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Fire causes major damage

The Lamar Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 307 E. 6th St., in Lamar, at 7:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The structure is owned by Clyde…

American Red Cross volunteers recognized for service

American Red Cross volunteers recognized for service

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The American Red Cross recognized three ladies on Monday afternoon, Dec. 16, for their years of dedicated service. Nell Finley Voorhees was recognized for over 50 years…

In God We Trust LLC announces collectors show

MINDENMINES-Dave Sorrick of In God We Trust LLC has announced the dates and locations of the Original Collectors Show for 2014. The multi-hobby collectors event will make stops in Parsons,…

Council wrestles with nuisance structures

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The Lamar City Council’s monthly meeting, Monday night, was dominated by debate, discussion, and frustration over nuisance structures. Condemnation hearings were held on…

Irwin Christmas light display

Irwin Christmas light display

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper There is no countywide Christmas lighting contest, but if there were, David and Linda Driggs of Irwin would likely have a solid claim on first place. Their…

Natural gas line break handled safely at Lamar Middle School

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The accidental puncture of a natural gas line in the construction area at Lamar Middle School just before noon, Friday, prompted the orderly…

Community Health Needs Assessment results are in

Barton County Memorial Hospital (BCMH) collected public health data in the Fall of 2013 to help identify the major health gaps throughout Barton County. The information was gathered through an…

Citizens take interest in cleaning up Greenfield

By CAROLYN HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD-Mayor Wynes opened the Greenfield City Council meeting on November 19. Roll call was taken and council members Jack Pugh, Vicki Lollar,…

Miss Merry Christmas Pageant winners

Miss Merry Christmas Pageant winners

Photos for Lamar Democrat by Black Hat Photography The winners of the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant were, left to right, Kaylee Forst, daughter of Francis and Connie Fort, second runner…

Patriot’s Pen winners

Patriot’s Pen winners

 Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper VFW Post 3691 honored winners of its annual Patriot’s Pen essay contest, December 8. Contestants from grades 6-8 wrote on the topic “What patriotism means to me.”…