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Accident report

A 1999 Ford Mustang being driven by Christopher M Cheshire, 19, Lamar, was northbound on I49, one mile south of Carthage, when he ran off the roadway and struck a…

Memorial Day ceremony changes format and location

Memorial Day ceremony changes format and location

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The annual Memorial Day ceremony, conducted jointly by VFW Post 3691, American Legion Post 209, and their auxiliaries, attracted a crowd of over 40…

Hanging baskets spruce up Liberal’s Main Street

LIBERAL-The Liberal City Council has put hanging baskets of flowers on all the utility poles in downtown Liberal. The large baskets of red and white petunias have helped beautify the…

Liberal’s City Wide Rummage Sale set for June 6

LIBERAL-Liberal’s annual city wide rummage sale, held every year, is scheduled for Saturday, June 6. The rummage sale is sponsored by the Liberal PTO and the Liberal Area Civic Group.…

Dade County Commission discusses surveillance systems

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The May 11 meeting of the Dade County Commission was called to order by Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel. Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner…

Buffalo Days discussed by Dade County Commission

GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission meeting on May 4 was called to order at 9 a.m. by Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel. Also present were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner David…

Great River Engineering meets with Dade County Commission

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission meeting to order at 9 a.m. on April 27. Others in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner David Rusch…

Scout for armyworm in fescue pastures at the end of May

Scout for armyworm in fescue pastures at the end of May

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, advises scouting for true armyworm in pastures at the end of May. True armyworm larvae range in size from one-quarter of…

Dining to Donate draws large crowd

Dining to Donate draws large crowd

  Melissa Little/Lamar Democrat Dining to Donate, a monthly event to support About Our Kids (AOK), offered a May menu of barbecued pulled pork sandwich (made by none other than…

Wheat tour scheduled for June 2 in Lamar

LAMAR-The annual University of Missouri Extension wheat tour will begin at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, on the farm of David Sheat near Lamar. The MU Extension wheat tour has…