Even smaller acts of kindness to those outside the Ohio Amish community are based in the communal spirit. The story was told of an English person who left a Coleman lantern at a local shop for repair. He forgot the lantern, moved out of the community and was gone for almost 7 years. Then an article appeared in the local newspaper about something this man was doing. The shop owner who still had the lantern after all that time, wrote to the customer and encouraged him to pick up his lantern the next time he was in the area. Anyone ...
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By: Nancy Lembke

The day had barely begun when we noticed some unusual activity happening in front of our property.  A semi & a pickup truck had stopped on the road, not a typical occurrence on this State Route that runs from Sugarcreek to Coshocton.  As we strained to see what caused the flow of traffic to stop, we noticed three ‘strange’ horses being herded into the fenced pasture next door by our neighbor kids.

While it doesn’t happen often, there is the occasional “critter escapee” here in Amish Country.  These particular three ‘visitors’ had escaped their ...
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Beth Newcomb

    If your furniture isn’t from Weaver Fine Furniture of Sugarcreek, it’s, well, just furniture. That’s because Weaver furniture is backed by a 110 percent low price guarantee on all purchases. If you purchase an item from the sales floor and within the first 30 days find the same item someplace else for less, general manager Roy Weaver will refund the difference plus give you an additional 10 percent.
    Weaver furniture comes with a satisfaction guarantee. You also get five-star, 100-mile free delivery, three years of in-home service and a lifetime warranty on all Weavercraft Furniture.
    Try ...
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