Columns

Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and strong winds. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson and...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The country will be celebrating the Fourth of July this week, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Fathers Day was observed at the churches in Sheldon on Sunday, June 21. The Baptist church invited all fathers to come forward and each was presented a...
The prayer of Jesus
By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church When the disciples of Jesus asked Him to teach them to pray, He taught them the Lord's Prayer. (Luke 11:1-4, Matt 6:9-13)...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Life got a little more interesting this past week as 2 year old grandson Landon has figured out how to roll down the windows in the car,...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sheldon friends were saddened to hear of the unexpected death of Marie Polston, 95, on Wednesday night, June 10, at Frontenac, Kan. Rosary was held at...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING On Saturday, at Walnut Groves bluegrass, I heard a song written and sung by a teacher at Walnut Grove. He told of one of his students on 9-11, who was...
Self-employed? Start saving for retirement
By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA If youre self-employed, retirement may be the last thing on your mind. When financial gurus recommend setting aside 15-20 percent of your...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I have re-discovered a remedy for easing life's problems and challenging situations that arise... All one has to do is head to the Lamar...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sympathy is expressed to the family of Elizabeth Brown, who passed away last week at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. The Sheldon Lions Club held...
Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT Our dear Lord is blessing us with plenty of cloudy weather and everyone needs some sunshine. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson and Ella Mae Turpen all...
Maxine's Musings
By MAXINE MORIN I did not get a column written last week, due to being a patient at Barton County Memorial Hospital... again! I will ask Donna W. to bring my notes and go...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat My family's life changed for the better last Wednesday morning. After a long, drawn out process, son Jud now legally has shared custody...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING We made a trip to Oklahoma City this week and rode the Bridgetown Canal in 97 degree weather. Too hot for us. Poor Addy had too much heat. I made it home...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER I hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day weekend, whether it was spent with friends and family, or just being able to enjoy some rest and relaxation. I...