Home » Archives by category » News (Page 32)

Divine recognized for years of service to the city

Divine recognized for years of service to the city

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper City employee and the boss. Public Works Foreman Norman Schipul, right, congratulates outgoing Mayor Keith Divine for his years of service to the city during a retirement…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a single car accident occurred at 11:26 a.m. on Monday, April 20, when a westbound 2003 Ford Ranger being driven by Kathie L…

Local business marks National Coin Week

MINDENMINES-In God We Trust LLC, a full-service coin company in the southwest Missouri county of Barton County, is celebrating National Coin Week April 19 through April 25. This annual celebration…

Morgan places second in agricultural mechanics repair and maintenance placement proficiency award area

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Trent Henry Morgan of Lamar received the second-place Missouri FFA Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance Placement Proficiency Award at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. Morgan is a graduate of…

State 4-H Conference develops local young leaders

State 4-H Conference develops local young leaders

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Mycah Reed, Kaitlyn Davis, Lexi Phipps and Blaine Shaw, of the City Clovers 4-H Club and Matthew Morgan, Brandon Overman and Theo Crabtree of the Learn a Do 4-H…

Peterson places second in grain production placement proficiency award area

COLUMBIA, Mo.-Christopher Peterson of Liberal received the second-place Missouri FFA Grain Production Placement Proficiency Award at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. Peterson, a junior at Liberal R-II High School, is…

Lamar FFA Chapter receives BOAC grant

Lamar FFA Chapter receives BOAC grant

Lamar FFA Chapter members Kynlee Lehman and Karsen Hull accept the chapter’s Building Our American Communities Grant at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention, held April 16-17, in Columbia, Mo. The…

Empire District files renewable energy compliance plan

JEFFERSON CITY-Pursuant to Public Service Commission rules, the Empire District Electric Company has filed its 2015 annual renewable energy compliance plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC). The (PSC)…

Harris takes reins as new mayor of Lamar

Harris takes reins as new mayor of Lamar

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Sworn-in to two-year terms at Monday night’s city council meeting were Judd Chesnut, Ward 1; Mike Hull, Ward 2; new Mayor Kent Harris; and Brian Griffith, Ward…

BCSC wins Business of the Year

BCSC wins Business of the Year

Barton County Strength Club (BCSC) was honored by winning Business of the Year at the Barton County Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony held Friday, April 17. Coaches Jeremy and Ashley…