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August was hot and dry, replacing July as the hottest month

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-It is generally a safe assumption that July will be the hottest month of the year. There is a wealth of weather records to…

City council approves licenses in brief meeting

LAMAR-In a special meeting with a one-item agenda on September 4, the Lamar City Council required only five minutes to approve new liquor licenses for Mazzoo Liquor in the Gem…

September Days to be held September 20

LOCKWOOD-September Days will return to Lockwood on Saturday, Sept. 20! Activities begin at 7 a.m., with breakfast being served at the American Legion Hall. The Dade County Health Department will…

Sheep and goat workshop scheduled in Stockton

STOCKTON-University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University are co-hosting a sheep and goat workshop starting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Stockton High School Agriculture Class Room. Topics…

Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Barton County

Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Barton County

LAMAR-Marshall and Heather Miller and daughters of Lamar were among the 110 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day on August 11. The Millers were selected as…

Commission awards contract for bridge on Southwest 90th Road, despite high bids

LAMAR-A replacement bridge on Southwest 90th Road across Duval Creek will be built by Burk Bridge Company of Brookline, despite a bid price that was nearly $76,500 more than the…

Retired teachers start new school year, begin plans for opposing Amendment 3

Retired teachers start new school year, begin plans for opposing Amendment 3

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Barton County area retired teachers held their first meeting of the 2014-15 school year amid numerous guests. Among the guests was Kari Worsley, who…

Pink Apple 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk/Run scheduled

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) will hold a Pink Apple 5K and 2-Mile Fun Walk/Run, in conjunction with the Wyatt Earp Fallfest…

Joplin Walk for ALS scheduled for September 13

The annual Joplin Walk for ALS will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Leonard Park, 4th and Turk. Check in begins at 1 p.m., with the walk starting at 2…

Skeeter clowns around with Lamar students

Skeeter clowns around with Lamar students

By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Skeeter the Clown visited children at Lamar Tiger Preschool and East Primary on Tuesday, Sept. 2, as a promotion for the upcoming Culpepper & Merriweather…