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Letter to editor

Dear Editor: I, Carolyn Carrier, would like to address the issue of Lockwood R1 School Board eliminating the Family and Consumer Science Curriculum (FACS) and FCCLA in the high school.…

Lamar Saddle Club holds appreciation lunch

Lamar Saddle Club holds appreciation lunch

              Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat Despite the cooler weather, several gathered at the Lamar Saddle Club grounds on Saturday, March 28. An appreciation lunch serving…

Memories of days gone by to be included in new book

Hometown Memories Publishing is saving a big slice of local history in a book that will contain tales of bygone years, from people who actually lived them. The 20th century…

Barton County farmer directs funds to Hope Valley Ranch

LAMAR-Hope Valley Ranch has received a $2500 donation from Barton County farmer Randy and Regina Sprenkle and America‚Äôs Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help…

Grant awarded to Barton County Library

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has announced that a grant in the amount of $6,610 has been received by the Barton County Library, in order to promote summer reading…

Misperceptions keep kids from getting lifesaving treatment for tickborne diseases

Kids are five times more likely than adults to die from tickborne diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). Doctors often avoid prescribing doxycycline, the most effective RMSF treatment, for…