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

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.…

Cooking Matters class to be held September 21

Cooking Matters at the Store, presented by University of Missouri Extension, will be held Monday, Sept. 21, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 29 SW 1st Lane, in…

Dade County Grazing School to begin September 15

The University of Missouri Extension will offer the first of five sessions of its grazing school on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Dade…

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

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…

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…

Social

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…

Countryside Church to hold outdoor gospel sing

The 27th Annual Outdoor Gospel Sing will be held at Countryside Church on Saturday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. This is a free gospel sing and will feature…

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Gloria Kurtz was the hostess Tuesday, Sept. 1, for Bridge. Rosalee Potter won first place, with Imogene Williams winning second. The hostess for September 8 is scheduled…

Shifletts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Shifletts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Friends and family are invited to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Ralph and Betty Shiflett on Sunday, Sept. 20, 12 noon to 3 p.m., with a…