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Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I have the indubitable pleasure of spending time with two year old grandson Landon, from Saturday morning to Sunday evening. Seems Meghan, his momma, is…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN On my recent trip to Joplin I have noticed the beautiful Bradford Pear Trees and many other beautiful flowering trees. There are many signs of spring’s arrival,…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN As Donna Wescott was taking me to an appointment at Barton County Memorial Hospital, we had a good view of the Tulip Tree on the corner of…

Can’t file by April 15? Get an extension

By CHRISTOPHER A. RENION, CPA April 15, the tax filing deadline for 2014 federal income tax returns, will be here before you know it. If you won’t be able to…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat As I get older it seems that more of my friends and acquaintances are slipping away. I know this is a natural progression that happens…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out this early Monday morning I see we had showers in the night and it is windy now. Our dear Lord is blessing us with clouds…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The weather continues to fluctuate, but we are enjoying some warm spring days. Sheldon did not have school on Friday, April 3, Monday, April 6 and Tuesday,…