By Kevin Williams
We have an interesting slate of stories in this week’s Amish in the News!
FIRE AFTERMATH: A community – both Amish and non – are uniting to help an Amish family cope with the aftermath of a fire that killed a bishop and his son. Very sad, but heartening to see the goodness of people pour forth. Click here to read.
AMISH TRAFFIC DEATHS: A spate of accidents in rural Wisconsin has lawmakers and locals wringing their hands to come up with a solution. Ultimately, wider road shoulders and slower drivers seem to help curb these tragic accidents. Click here to read more.
PRIZE-WINNING WHOOPIE PIE RECIPE: The annual farm show in Pennsylvania recently sponsored a whoopie pie making contest. Click here to get the recipe for the prize-winning entry!
SIMPLY AMISH: Check out this month’s column from Amish writer, Arlene Schmidt. She writes from rural Indiana in very much a Berne, Indiana style since that is where her roots lie. Click here to read her fun column.
VIRAL VIDEO: Every time a heavy snow arrives this video seems to pop back up and it is incredible to watch each time. Even the Washington Post took notice of this video’s ubiquity. Click here to read more about it and watch the video here.