Schools

Crull named to dean’s list at University of Central Missouri

WARRENSBURG-Trenton Crull, a fourth year Professional Pilot major, has been named to the 2015 spring dean’s list at the University of Central Missouri. To be eligible for the…

Tucker named to Baker University’s dean’s list for spring semester

BALDWIN CITY, Kan.-Jefferson Tucker, Lamar, was named to Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate dean’s list for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average…

Sports

Lamar Tiger football team participates in 10th Annual Day of Service

Lamar Tiger football team participates in 10th Annual Day of Service

The Lamar Tiger football team participated in the 10th Annual Day of Service on Thursday,…

It’s still time to participate in the Lamar TigerSharks Aquathon Series

It’s still time to participate in the Lamar TigerSharks Aquathon Series

The Lamar TigerSharks swim team is hosting its first ever Aquathon Series on Monday nights…

TigerShark team members travel to Claremore, Okla.

TigerShark team members travel to Claremore, Okla.

Eight members of the Lamar TigerSharks swim team traveled to Claremore, Okla., on Saturday, June…

TigerSharks compete at Webb City Invitational

TigerSharks compete at Webb City Invitational

The Lamar TigerSharks, along with 12 other area swim teams, competed at the Webb City…

News

Lamar women life flighted following accident

Lamar women life flighted following accident

A northbound 1997 Ford 7635 tractor being driven by 14-year-old Emma M Moore, Lamar, pulled into the path of a westbound 1999 Hyundai Elantra being driven by Wendy…

BCMH puts on health fair for Barton County Electric Cooperative

BCMH puts on health fair for Barton County Electric Cooperative

On June 18, a group of Barton County Memorial Hospital employees put on a health fair for 31 members of the Barton County Electric Cooperative. A lot of…

BCMH Pet Therapy Department makes donation to local dog park

BCMH Pet Therapy Department makes donation to local dog park

A donation was made recently to the local dog park from Barton County Memorial Hospital’s Pet Therapy Department, The donation was from monies raised by the sale of…

Government

Lamar Municipal Court report

John Mark Adams, speeding 1-15 mph over, $53 fine. Edward Henry Bailey, failure to yield, $78 fine. Carissa Nicole Bishop, minor…

Property transfers

General Warranty Deed, filed June 2, 2015. Louis E. Jones and Carla Jones to Sandra S. Barton: All of lots 9,…

Columns

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand last Saturday evening, June 27, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada for the annual fireworks display. Kevin…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and strong winds. Gary and Judy…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The country will be celebrating the Fourth of July this week, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Father’s Day was observed at the churches in Sheldon on Sunday, June 21. The Baptist church invited all fathers to come forward and each…

Social

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Dorothy Roberts was the hostess Tuesday, June 30, for Bridge. The winners were Norma Jean Harris, first and Imogene Williams, second. The hostess scheduled for July 7…

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu

July 13-17 MONDAY- Baked chicken, hominy, juice, cinnamon apples, wheat roll, ice cream sandwich, coffee/tea/milk. TUESDAY- Spaghetti with meat sauce, dark green leafy salad, Harvard beets, whole…

Teddy Bear Daycare and Preschool conducts graduation ceremony

Teddy Bear Daycare and Preschool conducts graduation ceremony

Teddy Bear Daycare and Preschool conducted its annual graduation ceremony last month. All of the children attending the daycare performed for an audience of parents, grandparents and…

Lamar Country Club Summer 3 Person Scramble

The summer “Three Person Scramble” at Lamar Country Club got underway on June 24, with a bang. The low score of the evening was a 32 by…