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Community Betterment judges visit Lamar

Community Betterment judges visit Lamar

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) judges visited Lamar on Tuesday, Sept. 9, for the annual awards competition. During the judge’s visit Lamar had the opportunity…

Guerrero graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Nicolas Guerrero has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and…

Barton County Electric Co-op has new CEO

LAMAR-The Barton County Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has appointed Beverly Ramseyer as interim CEO/General Manager following the resignation of Bobbi Jeffries from that position. The change became effective, August…

Public Service Commission to investigate solar rebate payment compliance

JEFFERSON CITY-The Missouri Public Service Commission has opened an investigation into a motion filed by the commission staff relative to compliance by KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company with commission rules…

The circus comes to town

The circus comes to town

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus was in Lamar on Monday, Sept. 8, with two showings that were well attended. The event, sponsored by the Lamar Rotary Club,…

Jack Stahl retires from post office

Jack Stahl retires from post office

Jack Stahl celebrated his retirement from the Lamar Post Office on Friday, Aug. 29, with a gathering of family and coworkers. Jack began his career with the postal service more…

Retirement party held for Mike Buchanan

Retirement party held for Mike Buchanan

A reception was held to honor Mike Buchanan on Monday, Aug. 25, at Metropolitan National Bank’s Barton County Banking Center in Lamar. Buchanan, Metropolitan Community Bank president, retired after 16…

Insect identification important in treatment decisions

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields north of Lamar, near Irwin on September 10, for the MU Extension crop scouting program. Scheidt…

Dade County prosecuting attorney receives threats

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-Bob Kitsmiller met with the Dade County Commission on July 28, regarding forms he needed to have updated and corrected. The minutes from July…

Glenn feels Dade County is being inundated with chicken farms

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County Reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission met Monday, July 21, at 9 a.m., with Randy Daniel, David Rusch, Dallas Maxwell and Melinda Wright present. Bob Glenn…