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For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   What a week and I even ended up with a cold for the weekend. We drove to St. Louis and spent the night with Russ and…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   I made an amazing discovery the other day… I actually still have a memory! Mankind has so much on their minds now days that sometimes most…

Crying out for help

By JACK SLADE Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church   Living through a tragedy of any kind can be a traumatic experience. You can feel as if your life has been shattered,…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, I still have ice on the ground on the north side of the buildings. I sure will be glad to see more…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Beverly Morgan returned to her home in Springfield after spending a few days here visiting her son, Monte and Becky Morgan and daughter Cheryl Bogart and family.…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN John and Sue Lockridge recently drove to Sullivan to spend the weekend with their son, Phillip Gould and daughter-in-law, Diane, and grandchildren Ben, Noah and Reese. While…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Top of the mornin’ to ya. My 52nd anniversary is today. Ron said he didn’t even think he would live to 50, let alone be married this…

What’s so good about Good Friday?

By ROB WILSON Lamar First Christian Church   PARADISE, Calif.-The coffee joint opened at 5 a.m. Mark and I rolled in about 5:30 every Thursday morning. On this particular day…

Ready, set, go!

By ROB WILSON Lamar First Christian Church   “Ready, set, go!” – These are the words uttered on many school playgrounds around the world to begin a race. Even on…

Pass the salt

By ROB WILSON Lamar First Christian Church   My wife Tammy has at least 35 cookbooks, 32 mini-cookbooks and two photo albums full of recipes. I actually believe if she…