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Lamar city council deals with public nuisance structures again

Lamar city council deals with public nuisance structures again

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Much of the Lamar City Council’s meeting, April 21, was devoted to nuisance structures within the city and their ultimate removal. Three…

Edward Jones receives award

The financial-services firm Edward Jones won the 2014 TNS Choice Award for outstanding performance in investment services, according to TNS, a global research consultancy. The TNS Choice Awards recognize financial-services…

Various transportation needs discussed by Dade County Commission

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on March 31. Others in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell and Western Commissioner David Rusch.…

Lamar Police Department report

The following calls were made by the Lamar Police Department:   * Walmart reported a shoplifting during the late evening hours on April 13. Two male subjects entered the store…

Flag Retirement Ceremony to be held on Flag Day

LIBERAL-The VFW and American Legion have announced they will hold a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14, at 7 p.m. The location and other details will be…

Liberal Area Civic Group displays advertising banners

LIBERAL-The Liberal Area Civic Group held its monthly meeting on April 15, in the Barton Mutual Community Room. Thirteen members were in attendance. President Mary Toney called the meeting to…

Attention: Barton County 911 callers

LAMAR-Individuals calling Barton County 911 will now find their calls answered by Newton County 911. Such callers should ask for Barton County 911, and the calls will immediately be transferred.…

Lamar R-I joins insurance trust, commits to a number of purchases

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-After completing a number of routine housekeeping items of business, the Lamar R-I Board of Education reviewed and accepted the results of…

Memorial Hall filled to near capacity with masquerade ball

Memorial Hall filled to near capacity with masquerade ball

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Bub Curless was inducted into the Barton County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. His family was present to accept the honor. Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper The PSU…

Sales tax for transportation moves closer to statewide vote

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   JEFFERSON CITY-House Joint Resolution 68 (HJR 68), which proposes a constitutional amendment that would impose a one percent sales tax for transportation projects,…