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Dade County Commission checks on culverts

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission was called to order at 9 a.m. on July 20, by Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel. Also present were Eastern Commissioner…

Barton County Sheriff’s Department report

The following calls were made by the Barton County Sheriff’s Department: The sheriff’s office responded to a home on June 28, in the southwest part of the county. The reporting…

Late planted soybeans must beat freeze

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, scouted fields near Arcola in Dade County and near Verdella in Barton County on July 22. Scheidt observed corn that was…

Become a Master Gardener

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Sharing is at the heart of the Master Gardener program. Gardening brings joy as you fill your world with growing things, says David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of…

Vandalism vs technology

Vandalism vs technology

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-A showdown is in the making. Vandals who persist on leaving graffiti on the bandstand in the northwest corner of the courthouse lawn, are…

One last round of questions about Missouri

Most of these questions will be considered trivia. Some are likely to be very difficult. However well or poorly you do, have fun. 1. What businessman, who founded a line…

Lamar Democrat to be delivered a day late

Due to circumstances beyond our control the Wednesday, July 29 saturation issue of the Lamar Democrat, that is scheduled to go to every household in Barton County and Lockwood, will…

What else do you know about Missouri?

Below are 10 more questions to test your knowledge about Missouri. These will be a bit more challenging than the previous 10 questions. If you get six or more correct,…

Barton County of Yesteryear – Harry Truman was a diligent worker as a U.S. senator

Throughout his presidency, Harry Truman established a reputation of working long hours in the Oval Office. That was the nature of the plain spoken man from Missouri. His work habits…

What do you know about Missouri?

Below are 10 questions to test your knowledge about Missouri. Some are ridiculously easy, a few may be challenging, and others are mere trivia. The answers can be found elsewhere…