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Liberal Fire Department battles house fire

Liberal Fire Department battles house fire

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Members of the Liberal Fire Department battled a house fire Friday evening. Here, Jimmy Smith puts water on the house. The house is located at the corner…

Accident report

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a one vehicle accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, two miles south of Milford on NE 40th Rd. The report stated…

Divine wins mower at Legacy’s Green Tag Event

Divine wins mower at Legacy’s Green Tag Event

      Legacy Farm and Lawn held its annual Green Tag Event on Saturday, May 2. Lynn Divine was the winner of a Honda push mower in a registration…

Committee holds the line on chicken ordinance

LAMAR-The city council’s ordinance committee has rejected a request to ease restrictions on the possession of chickens inside the city limits. The current ordinance limits the number to six with…

Susan Whittle welcomed as newest member of BCMH Board

Chairperson Karen Wegener called the Barton County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting to order on April 27. Other members present were Tom Shaw, Mike Vaughan, Susan Whittle and Jill…

National Day of Prayer observed

National Day of Prayer observed

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper The National Day of Prayer was observed in Lamar by a large gathering inside Moore Pavilion. Mark Turnbough of the United Methodist Church opened the services with…

The weakest scam yet

There are an endless number of scams bombarding our telephones, and the most recent one we have encountered wins the award for the weakest one of all. A feminine voice…

LHS choirs’ last concert becomes emotional farewell to director

LHS choirs’ last concert becomes emotional farewell to director

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The last concert of the school year by the choirs of Lamar High School became two events in their program of May 5 at…

Duncan rejuvenates herself with CrossFit Lamar

Duncan rejuvenates herself with CrossFit Lamar

Any new venture can be wrought with some amount of anxiety; fear of the unknown and fear of failure would be common emotional responses. Many times though, those fears can…

Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Large crowd was on hand for Trio’s ribbon cutting

Trio’s Pizza, a member of the Barton County Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its relaunch under new ownership on April 30. Seating was at a premium in the newly remodeled restaurant,…