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Lamar Band Booster Club dunk tank schedule

The Lamar Band Booster Club will again be offering the community the chance to dunk their favorite “celebrity”! They are looking forward to this annual event at the fair and…

How Barton County Strength Club came to be…

Barton County Strength Club owner Jeremy Augusta and his wife Ashley have been asked many times why they moved to the little town of Lamar. Of all the places to…

Metropolitan National Bank donates funds to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Metropolitan National Bank donates funds to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Metropolitan National Bank teammates in Barton County donated money to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help fund research and drug development. The foundation has helped several local families in the…

Lamar Democrat plans area saturation on September 2

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Lamar Democrat will once again appear in every mailbox in Barton County, as well as in Lockwood on Wednesday, Sept. 2. This issue will…

Lockwood Chamber Bull Blast draws large crowd

Lockwood Chamber Bull Blast draws large crowd

Photos for Lamar Democrat by Diana Hopkins LOCKWOOD-The Lockwood Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all that attended the 2015 Lockwood Chamber of Commerce Bull Blast, presented by Lockwood…

Council sets tax levy, discusses “Welcome” monument

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The Lamar City Council set the tax levy for 2015 at its monthly meeting, August 17. The levy will be the same as last…

Liberal High School Class of 1980 holds 35th reunion

Liberal High School Class of 1980 holds 35th reunion

Twenty-seven members of the Liberal High School graduating class of 1980 gathered for their 35th reunion on Saturday, July 18, at Liberal High School. The meal was catered by Men…

LHS Class of 1949 members to meet

LHS Class of 1949 members to meet

Members of the Lamar High School Class of 1949 will meet Saturday, Aug. 29, 11:30 a.m., at the home of Janet Curless, 1 Northridge Dr., Lamar. The last reunion of…

Orscheln Farm & Home Tractor Show slated for August 22

Orscheln Farm & Home will hold its annual tractor show on Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at their parking lot on Hwy. 160. There will be no…

Mayor picks Danny O’Sullivan to head up Barton County Community Growth

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-When the Lamar City Council spent 90 minutes at its July 20 meeting putting together a myriad of suggestions to form an economic development…