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Susan Whittle welcomed as newest member of BCMH Board

Chairperson Karen Wegener called the Barton County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting to order on April 27. Other members present were Tom Shaw, Mike Vaughan, Susan Whittle and Jill…

National Day of Prayer observed

National Day of Prayer observed

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper The National Day of Prayer was observed in Lamar by a large gathering inside Moore Pavilion. Mark Turnbough of the United Methodist Church opened the services with…

The weakest scam yet

There are an endless number of scams bombarding our telephones, and the most recent one we have encountered wins the award for the weakest one of all. A feminine voice…

LHS choirs’ last concert becomes emotional farewell to director

LHS choirs’ last concert becomes emotional farewell to director

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The last concert of the school year by the choirs of Lamar High School became two events in their program of May 5 at…

Duncan rejuvenates herself with CrossFit Lamar

Duncan rejuvenates herself with CrossFit Lamar

Any new venture can be wrought with some amount of anxiety; fear of the unknown and fear of failure would be common emotional responses. Many times though, those fears can…

Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Trio’s Pizza, a member of the Barton County Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its relaunch under new ownership on April 30. Seating was at a premium in the newly remodeled restaurant,…

Barton County Chamber welcomes Brenneman Roofing

Barton County Chamber welcomes Brenneman Roofing

Kevin Butner/Lamar Democrat The Barton County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting, welcoming Brenneman Roofing as a new member. The ribbon cutting was held in front of the chamber…

OATS Transportation benefits from quilt raffle

OATS Transportation benefits from quilt raffle

              Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat Sue Jay was the lucky recipient of a beautifully handmade quilt that was pieced together by Alice Porter. She also…

Watch for blight in fruit trees

By JILL SCHEIDT MU Extension Agronomy Specialist Warm, wet weather encourages rapid development of fruit tree buds and shoots and these weather conditions coupled with quick growth increase the risk…

Changes made to employee’s insurance

GREENFIELD-Present for the April 7 meeting of the Greenfield City Council were Jack Pugh, Vicki Lollar, Cathy Harrington, Kelly Mayfield, Beth Wright and attorney Allen Rose and his wife Sherry.…