Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord is blessing us with clouds and wind. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson and Ella Mae...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN We are glad to hear that Terry Logan make it through surgery and was able to make it home to recuperate. The Sheldon Lions Club had a good crowd for...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING My angel is working overtime guarding me again. One of these days I am afraid that it is going to throw up his hands and say I am out of here! This time my...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Another fair has come and gone and I think this one was enjoyed by more fairgoers, as the weather for the most part was perfect. It did...
The day the Gipper came to town
By Richard Cooper The Missouri State Fair of 1984 started out as just another state fair. My wife and I had lived fairly close to the fairgrounds...

Busting breakfast myths
By LINDSEY STEVENSON University Extension Nutrition and Health Education Specialist September is Better Breakfast Month and a popular idea among adults and adolescents is...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sympathy is extended to the family of Cynthia Pyette Lucas, who passed away on August 26. Visitation was Sunday evening, Aug. 30, at the Ferry Funeral...
Donna's Dialogue
By DONNA WESCOTT Another fair has come and gone. I really enjoyed the fair this year. My granddaughter and I looked at the windows. She is in the eighth grade band, who...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING Consider the following: Today is the oldest you've ever been, yet the youngest you'll ever be enjoy this day while it lasts. Your kids are becoming you;...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It is Friday morning as I sit here writing this column and so far I have gone two rounds with the Lamar Fair. Judging by the way my body...
Nutrition bites
By JUDY CARVER, RD LD CDE Clinical RD and Diabetes Education Coordinator Barton County Memorial Hospital Greek yogurt is thicker and creamier than regular yogurt, since...
Monitor your accounts receivable
By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA Monitoring your accounts receivable may seem like one more chore in an already busy workday. But this simple activity is important. Heres an...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Several have returned from an enjoyable time at the Missouri State Fair. Many make this a yearly event. School has started and the activities will...
Memories of a treasure, all night music on AM radio
Memories of a treasure, all night music on AM radio By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer I am sure that many will consider this story to be a classic example of self...
Donna's Dialogue
By DONNA WESCOTT Hi everyone! What nice weather we've had the last few days. It's not been so nice in other parts of the country. Our thoughts and prayers to all those who...