By Dave Ellis
It’s that time of the year to change the clocks again. A person gains an extra hour of sleep as the clocks are turned back an hour.
With the warm temperatures last week, not many guns were going off to shoot the does. Not too often that the end of October has this warm weather.
Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins – Mary Mitchell, Bucky Moyers, Pam Riner, Anna Tesi, Ruby Propst, Alice Johnson, Arlin Dale and Freda Jamison, Hazel Simmons, Reva Hartman, Mary Alice Simmons, Sandy Washburn, Larry Moyers, Sandra Vandevander and Woodrow Hartman; prayer list – Richard Campbell, Tristan Hartman, Joshua Shirk, Ava George, Roberta Bennett, Olin Hoover, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Debbie Horst, Myrtle Hammer, Pam Rexrode, Nancy George, Harry Allen Warner, Margaret Wimer, Sherman Bennett, Wendell Nelson, Donald Burns, Neal Eye, David Bowers, Vada Bible, Keith George, Ruby Gail Roberson, Gary Hess, Ruth Bauer, Anna Lee Mitchell, Jeff Evick, Jeff Apicella and the family of Jean Landes.
Prayer thought: “Dear God, my hope in you is firm and secure not because my faith is strong, but because you’re faithful to do as you’ve promised.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Oct. 23 through Oct. 29, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Oct. 23 – 65°, 29°, frost (68°, 33°); Oct. 24 – 72°, 37° (71°, 29°); Oct 25 – 80°, 46° (75°, 36°); Oct. 26 – 79°, 38° (62°, 50°, .22”); Oct. 27 – 75°, 55° (60°, 43°); Oct. 28 – 73°, 60° (59°, 30°) and Oct. 29 – 74°, 60°, .03” (63°, 24°)