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Barton County of Yesteryear

Barton County of Yesteryear

Liberal loses it founder, George Walser, in 1910   The Liberal Enterprise reported in 1910 the death of arguably Liberal’s most famous citizen, George H. Walser. Walser had founded the…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Last fall a big question arose: Can Google solve death? Indeed, Time magazine told us about this story (September 30, 2013) on…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING What a week! And another one in the works for this week. We missed Tim Rouse’s sale in Neosho and the only day we had free to…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN With all the snow we had recently, I wanted to make a snowman in our front yard. Ha! I asked Eddie if he wanted to help me.…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   Saturday before last both my son Jud and his wife Meghan had to work and their usual babysitter was out of town, so…

A brief overview of the Agricultural Act of 2014

By MARK W. JENNER   Ag Business Specialist   Bates County MU Extension   US farmers have a new 2014 farm bill that was signed into law last month. Farm…

Now is the time to check wheat fields for winter damage

LAMAR-It is too early to be overly concerned about late planted wheat that is not very far along. It is best to wait to see what plants have begun to…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   One comic talked about his lack of faith, “I’m waiting for God to show me a sign, like a large Swiss bank…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT No one has to peek out the door this Monday morning to see what the weather is like. I couldn’t even get my door open to go…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH   Lamar United Methodist Church   Sunday, March 2, was a bad weather day for church. It was cold and snowy. The snow was so hard it…