Schools

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…

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.…

Sports

Lamar tennis team takes on Aurora

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

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.…

News

BCMH posts net gain in July

The Barton County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees August 24 meeting was called to order by Chairperson Karen Wegener. Other members present included Tom Shaw, Mike Vaughan, Susan…

Kander visits Lamar Fair

Kander visits Lamar Fair

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Secretary of State Jason Kander, right, and aide John Scott, center, shared lunch at the Metro Club tent on Thursday at the Lamar Fair. Kander…

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…

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

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…