Schools

Moenning named to State Technical College honor roll

LINN-Ethan Moenning, Lockwood, has been named to the State Technical College Spring honor roll. To be placed on the honor roll a full time student must earn a…

Gillen receives National FFA scholarship

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) scholarship to Micala Gillen of the Lockwood FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Archer Daniels Midland…

Sports

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Keegan Duncan says one of the greatest thrills of…

Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble

The Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble for July 29 ended up with two teams…

TigerSharks compete in aquathon series

TigerSharks compete in aquathon series

The Lamar TigersSharks swim team have been enjoying a very successful aquathon series. With a…

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…

News

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Keegan Duncan says one of the greatest thrills of his high school football career has been entering the Edward Jones Dome in…

Golden Harvest Days is a fun time in Golden City

Golden Harvest Days is a fun time in Golden City

Photo courtesy of Sharon Wingert The Golden City Fire Department held a pancake feed on Saturday morning of Golden Harvest Days, July 18. Photo courtesy of Sharon Wingert…

Jasper’s “Free Little Library”

Jasper’s “Free Little Library”

For those of you that haven’t noticed, Jasper now has its very first “Free Little Library”, set up outside of the Flight of Fancy Flea Market. The library…

Government

Property transfers

Warranty Deed, filed July 20, 2015. Richard A. Shrewsbury of Barton County, Missouri to Franz Douglas Penner and Tina Denise Penner…

Court misc.

State V Kaitlyn Ashley Gilmore, guilty plea. State V John Mikel Robinson, guilty plea. State V Matthew Damon Mahurin, guilty plea.…

Columns

Summer foods and fun

By JUDY CARVER Registered Dietitian Barton County Memorial Hospital Barbeques, picnics and trips to the beach may be on your calendar this summer. But how can you…

Supreme court issues ruling on ACA subsidies

By CHRISTOPHER A RUNION, CPA In June, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the fate of the premium tax credit under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The main…

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…

Social

Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble

The Lamar Country Club 3 Person Scramble for July 29 ended up with two teams tied for a best score of 32. The team of Rick Williams,…

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Norma Harris was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, July 28. The winners were Joann Jones, first and Norma Harris, second. Betty Gilkey is scheduled to be…

Yount wins first place baking award

Yount wins first place baking award

Liberal resident Patsy Yount recently won a first place baking award at the Bourbon County Fair held in Ft. Scott, Kan. The prize was for chocolate chip…

Marriage license applications

The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder’s Office: Robby Dean Stafford, 33, Golden City and Tiffany Dayle Bryant, 31, Golden City.…