Amish newspaper a fascinating read
January 24, 2017
SUGARCREEK, OH - “THE BUDGET” is the name of two newspapers, headquartered and coexisting in Sugarcreek, Ohio.
One is a local newspaper, with readership and news content limited to the Sugarcreek community and environs.
Budget National is another matter, entirely. Its readers and subscribers are the Old Order Amish, Amish Mennonites, Beachy Mennonites and Mennonite communities all across the United States, in Canada, South and Central America. Beyond that, the weekly 52-page broadsheet has subscribers and news reports from the rest of the world. A news source index on the front page lists submissions from Ghana, Ethiopia, England, Ireland, Liberia, Israel, and Romania. The Amish and Mennonite groups are separate groups, with differing histories, practices, life styles and degrees of liberal or conservatism, but they all share The Budget.
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