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Time to treat henbit and chickweed in wheat fields

LAMAR-Now is the time to treat for henbit and chickweed according to Jill Scheidt, an agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “Herbicides are most effective when applied to weeds…

Drug Take Back event planned for April 26

The Drug Take Back Box is always available at the Lamar Police Department, 1106 Broadway, for those wishing to keep prescriptions out of the water supply and out of the…

Greenfield City Council discusses various structures

GREENFIELD-Mayor George Wynes called the Greenfield City Council meeting to order on February 19, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Those present besides Wynes were Jack Pugh, Vicki Lollar, Cathy…

Dade County Commission travels to check on bridges

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission meeting to order at 9 a.m. on March 10. Also present were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell and Western Commissioner David Rusch.…

It’s business as usual at Lamar R-1

It’s business as usual at Lamar R-1

DR. ZACH HARRIS   Lamar R-I Superintendent   It is that time of year when I find myself reflecting on how fast the school year has gone. I often get…

Lamar High School is a busy place this spring

Lamar High School is a busy place this spring

Lamar High School is a busy place this spring!   This year the junior class had the opportunity to tour both a four-year university and a community college. During the…

LCTC has experienced a great year

LCTC has experienced a great year

By DR. TRACI PATTISON   It has been a great year at Lamar Career & Technical Center. February, March and April is contest season and our student organizations have done…

So much to be proud of at West Elementary

So much to be proud of at West Elementary

Lamar West Elementary staff and students began this school year enjoying all the benefits of the Lamar R-1 renovation and remodeling. It was great to step into the school year…

Mixed bag of statistics in January unemployment

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   JEFFERSON CITY-Statistics may be used to explain most any economic situation, and by juggling them the outcome can be skewed to reflect a…

Vernon County inmates begin working at recycling center

NEVADA-Vernon County inmates began working at the Vernon County Recycling Center Monday morning, March 17, with the start of a new program aimed at helping people sentenced to jail repay…