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Seed & Farm Supply honored by Sukup Manufacturing Co.

Seed & Farm Supply honored by Sukup Manufacturing Co.

SHEFFIELD, Iowa – Seed & Farm Supply has been recognized by Sukup Manufacturing Co. for outstanding sales and customer service for 2014. The company received the Million Dollar Club Sales…

St. Mary’s Catholic Church parishioners participate in Bishop’s Walk

St. Mary’s Catholic Church parishioners participate in Bishop’s Walk

  On Saturday, March 21, members of Lamar’s St. Mary’s Catholic Church participated in a walk to raise money in support of Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri. A total of…

Inches have been lost and muscles gained

Inches have been lost and muscles gained

Astra Ferris came to the Barton County Strength Club (BCSC), wanting to loose a few pounds and was looking to be healthier. After less than five months she has dropped…

A charming representative from a troubled country

A charming representative from a troubled country

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer Since last August, Lamar has been the temporary home of a charming and articulate citizen of the east European country of Ukraine. Anastasiya Ponomarenko…

Good Value Locksmith holds ribbon cutting

Good Value Locksmith holds ribbon cutting

              Melissa Little/Lamar Democrat Good Value Locksmith held its ribbon cutting at 12 noon on Thursday, April 9, at the Barton County Chamber of…

The Grind Coffee Shop invites you to visit them

The Grind Coffee Shop invites you to visit them

The Grind Coffee Shop, located inside the Barton County Strength Club in Lamar, opened for business on Friday, April 3, with a ribbon cutting held at noon by the Barton…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: People in Lamar are griping about the speed limit on 1st Street being raised from 30 mph to 40 mph until you get to the residential area, then…

Area Easter egg hunts enjoyed by many

Area Easter egg hunts enjoyed by many

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Easter weekend was rife with opportunities for area children to partake of good old-fashioned Easter egg hunts that were held in Lamar and sponsored by…

Nitrogen should be applied before joint stage in wheat

LAMAR-Wheat is nearing the joint stage or starting to joint in most area fields according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Scheidt scouted fields in Arcola…

Several gather at courthouse to witness election results

Several gather at courthouse to witness election results

                    Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat There were several interested individuals lining the halls at the Barton County Courthouse on Tuesday evening, April…