• Spanish exchange students seek host families

    A foreign exchange program is looking for host families in the Denver-Ephrata area for 15 students from Spain. Horizons du Monde, a nonprofit organization, is bringing Spanish students to the area to stay with host families from...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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  • Just maybe…

    Lancaster Intelligencer Journal – July 7, 1863 A TERRIBLE BATTLE – The Rebel Army Defeated and Driven Back At the Battle of Gettysburg the infantry soldier was armed with the Model 1863 Springfield Rifle-musket. A well trained...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Area shelter offers a change for the better

      A famous parable tells the story of a Samaritan who generously gives his time and resources to help a stranger in need. Following the story’s benevolent example, the Good Samaritan Shelter of Ephrata offers safe, free...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Locals join ‘Ride to Achieve’

      Calling all motorcycle riders and their passengers, for three fundraising rides through Lancaster County! The hosts of this event, The Arc of Lancaster County, provides services for the entire county, but the leadership has a decidedly...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • A chilling scene…

      Although the dramatic wreck in front of the Ephrata High School was a rehearsed scenario, it was more than just that for the participants and students observing. The scene represented a harsh reality that happens on...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • EHS plans 119th commencement

    Weather permitting, Ephrata High School’s 119th Annual Commencement exercises will be held on War Memorial Field, next Thursday, June 5 beginning at 7 p.m. It was decided in recent months, that despite a pending construction project to...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Open Air Market kicks off summer season

    Shoppers at Ephrata’s Open Air Market were treated to a wonderfully sunny, yet, cool day in which to browse the wares of the many merchants in attendance during the market’s season opening May 17. The Whistle Stop...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Zinn’s Diner employees still family 11 years after the restaurant was sold

    Special reunion set Saturday For 53 years, Zinn’s Diner provided tasty meals and excellent service to dedicated local patrons and hungry tourists alike. “In our peak year, we served 758,000 customers in a diner with fewer than...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Ammon K. Horst, 79, Ephrata, Brubacher Excavating truck driver, married 55 years

    Ammon K. Horst, 79, of Ephrata, formerly of Terre Hill, died Monday, May 26, 2014 after a brief illness at the Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in West Earl Twp., he was the son of the late Harry...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Alta W. (Zimmerman) Hoover, 83, born in Terre Hill, homemaker

    Alta W. (Zimmerman) Hoover, 83, formerly of Culbertson Run Road, Coatesville, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Richland Christian Home, Richland. Born in Terre Hill, she was the daughter of the late Levi W. and...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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