Funny things kids say: Color my world with love

Erika, who teaches elementary school children, shared this story which occurred after she had given specific instructions on what her students were about to...

Markle News: 6-19-18

By DONNA BROWN Today I will bring you up-to-date on birds. I suppose you have all heard that old saying that ‘a bird in the hand...

What is Hoarding?

(Part one of two parts) You might have heard the word “hoarding” before, but do you know what it is? According to a Mayo Clinic...

Gloria and Daniel deliver their own baby on Valentine’s Day

Picture this, it’s Tuesday evening about 8:45 when Gloria told me, “Daniel I started labor.” I was like, “You are kidding me!” I was...

Time to get serious about gardening

Now it begins. Now it all begins. May is the month when most gardeners will be getting serious about planting flowers and vegetables —...

Zanesville News 02-05-2018

Happenings in Zanesville this week: Wednesday Night Live and Women’s Study will be starting up again at the Zanesville United Methodist Church on Wayne Street...

A Joyful Noise … SPRING HAS SPRUNG

Someone should pass a law requiring stores like Lowe’s or Menards to play “O Come O Come Emmanuel” between March 20 and June 21. Such...

Funny things kids say: There is always time to pray

Grayson, 2, was running around and jumping up and down on the trampoline. Then he stopped and told his father, “Pray your hands, Dad.”...

A Joyful Noise …KEVIN IN HEAVEN AND MEMORIES

KEVIN IN HEAVEN AND MEMORIES Meet Kevin. Like many Christians, he read about Heaven, sang about Heaven, and dreamed about Heaven. Then he died. The following imagines his...

The Yoder kids get their shots

I tossed and turned. The mental list was only getting longer. “This is ridiculous, why waste this precious time when I could be sleeping?”...