By Dave Ellis
This past week, Mr. Winter couldn’t make up his mind if the area was going to have warm or cold temperatures. The afternoons have been nice with temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. But, when the sun goes down, it gets cold. Spring is only two months away.
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, Paul Mallow, Sandy Bennett, Pam Rexrode, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Jack Judy, Ruthalene Judy, Jason Rexrode, the family of Richard Huffman and the family of Johnny Rexrode.
Prayer thought: “Let us celebrate the underserved grace that God has given and understand more fully what it means to extend your grace onto ourself.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Jan. 9 through Jan. 15, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Jan. 9 – 41°, 28° (44°, 33°, .35”); Jan. 10 – 43°, 20° (33°, 13°); Jan. 11 – 44°, 24°, .36” (34°, 12°); Jan. 12 – 54°, 34°, .01” (50°, 36°); Jan. 13 – 41°, 31°, .01” (41°, 34°); Jan. 14 – 32°, 23°, .25” snow (40°, 30°) and Jan. 15 – 42°, 13° (32°, 16°).