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Do you live for a noble cause?

By ROB WILSON Lamar First Christian Church   Stop and think of all the things that you would give your life for: would you die for your spouse? Your children?…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning it is so nice for a change to see the sunshine instead of dreary, cloudy skies.   My daughter,…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Mary Ann Clark was a patient at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City last week and will spend a few days in rehab before returning home.  …

To experience His peace

By JACK SLADE   Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church   While traveling by boat on the Sea of Galilee, Jesus and His disciples encountered a violent storm. The waves were crashing…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   I learned an extremely valuable lesson the hard way this past week. A very close, dear friend of mine was diagnosed with cancer…

Barton County of Yesteryear

Barton County of Yesteryear

Liberal loses it founder, George Walser, in 1910   The Liberal Enterprise reported in 1910 the death of arguably Liberal’s most famous citizen, George H. Walser. Walser had founded the…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Last fall a big question arose: Can Google solve death? Indeed, Time magazine told us about this story (September 30, 2013) on…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING What a week! And another one in the works for this week. We missed Tim Rouse’s sale in Neosho and the only day we had free to…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN With all the snow we had recently, I wanted to make a snowman in our front yard. Ha! I asked Eddie if he wanted to help me.…

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…