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, Alice Johnson, Arlin Dale and Freda Jamison, Hazel Simmons, Mary Alice Simmons, Reva Hartman, Sandy Washburn, Evelyn Ruddle, Sandra Vandevander and Larry Moyers; prayer list – Richard Campbell, 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, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Jim Bible, Randy Bennett, Jason Conley, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Carolyn Gilbert, Charlie Westfall, Anna Lee Mitchell, Glenn Sites, Shyrl Smith, Barbara Bennett, Avis George, Pam Rexrode, Glenn Lee Hedrick and Billy Rowe.
Prayer thought: “Heavenly Father, thank you for placing a unique calling over my life. Help me to overcome my fears and step out in faith.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for May 30 through June 5, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: May 30 – 86°, 57° (62°, 42°); May 31 – 89°, 58° (72°, 43°); June 1 – 88°, 55° (75°, 46°); June 2 – 82°, 58°, .03” (76°, 57°); June 3 – 76°, 52° (74°, 58°); June 4 – 77°, 45° (80°, 61°) and June 5 – 78°, 46° (84°, 60°).
Total rainfall for May was 8.49”, compared to 1.52” in May of 2021.
Year-to-date rainfall is 18.3”, compared to 10.17” for the same time period last year.