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: shut-ins – Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Bucky Moyers, 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, Doug Judy, Kay Alt, Jack Vogel, Ronnie Bowers Sr., Allen Kile II, Donna Bennett, Lloyd Hartman, Mia Mahoney, Anne Hartman, Rick Hoover, Virginia Richardson, Harry Allen Warner, Ruth Simmers, 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, Glenn Sites, Shyrl Smith, Barbara Bennett, Avis George, Pam Rexrode, Billy Rowe and the Glenn Lee Hedrick family.
Prayer thought: “Let’s thank the One who made and saved us and dedicated all that He gave us. Thank you for ears to hear your wording, mouth to praise you and hands and feet to serve you.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for June 13 through June 19, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: June 13 – 85°, 61° (81°, 56°, .9”); June 14 – 77°, 64°, .48” (86°, 60°, .81”); June 15 – 93°, 65° (77°, 54°, .06”); June 16 – 94°, 67° (74°, 48°); June 17 – 89°, 64° (75°, 43°); June 18 – 72°, 59° (82°, 60°) and June 19 – 75°, 44° (81°, 62°).