Funny Things Kids Say: Learning new words can be puzzling

Children don’t always learn to use new words appropriately. Eva, 4, and Maria, 2, were playing with puzzles ...

Cozy winters with the Yoders

Winter months do have a twist all their own. For many of us Amish housewives, the quiet winter months are a time to catch...

Peace on Earth

Peace is something that can be sought after. It can be pursued. A person can strive to live in peace. This holiday season, to...

Markle News: 12-26-18

By DONNA BROWN After all of the lessons I learned having been married for 66 years, I thought I would start the new year with...

Things to do during the winter’s chill

The bleak midwinter is here, but there’s still some activities those with a green thumb can do to stay busy during the coldest and...

Christmas, a century ago

Looking back on the holiday season from 1918 ...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: NIGHT DRIVING & SALVATION

NIGHT DRIVING & SALVATION The older I get, the less I enjoy driving after dark. Even when the oncoming vehicles have set their lights to an...

Bob and Gerty Joker to celebrate 50th anniversary

On a warm summer day, coworkers discussed their dilemmas. The first, a woman in her forties, had a son who just came home from Vietnam...

Surviving December 25th

Plan for a stress-free holiday this Christmas. If you will be with family and friends, remember the holidays are not a competition. Do your...

Sausage and sauerkraut: A New Year favorite

How is everyone? Ready to settle down after the holidays and have a quieter schedule? I know winter does tend to be long and cold...