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Southwest Missouri County Commissioners Association meets in Lamar

Southwest Missouri County Commissioners Association meets in Lamar

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Barton County hosted the twice-annual meeting of the Southwest Missouri Association of County Commissioners, April 24, in Thiebaud Auditorium. Approximately 50 commissioners…

Phone scams occur in Barton County

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving numerous reports of telephone scams being made to citizens of the community. In some of these scams, or frauds, the sheriff’s department…

Greenfield to hold city wide clean up

GREENFIELD-Mayor George Wynes called the Greenfield City Council to order on April 1, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken and those attending were Jack Pugh, Cathy…

AOK Community Wide Open House set for May 13

While more people are becoming acquainted with About Our Kids (AOK), many community members still do not know much about their programs, facilities, staff and the great projects they have.…

Lamar Career and Technical Center automotive students take first in state

Lamar Career and Technical Center automotive students take first in state

Cody Short and Nick Collier, Lamar Career and Technical Center students, competed in the 2014 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition at Kansas Speedway on April 17. The students competed against…

Lamar city council deals with public nuisance structures again

Lamar city council deals with public nuisance structures again

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Much of the Lamar City Council’s meeting, April 21, was devoted to nuisance structures within the city and their ultimate removal. Three…

Edward Jones receives award

The financial-services firm Edward Jones won the 2014 TNS Choice Award for outstanding performance in investment services, according to TNS, a global research consultancy. The TNS Choice Awards recognize financial-services…

Various transportation needs discussed by Dade County Commission

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on March 31. Others in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell and Western Commissioner David Rusch.…

Lamar Police Department report

The following calls were made by the Lamar Police Department:   * Walmart reported a shoplifting during the late evening hours on April 13. Two male subjects entered the store…

Flag Retirement Ceremony to be held on Flag Day

LIBERAL-The VFW and American Legion have announced they will hold a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14, at 7 p.m. The location and other details will be…