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...

Events at the Creative Arts Council of Wells County: 12-3-18

Events at the Creative Arts Council of Wells County, 211 Water St. in Bluffton. 260-824-5222. www.wellscocreativearts.com creativeartscouncil@gmail.com Twitter: @CACWells Facebook: Creative Arts Council of Wells County. Balentine Gallery hours—Monday...