Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when...
Coonfoot & Vicinity
By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord is blessing us with strong winds and sunshine. I thank Him for both. We need to get dry so...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Hi everyone! Boy, it's been hot. That cool weather we had spoiled us. We are thankful we haven't had the bad storms and floods that others have had. The...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING The deadline was here before I found out last week that Kaul Kleeman got first in Ohio for the nations' pitch, hit and run contest last week. Quite a job...
The Godly and blessed estate of marriage
By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church God established marriage when He created the world. He created everything in six days. Everything was perfect (Gen 1). On...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN Last weeks weather was so different for the July Youth Fair. It is usually so hot one has trouble keeping at least somewhat cool. With the abundance of...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat My oldest grandson, Kobyn, and I had a date last Friday evening to watch the Minions. Since he was at his dad's house in Webb City, we...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Hi everyone, It's Donna again. I've been asked to take over writing this column, so I will try my best. My mom, Maxine, worked really hard to make her...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING Are you getting ready for the heat wave? I walked across the yard the day after the monsoon season and had grasshoppers everywhere. Not a good sign. Eudene...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It has been voted on and approved to take down the Confederate Flag that flew over the capitol building in Columbia, South Carolina and...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Fourth of July was pretty quiet until the sun set and the fireworks began. Many families and friends enjoyed gatherings. A meal of ribs, corn on...
For-get-me-nots
By GAIL LEAMING I sit here wondering what happened to the last two weeks and go wow! I am so lucky with having so much to do and so many friends with which to do it with....
What to do if identity theft happens to you
By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA Tax identity theft once again topped the IRS list of tax scams for 2015. Heres what you need to know if it happens to you. The warning signs....
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Son Jud and wife Meghan, and the two youngest grandsons, Landon, 2 and Cooper, five months, are on a working adventure in Colorado for...
Sheldon
By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand last Saturday evening, June 27, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada for the annual fireworks display. Kevin Williams...