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Today's Features

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    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks. When done properly it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best? 

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    15 Years Ago

    April 9, 1998

    Lauren Poer is the Williamstown Elementary School Intermediate Student of the Week. She is 12-years-old and is in the sixth grade. She was selected by her GLOW teacher. At school she participated in GLOW and Odyssey of the Mind. She is also a junior cheerleader and band member. Math is her favorite subject. 

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    The feathers are a flying in Grant County these days.

    A flock of wild birds, ranging in colors from hot pink to deep purple, have been popping up in yards all over the county. The birds stay a day or two and then for a small fee will move on.

    The “You’ve Been Flocked” campaign is a fundraising effort by Williamstown Baptist Church to raise $32,000 to send five adults and 15 youth group members to a mission camp in Haiti this summer.

  • Christ Community
    • April 20 - The church is looking forward to the special services with Jeff Centers, his wife and children 7 p.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

    Church 20/20
    • Pastor Earl Breeden - 859-814-7594 and Pastor Randy Robinson – 859-414-7253
    • Youth Leaders Daniel Coomer - 859-443-2503 and Colby Carrig - 859-814-4007

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    In case you haven’t heard of Matt Harding let me tell you about him.

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    Christ Community

    • April 20 - The church is looking forward to the special services with Jeff Centers, his wife and children 7 p.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21. For more information, call 859-394-2586.

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    With Easter last week, have you ever thought, “Why the Cross?” Have you ever wondered why God didn’t just declare us worthy to receive eternal life? Couldn’t He have done something different? 

    Unfortunately, no. The issue is our sin. God cannot tolerate sin. In fact, because of sin, we are said to be under God’s wrath! 

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    These Another Place In Time photos feature Robert and Sadie Pelfrey. Thanks to Joni Pelfrey for providing the photos and Lisa Pelfrey and Joyce Faulkner for calling in guesses.

     

     

    If you’ve got an old photo, you’d like to see featured in the News, bring it to the News office. Photos can be scanned and returned in the same visit.

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    Last year our serviceberry was afflicted with a whimsical looking disease; the beautiful blue berries that appear in the summer looked like something from a Dr. Seuss book.  In a good year the cedar wax wings usually flock in and eat the berries as they ripen, not so last year.  The strange, white tubular protrusions that the berries were covered in not only looked funny but they kept the birds away, too.