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The Grind Coffee Shop invites you to visit them

The Grind Coffee Shop invites you to visit them

The Grind Coffee Shop, located inside the Barton County Strength Club in Lamar, opened for business on Friday, April 3, with a ribbon cutting held at noon by the Barton…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: People in Lamar are griping about the speed limit on 1st Street being raised from 30 mph to 40 mph until you get to the residential area, then…

Area Easter egg hunts enjoyed by many

Area Easter egg hunts enjoyed by many

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Easter weekend was rife with opportunities for area children to partake of good old-fashioned Easter egg hunts that were held in Lamar and sponsored by…

Nitrogen should be applied before joint stage in wheat

LAMAR-Wheat is nearing the joint stage or starting to joint in most area fields according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Scheidt scouted fields in Arcola…

Several gather at courthouse to witness election results

Several gather at courthouse to witness election results

                    Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat There were several interested individuals lining the halls at the Barton County Courthouse on Tuesday evening, April…

Plat book is dominant topic at Dade County Commission meeting

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the March 16 meeting of the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. Also present were Eastern Commissioner…

Arvest Bank of Lockwood chosen for CD by Greenfield City Council

GREENFIELD-The Greenfield City Council meeting was called to order on March 3, by Mayor James Evans. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call was taken and those present were Jack…

Local room makeover published in international magazine

A room makeover by interior decorator Jane Moyer, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Lamar, is featured in Envision, an international decorating ideas magazine published by CertaPro Painters® in conjunction…

Introduction to QuickBooks to be held at Cedar County Library

STOCKTON-The Cedar County MU Extension Center, in conjunction with the MSSU Small Business and Technology Development Center in Joplin, will be having an “Introduction to QuickBooks” workshop on Wednesday, May…

Sanitize tools for good garden hygiene

COLUMBIA-Just like surgeons and dentists, gardeners should work with clean tools. Sanitizing garden tools between uses will lower the risk of spreading diseases from one plant to another, says a…