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Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   Saturday before last both my son Jud and his wife Meghan had to work and their usual babysitter was out of town, so…

A brief overview of the Agricultural Act of 2014

By MARK W. JENNER   Ag Business Specialist   Bates County MU Extension   US farmers have a new 2014 farm bill that was signed into law last month. Farm…

Now is the time to check wheat fields for winter damage

LAMAR-It is too early to be overly concerned about late planted wheat that is not very far along. It is best to wait to see what plants have begun to…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   One comic talked about his lack of faith, “I’m waiting for God to show me a sign, like a large Swiss bank…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT No one has to peek out the door this Monday morning to see what the weather is like. I couldn’t even get my door open to go…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH   Lamar United Methodist Church   Sunday, March 2, was a bad weather day for church. It was cold and snowy. The snow was so hard it…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   I am going to show my age here today by my opinions of the education department of Missouri. Years ago, when they were building the college…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Monday morning I received word from Eleanor (McGuire) Ambrose that Patty (Kabler) McGuire of Gravis Mills passed away. Her husband George McGuire and two daughters survive her.…

Bargain shoppers should eat whole foods to save money and satisfy hunger

SPRINGFIELD-Most Americans are aware that fruits and vegetables are more healthy and nutritious than junk food. But, who believes they are actually cheaper? Some Americans might think: “I know junk…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   Not sure how it happened, but the deadline for the 2014 Progress edition has come and gone. Now don’t panic, we will take articles…