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The importance of lime

By JILL SCHEIDT   Barton County University Agronomy Specialist   Lime is one of the most important additives a producer can apply to a field or pasture. Lime is a…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT The weather is too bad for anyone to be out traveling on the roads. Please stay off the roads if you can so the road trucks can…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Each time I looked out Saturday night, fine snow was coming down. Since the wind was blowing, snow was soaring off the rooftops into drifts. During…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   The last two weeks are a blur with me fighting the crud. Being the sharing person I am, I have given it to Ron this week.…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   By the time this comes out in the January 8 edition, the holiday season will be over and life should be…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sheldon Christian Church held their belated Christmas program Sunday morning at 10 a.m. A large number of children and youth participated in the inspiring program. The message…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door, what a nice surprise. I see the sunshine for a change. I’m tired of those dreary old days.   Dinner guests on Christmas…

Out with the old, in with the new

By JESSICA HOUDYSHELL   Registered Dietician   Barton County Memorial Hospital   Make your habits healthy this year. Begin with eating breakfast. There’s no better way to start your morning…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   When winter began on December 21 it brought an ice storm. There were many tree limbs down in yards around town. The chain saws have been…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Christmas of 2013 has come and gone for many. However, our family gathering won’t be until tomorrow (Saturday), so Gary and…