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Hartzler visits Barton County Electric Co-op

Hartzler visits Barton County Electric Co-op

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Fourth District Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler was in Lamar, July 2, for her second visit in five days. This time, her attention was centered on…

An ideal June with abundant rains

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-June of 2014 has passed into the weather record books as one of the most ideal in years. Not too hot, not too cool,…

Last of Buffalo Soldiers to hold round-up

The Buffalo Soldiers’ round-up by honoring the last of the Buffalo Soldiers, The Nicodemus Riders, will be held Saturday, July 12, at Trimble. There will be two performances at 11…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: I was recently in Lamar to attend my 35th class reunion. A few of us from out of town got together earlier as we arrived on Friday, June…

ComForcare holds ribbon cutting

ComForcare holds ribbon cutting

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little Comforcare Home Care held its ribbon cutting on Monday, June 23. Pictured are, left to right, Kay Zerkel, Andrea Hollstein, DeAnna Ross, Greg Clements, Kelly Hook, Nancy…

May job numbers up slightly across area

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-Four of the five area counties that the Democrat tracks for employment numbers added jobs in May. Only Vernon County finished on the…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a westbound 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer, being driven by Daniel L. Foster, 40, Golden City, was traveling on Hwy. 160 in Golden City when…

Dade County bridge to be closed for deck repairs

The Dade County Route A bridge over Muddy Fork will be closed up to 56 days beginning the week of July 7, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Contractor…

Vandalism occurs at AOK summer camp facilities

Vandalism occurs at AOK summer camp facilities

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat An ongoing investigation is in progress by the Lamar Police Department after various instances of vandalism occurring at the AOK summer camp facilities, located at…

Accident report

Dustin E. Willis, 24, Sheldon, received moderate injuries after falling asleep while driving an eastbound 2001 Ford F250 on Route KK, five miles west of Moundville. The Missouri State Highway…