Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Dorcas ‘maid’ the rounds

It is bright and early, and I feel cozy and blessed in a warm house, with a cup of coffee. There’s a nip in...

Social Entertaining

  (Part two of two parts) Last week’s column focused on “Family Entertaining”, especially for the holidays. This week’s column will take a closer look at...

Funny Things Kids Say: Way to grow, puppies in tow

Chuck and Marta Wysong and family of rural Wawaka are enjoying their home-based business of breeding golden retrievers. One way Chuck and Marta have...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: 12-23-2017

AN ETERNAL LEGACY For most of us, Christmas is a season of hope: hope we’ll receive a longed-for gift, a visit from a loved one,...

The big chill

When winter temperatures dip below zero and winds howl across the prairie, gardeners may worry that their trees and shrubs are taking a beating....

Alcohol-free St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone likes to celebrate at least a little bit on St. Patrick’s Day. But not everyone likes or even wants to drink alcohol on...

Signs of an alcohol problem

(Part two of two parts) The best time to take action for an alcohol problem is when you are sober. When you are calm. When...

Funny Things Kids Say: McDonald’s: A short trip back in time

One of the childhood memories that most people of my generation have is their first McDonald’s restaurant experience. The memory is so clear because a...

A new direction for Brickhouse

Carroll succeeds Hill as the executive director ...

Celebrates their 70th wedding anniversary

Alvin and Bernice Fiechter of Bluffton recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Alvin and the former Bernice Frauhiger were married Aug. 1, 1948, at the...