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 Lady Tiger tennis team wins, 7-2

The Lamar Lady Tiger tennis team played Monett on August 27, winning by a score…

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…

News

Alfalfa event set

LOCKWOOD-Alfalfa production, utilization and marketing will be the focus of an afternoon session at the Whitesell Land & Cattle Co. in Lockwood on Thursday, Sept. 24, beginning at…

Register now for Pasture Management Workshop and Tour

STOCKTON-University of Missouri Extension and Raymond and Russell Neill Farm together will be presenting a Pasture Management Workshop and Tour on Monday, Sept. 28, at 1:00 p.m., at…

August, cooler and wetter than normal

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-How many times did you hear someone say, “What a remarkably cool August,” or words to that effect? Probably quite a few.…

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

Busting breakfast myths

By LINDSEY STEVENSON University Extension Nutrition and Health Education Specialist September is Better Breakfast Month and a popular idea among adults and adolescents is to skip breakfast…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN Sympathy is extended to the family of Cynthia Pyette Lucas, who passed away on August 26. Visitation was Sunday evening, Aug. 30, at the…

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…

Social

Liberal Prairie Days to debut Giant Pumpkin Contest

LIBERAL-Something new at the Liberal Prairie Day Festival, September 19, will be the Giant Pumpkin Contest. Gardeners, farmers and anyone that grows pumpkins may enter the contest.…

Prairie Days Quilt Show to be held in Kneeland Center

LIBERAL-The Prairie Days Festival Quilt Show will be held in the Kneeland Center at 102 Main in Liberal on Saturday, Sept. 19. Those entering quilts are requested…

“Nutts for Mutts” Dog Show to be part of Liberal Prairie Days

LIBERAL-The under the tent dog show will be held at Liberal’s Prairie Day Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, and is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Registration…

September Yard of the Month

September Yard of the Month

The September Master Gardener’s Yard of the Month belongs to Brent and Lori Bartlett at 438 N. 43 Hwy., Liberal. As you drive up the driveway you…