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The parables of Jesus
By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church As with all other parts of scripture, the focus of the parables is upon Christ the crucified Savior. The problem we face is...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Is it spring or fall? It felt like fall on Saturday. I had to get out my heavy coat. Jazmine came over after school a few days last week to visit with...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING Rain and more rain and of course according to Murphy’s Law, my dryer quit. I took out for more rain in Muskogee, Okla. for two days and got so cold. I came...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I received an email from my credit card company on Easter Sunday, as well as a phone call from them on Monday morning. It seems as if I...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT I hope everyone had a blessed Easter. It was a nice day after early morning rains. Jazmine spent the weekend with me. We had a great time. We ate at...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING Ron and I were both pilots and a few of you know we keep our plane in the hanger by our air field. A plane needs an annual every year or after so many...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I had the distinct pleasure of watching youngest grandsons Landon and Cooper last Sunday morning and as always, was quite entertained by...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT What a great weekend! I drove to Judy's in Jasper around noon on Saturday and the wind was very strong. After lunch I went to Walmart to get a few items....
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING The prom at Golden City must have been a great success, according to the pictures I was sent. Lena Brewer coming to the prom in a fire engine and being...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It is Thursday morning as I sit and write this and the sun is actually out in all its glory! What a beautiful sight to behold. You know...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT I finally got an appointment with the doctor on Friday. I got some cough medicine and antibiotics. I stayed in all weekend. When I went to Walmart to pick...
For-get-me-nots
By GAI LEAMING Into April and we sure have showers. Since I have such a wet yard it is now going on three weeks since I mowed. Every time I think I am going to dry out,...
Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door and windows, I see our dear Lord is giving us some very strong winds these days and I don't care for the lightening either. I was...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat What an amazing celebration of life we had last week for my Uncle Rex Steelman. I have never laughed so much at a service and as we...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT This past week has been a blur. Sunday started out great, but as the day went on I got sicker. By evening, I felt terrible. Monday, I was so weak I could...