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Teen Leaders 4-H Club receives FCS Financial grant

Teen Leaders 4-H Club receives FCS Financial grant

Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat FCS Financial in Nevada recently awarded the Teen Leaders 4-H Club with a $500 Shaping Rural Missouri grant. The Shaping Rural Missouri grants are available to 4-H…

Accident reports

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, an accident occurred when a southbound 2005 Buick Park Avenue being driven by Carol A Braker, 54, Liberal, failed to yield to…

TigerSharks swim team to begin practice

The TigerSharks swim team will begin practice this month for the summer season. Returning swimmers are to report to the Lamar pool on Friday, May 22. Swimmers age 11 and…

BNSF asked for list of hazardous materials passing through county

LAMAR-The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has more track in Barton County than any other, and carries more cargo. Consequently, Barton County Emergency Management has requested a flow study of…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1991 Toyota Corolla being driven by Brandon J Peters, 17, Lamar, was traveling eastbound on M96, five miles west of Miller, when…

Barton County Electric Co-op draws huge crowd

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The 79th annual meeting of the members/owners of Barton County Electric Cooperative drew a crowd of nearly 1,200 on a pleasant evening at Moore…

Polymer Wood Technologies CEO visits Lamar twice

Polymer Wood Technologies CEO visits Lamar twice

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The CEO of Polymer Wood Technologies (PWT), Evan Daniels, was in Lamar, May 14, to show the corporation’s property (commonly known as the O’Sullivan…

Ribbon cutting held at CrossFit Lamar

Ribbon cutting held at CrossFit Lamar

CrossFit Lamar celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Barton County Chamber of Commerce at 12 noon on Wednesday, May 13, at their gym. The gym is located in…

Conservation open house set for May 28

A conservation open house is set for Thursday, May 28, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Memorial Hall in Lamar. This gives county residents the opportunity to gather and discuss…

“Welcome to Lamar” sign is once again discussed at Lamar CB

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Lamar Community Betterment meeting was opened by Ron Hager, president, on Wednesday, May 13, at the Wolf Building. Following approval of last month’s minutes,…