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Dade County 911 Board rejects possible move

By CAROLYN HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD-The Dade County 911 Board met November 20. Present were Director Lori Sneed, Assistant Cheryl Konarski, Ray Gettman, Floyd Cooper, Randy Lasater,…

Bunton receives scholarship for excellence in agriculture

Bunton receives scholarship for excellence in agriculture

By BEN BUNTON Lamar native Brian Bunton was honored on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the MO-AG winter banquet in Columbia, as one of three recipients of the Jim Russell  …

Board sets 2014-15 school calendar, enrollment up slightly

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The Lamar R-I school calendar for the 2014-15 school year was set by the board of education at its meeting of December…

Water main break in Golden City prompts boil order

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   GOLDEN CITY-A break in an eight inch water main in Golden City was discovered shortly after 9 a.m., Wednesday. Before the main could…

Annie’s Project class scheduled in Nevada

Are you a woman who loves farming? Do you want to learn how to run your farm as a business? Do you want to learn how to do a better…

Christmas lighting contest winners announced

Christmas lighting contest winners announced

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Lamar Community Betterment judged residential Christmas lighting, December 16, and produced a list of winners different from last year. That is a…

CDC discusses diesel services business coming to Lamar Heights

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The monthly meeting of the board of directors of the Barton County Community Development Corporation (CDC) focused on a new business that will…

Tucker recognized by Salvation Army

Tucker recognized by Salvation Army

The Good Samaritan Shop would like to congratulate Polly Tucker on her Certificate of Achievement and recognition by the Salvation Army for eight years as a bell ringer. She received…

Fire causes major damage

The Lamar Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 307 E. 6th St., in Lamar, at 7:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The structure is owned by Clyde…

American Red Cross volunteers recognized for service

American Red Cross volunteers recognized for service

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The American Red Cross recognized three ladies on Monday afternoon, Dec. 16, for their years of dedicated service. Nell Finley Voorhees was recognized for over 50 years…