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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand last Saturday evening, June 27, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada for the annual fireworks display. Kevin Williams and others…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and strong winds. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The country will be celebrating the Fourth of July this week, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. I was…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Father’s Day was observed at the churches in Sheldon on Sunday, June 21. The Baptist church invited all fathers to come forward and each was presented a…

The prayer of Jesus

By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Grace Lutheran Church When the disciples of Jesus asked Him to teach them to pray, He taught them the Lord’s Prayer. (Luke 11:1-4, Matt 6:9-13) Jesus…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Life got a little more interesting this past week as 2 ½ year old grandson Landon has figured out how to roll down the windows…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sheldon friends were saddened to hear of the unexpected death of Marie Polston, 95, on Wednesday night, June 10, at Frontenac, Kan. Rosary was held at 5…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING On Saturday, at Walnut Grove’s bluegrass, I heard a song written and sung by a teacher at Walnut Grove. He told of one of his students on…

Self-employed? Start saving for retirement

By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA If you’re self-employed, retirement may be the last thing on your mind. When financial gurus recommend setting aside 15-20 percent of your income toward retirement,…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I have re-discovered a remedy for easing life’s problems and challenging situations that arise… All one has to do is head to the Lamar City…