Books

Jazlynn Kumfer (pictured sitting on her dad’s lap holding her prize book “How to Teach a Slug to Read”) recently completed the 1,000 Books...

Signs of an alcohol problem

Do you or someone you know struggle with the problem of alcohol? How can you know? Please check all that apply: • Drink to calm...

Blood drive April 29 in memory of Heath Bumgarner and Kane Krinn

The community is asked to give blood in memory of Heath Bumgarner and William Kane Krinn at a special blood drive held in their...

Yoders observe Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and...

Starter fertilizer: When is it warranted?

By CHARLES SHAPIRO University of Nebraska As you evaluate the cost of inputs you may use this spring, consider this: Only focusing on expenses without subsequent...

Felting class at Southern Wells

Southern Wells art students learned all about needle felting as Sue Powe, a guest artist from Fort Wayne shared the creative process at a...

Reading fun begins with glasses

Rita had a play date with her great-grandson, Braydence, who was almost 3 at the time. Braydence was watching cartoons on TV and Rita...

Alcohol Awareness

April is “Alcohol Awareness Month.” Alcohol use is still a problem in our society. And now is the time to highlight some of the...

A wedding not to trifle with

You may remember last week’s letter where I told of our plans to travel to Pennsylvania to attend a wedding where two of my...