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Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with clouds and wind. It looks like we could get rain…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church Does your church ever fuss? If there’s one thing that takes all of the oxygen out of a church, it’s a fuss. Whether…

The all-purpose word of the English vocabulary

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   When school children learn the parts of speech, sentence construction, when and where to use adverbs, and other stuff like that, they are…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   I mentioned last week that I thought “Spring” was here to stay. Monday, I looked out the door and “lo and behold”, it was snowing like…

Manage nitrogen to prevent lodging

LAMAR-On March 26, Jill Scheidt, an agronomist with University of Missouri Extension, checked normal and late planted wheat north of Lamar. “A little septoria is still being seen on leaves.…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   I found the perfect sign for me to feel better. I read it to Ron and he said it should make me never worry about how…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   We are done with Progress! Yea… We actually survived our first Progress edition on our own and I must say I am very…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   It’s said, “Attorneys love IRS agents because so many people dislike tax guys more than attorneys!” Jesus said we should, “render unto…

His strength to you!

By JACK SLADE   Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church   It takes a great deal of strength to face all that comes against life. The pain of all that you are…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Vernon County Educators met Friday morning, March 21, at the Bowman Building, with Walt Cochran opening the meeting at 9 a.m., followed by Eileen Leininger giving the…