Schools
Students of the Week

Students of the Week

Rae Crossley, daughter of Jim and Stephanie Crossley, is the sixth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. Rae plays volleyball, basketball, softball and she dances. Her…

MSU releases dean’s lists

Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least six credit…

Sports

Lamar Tigers open softball season

Lamar Tigers open softball season

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Lamar freshman pitcher Kinley Nance got off to a good start in…

Liberal volleyball team wins season opener

Liberal volleyball team wins season opener

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Rhiannon Morrow Liberal sophomore Kennedy King (right) battles at the…

Tigers now 2-0

Tigers now 2-0

There were decades when the Lamar Tigers struggled with the Seneca Indians, so for Tigers…

Lamar tennis team takes on Aurora

The Lamar tennis team played Aurora on August 25, losing 2-7. In singles, No. 1…

News

Barton County Route A closed near Lamar on September 2 for pipe work

Barton County Route A will be closed between Route EE and NE 20th Rd., near Lamar, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The road will…

Lockwood Public Library replaces computers

Lockwood Public Library replaces computers

LOCKWOOD-The Lockwood Public Library announces the replacement of six computers and faster internet connections. Thanks to the approval of a Technology Mini-Grant from the Missouri State Library, the…

Lamar Baby Show winners

Lamar Baby Show winners

The 2015 Lamar Fair Baby Show was held Friday morning, Aug. 22, at Thiebaud Auditorium. All photos by Melissa Little/Lamar Democrat Girls 0-3 months from left are first…

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

Donna’s Dialogue

By DONNA WESCOTT Another fair has come and gone. I really enjoyed the fair this year. My granddaughter and I looked at the windows. She is in…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING Consider the following: Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, yet the youngest you’ll ever be – enjoy this day while it lasts. Your…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It is Friday morning as I sit here writing this column and so far I have gone two rounds with the Lamar…

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…

Social

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu

September 7-11 MONDAY- Labor Day, closed for holiday. TUESDAY- Chef salad with tomatoes, ham and cheese, baked potato, grape juice, crackers, mixed fruit, coffee/tea/milk. WEDNESDAY- Beef and…

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…