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

Mayor reviews incentive program with city employees

LAMAR-Mayor Kent Harris launched his Incentive and Rewards Program, July 1, in a 30-minute meeting with city employees. He reviewed the program that is designed to encourage employees…

June was very warm and unofficially very wet

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-June was a consistently warm month throughout. On 25 dates, Lamar’s high temperature rose into the 80s and 90s, and six of…

Barton County Chamber highlights AOK

Barton County Chamber highlights AOK

The famous quote by John F. Kennedy states it clearly, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” AOK (About Our Kids),…

Government

Property transfers

General Warranty Deed, filed June 22, 2015. C.G. Cofield by his attorney-in-fact Cynthia Lawrence to Chad A. Beck: A tract commencing…

Court misc.

Synchrony Bank V Joy Bates, consent judgment. Cindy B Wrenfrow V Cassey D Webb, consent judgment. City of Liberal V Thomas…

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 Country Club 3 Person Scramble

The second week of the Lamar Country Club “3 Person Scramble” finished with a record breaking score of 28 turned in by the team of Ryan Fullerton,…

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…