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Letter to editor

Dear Editor:   I read with interest Melody Metzger’s editorial in the May 22 issue of the Lamar Democrat. Since I am not a resident of Lamar, living one mile…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat Growth….another scary word that ranks up there with change, as the older we become the more likely we are to become set in our…

A memorial remembrance: a moment of silence

By ROB WILSON   First Christian Church   There are a few times in life where the world goes silent out of respect. A military funeral is one of those…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   H.M. and Terry Logan and daughter Katlyn have had as their guests Don and Rita Watson, their daughter Shaliaine and grandmother, Marie Smith from Forsyth, Montana.…

Anthracnose on maple trees

Anthracnose on maple trees

“This year we have experienced a cool, wet spring; these weather conditions are favorable for the development of anthracnose on maple trees,” said Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with Barton County…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT It is early Monday morning and I sure hope that the storms are over with what we got on Sunday evening. There were strong winds, rain and…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   What a storm. I still think it is funny how Oklahoma knows two days before hand where the tornados will hit and we can’t even find…

Passing of the torch

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer On April 15, a new Lamar City Council was seated. Two new faces appeared on the eight-member board to guide the city through the…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   I was in bed but could hear the thunder and lightening was flashing in the bathroom window. When it started raining, I got up to look…

Have you ever been distracted?

By ROB WILSON   First Christian Church   Back in the 1990’s our family was living up in Prescott, Ariz. It had been a cold night but temperatures up in…