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 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, Ava George, Doug Judy, Kay Alt, Jack Vogel, Ronnie Bowers Sr., Allen Kile II, Donna Bennett, Lloyd Hartman, Mia Mahoney, Anne Hartman, Rick Hoover, Ruth Simmers, Roberta Bennett, Virginia Richardson, Harry Allen Warner, Quinley McConnell, Jim Bible, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Randy Bennett, Jason Conley, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Carolyn Gilbert, Charlie Westfall, Glenn Sites, Shyrl Smith, Barbara Bennett, Pam Rexrode, Billy Rowe and the Steve Smith family.
Prayer thought: “It may look impossible, but whenever we gather our courage and follow Jesus, we’ll find ourselves stepping into a mild, generous life.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for June 20 through June 26, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: June 20 – 78°, 58° (85°, 63°); June 21 – 88°, 57° (88°, 64°); June 22 – 87°, 61°, .01” (71°, 53°, .4”); June 23 – 83°, 60°, .82” (73°, 43°); June 24 – 86°, 53° (75°, 45°); June 25 – 85°, 59° (79°, 49°) and June 26 – 81°, 64°, 1.5” (86°, 64°).