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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN On September 30, Carol Gaines retired after 25 years with the postal system. A reception was held in her honor from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., with…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN In the September issue of the Missouri Ruralist. Charles Claflin was was identified as a feature demonstrator at the North America Manure Expo in Springfield this summer.…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat What a roller coaster week it’s been! It started out last Friday when I traveled to Liberty with son Jud to pick up grandson Kobyn.…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, our dear Lord is blessing us with clouds, wind and some sunshine. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson and…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat This time last week I was anxiously awaiting to see if my next grandchild would be a boy or a girl. Look’s like son Jud…

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,…