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Does number 3 hold special significance in Christianity?

The Rev. Penny Ellwood, Blue Springs campus pastor, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection: We have a human habit of looking for patterns of three. You hear people say all the time expressions like “three’s company” or conversely, “three’s a crowd” or “the third time’s the charm “or “bad news always comes in threes.”

Cute poodle-chihuahua mix awaits loving family

Ginger is a 5-year-old poodle-chihuahua mix, but her personality doesn’t reveal it. She’s cute, laid-back, gets along well with other animals and is ready for adoption. Ginger awaits a new loving family at PAWS of Grays Harbor, 800 W First St. in Aberdeen. If interested in adopting call (360)533-1141, visit the PAWS Facebook page or stop by on Wednesday’s between 10 a.m and 4 p.m. or Saturday’s from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids can be knuckleheads

Kids are little idiots, but it really isn’t their fault. Their brains aren’t fully cooked and some of their ideas can be down-right hare-brained. Every one of us did dopey things — often in the face of clear and direct warnings — that seemed like a “good” idea at the time but quickly went awry. Fortunately, the vast majority of the time the result was minimal damage to people or property, and did not require police intervention. Seeing how we are heading into summer vacation, here are some local tales of youthful indiscretions that can be used as warnings for the younger set. Will they listen? Probably not.