AXTELL — The public is invited to the 137th annual Midsummer Picnic of Bethany Lutheran Church will start at 5:30 p.m. June 21. The church is located two miles east and one mile south of Axtell.

LEXINGTON — Saidi Ringenberg of Lexington was first runner-up in the junior devision at last weekend’s National Make It With Wool competition in New Orleans. The event was part of the American Sheep Industry Association Convention.

Do you ever have those moments when you’re minding your own business and a thought comes out of nowhere? I had this happen to me just the other day. My husband and I recently celebrated our second wedding anniversary. This thought suddenly hit me while running errands: I am blessed to enjoy …

There are only 10 days until Christmas! It seems that society pushes us to get our decorations up earlier and earlier every year. Many of us find it to be a mad rush: cleaning, decorating, shopping, cooking and celebrating with family and friends. Yet, there is a longing in many of our heart…