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Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   “Count your blessings, name them one by one”…. That is probably one of my favorite hymns and one that we sang…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   The Christmas season is celebrated in various ways around the world, depending on the country and region. Elements common to many…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   There are many cases of flu and lung congestion in the community. So many are staying in since the weather turned bad last Wednesday.   The…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   You would think being snowed in I could get something done around here, but it seems that my favorite day of the week to clean house…

Little White House in Lamar

By TED W. STILLWELL   My friend, artist Carolyn Kirksey shared her recent masterpiece of the little house in Lamar where President Harry S. Truman was born. Actually, it was…

B. Wise in Decorating

By BARBARA WISEMAN Certified Interior Decorator   Q. Barbara, I’d really love to update my tired, old decorations for the upcoming holiday season and can’t afford to buy new ones.…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   This area was pretty lucky, as we did not get much snow. The south and east was hit pretty hard, as they got quite a bit…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Many families gathered for Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hinkle hosted a family gathering. Erin Leininger entertained family on Thanksgiving Day. I spent Thanksgiving Day on the…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   I hope all of our readers had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday filled with family and friends. Meghan, my daughter-in-law, unfortunately was…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with fog. I can’t see out toward the creek or the…