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October 11 to be busy day on Lamar square

October 11 to be busy day on Lamar square

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-A considerable part of Monday night’s Lamar City Council meeting was devoted to activities that will occur, October 11, on and near the Lamar…

Committee to recommend no change in zoning ordinance

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-There will be no recommendation to change any part of the city zoning ordinance. That was the consensus among all members of the city…

Gilkey building’s days are numbered

Gilkey building’s days are numbered

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-While the public was walking through the concessions on the square and dining on corn dogs, funnel cakes, pies, etc. during the Lamar Free…

Area students participate in 68th National Barrow Show

Area students participate in 68th National Barrow Show

The 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest for the 68th National Barrow Show was held September 8. The competition was held in conjunction with the four-day National Barrow Show® in…

Vernon County Sheriff’s office helps YMCA with community service

Vernon County Sheriff’s office helps YMCA with community service

NEVADA-The Vernon County Sheriff’s office set out to help the community YMCA on Thursday, Sept. 18, by assisting with parking lot repairs. Donna Thomas and Jeff Snyder contacted Vernon County…

Three area postmasters to retire

Three area postmasters to retire

Three area postmasters, Lori Yokley, Liberal, Carol Gaines, Sheldon,and Edythe Weaver, Bronaugh, plan to retire this month. All have over 20 years of service as postmasters. Yokley started her career…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2005 Ford Explorer being driven by Natasha M Ruth, 24, Lamar, was traveling west on Hwy. C, one mile east of…

Corn storage challenges farmers this year

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Farmers might be storing this year’s bumper corn crop in unconventional ways while they wait for prices to rise. But this can reduce yield before and after harvest due…

Hope renewed for MRC, VA resolution

By RYAN SQUIBB Lawrence County Record Hope is still alive for the Missouri Rehabilitation Center and veterans administration clinic to stay in Mt. Vernon. City officials were invited recently to…

Bull breeding soundness clinics begin in southwest Missouri

Bull breeding soundness clinics begin in southwest Missouri

MT. VERNON-A word of advice to area cattle producers: it is time to evaluate your bulls for readiness to breed cows in November and December. “Whether you have one bull…

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