By Dave Ellis
Another month is starting as October leaves the area in a dry condition with very little rain at the end of the month.
Remember to change the clocks on Sunday morning; however, most folks change their clocks prior to going to bed Saturday night.
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, Ronnie Bowers Sr., Allen Kile II, Lloyd Hartman, Ruth Simmers, Roberta Bennett, Harry Allen Warner, Quinley McConnell, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Randy Bennett, Carolyn Gilbert, Glenn Sites, Shyrl Smith, Billy Rowe, Alaska Kimble, Carroll Michael, Myrtle Hammer, Kathy Propst, Marcia C. “Marty” Warner, Paul Mallow, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Betty Smith, Pam Rexrode, Sandy Bennett, Jimmie Bennett, Ed Hammer, Braden McClanahan and the family of Jack Vogel.
Prayer thought: “We can find comfort knowing that no matter where we are in life, when we call out to God in prayer, He’ll offer us the love, wisdom and guidance we need.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Oct. 24 through Oct. 30, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Oct. 24 – 71°, 29° (61°, 46°); Oct. 25 – 75°, 36° (64°, 50°, .34”); Oct. 26 – 62°, 50°, .22” (54°, 49°, .02”); Oct. 27 – 60°, 43° (58°, 43°); Oct. 28 – 59°, 30° (59°, 37°, .09”); Oct. 29 – 63°, 34° (56°, 41°, 1.55”) and Oct. 30 – 62°, 29° (54°, 48°, 1”).