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Lamar council boosts wages of city employees

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Following recommendations from its Administrative Committee, the Lamar City Council boosted the wages of all full time employees at its meeting of…

School board gets tour of new middle school construction

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The R-I Board of Education received a guided tour, May 15, of new construction underway at Lamar Middle School. Conducting the tour was…

Pilot Grove firm to build new county line bridge

LAMAR-A new bridge to replace an aging span over Dryad Creek on the Barton/Vernon county line (Northwest 100th Road) will be built by C & C Bridge of Pilot Grove.…

Batteries stolen from farm equipment in SW Barton County

The Barton County Sheriff’s Department took a report on Sunday, May 18, regarding batteries being stolen from farm equipment in the area of SW 50th Lane and SW 50th Rd.…

Meat stolen from smoker

An investigation by the Barton County Sheriff’s Department was conducted Saturday, May 17, after a report was taken of missing meat from a smoker at the Golden City Grocery Store.…

Accident report

A one vehicle accident occurred on US 160, eight miles west of Lamar at 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The vehicle, a…

Fire breaks out at Fast Eddie’s body shop

Fire breaks out at Fast Eddie’s body shop

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Firemen prepare to enter the body shop of Fast Eddie’s Hotrod Shop, 904 Broadway, to extinguish a smoky fire in a fiberglass mixing machine. The machine was…

Barton County CDC participates in international economic presentation

The Canadian consulate in Chicago, Illinois was the site of presentations by several economic development directors from Missouri, May 1 and 2. Among them was John Adams, economic development director…

Mindenmines fire under investigation

Mindenmines fire under investigation

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Wednesday, May 14, regarding a house fire in the area of 9th and Tucker in Mindenmines. Fire crews from Mindenmines and…

Liberal seeks to preserve historic depot, money is an issue

Liberal seeks to preserve historic depot, money is an issue

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LIBERAL-Sitting close to Liberal’s municipal building, Kneeland Center, is a deteriorating frame structure that used to be the Frisco Railroad’s passenger and…