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Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   Dr. Thomas Carroll celebrated his 90th birthday on July 18 with a card shower. Although his birthday was last week, “Happy Birthday” Dr. Carroll. I am…

Scouting report

According to University Agronomy Specialist Jill Scheidt, corn flea beetle feeding was seen on corn this past week. Corn flea beetles are smaller black insects that can jump very high…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Monday, July 15 started out like any other day. Of course it being Monday, and having an early deadline now makes…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT   Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine after the nice shower He blessed us with.…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   The Vernon County Youth Fair closed Saturday night with the auction of the livestock and other prize winners of various projects, while all declared it was…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   Golden Harvest Days are over and I guess was a success. Wanda Probert and I had a nice time with Lori Scott while we were watching…

Your story will be told

By ROB WILSON   Pastor   Lamar First Christian Church   Kansas City, Mo.-In 1856 the Steamboat Arabia sank suddenly in the Missouri River near Kansas City, after striking a…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN Ed and Marno Patterson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and relatives at a reception held in their honor. Congratulations to the Pattersons.   The…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   Fourth of July was observed when about 35-40 family and friends gathered at the home of Paul and Phyllis Sprenkle for a 4 p.m. dinner. The…

University of Missouri Extension field scouting report

University of Missouri Extension field scouting report

Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted area fields on July 10 to prepare this week’s field scouting report. Here are some of her…