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Pastor’s Note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church You probably saw the Geico commercial in which the honesty of Abraham Lincoln was sorely tested. Mary Todd Lincoln stands in front of…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and no wind as of yet, and no rain…

Age of accountability

By GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church At what age does God hold us accountable for our actions? Whether we are speaking of being required to give an account for our…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Baseball is winding down, with all the races falling in place. One of the teams that didn’t make the playoffs this year were the New…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Paul and Phyllis Sprenkle hosted the Charles and Hazel Sprenkle family reunion on September 14. Marj Ness and myself, as members of the Sheldon Jolly Senior Citizens,…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN I do not have much to write as I have been a patient in Barton County Memorial Hospital since last Wednesday. The staff is treating me for…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER It’s hard to believe that we are sailing right through September. Where is the year going? September is a melancholy month for me, as mom’s birthday was…

Pastor’s Note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church Worthless. That’s right. As worthless as a wicker bedpan, to quote Drew Carey. Useless as a camera without memory stick, a bike without…

The promise of victory

By JACK SLADE Cornerstone Baptist Church God’s Word from John 5:4,” For whatever is born of God Overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN Donna Wescott was telling me that she was driving the other night and as she approached the East Elementary School, there were two deer on Highway 160.…