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Liberal man sentenced to prison in child-porn case

SPRINGFIELD-A Liberal man was sentenced to seven years in prison by a federal judge on Tuesday, Oct. 14, on a conviction of receiving child pornography over the internet. U.S. District…

Letter to Editor:

Hi All, The past 1 1/2 years I received a lot of help by you, the family of the crew members of the B-17 and all those who assisted me…

Visual evidence appears of Barton Square Residences

Visual evidence appears of Barton Square Residences

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-A public hearing was held in Springfield, October 21, for the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) to review grant applications for construction of a…

Wyatt Earp Fallfest draws crowd despite chilly conditions

Wyatt Earp Fallfest draws crowd despite chilly conditions

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Wyatt Earp’s Fallfest, sponsored by the Barton County Chamber of Commerce, took place Saturday, Oct. 11, with a large crowd in attendance despite the start…

Lamar Bank and Trust Company presents check to T.A.T.S.

Lamar Bank and Trust Company presents check to T.A.T.S.

Lamar Bank & Trust Company presented a check to the T.A.T.S. Director Ron Hager for $1,707.90. Funds were raised on September 19, at Customer Appreciation Day. The past three years…

LED Christmas lights coming to Lamar square

LED Christmas lights coming to Lamar square

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper LED Christmas lights are coming to the Lamar square. Kevin Lee, standing, and Mickey Fast, in bucket, have started changing out bulbs on the square’s east side.…

Many turn out for Pink Apple 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk/Run

Many turn out for Pink Apple 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk/Run

The Pink Apple 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk/Run was held in conjunction with the Wyatt Earp Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11. The cold morning started off with participants gathering…

Ozark Shorts to be shown at library

Ozark Shorts, a monthly screening series of award-winning short films, will be shown Saturday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m., at the Mary K. Finley Library, 10th and Cherry, Lamar. This is…

Cookbook entries being sought

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Work is again underway for the Lamar Democrat holiday cookbook, to be published Wednesday, Nov. 26. While this may be too late for those Thanksgiving…

November is American Diabetes Month

By JESSICA HOUDYSHELL Registered Dietitian Barton County Memorial Hospital November is American Diabetes Month! Use these tips for ideas to move more and make healthy food choices and help prevent…