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

Hines brings home first place medals

Hines brings home first place medals

Ben Hines recently brought home four first place medals from USA Sanctioned State Long Course…

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…

News

Barton County Emergency Management assists with exercise at Stockton Lake

Barton County Emergency Management assists with exercise at Stockton Lake

STOCKTON-The Barton County Office of Emergency Management and the Barton County Dive and Rescue team assisted with the Cedar County/Stockton Lake Triathlon for the second consecutive year. The…

Missouri economic report

JEFFERSON CITY (MERIC)-Missouri’s unemployment in May was 5.8 percent, compared to the United State’s unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. According to advance estimates, Missouri’s gross domestic product (GDP)…

Route 66 Collectors Show to return

JOPLIN-The Route 66 Collectors Show: Coins, Stamps and Sports Cards hobby event will return for the sixth consecutive year later this year. The free admission show will be…

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

Donna’s Dialog

By DONNA WESCOTT Boy, it is hot and dry. I just came in from watering my flowers. Wednesday, July 29, the coffee group met at Tractors for…

For-get-me-nots

By GAIL LEAMING It’s August already, but I can also feel the heat. Yeah! I have just about finished the remodeling. Can’t do anything else until a…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat It has been a wild and wooly week around the office, especially with the Democrat not being mailed out until Thursday, due…

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…

Social

Correction

In the 0-3 month boys division of the Golden Harvest Days Baby Contest, that ran in the July 31 Lamar Democrat, the name of Stetson Marti was…

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…