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For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Did you ever have one of those days when a weeks worth is rolled into one day? We had a couple of those this week. One day…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The end of last week went out with a fizzle as co-worker Melissa texted me regarding the motorcycle wreck that occurred in Lusk, Wyo., resulting…

Life insurance – get the tax facts

By CHRISTOPHER RUNION, CPA You may think of life insurance as income-replacement protection for your family in the event you or your spouse dies. But what are the tax implications…

Life – the gift of God

By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lultheran Church We have so much for which to be thankful. We should rejoice with thankful hearts, for God continues to pour out His blessings…

Nutrition bites

By JUDY CARVER, RD, LD CDE Barton County Memorial Hospital Clinical RD and Diabetes Education Coordinator Below are 12 great ways to use Green yogurt. Greek yogurt is thicker and…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Everyone has been busy getting ready for the 111th Old Settlers Picnic. It has been many years since we have had a carnival, but last weekend the…

Donna’s Dialogue

By DONNA WESCOTT The Classi Lassies entertained the Truman Roses on August 6, at 2 p.m. The room was aglow with 20 ladies wearing purple and red hats. Betty Gideon…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Kamala, Anastazia, Addy and myself made a day trip to Independence this week, to see Cuzin Eb and her husband Bob Gasper. It was a chance to…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER I have been meaning to welcome Donna Wescott into our newspaper family since she took over writing a column, following the death of her mother, Maxine Morin.…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, I see our dear Lord has blessed us with lots of clouds and no wind. Gary and Judy Nelson,…