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Missouri added 13,200 nonfarm jobs in July

JEFFERSON CITY-Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 13,200 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted data released, August 12, by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The state’s unemployment rate…

Golden City sets tax levy, will increase water connection deposits

GOLDEN CITY-Following a public hearing, the Golden City Board of Aldermen set the property tax levy for the city at just over $0.91 on each $100 of assessed valuation at…

Doylesport Cemetery comes to life thanks to Truman Healthcare

Doylesport Cemetery comes to life thanks to Truman Healthcare

Employees at Truman Healthcare have been attending to the upkeep at Doylesport Cemetery for the last eight years, not only making sure the area is mowed and cleared of debris,…

Pest levels low in corn and soybean fields

Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields northwest of Liberal on August 6 for the crop scouting program. Scheidt offers this advice from…

County property tax to remain the same

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The Barton County Commission has set the county property tax levy at $0.05 on each $100 of assessed valuation, the same as last year.…

MU Extension and Barton County 4-H celebrate accomplishments

It’s a Celebration! Please join the University of Missouri Extension and Barton 4-H on Wednesday, Aug. 20, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the extension booth on the south side of…

Irvin discusses political views

Irvin discusses political views

  Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Nate Irvin, Democratic candidate for Fourth District Congressman, spoke to a small but friendly crowd, Sunday afternoon, beneath a large shade tree on the lawn of…

Lamar Fair Youth Horse Show to be held August 17

The Lamar Fair Youth Horse Show will be held Sunday, Aug. 17, 1:30 p.m., at the Lamar Saddle Club Grounds. For many years the Rough Rider 4-H Club and Lamar…

Receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees

Receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.-Add color to your landscape year round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will…

Barton County in agreement with state results on constitutional amendments

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The final percentages may vary somewhat, but Barton County voters were in agreement with statewide totals in the August 5 election as to which…