By Dave Ellis
The two weeks of buck deer hunting is over for the year. Congratulations to the hunters who got a buck. No hunters in the area were hurt which was a God blessing. Now bear season with dogs has started. Best of luck to those hunters.
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, 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, Ruth Simmers, Roberta Bennett, Raven Hoke, Harry Allen Warner, Quinley McConnell, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Charlotte Copley, Randy Bennett, Carolyn Gilbert, Glenn Sites, Billy Rowe, Myrtle Hammer, Kathy Propst, Jimmie Bennett, Marcia C. “Marty” Warner, Paul Mallow, Sandy Bennett, Pam Rexrode, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Ed Hammer, Braden McClanahan, Jack Judy, Ruthalene Judy, Jason Rexrode, Kent Rexrode and the Evelyn Ruddle family.
Prayer thought: “Beginning in the morning and throughout our life, may we always begin our day by taking of dependence as we pray to our Father in heaven.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Nov. 28 through Dec. 4, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Nov. 28 – 52°, 35°, .01” (45°, 35°); Nov. 29 – 53°, 37° (36°, 28°); Nov. 30 – 48°, 33°, .42” (52°, 30°); Dec. 1 – 39°, 24° (49°, 29°, .01”); Dec. 2 – 47°, 17° (51°, 39°); Dec. 3 – 55°, 28°, .2” (57°, 36°) and Dec. 4 – 46°, 24° (55°, 29°).
Total rainfall for November was 4.11”, compared to .48 in November of 2021.
Year-to-date rainfall is 39.55”, compared to 37.12” for the same time period last year.