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Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The age old question still remains... Chicken Annie's or Chicken Mary's? Anyone that is from the area, or residing her now, believes...
Look into your 2015 income tax filing requirements
By CHRISTOPHER A. RUNION, CPA Do you need to file a federal income tax return this year? Your age, income level and filing status will usually point you to the right...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN I received very good word this week from my doctor, that my hip has mended and I have been released from his care. Now I will just continue to have...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING Well, things just get weirder and weirder for my life. I am full of questions. First my guy gets arrested for drugs over in Webb City. I was told by the...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat As I sit here typing this column, I am marveling at what a beautiful day it is, especially for the end of January. Surely we're going to...
Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT It was cold and cloudy early Monday morning, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as I peeked out the door and windows. It looked like we could have any kind of...
Keep up with changes to tangible property expensing rules
CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA When you acquire tangible property to use in your business, you have to determine whether the costs should be expensed or capitalized. You...
Donna's Dialogue
By DONNA WESCOTT Another nice January weekend for us here in Lamar. My thoughts go to those in the East after a record breaking winter snowstorm. At church this morning I...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING I received the heartbreaking news this morning of the passing of Lathon Paul Glaser, 19, of Republic. His parents are Venecia and Severin Poirot and Paul...
The holy Christian church is our glorious and eternal home
By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church The most glorious nation in all of history is the church. She is more glorious than all the nations of the world. Glorious,...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Sheldon School District was not in session on Monday, Jan. 18, in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The food pantry returned to Sheldon...
For-get-me-nots
I went to Singerhill Tuesday night and had a great time listening to old songs by Judy Domeny Bowen and new ones that she had written. The school songs she wrote of her...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Today, January 15, would have been my daddy's 96th birthday. He passed the day before, Jan. 14, 1998 and there are so many times that I...
Get ready to get going on 2015 tax filing
By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA January is the traditional start of tax-filing time, but theres no need to stress. Here are tips to get this filing season off to a good...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN The food pantry for Sheldon and Bronaugh residents is Friday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m., in the city park. A public hearing meeting was held at 6:30 at the...