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Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Well… it snowed again and again. That was to get us in the mood for watching the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The evergreen bushes at…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   So sorry to hear of Joe Lawrence passing. His wife of over 70 years will miss him very much. Lanette Kleeman was his granddaughter and is…

Understanding the nutrition fact label

LAMAR-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nutrition Facts label appears on most packaged foods and informs us how many servings are in a box or can.   “When consumers…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Baseball season is here! One spring began uncustomarily. In 1894 the Baltimore Orioles came to Boston to play a routine baseball game.…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Recently, scammers have broken into debit/credit card accounts, stealing our numbers and  our merchandise. We’ve all been warned. However, I am grateful…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   Guess what? It’s supposed to be in the 60’s by the time this comes out in the paper on Wednesday, Feb. 19. That’s my…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Sheldon Basketball R-8 teams hosted the Ballard team last Friday, with both teams winning. The boys won 64-34 and the girls won 31-20. This week will…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   Chi-Chi Steele’s birthday was last week and I hear she got “bacon”. Who gets to do the chores? I got my CDs from the Dalton Gang,…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Golly gee! Again, the ground is covered with that white stuff called snow. Another thing, it has been so cold even when the sun shines, the…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   Valentine’s Day is upon us; have you remembered your sweetheart this year? If not, you’ve still got a couple of days to do…