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Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Trio’s Pizza, a member of the Barton County Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its relaunch under new ownership on April 30. Seating was at a premium in the newly remodeled restaurant,…

Barton County Chamber welcomes Brenneman Roofing

Barton County Chamber welcomes Brenneman Roofing

Kevin Butner/Lamar Democrat The Barton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting, welcoming Brenneman Roofing as a new member. The ribbon cutting was held in front of the chamber…

OATS Transportation benefits from quilt raffle

OATS Transportation benefits from quilt raffle

              Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat Sue Jay was the lucky recipient of a beautifully handmade quilt that was pieced together by Alice Porter. She also…

Watch for blight in fruit trees

By JILL SCHEIDT MU Extension Agronomy Specialist Warm, wet weather encourages rapid development of fruit tree buds and shoots and these weather conditions coupled with quick growth increase the risk…

Changes made to employee’s insurance

GREENFIELD-Present for the April 7 meeting of the Greenfield City Council were Jack Pugh, Vicki Lollar, Cathy Harrington, Kelly Mayfield, Beth Wright and attorney Allen Rose and his wife Sherry.…

Dade County Commission travel to check on road conditions

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on April 20. Others in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner David Rusch and…

Average annual wage based on 2013 figures

The average annual wage in Missouri, county by county, has been figured by the Missouri Economic Research & Information Center (MERIC), a division of the Department of Economic Development. The…

A member of U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff to be in Lamar, May 15

A member of Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will be at the Barton County Senior Center, 306 West 11th, on Friday, May 15 to meet with any constituents who wish to…

Moisture shortage continues despite frequent showers

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The above headline looks totally out of sync, and the writer of it needs to explain what looks like a classic example of a…

May Yard of the Month

May Yard of the Month

                The May Yard of the Month is located at 303 E. First St., Lamar. This is the home of Harvey and Jean…