Schools

Neidigh receives Chance Kentner Memorial Scholarship

Golden City High School graduating senior Lee Neidigh received a $1000 Chance Kentner Memorial Scholarship. Neidigh is attending Crowder College in Neosho, where he is majoring in agriculture.…

Lamar Middle School STUCO welcomes teachers

Lamar Middle School STUCO welcomes teachers

The Lamar Middle School Student Council spent the morning of August 11, cheering on teachers as they entered Thiebaud Auditorium for their first Professional Development meeting of the…

Sports

Lamar Tigers defeat Mt. Vernon Mountaineers, 52-6

Lamar Tigers defeat Mt. Vernon Mountaineers, 52-6

Photo courtesy of Jon Brisbin No. 43 Anthony Wilkerson fights for yardage against Mt. Vernon…

Lamar Tigers down Mt. Vernon, 52-6

Lamar Tigers down Mt. Vernon, 52-6

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Terry Redman Lamar sophomore quarterback Stuart McKarus scores the Tigers…

Tigers win opener in convincing fashion

Tigers win opener in convincing fashion

By CHRIS MORROW MOUNT VERNON-When you win four consecutive state championships, expectations will be high.…

Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble

The Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble was completed Wednesday, Aug. 19. The winning team,…

News

Deadline nears for community fund

The immediate goal of the Barton County Community Fund is to reach assets of $30,000, in order to become a stand-alone affiliate of The Community Foundation of the…

Puckett recognized by Obesity Action Coalition

Puckett recognized by Obesity Action Coalition

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Justin Puckett, DO, FAAFP, CEO and medical director at Complete Family Medicine in Kirksville Mo., was recently recognized for his ongoing efforts to serve his obesity…

Barton County Elks Lodge provides free movie for area school children during youth week

Barton County Elks Lodge provides free movie for area school children during youth week

For the ninth consecutive year the Barton County Elks Lodge No. 2800 has provided free show passes to the Lamar Plaza Theatre for area school children ages K-8.…

Government

Property transfers

General Warranty Deed, filed August 17, 2015. Leon Phipps and Christy Phipps to Nicholas C. Burrell and Richard A. Burrell: A…

Court misc.

Addison Leann Williams V Ryan Dexter Williams, consent judgment. State V Michael Vincent Mejia, written guilty plea. Midland Credit Management Inc…

Columns

Nutrition bites

By JUDY CARVER, RD LD CDE Clinical RD and Diabetes Education Coordinator Barton County Memorial Hospital Greek yogurt is thicker and creamier than regular yogurt, since most…

Monitor your accounts receivable

By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA Monitoring your accounts receivable may seem like one more chore in an already busy workday. But this simple activity is important. Here’s…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Several have returned from an enjoyable time at the Missouri State Fair. Many make this a yearly event. School has started and the activities…

Memories of a treasure, all night music on AM radio

Memories of a treasure, all night music on AM radio By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer I am sure that many will consider this story to be…

Social

Marriage license applications

The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Barton County Recorder’s Office: Edwin Spencer Roof, 39, Nevada and Amanda Nicole Lusk, 17, Walker. Jeremy L. Neher,…

Heartland Doll Club to hold show in Joplin

The Heartland Doll Club of Joplin will have its annual Doll and Toy Show on Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Joplin Senior…

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Joann Jones was the hostess Tuesday, Aug. 25, for Bridge. The winners were Norma J. Harris, first and Dorothy Roberts, second. The hostess for September 1 is…

Lockwood Community Foundation to sponsor photography contest

LOCKWOOD-The Lockwood Community Foundation will sponsor a photography contest, to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Arvest Bank lobby during September Days in…