Schools

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: Twenty-five years have passed since Lockwood voters last approved an increase in the operating levy of the Lockwood R-I school district. In the quarter-century since June…

University of Missouri graduates

COLUMBIA-The following students received their degree this spring from the University of Missouri: Kyle Alan Compton, Lamar, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Bachelor of Science in…

Sports

Bean participates in Lamar TigerShark Aquathon

Bean participates in Lamar TigerShark Aquathon

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Mary Bean, a student at Liberal High School, takes part in the…

Lamar TigerSharks compete in Nevada

Lamar TigerSharks compete in Nevada

The Lamar TigerSharks completed the first half of their summer season by traveling to Nevada…

Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble

The Lamar Country Club “3 Person Scramble” league finally got in their third week without…

Lamar TigerSharks shine at Taran Sack Invitational

Lamar TigerSharks shine at Taran Sack Invitational

The Lamar TigerSharks won the first place team trophy at the Taran Sack Invitational in…

News

What else do you know about Missouri?

Below are 10 more questions to test your knowledge about Missouri. These will be a bit more challenging than the previous 10 questions. If you get six or…

Barton County of Yesteryear – Harry Truman was a diligent worker as a U.S. senator

Throughout his presidency, Harry Truman established a reputation of working long hours in the Oval Office. That was the nature of the plain spoken man from Missouri. His…

What do you know about Missouri?

Below are 10 questions to test your knowledge about Missouri. Some are ridiculously easy, a few may be challenging, and others are mere trivia. The answers can be…

Government

Lamar Municipal Court report

Barbara Aline Bailey, speeding 1-15 mph over, $53 fine. Robert Russell Baker, failure to register motor vehicle, $38 fine. Chanstin Bayli…

Property transfers

Special Warranty Deed, filed July 6, 2015. Mo-An of Lamar, LLC to Lamar RE, LLC: Tract I: All of the south…

Columns

Donna’s Dialog

By DONNA WESCOTT Hi everyone. Rebekah Circle met at Tractors for lunch on Monday, July 20. Those present were Donna Wescott, president; Nedra Divine, vice president; Roselea…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING The saying keeps coming back to me this week that I may be young at heart, but the rest of my parts are a…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Back to School Fair sign up will continue until July 31. Contact Marye Sanderson at 667-5741 to pre-register to receive back to school items.…

The History of Leo “Mutt” Rader and Rader’s Store

The History of Leo “Mutt” Rader and Rader’s Store

(Editor’s note: Sarah Bandy has been a summer intern at the Greenfield Vedette since May 17. She is a student at Northwest Missouri State University, where she…

Social

First Baptist Church VBS present final program

First Baptist Church VBS present final program

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little First Baptist Church of Lamar held its vacation Bible school, “Journey Off the Map”, July 19-23. A worship rally was held Thursday, July 23,…

Giger to celebrate 80th birthday

Nora Giger will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday, Aug. 5. She was reared in the Osiris community and attended school in Sheldon. After marrying George Giger…

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Betty Weston was the hostess Tuesday, July 21, for Bridge. The winners were Marian Roberts, first and Ferne Roberts, second. The hostess scheduled for July 28 is…

Gaither Homecoming artist Allison Speer makes local appearance

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-Allison Speer, a regular performer on the popular Gaither Homecoming videos, will be appearing Sunday, Aug. 9, in Lamar. The location of the event will be…