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For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING I have just listened to a tape about an American soldier who was killed in WW ll by a machine gun nest. He had written in a…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The 10th Street Community Farmers’ Market held its 4th Annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 25. I made it up there bright and early…

It’s not your grandmother’s wallpaper

It’s not your grandmother’s wallpaper

By JANE MOYER Decorating Den Interiors Wallpaper, or wallcovering, is making a comeback in home and office interiors. And your grandmother may not believe the new ways you can add…

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”).…