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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sheldon Christian Church held their belated Christmas program Sunday morning at 10 a.m. A large number of children and youth participated in the inspiring program. The message…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door, what a nice surprise. I see the sunshine for a change. I’m tired of those dreary old days.   Dinner guests on Christmas…

Out with the old, in with the new

By JESSICA HOUDYSHELL   Registered Dietician   Barton County Memorial Hospital   Make your habits healthy this year. Begin with eating breakfast. There’s no better way to start your morning…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   When winter began on December 21 it brought an ice storm. There were many tree limbs down in yards around town. The chain saws have been…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Christmas of 2013 has come and gone for many. However, our family gathering won’t be until tomorrow (Saturday), so Gary and…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Wow! Have we ever had winter weather? When the trees started to form ice on the branches and icicles on the hi-lines, I remembered the terrible…

Barton County of Yesteryear

Remembering the CCC, Barton County’s allotment, 1934   The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was arguably the most successful of all the policies of the New Deal administration of Franklin D.…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   I received word of the death of Myrtle Hatfield Ferrell, age 85, at her home in California. She was a former resident of the Bellamy community…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, with the heavy frost I thought it had snowed. I’m ready for winter to be over and some people…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   Did you know that Hitler and Obama are the only leaders that have their own logo picture? Now Obama’s is going to be on the gas…