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Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN John and Carolyn (Morgan) Rathyke of Springfield recently purchased the home Carolyn grew up in on North 3rd St. and have demolished the structure and will build…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Woo woo. Two more rooms done and two to go. I am beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. A few things to…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN Donna Wescott, president of the Rebekah Circle, which was held at the Food Station in Lamar on Monday, April 21, came by with sad news. Marcia Pennell…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… That is what came to mind yesterday as I was watching all the floaters from the…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this yearly Monday morning I see our dear Lord is blessing us with sunshine and some wind. It has been dreary and stormy…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN The weather is something and seems to be what everyone is talking about. One day it is real warm and then a short amount of rain and…

myRAs offer new, simplified retirement plans

By CHRISTOPHER A. RUNION, C.P.A. If you’re not covered by a workplace retirement plan, consider looking into the new simplified Roth IRA, called a myRA (short for “my retirement account”).…

Maxine’s Musings

By MAXINE MORIN We keep getting a little rain most every day. I do not like to see warnings of tornadoes. The warnings are useful, when needed; just hope there…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING I do not know what happened to this past week. Here I sit and the deadline is here and my mind is blank. This week went so…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Well, the Lamar Super 8 has once again received various well earned accolades. I can’t think of anyone more deserving than Lon Frieden, who received…