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Letter to editor

Dear Editor: On October 1, Proposed Amendment No. 3 printed in the Nevada paper. I advise everyone to read this, as I understand only part of the Amendment No. 3…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: I noticed in a local paper where there are other people who are not afraid to express their opinion about term limits. The country would be better served…

Where does Barton County fit in with cost of living index?

Nearly everyone is familiar with the expression, “Compare apples to apples.” When delving into cost of living statistics released by MERIC, the research division of the Missouri Department of Economic…

A beautiful September, but short on moisture

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-September was ideal in temperature, providing a transition into autumn that was seamless and welcomed. The entire month lived up to its pleasant reputation.…

Empire District proposes lowering fuel adjustment charge

JEFFERSON CITY-The Empire District Electric Company has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to lower the fuel adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. Empire…

Ribbon cutting held for new bridge

Ribbon cutting held for new bridge

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Danny Scruggs of C & C Bridge and Concrete removed the road closed signs and barriers, October 6, to signify the new bridge on Northwest 100th Road…

Nick’s Niche holds ribbon cutting

Nick’s Niche holds ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held September 23, at Nick’s Niche on the west side of the Lamar square. The business traces back to 1945 and was originally run by…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: What do you think of cockroaches? How about head lice? Zombies? They all came in higher in popularity than congress in a recent poll. “Congress shall make no…

BCMH Community Health Fair draws crowd

BCMH Community Health Fair draws crowd

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little Another successful Barton County Community Health Fair drew a good size crowd on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Lamar Armory. Those visiting the health fair had the…

Lamar Police Department report

The following calls were made by the Lamar Police Department. * A theft from a motor vehicle was reported to have occurred September 1, in the 1700 block of Jackson…