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Missouri weather makes lawn management difficult

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Any grass can be grown in Missouri, but none grow well because of the state’s cold winters and hot summers. University of Missouri Extension turfgrass specialist Lee Miller says…

God is faithful, always

By JACK SLADE Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church This I recall to mind therefore, I have hope. The Lord’s loving kindness indeed never ceases, for His compassions never fail. They are…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Bellamy Community Center held a play day on June 14, with a good number present. During the day the Rohrmann children gathered wild flowers and decorated…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door and windows this early Monday, our dear Lord is blessing us with cloudy skies and a little wind, so we may get some…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN These ladies must have inherited longevity genes. Anna VanGilder is celebrating her 96th birthday. Happy birthday to Anna. The late Mary Miller was 104 when she went…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING You may not hear from me next week as I am having surgery in the morning and I don’t know how long it will be before I…

Wind is an important factor when applying herbicides

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields west of Lockwood on June 18 for the crop scouting program. Corn is in the 14-16…

Remember lawn and garden before leaving on vacation

SPRINGFIELD-An overgrown lawn and garden can be a signal to burglars that a family is away on vacation. That is why taking a few steps to tend to both your…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of rain! Now before anyone jumps on me, I know we needed it desperately, but come on……

Don’t forget plants when making vacation plans

SPRINGFIELD-Amid the excitement of planning and taking a summer vacation, many people neglect to have someone look after their indoor and outdoor plants during their absence. “If you are going…