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

Storm crowned 2015 Rodeo Princess

Storm crowned 2015 Rodeo Princess

Lamar Saddle Club 2015 Princess Shiloh Storm, daughter of Ryan and Ali Storm, was crowned on August 21, at the 1st Annual Don Miller Ranch Rodeo. First runner…

Weimer crowned 2015 Rodeo Queen

Weimer crowned 2015 Rodeo Queen

Lamar Saddle Club 2015 Rodeo Queen Morgan Weimer, daughter of Josh Weimer and Tracy and John Chandler, was crowned on August 21, at the 1st Annual Don Miller…

Jasper Days set for September 12-19

JASPER-Jasper Days 2015 will kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 12, with a 5K Fun Run, to begin at 7:30 a.m., at the high school football field. For more information…

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

Storm crowned 2015 Rodeo Princess

Storm crowned 2015 Rodeo Princess

Lamar Saddle Club 2015 Princess Shiloh Storm, daughter of Ryan and Ali Storm, was crowned on August 21, at the 1st Annual Don Miller Ranch Rodeo. First…

Weimer crowned 2015 Rodeo Queen

Weimer crowned 2015 Rodeo Queen

Lamar Saddle Club 2015 Rodeo Queen Morgan Weimer, daughter of Josh Weimer and Tracy and John Chandler, was crowned on August 21, at the 1st Annual Don…

Jasper Days set for September 12-19

JASPER-Jasper Days 2015 will kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 12, with a 5K Fun Run, to begin at 7:30 a.m., at the high school football field. For more…

Kentner family gathers for reunion

The families of Jacob Waters and Alda (Shepler) Kentner gathered August 9, at the American Legion building in Lockwood, for their yearly reunion. The group felt extremely…