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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   The fall weather is quite undecided, as it is chilly and rainy one day and the next day is warm. Friday, Oct. 24, the area had…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   The first part is last week’s Musings. This computer is smarter than I am. One of us messed up and I could not get the “smarter…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   There is no place like home! We have been on a wonderful trip with my sisters and cousins on a cruise ship for a week. We…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Veterans’ Day will be observed on Monday, Nov. 11. Growing up in an extremely patriot home I was taught at an…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning it is so foggy I can hardly see my barn. It is supposed to clear in three or four…

Barton County of Yesteryear

A Congressman campaigning for re-election visits Barton County, 1934   The year 1934 was a critical one in Missouri and national politics. The presiding judge of Jackson County was elected…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Love was in the air, as well as a definite chill, last weekend as family and friends gathered to witness the…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with a full moon that is shining so bright.   Let’s…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN Hey! I got my sweet potatoes dug before a big frost. It was not easy. The plants were in a half barrel close to the outside rim…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Longacre and Avola school reunions were held recently. The Avola reunion was held October 12 and all attending enjoyed the fried chicken dinner. Many enjoyable remembrances…