Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Good-bye June, hello July. Fourth of July is Monday, and it will be a three-day weekend for some folks. Many people may be traveling through the area, so be careful on the road. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Shelda...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Good-bye spring, hello summer. The area has already been having hot days, but there are more to come. The farmers are out in their fields cutting the hay for livestock. Less rain means more days in the field. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren:...

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Smith Creek Friends Run

20 Years Ago  Week of June 20, 2002 Household Income  High in Franklin  Pendleton-Census With a median household income of $32,125, Franklin is, by far, one of the most prosperous municipalities in the Potomac Highlands, at least according to data from 1999 which was compiled by the US Census Bureau...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis What an amount of rainfall the area had for May. The area received 8.49” of rain. There were nine days that it didn’t rain. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Pam Riner, Anna Tessi, Ruby Propst,...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Well it’s official, school is out for the summer and vacation starts. Not much vacation when gas prices are high. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Pam Riner, Anna Tessi, Ruby Propst, Alice Johnson, Arlin Dale...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis What a week the area had, nothing but rain. The days were good for ducks, but not fishermen. The area received more than 3 inches of rain, starting Friday night. The rain canceled the Trout Rodeo. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins -...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis The writer wishes a “Happy Mother’s Day” to all mothers. This day only comes once a year, but every day should be an honor to those who earn it. Another month has started, and the daylight is getting longer. The farmers are turning the ground over, getting...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis What a lovely sight of spring…hummingbirds have been spotted, flowers on the fruit trees and flowers blooming. Now the bad news, grass needs to be mowed. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Pam Riner, Anna Tessi,...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Let’s hope Mother Nature is finished playing winter for the last time. Last year, the area had snow on April 21. On Monday, the area had snow which caused several accidents. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl...

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