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Aphid numbers increase in wheat fields

LAMAR-Wheat is in the joint stage according to Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Scheidt scouted fields in Arcola and east of Irwin on April 15. “Apply…

Lamar Super 8’s Lon Frieden awarded 2014 GM of the Year

Lamar Super 8’s Lon Frieden awarded 2014 GM of the Year

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Lamar Super 8 has once again received accolades by being recognized with many prestigious, well deserved honors. During the international Wyndham conference held this month…

New city street barn dedicated

New city street barn dedicated

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The new city street barn was dedicated to long time city councilman and street committee chairman Marion Elswick in a noon ceremony, April 15. Due to inclement…

CDC optimistic about new business prospects

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The time is growing close for the awarding of federal grants to businesses that serve the public interest. One such business is Access Family…

Intervention deadline set for Empire District’s request to deviate from PSC rules

JEFFERSON CITY-The Empire District Electric Company has filed an application for a variance from certain requirements of the Missouri Public Service Commission’s Integrated Resource Planning Rule (IRP). The variance request…

Lamar Community Betterment backs co-chairs for food project

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat President Ron Hager welcomed those attending the Lamar Community Betterment meeting at 12 noon on Wednesday, April 8, at the Wolf Center. The minutes from…

Search is on for Century Farms in southwest Missouri

SPRINGFIELD-If your farm has been in your family since December 31, 1915, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, farms must meet the…

4th Annual Earth Day Celebration set for April 25

The 10th Street Community Farmers’ Market will observe its 4th Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Moore Pavilion, 10th and Poplar, in…

Give Ozarks fundraising to benefit food pantry in Lockwood

LOCKWOOD-The Lockwood Community Foundation is sponsoring the Lockwood Ministerial Food Pantry on Tuesday, May 5, for the online fundraising of Give Ozarks. Give Ozarks was designed by the Community Foundation…

Liberal’s memorable pioneer woman preacher

Liberal’s memorable pioneer woman preacher

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Rarely has the Barton County Historical Society experienced such a mesmerizing program as was presented at its April 12 quarterly meeting. The topic was…