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Tigers receive state championship rings

Tigers receive state championship rings

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Lamar Tiger fans were in abundance on Friday evening, April 24, at the Lamar High School gymnasium, as the 2014 State Championship rings were presented…

CrossFit Lamar to celebrate with ribbon cutting

CrossFit Lamar is celebrating a ribbon cutting with the Barton County Chamber of Commerce at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, at the CrossFit gym, located in the back of…

Earth Day celebration draws large crowd

Earth Day celebration draws large crowd

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat A good size crowd was present throughout the day on Saturday, April 25, at the 10th Street Community Farmers’ Market, as they observed their fourth…

Dade County Extension to host Food Preservation Camp

GREENFIELD-Dade County Extension will host a Food Preservation Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at the Greenfield High School FACS room. A University of Missouri…

Concerns voiced regarding CAFO

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission was called to order by Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel at 9 a.m. on April 6. Others present were Eastern Commissioner…

Bid accepted from Mapping Solutions

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. on April 13. Those present were Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel, Eastern Commissioner…

Bristol Manor certified as “Deficiency Free” in 2014

Bristol Manor of Lamar, a local residential care facility and member of Missouri Assisted Living Association, was awarded the Certificate of Excellence, certifying that the facility was “Deficiency Free” in…

Liberal Area Civic Group discusses Prairie Days

LIBERAL-The Liberal Area Civic Group met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 21, at the Barton Mutual Community Room. Eleven members were present at 7 p.m., when President Mary…

Best in the community celebrated by Barton County Chamber

Best in the community celebrated by Barton County Chamber

The Barton County Chamber of Commerce held its 21st Annual Awards Banquet, themed “Barton County Black Tie Affair” on Friday, April 17, at Memorial Hall in Lamar. This year’s banquet…

How are we doing on household income here in southwest Missouri?

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer We have examined personal income in Missouri in previous articles, mainly as per capita income. This time, we shall examine household income, which combines…