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BCMH rates high in inpatient survey

The Barton County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees met November 24, with the meeting being called to order by Chairperson Karen Wegener. Other members present were Tom Shaw, Mike Buchanan,…

Possibility of Lamar sign grows nearer

Lamar Community Betterment President Ron Hager called the meeting to order on November 12, with several in attendance. Following approval of past minutes, as well as the treasurer’s report, Hager…

Electrical fire causes major damage

The Lamar Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 701 Gulf, at 3:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The structure is owned by Brian Carter, who reported the…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2001 Ford Explorer, being driven by Douglas L Meister, 53, Lamar, was traveling northbound on I49, just north of Jasper, when he…

Tripp isn’t the only athlete in the Tucker family

Tripp isn’t the only athlete in the Tucker family

Everyone knows that Tripp Tucker is an amazing athlete. He plays multiple sports and excels at them all! But what many people may not realize is there is a reason…

MAC continues to seek legislative assistance for county needs

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-When county officials met at Tan-Tar-A resort in Osage Beach, November 23-25 for the annual conclave of the Missouri Association of Counties (MAC),…

Interest shown in old Stemmons law firm building

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission met Monday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m. Those present were Randy Daniel, David Rusch, Dallas Maxwell and Melinda Wright. A…

County considering purchase of multi-use Geographical Information System

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-A demonstration by a vendor on December 1 has seemingly convinced the Barton County Commission of the need for equipment that can produce multi-layered…

Veterans’ Day program held at Maple Senior Living

Veterans’ Day program held at Maple Senior Living

Wayne Johnston with the Lamar Elks Club presented certificates to six veterans during a special Veterans’ Day recognition ceremony held at Maple Senior Living. Mycah Reed sang the National Anthem,…

Mitchem sworn in as Lamar postmaster

Mitchem sworn in as Lamar postmaster

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little A special swearing in ceremony, complete with refreshments for those attending, was held for Lamar Postmaster Heather Mitchem on Wednesday morning, Nov. 19, at the Lamar Post…