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Veterans’ Day assembly draws large crowd at LHS

Veterans’ Day assembly draws large crowd at LHS

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Lamar Middle School and Lamar High School held a joint Veterans’ Day assembly in the high school gymnasium on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Present for…

A reminder about the Cold Weather Rule

The Cold Weather Rule has been in effect in Missouri since 1977. However, it may be fitting to jog people‚Äôs memories about the rule, especially since bitter winter weather has…

LEPC reviews coping with possible emergencies

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) reviewed needs in coping with various types of emergencies at its November 13 meeting in Thiebaud Auditorium. Handling…

Rotary Club recognizes veterans

Rotary Club recognizes veterans

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Rotary Club in Lamar recognized area veterans with a lunch held at noon on Veterans’ Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Lamar United Methodist…

The Tulip Garden Project strives to protect victims of abuse

Lamar native Amanda Martin is in the beginning steps of setting up a shelter for battered women in Barton County. The Tulip Gardner Project began with the hope of bringing…

Golden City board of aldermen vacancy filled

GOLDEN CITY-The vacancy on the Golden City Board of Aldermen has been filled by the appointment of Walter Nims to the seat in the First Ward formerly held by Nini…

Mezel is big winner at Westco

Mezel is big winner at Westco

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little Pattie Mezel of Lamar was the lucky recipient recently of $7300 awarded by Westco in observance of their 70th anniversary. Area Wescto’s held a drawing, with each…

Take the $10 challenge

Guided grocery store tours will be offered by the University of Missouri Extension on Wednesdays, Dec. 3 and 10, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in an effort to help individuals…

Belcher recognized by Barton County Strength Club

Belcher recognized by Barton County Strength Club

Some people wish they could have greatness and others decide to fight for it. That is exactly what Michelle Belcher does each and every day; she fights for greatness. At…

PSC approves rate increase for renewable energy standard for KCP&L-GMO

JEFFERSON CITY-The Missouri Public Commission (PSC) has approved an agreement which will establish a renewable energy standard charge on the bills of electric customers of KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations (KCP&L-GMO). The…