Schools

Lamar High School Class of 2005 to celebrate 10 year reunion

Members of the Lamar High School Class of 2005 will celebrate its 10 year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Tractors BBQ and…

Crull named to dean’s list at University of Central Missouri

WARRENSBURG-Trenton Crull, a fourth year Professional Pilot major, has been named to the 2015 spring dean’s list at the University of Central Missouri. To be eligible for the…

Sports

Lamar Tiger football team participates in 10th Annual Day of Service

Lamar Tiger football team participates in 10th Annual Day of Service

The Lamar Tiger football team participated in the 10th Annual Day of Service on Thursday,…

It’s still time to participate in the Lamar TigerSharks Aquathon Series

It’s still time to participate in the Lamar TigerSharks Aquathon Series

The Lamar TigerSharks swim team is hosting its first ever Aquathon Series on Monday nights…

TigerShark team members travel to Claremore, Okla.

TigerShark team members travel to Claremore, Okla.

Eight members of the Lamar TigerSharks swim team traveled to Claremore, Okla., on Saturday, June…

TigerSharks compete at Webb City Invitational

TigerSharks compete at Webb City Invitational

The Lamar TigerSharks, along with 12 other area swim teams, competed at the Webb City…

News

Golden Harvest Days observes 134th annual festival and celebration

GOLDEN CITY-The 134th Annual Golden Harvest Days Festival and Celebration is set for Saturday, July 11, through Saturday, July 18. The event will kick off at 7 a.m.…

Missouri Economic Development Council elects new officers and board

LAKE OZARK-The Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) elected new leadership at its annual conference, June 10, at the Lake of the Ozarks. Chosen as president was Donna Brown…

Lamar women life flighted following accident

Lamar women life flighted following accident

A northbound 1997 Ford 7635 tractor being driven by 14-year-old Emma M Moore, Lamar, pulled into the path of a westbound 1999 Hyundai Elantra being driven by Wendy…

Government

Lamar Municipal Court report

John Mark Adams, speeding 1-15 mph over, $53 fine. Edward Henry Bailey, failure to yield, $78 fine. Carissa Nicole Bishop, minor…

Property transfers

General Warranty Deed, filed June 2, 2015. Louis E. Jones and Carla Jones to Sandra S. Barton: All of lots 9,…

Columns

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Son Jud and wife Meghan, and the two youngest grandsons, Landon, 2 ½ and Cooper, five months, are on a working adventure…

Sheldon

By DARLENE SHERIDAN A large crowd was on hand last Saturday evening, June 27, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada for the annual fireworks display. Kevin…

Coonfoot & Vicinity

By LOUISE OTT Peeking out the door this early Monday morning I see our dear Lord has blessed us with sunshine and strong winds. Gary and Judy…

Metzger’s Mutterings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The country will be celebrating the Fourth of July this week, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,…

Social

Lamar High School Class of 2005 to celebrate 10 year reunion

Members of the Lamar High School Class of 2005 will celebrate its 10 year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Tractors BBQ…

Luciettas celebrate 50th

Luciettas celebrate 50th

Don and Barbara Lucietta recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. On June 19, 1965 Don Lucietta and Barbara Ihm were married in a Scared Ceremony at St…

Lamar Country Club Ladies Association

Dorothy Roberts was the hostess Tuesday, June 30, for Bridge. The winners were Norma Jean Harris, first and Imogene Williams, second. The hostess scheduled for July 7…

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu

July 13-17 MONDAY- Baked chicken, hominy, juice, cinnamon apples, wheat roll, ice cream sandwich, coffee/tea/milk. TUESDAY- Spaghetti with meat sauce, dark green leafy salad, Harvard beets, whole…