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Youth begin spring cleaning at Lamar City Park

Youth begin spring cleaning at Lamar City Park

                    Spring cleaning began at the Lamar City Park as Noah Shaw, City Clovers 4-H Club president, is power washing, with…

Proposition 1 explained

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer In the forthcoming April 7 general municipal election, Barton County voters will be asked to approve Proposition 1, placed on the ballot by the…

Candidates visit senior center

Candidates visit senior center

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Tom Shields took his campaign for mayor of Lamar to the Lamar Senior Center, March 19. Here, he visited with Jack Thrasher and daughter Linda Ewers. Also…

Lamar HOPE Project to aid homeowners

The Lamar HOPE Project, a Christ-centered ministry that uses volunteers to repair the homes of those in need, is presently accepting applications. Lamar HOPE (Helping Others Promoting Encouragement) is under…

Jasper Fire and Rescue helps extinguish fire

Jasper Fire and Rescue helps extinguish fire

JASPER-Jasper Fire and Rescue was dispatched with the Avilla Fire Department at 7:07 p.m. on Monday, March 16, as an automatic aid to a structure fire at 510 E. Maiden…

Bothersome speed limit on West 1st Street to be raised

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-A speed limit on West 1st Street that has nettled many people for years is finally going to be raised. A citizen complaint, in…

Fireplace & More Store holds grand opening

Fireplace & More Store holds grand opening

              Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat The Fireplace & More Store by Schnelle Sheet Metal held its grand opening on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m.…

When creditors are predators

Using alternative lending sources can increase the cost of buying an item two to five times. Predatory lending is the practice of charging excessive fees for loans or payment contracts…

MU Extension to put on hay workshop

STOCKTON-University of Missouri Extension will be putting on a hay workshop on Saturday, March 28, at the Land O Lakes Youth Fairgrounds in El Dorado Springs. The workshop will begin…

Sheep and goat workshop scheduled for April 18

STOCKTON-University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research are working together to put on a sheep and goat workshop on Saturday, April 18, beginning at 10 a.m.,…