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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…

Scouting report

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted area fields on September 10 to prepare this week’s field scouting report. Funguses and ear rots in…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   Darlene Sheridan   The Sheldon Lions Club held their monthly breakfast on Saturday, Sept.7. The crowd wasn’t as large as usual, but the food and visiting…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   9-11 has come and gone and with it the memory of where I was that day. There are certain dates and events…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   I saw on my face book that the Ferguson’s had a reunion and Clea and I never heard a peep. So sorry to have missed that.…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   I get slower each day. Then again, I thank the Lord that I can get around. Donna W. and I went to the license office for…

Fall allergies can cause asthma problems

Allergens present in the fall can cause asthma problems for children and adults alike. Ragweed is more likely to be present in high numbers if spring was very wet and…