By Dave Ellis
With all the rain the area is getting, residents may never get a change to plant the gardens. The rain is making the grass grow faster. But who knows when the sun will come out to dry the gardens and grass.
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 and Freda Jamison, Hazel Simmons, Mary Alice Simmons, Reva Hartman, Sandy Washburn, Evelyn Ruddle and Sandra Vandevander; prayer list – Richard Campbell, Effie Harr, Brian Wilton, Tyler Moore, Tristan Hartman, Ronald Hayes, Becky Hedrick, Joshua Shirk, Libby Leeson, Doug Judy, Kay Alt, Ronnie Bowers Sr., Allen Kile II, Donna Bennett, Lloyd Hartman, Mia Mahoney, Anne Hartman, Jack Vogel, Rick Hoover, Virginia Richardson, Ruth Simmers, Harry Allen Warner, Roberta Bennett, Quinley McConnell, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Grace Hammer, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Anita Hartman, Danny Arbogast, Jim Bible, Gloria Moats, Randy Bennett, Jason Conley, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Carolyn Gilbert, Charlie Westfall and Anna Lee Mitchell.
Prayer thought: “Heavenly Father, help me to continue to honor you in my response to the difficult situations I may face.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for May 9 through May 15, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: May 9 – 64°, 32°, frost (63°, 47°); May 10 – 70°, 34° (61°, 44°); May 11 – 73°, 37° (63°, 39°); May 12 – 71°, 51° (61°, 38°); May 13 – 70°, 56°, .14” (63°, 31°, freeze); May 14 – 72°, 57°, .18” (64°, 35°) and May 15 – 75°, 53°, .1” (66°, 34°).