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Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT The Red Hat Alumni traveled to Joplin on Thursday, Oct. 12, to visit the new home of Maxine and Fred Rakestraw. Each member brought a sack lunch and...
Boundless
By SHARON WINGERT It has been so busy the last four weeks that I met myself coming and going. My daughter has also been quite busy too and we see each other in passing....
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It has been a long and interesting week and I have managed to stay extremely busy here at work (which is a...


In the middle
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com A few years back, the kiddos and I took off to New Mexico to spend some much needed time with my...


The story of a fall gobbler
By LARRY DABBLEMONT One fall hunting memory will last a long time with me, even though it happened six or seven years ago. It was mid-October...


Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Congratulations once again to the Lamar Tigers on their win over Nevada in the first Silver Tiger game since 2005. I enjoyed the interview on KHST radio...
Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG Guten Morgen. Our weather has certainly taken on a fall path, with temperatures into the 50s during the day. Saturday at Lamar’s annual Wyatt Earp...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Football and soccer are coming to an end and next we will glide into basketball. Youngest grandson Cooper...


The Lord’s Prayer
(Luke 11:1-13, Matthew 6:5-15) By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church When the disciples of Jesus asked Him to teach them to pray, He taught them the...
Be well, rest well
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com I know I’ve said it before, but I love vacation! It’s honestly a good thing I’m not loaded...


My old friend Owlvin
By LARRY DABLEMONT If a great horned owl smells, what does he smell like? Some have that specific odor I am thinking of and some don’t. But if...


Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Welcome October! I can’t believe it’s only a few short months until Christmas. Time really does go faster when you get older. I received my new 2019...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I have to admit I got lost… again!!!!! At least this time I was in the comfort of my car (instead of looking...


Be well, lead well
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com We looked like a train just leaving the depot. We raced in a single-file line through the all too...


Be well, serve well
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com As I was thinking and praying about what to write to you this week, God laid it on my heart to...