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Numerous arrests made in alleged manufacture of methamphetamine

At around 3 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, the Barton County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 509 NW 30th Lane in Barton County, after receiving information that the…

Calton receives individual achievement award from Missouri Public Utility Alliance

Calton receives individual achievement award from Missouri Public Utility Alliance

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer COLUMBIA-His many years of long service as a member of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance have won recognition for Lamar City Administrator Lynn Calton…

Fourth Thursday draws crowd

Fourth Thursday draws crowd

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The Barton County Chamber of Commerce held its 4th Thursday on the Square on September 25, with musical entertainment by Kathryn Ferguson from Osceola.      …

Letter to editor

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: Thank you to you and your staff for sharing my story to bring awareness to ALS!! The Joplin ALS Walk was awesome!! Support for Team Street Lady topped…

Lamar Police Department calls

The following calls were made recently by the Lamar Police Department: * A phone scam was reported to have occurred August 12 in the 500 block of W. 3rd St.…

Wheat prep tips include paying attention to Hessian flies

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields southwest of Lamar, north of 126 and I-49, September 24 for the MU Extension crop scouting…

Barton County Sheriff’s Department stays active

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office took a complaint from Liberal of property damage on Monday, Sept. 1. The reporting party called the sheriff’s office to report that the tires on…

Individuals take advantage of walking where they are

Individuals take advantage of walking where they are

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little The Lamar Change Club challenged business employees, senior center groups, school classes, friends, neighbors and families to take a break in the day on Thursday, Sept. 25,…

Job numbers surge in Vernon County, decline in rest of area

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-August was a good month for Vernon County. Despite a small increase in its labor force, the addition of 117 new jobs sent…

Safety tips for the autumn season

Autumn is a time to admire the colorful leaves of the season. Take advantage of the display because they will soon be on the ground. However, it is also the…