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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN In observance of National FFA Week the Sheldon FFA students and their instructor, Brandon Jackson, were guests Sunday morning at the Sheldon Christian Church Worship service. A…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   A great man, Robert Corn, is stepping down after this season from being the head basketball coach at Missouri Southern State University. After…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see a heavy frost that looks a lot like snow. We finally got some sunshine and it is…

Ever present refuge

By JACK SLADE Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church    We all remember the loss of property, life and more during the recent storms across American, people taking refuge in shelters all…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Well… it snowed again and again. That was to get us in the mood for watching the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The evergreen bushes at…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   So sorry to hear of Joe Lawrence passing. His wife of over 70 years will miss him very much. Lanette Kleeman was his granddaughter and is…

Understanding the nutrition fact label

LAMAR-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nutrition Facts label appears on most packaged foods and informs us how many servings are in a box or can.   “When consumers…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Baseball season is here! One spring began uncustomarily. In 1894 the Baltimore Orioles came to Boston to play a routine baseball game.…

Pastor’s note

By MARK TURNBOUGH Lamar United Methodist Church   Recently, scammers have broken into debit/credit card accounts, stealing our numbers and  our merchandise. We’ve all been warned. However, I am grateful…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   Guess what? It’s supposed to be in the 60’s by the time this comes out in the paper on Wednesday, Feb. 19. That’s my…