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Record number enjoys The Lego Movie

Record number enjoys The Lego Movie

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little A record 505 children viewed The Lego Movie on Wednesday, July 23, at the Plaza Theatre. This picture was taken at the 1:15 p.m. showing. There are…

Ogden presents check

Ogden presents check

Brandon Ogden (left) presents a check for $500 to Lamar Parks and Recreation Director Marsha Doyle. The money was from fireworks sales at the tent located on the Cash Saver…

Job seekers flood labor force, but there’s more to the story

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-The unemployment rate for June increased in all five Missouri counties that the Democrat tracks, but what better time than now to quote…

City Council rejects street barn bids, will try again

LAMAR-The Lamar City Council had budgeted $175,000 for a new street barn to be located north of Sixth Street near the north substation, but when the three bids received were…

Trula Cain Memorial Dog Park dedicated

Trula Cain Memorial Dog Park dedicated

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Trula Cain Memorial Dog Park held its grand opening at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 21, at the Lamar City Park. Going south on…

4-Hers participate in shooting sports contest

4-Hers participate in shooting sports contest

The 2014 SW Regional Shooting Sports Contest was held recently at the Andy Dalton Conservation Shooting Range in Bois D’Arc. The contest had 104 participants, from 11 counties, that completed…

East outer road to be closed at First Street

The east outer road at First Street in Lamar will be closed beginning Tuesday, July 29 and will last through mid-November, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. The road is…

New benches placed around Greenfield square

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County Reporter GREENFIELD-The Greenfield City Council was called to order by Mayor Evans on July 3, at 7 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was given by…

Memorial car show to be held

The 2nd Annual Memorial Car and Bike Show and Burnout Competition will be held Saturday, July 26, with the car show beginning at 10 a.m. Judging will be held at…

Lamar R-I board fills vacancy, hears facility update

Lamar R-I board fills vacancy, hears facility update

LAMAR-One late resignation and filling that vacancy were among the items on the agenda of the July 17 meeting of the Lamar R-I Board of Education. The resignation came from…