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For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Are you getting ready for the heat wave? I walked across the yard the day after the monsoon season and had grasshoppers everywhere. Not a good sign.…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It has been voted on and approved to take down the Confederate Flag that flew over the capitol building in Columbia, South Carolina and this…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The Fourth of July was pretty quiet until the sun set and the fireworks began. Many families and friends enjoyed gatherings. A meal of ribs, corn on…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING I sit here wondering what happened to the last two weeks and go wow! I am so lucky with having so much to do and so many…

What to do if identity theft happens to you

By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA Tax identity theft once again topped the IRS list of tax scams for 2015. Here’s what you need to know if it happens to you.…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Son Jud and wife Meghan, and the two youngest grandsons, Landon, 2 ½ and Cooper, five months, are on a working adventure in Colorado for…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand last Saturday evening, June 27, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada for the annual fireworks display. Kevin Williams and others…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and strong winds. Gary and Judy Nelson, Michael Nelson…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The country will be celebrating the Fourth of July this week, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. I was…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Father’s Day was observed at the churches in Sheldon on Sunday, June 21. The Baptist church invited all fathers to come forward and each was presented a…