Taking a day to make pies

What an eventful day! Mom invited my two sister-in-laws and myself to her house for the day. Plans were to bake pies and do...

Christmas Day Survival Tips

Just in time for Christmas! The holiday season should not be a time of competition. There are those who simply cannot compete. There are...

Funny Things Kids Say: Grandparents: Gifts of life, love, memories

My mother-in-law, Wilma Housholder, went to her heavenly home Dec. 13. During the days before and following her funeral, we were blessed with many hours...

Creative Arts Council offers acting class and announces children’s show for summer of ’18

Wells Community Theater, a segment of the Creative Arts Council, announces a children’s production for 2018 and in addition announces audition dates and a...

Allium ‘Millenium’ named 2018 Perennial of the Year

The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) selected its 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year: Allium ‘Millenium’ (yes, that’s Millenium with just one n). This announcement...

O’Reilly – Skordos engagement

Timothy and Rhonda O’Reilly of Bluffton would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Marie O’Reilly, 26 of Bluffton. She will be marrying...

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.”...

Holiday loneliness

The holidays can be a lonely time for some people; and for a variety of reasons. Not having anywhere to go. Not having anyone...

Parks Department offers holiday events this week

Paws and Claus On Thursday, Dec. 14 the annual Paws and Claus event will be held at the city gym from 5:30 to 7 p.m....

Funny things Kids Say: Gift decision pleases Grandpa

Steve’s 8-year-old grandson moved to Seattle Washington, with his family. His dad John Herendeen has accepted a corporate job with Amazon. For his grandson’s...