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Fourth Thursday on the Square was well attended

Fourth Thursday on the Square was well attended

Melody Metzger/Lamar Democrat A large crowd was on hand Thursday, June 26, for the Barton County Chamber of Commerce Fourth Thursday on the Square. Featured from 6 p.m. to 8…

Big foot sighted

Big foot sighted

Big foot has been sighted about to cross B Hwy., at the home of Ed Belcher, 1010 E. Hwy. B, east of Sheldon. Anyone that would like to take a…

Post office box number changed at Lamar Democrat

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The post office box number at the Lamar Democrat has been changed from P.O. Box 458 to P.O. Box 12, effective immediately. We are presently…

Pursuit leads to arrest

NEVADA-Two people were in custody June 26, following a vehicle pursuit that started in Nevada and ended in a foot chase in Kansas. According to a press release, Vernon County…

Prairie State Park incident reported

An incident occurred at Prairie State Park on Saturday, June 14, when a herbicide was sprayed on approximately 25 acres of remnant native prairie by an independent contractor, destroying native…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a one vehicle accident occurred at 8:10 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, on US 160, six miles east of Lamar, when an eastbound 2008…

Council adopts surplus budget for 2014-15

LAMAR-Following the recommendation of the Public Expenditures (budget) Committee, the Lamar City Council will enter the new fiscal year, which will begin July 1, with a budget containing an estimated…

Items stolen from vehicle in Mindenmines

A report was taken on Sunday, June 8, in regards to items being stolen from a vehicle. The reporting party was at a friend’s house for a short amount of…

Fight occurs in Barton County Jail

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office was in the middle of computer aided court hearings on Tuesday, June 3, when a fight occurred in the booking area. On this particular date…

Sheriff’s office receives complaint of C&I driver

The Barton County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint on Wednesday, June 11, of a careless and imprudent driver in the area of Courtesy Courts on NE 1st Lane. On arrival…