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Senior apartments proposed for northeast corner of square, but . . . .

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-An ambitious plan for building a three-story, 42-unit senior residence complex at the northeast corner of the Lamar square was presented to the Lamar…

Burlington Northern declines Lamar site for tank car repair

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Representatives of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad (BNSF), who visited Lamar on June 13 in search of a location on which to build…

Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame inducts 54 members

Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame inducts 54 members

COLUMBIA-“Making the Best Better” for generations of 4-H’ers, 54 people joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on August 9, at the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Inductees…

Traffic stop in Milo leads to recovery of stolen property

Over $3,200 in stolen property was recovered during a traffic stop in Milo Friday afternoon. According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, deputies stopped a truck…

Black layer is the time to shut irrigation off

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields east of I-49 along Hwy. 126 on August 13, for the crop scouting program. Scheidt offers…

Meeting ushers in 40th year of Lamar Community Betterment

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The 40th year of Lamar Community Betterment was ushered in at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Wolf Center. Following a revision,…

Local FFA members selected to National FFA Band

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Molly Bean and Paul Dingman, members of the Liberal FFA chapter in Liberal, Mo., will be on stage and in the spotlight October 29 to November 1, during the…

Local boys do their part in keeping Lamar clean

Local boys do their part in keeping Lamar clean

Pierce, Preston and Porter, along with their mother, Christy Heins, have been walking the town and picking up trash in an effort to keep Lamar clean. The four usually walk…

The circus is coming to town

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Lamar Rotary Club, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s favorite big top circus, is coming to Lamar on Monday, Sept. 8, at the East Elementary…

Walmart Foundation presents donation to TATS

Walmart Foundation presents donation to TATS

Local Walmart manager Kristy Mein is shown presenting a $2,000 check from the Walmart Foundation to Ron Hager, director of TATS. The donation will go towards the continuance of the…