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Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY MEZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   An open house was held last Thursday for a dwelling on Gulf Street in Lamar. Now, this wasn’t just any “old”…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and very heavy dew. I think they said it…

“Really Lord, a tire?”

By ROB WILSON   Pastor   Lamar First Christian Church   Ozark Christian College student Cassa Maxwell was having a rough week. On top of that she didn’t just have…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Sometimes columns come easily to me, while other times I have a mental block. Guess what, it’s one of those times! I…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand Saturday afternoon, Sept. 14, at the City Park for the 1st Godfest. Shane and Angie Patrick brought the event together. It…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   You know the old saying that you are never too old to learn something new. Lowell Davis and I were outside enjoying the beautiful weather when…

How to B. Wise in decorating

By BARBARA WISEMAN   Certified Interior Decorator   Q. Barbara, I’m now ready to redecorate my home and I really need help. Can you suggest some things that are important…

Barton County of Yesteryear

Plaza Theater construction underway in 1934   In July 1934, construction of our current Plaza Theater was underway. It would become the jewel of the south side of the Lamar…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with some much needed rain. It is real nice and no…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   The lemon cucumbers in the Morin yard are doing great. They are seedy in the center, so I slice crosswise on each end until the seeds…