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Lamar Democrat saturation scheduled for April 15

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Although April 15 is not a very good day for some, especially those who have to pay into the Internal Revenue Service, the Lamar Democrat…

American Red Cross is at work in the community

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood, teaches skills that save lives, provides international humanitarian…

National Public Health Week recognized

Barton County Health Department recognizes National Public Health Week by promoting this year’s theme, “Public Health: Better Health. Better Missouri.” National Public Health Week is celebrated the first week of…

Calling all Barton County area ladies

Gorgeous by Design, a women’s day for all ladies in the Barton County area, will be held Saturday, May 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the First Christian Church,…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: Enclosed is a check for $65. I was in the hospital and rehab, the cause pneumonia, when it needed to be paid. I started to take the Lamar…

Lamar Town Hall concentrates on Proposition 1

Lamar Town Hall concentrates on Proposition 1

By RICHARD COOPER The approximately 55 people who attended Wednesday night’s Town Hall meeting in Lamar’s Memorial Hall listened politely as mayoral candidates Kent Harris and Tom Shields made their…

Metropolitan National Bank partners with LPD

Metropolitan National Bank partners with LPD

Metropolitan National Bank recently partnered with the Lamar Police Department in support of the annual Shop with a Cop program. This is a fundraiser that the Lamar Police Department has…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: I, Carolyn Carrier, would like to address the issue of Lockwood R1 School Board eliminating the Family and Consumer Science Curriculum (FACS) and FCCLA in the high school.…

Lamar Saddle Club holds appreciation lunch

Lamar Saddle Club holds appreciation lunch

              Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat Despite the cooler weather, several gathered at the Lamar Saddle Club grounds on Saturday, March 28. An appreciation lunch serving…

Memories of days gone by to be included in new book

Hometown Memories Publishing is saving a big slice of local history in a book that will contain tales of bygone years, from people who actually lived them. The 20th century…