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Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG Guten Morgen The weather has turned cold and it was that way over the weekend. Friday wasn’t too bad, but that night high winds and rain lashed the...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It is late Friday afternoon and boy has this week gone fast. Maybe it was playing catch-up from being off last...


Faithful and true
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com I don’t know if you knew this or not, but you are the only person who can stop God’s plan for...


Visiting the old home place Covey
By LARRY DABLEMONT Old Luke had found them and there wasn't any doubt about that. He stood there in the woodland cover with his tail high and...


Al Capp's most lovable characters, Daisy Mae and Lil' Abner. Who remembers Sadie Hawkins? An enduring part of Americana
By RICHARD COOPER Americans awakened on November 15, 1937, to learn there was a young woman named Sadie Hawkins who lived in a faraway (maybe...


Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Jamey and family went to Texas for Thanksgiving. I let them take my car since it gets better gas mileage then theirs. I drove Jamey’s car while they...
Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG As I am writing this the wind is howling and the cold air from the north has filtered in. Sunday didn’t start out too bad, but shortly after noon the...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It is the day before Thanksgiving and I hope everyone has a very enjoyable one, spending time with family and...


It’s about God, right?
By PASTOR JACK SLADE Cornerstone Baptist Church The focus of our worship is God, not us, right? When the shepherds left the manger scene, no...


Ever present refuge
By PASTOR JACK SLADE Cornerstone Baptist Church We all remember the loss of property, life and more during the recent storms across America....


What is the storm you’re in now?
By PASTOR JACK SLADE Cornerstone Baptist Church Well, we sure have had our share of those this season. You’re probably thinking ice, rain,...


The weed patch and the hawk
By LARRY DABLEMONT My Panther Creek tract of land is only 50 acres or so, but a beautiful tract of land with big trees and a great variety of...


Clear as mud
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com Have you ever went through a season or situation desperate for the Lord to show up or speak to...


Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Boy! We got a taste of winter on Monday. I let the dog out when I first got up and was shocked at the depth of the snow. It was still snowing and was...
Boundless
By SHARON WINGERT I just love this weather we been having these last few weeks. It’s hot one day and cooler the next few days then it starts all over again, but that is...