By Dave Ellis
It sure makes a difference when moving the clocks one hour. It is getting darker earlier. With daylight earlier, the kids can see to get on the school bus.
This Friday is Veterans Day. This day is dedicated to those who sacrificed their time for one’s freedom. Give them the respect they deserve.
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 Jack Judy.
Prayer thought: “God knows how we feel. He can provide the words and action and all we need to serve others and accomplish His work.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Oct. 31 through Nov. 6, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Oct. 31 – 58°,49°, .31” (52°, 45°, .02”); Nov. 1 – 62°, 41° (52°, 40°); Nov. 2 – 61°, 43° (51°, 39°); Nov. 3 – 71°, 40° (45°, 23°); Nov. 4 – 72°, 42° (46°, 22°); Nov. 5 – 71°, 41° (47°, 21°) and Nov. 6 – 73°, 40°, .16” (50°, 18°).
Total rainfall for October was 2.69”, compared to 3.92” last year.
Year-to-date rainfall is 35.44”, compared to 36.64” for the same time period last year.