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

Liberal man killed in vehicle-train crash

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a Liberal man was killed when the eastbound 1999 Buick Park Avenue that he was driving struck a northbound train…

Cache of stolen goods removed from Golden City residence

Cache of stolen goods removed from Golden City residence

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper A search warrant served on a Golden City residence, 603 Mill, July 26, netted the Barton County Sheriff’s Department a monstrous amount of ill-gotten equipment,…

Thirty-one year career closes at Health Department

Thirty-one year career closes at Health Department

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-”I have made friends at all places I have worked,” says Linda Talbott, retiring administrator of the Barton County Health Department. Those…

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…