By Kevin Williams
Okay, time to see what is going on in the news this week as related to the Amish.
ATV COLLIDES WITH BUGGY: Fortunately, no one was killed in this accident. An ATV rammed into the back of a horse-drawn buggy on a foggy road in Tennessee. Click here for the latest. Interestingly, I didn’t realize there was an Amish community that close to Chattanooga. Just illustrates how Tennessee is really seeing an increase in Amish over the past few years.
PLAIN REBUILDING IN HOUSTON: Houston isn’t a spot you’d typically think of as a place you’d see many Amish or Mennonites. But ever since the area was walloped by Hurricane Harvey last summer, the Plain people have been pouring in from all over with hammers, drills, dry wall, and more to help rebuild the city. They are very generous with their time and material. Click here to read more.
MILLIE’S SNOWBALL CUPCAKES: Check out Illinois Amish columnist Millie Otto’s recipe for snowball cupcakes. Click here.
CINCINNATI MENNONITES: We do have a lot of Greater Cincinnati residents on this website but even if you aren’t from Cincinnati, this article, to me, does a good job of “sorting out” the various threads of the Mennonite faith. So if you aren’t sure, this article is a good one for basics. Click here to read.
AMISH COUNTRY LOVE CAKE: Amish Country Chef Lee Ann Miller shares her recipe for “love cake”, check out the recipe posted on the Fox affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio. Click here.