Owning an insurance policy for any reason is out of the question for an Amish family. They depend on their church and community to stand with them in difficult circumstances. As mentioned in another article if their house or barn burns the community responds by helping them to rebuild. In many cases if the family is unable to absorb the losses, the deacon will visit the families of the district to solicit funds for the family to help them get back on their feet. The receiving family knows that they will have an opportunity to repay when tragedy strikes someone ...
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There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio. Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff. As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze. A new beauty emerges for ...
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By Laura Briedis
When the leaves fall off the trees and the temperatures start to plummet, things are just starting to heat up in Millersburg.
With thriving small businesses, entertaining community events, and historic architecture punctuating its downtown district, Millersburg is truly a year-round destination that offers something for everyone.
Hundreds flocked to the village for the Amish Country Challenge in September, during which bike riders toured the scenic countryside trails of Holmes County. And in October, the Boo in the Burg attracted those looking for some spook the weekend before Halloween, as the Ohio Paranormal Society came to town and set up ...
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