Taming an overgrown hydrangea

Q: I have a hydrangea that is overgrown. It’s falling over and is too tall and wide. I would like it not...

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...

Gloria turns up the wheat

Patience. Perseverance. We all want it, but don’t necessarily want to take the path that it may take to get there. As a little...

Would you like some finger food?

We were in France recently. During the first week we participated in a French exchange. A group of us from northern Indiana stayed in...

Thanksgiving not as easy as pie for the Yoder’s this year, but still thankful

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I wonder what you think of as you prepare this holiday? As long as I remember, a hearty...

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?”...

A weed that’s worn down a gardener

Q: I have had a garden on our property for about 14 years. Naturally, we’ve always had to deal with weeds, but until last...

C.B. Stepp Reunion held

The C.B. Stepp Reunion was held at the Montpelier Civic Center on Sunday, Aug. 5. Cibert (C.B.) and Carry (Karns) Stepp were married in 1902w....

Zanesville News: 8-27-18

This is the last column of the month of August. Summer for the kids is over as all the schools are now in session...

Skye Fiechter reads 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 

Skye Fiechter recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Wells County Public Library. She is pictured with her parents Joel and...