By Dave Ellis
As a new month starts, there is some good news to go with March. Spring starts soon, plus the daylight is giving more sunshine in the evening. The burning law that goes with March winds went into effect March 1.
Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins – Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Pam Riner, Anna Tessi, Ira and 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, Leann Britton, Mia Mahoney, Anne Hartman, Jack Vogel, Virginia Richardson, Cub Bennett, Rick Hoover, Don Rexrode, Ruth Simmers, Harry Allen Warner, Nancy Raines, Roberta Bennett, Quinley McConnell, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Garry Propst, Winona Judy Hewitt, Grace Hammer, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Anita Hartman, the family of Larry Blankenship, family of Vergie Cartwright and the family of Luther Hedrick.
Prayer thought: “Creator God, you’ve created the world and all that’s within it, and yet you love me and want to use me for your glory. Help me to look to you for help, knowledge and strength.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Feb. 21 through Feb. 27, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Feb. 21 – 58°, 41° (38°, 3°); Feb. 22 – 59°, 51°, .07” (45°, 29°, 2.5” snow); Feb. 23 – 64°, 41° (51°, 27°); Feb. 24 – 42°, 31°, .8” (62°, 26°); Feb. 25 – 49°, 32°, .23” (45°, 29°); Feb. 26 – 42°, 26° (41°, 30°, 1” snow) and Feb. 27 – 46°, 29° (51°, 32°, .49”).