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Meeting ushers in 40th year of Lamar Community Betterment

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The 40th year of Lamar Community Betterment was ushered in at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Wolf Center. Following a revision,…

Local FFA members selected to National FFA Band

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Molly Bean and Paul Dingman, members of the Liberal FFA chapter in Liberal, Mo., will be on stage and in the spotlight October 29 to November 1, during the…

Local boys do their part in keeping Lamar clean

Local boys do their part in keeping Lamar clean

Pierce, Preston and Porter, along with their mother, Christy Heins, have been walking the town and picking up trash in an effort to keep Lamar clean. The four usually walk…

The circus is coming to town

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Lamar Rotary Club, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s favorite big top circus, is coming to Lamar on Monday, Sept. 8, at the East Elementary…

Walmart Foundation presents donation to TATS

Walmart Foundation presents donation to TATS

Local Walmart manager Kristy Mein is shown presenting a $2,000 check from the Walmart Foundation to Ron Hager, director of TATS. The donation will go towards the continuance of the…

Bridge construction continues

Bridge construction continues

                                              Photo for Lamar Democrat by Michael O’Sullivan…

Fugitive task force, most wanted; making a difference

Fugitive task force, most wanted; making a difference

NEVADA-Eleven more people are behind bars as a result of the Vernon County Fugitive Task Force. According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, the felony warrants…

Barton County Memorial Hospital celebrates 65 years

Barton County Memorial Hospital celebrates 65 years

Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar will celebrate its 65th anniversary this year. In 1944, American Legion post members felt the need to erect a small monument to area men…

Governor visits El Dorado Springs to tout early childhood education

EL DORADO SPRINGS-Governor Jay Nixon visited the El Dorado Springs school district, August 12, to announce a new investment through Missouri Start Smart to expand access to quality early childhood…

Barton County of Yesteryear

Barton County of Yesteryear

Lamar woman tells of attending one of the Lincoln-Douglas debates Lamar woman Mary J. Vier was 92 years of age in 1935, and early in her long life she was…