Gardening activities abound during May

Anyone who enjoys gardening looks forward to the month of May. It’s a new start and a fresh beginning. There’s plenty of outdoor chores...

Lancaster will mark Children’s Book Week

By KAYLEEN REUSSER “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.  “Thank You, Mr. Falker” by Patricia Polacco.  “Auggie and Me” by Raquel J. Palacio. These books, vastly different...

‘Discover Nature’s Playground’ May 13

Purdue Extension in Wells County, in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will host “Discover Nature’s Playground,” a family nature workshop, at...

Creative Arts Council of Wells County: 5-1-17

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...

Yoders go mushroom hunting

Editor’s Note: This column is about wild mushrooms. Wild mushrooms can be very dangerous or fatal to ingest if you don’t know how to...

Myths about child abuse

Violence is a learned behavior. The more a person sees of it, the more he/she accepts it as a normal part of life, the...

Markle News: 4-25-17

By DONNA BROWNToday I am enjoying the time in life in which some people call it the golden age. This is the time in...

Sour mulch can burn tender plants

Although the benefits of mulching garden plants are many, wood mulch that has been improperly stockpiled can lead to plant injury or even death....

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...