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University Extension field scouting report

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted area fields in southwest Missouri on October 13, to prepare this week’s field scouting report. Green stinkbugs…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with no wind and cloudy skies.   Steve Patterson, pastor of…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   A busy weekend of eating. Ron wanted to go to the restaurant in Kendricktown to eat fish and when we got there he didn’t order it,…

A retrieve (and retriever) to be remembered

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   For the past several years, my pheasant hunting has been with my younger son, Eric, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper in…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Although every month should be dedicated to this problem, October has been set aside…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   I noticed a picture of a plant in an area newspaper. The item stated that the pink/purple coneflowers were blooming in a prairie grass area. I…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Well, my St. Louis Cardinals are one step away from taking it to the World Series once again. By the time this…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   Eileen Leininger and I joined several other retired teachers from Vernon County, where we attended a meeting at the Lamar Christian Church on Wednesday, Oct. 2,…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Ron had his surgery on Wednesday, so again my week is all confused. It was outpatient so we were home by 6 p.m. We saw Howard and…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord is blessing us with clear skies. What wonderful weather in October.   Steve Patterson,…