By Dave Ellis
Now that the football season is over and Valentine’s Day is gone for another year, the next event is time to change the clocks, followed by Easter. Watch out for the March winds.
Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins – Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Bucky Moyers, Pam Riner, Anna Tesi, 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, Sandy Bennett, Pam Rexrode, Jack Judy, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Ruthalene Judy, Jason Rexrode and Margaret Wimer.
Prayer thought: “Dear Jesus, thank you for never giving up of me. I surrender to you and ask that you please redeem what I’ve ruined.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Feb. 6 through Feb. 12, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Feb. 6 – 48°, 28° (33°, 10°); Feb. 7 – 58°, 25° (42°, 14°); Feb. 8 – 60°, 44° (45°, 27°); Feb. 9 – 68°, 46° (49°, 33°); Feb. 10 – 51°, 37° (51°, 28°, .01”); Feb. 11 – 41°, 28° (59°, 25°) and Feb. 12 – 37°, 31°, .33” (49°, 35°).