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How to B. Wise in decorating

By BARBARA WISEMAN   Certified Interior Decorator   Q. Barbara, my husband and I have been together for years and have moved into a new house and I just can’t…

Excerpts from Thorpe’s Tantalizing Tidbits

(Editor’s note: Uncle Frank Thorpe died in March 1968. Aunt Helen died in January 1978. Shortly after Helen’s death, Nancy (Harmon) Dermott, Norma Jo (Hardenbrook) Isenhower and Bonnie (Godfrey) Finley…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT   Peeking out the door this early Monday morning, I see it is so foggy that I can hardly see my barn. They say we are supposed…

Where is Urilla?

Where is Urilla?

    By JOE DAVIS   Barton County Historical Society   We have all heard the stories of Wyatt Earp. From his famous shootout at the OK Corral to the…

Wrestling with the Almighty

By ROB WILSON   Lamar First Christian Church   Often times we use the phrase, “I’m wrestling with God” to describe a time of prayer when we approach God trying…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING   This week I have been on the phone again trying to find out if my friends made it through another tornado. The most dangerous one was…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN   My blood pressure had just returned to normal from the first tornado warnings. Then last week there were the warning sirens wailing as if to say,…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER            Lamar Democrat All I can say is….it happened again! I’d like to say my problem with the electric supply in Lamar had been solved, but alas, it…

Armyworms spotted in southwest Missouri fescue fields

Armyworms spotted in southwest Missouri fescue fields

LAMAR-Armyworms were seen in southwest Missouri wheat and fescue fields this week in numbers anywhere from one to seven armyworms per square foot according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN   Friday evening a large number of people were at the cemetery where they were decorating graves of loved ones.  The evening was warm and the cemetery…