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Empire District proposes lowering fuel adjustment charge

JEFFERSON CITY-The Empire District Electric Company has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to lower the fuel adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. Empire…

Ribbon cutting held for new bridge

Ribbon cutting held for new bridge

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper Danny Scruggs of C & C Bridge and Concrete removed the road closed signs and barriers, October 6, to signify the new bridge on Northwest 100th Road…

Nick’s Niche holds ribbon cutting

Nick’s Niche holds ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held September 23, at Nick’s Niche on the west side of the Lamar square. The business traces back to 1945 and was originally run by…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: What do you think of cockroaches? How about head lice? Zombies? They all came in higher in popularity than congress in a recent poll. “Congress shall make no…

BCMH Community Health Fair draws crowd

BCMH Community Health Fair draws crowd

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little Another successful Barton County Community Health Fair drew a good size crowd on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Lamar Armory. Those visiting the health fair had the…

Lamar Police Department report

The following calls were made by the Lamar Police Department. * A theft from a motor vehicle was reported to have occurred September 1, in the 1700 block of Jackson…

Soybeans maturing, wheat planting can begin soon

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields northeast of Lamar, near town, Oct. 1 for the MU Extension crop scouting program While scouting,…

Masterson arrested for assault

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office responded Tuesday, Sept. 30, to a residence located at 509 Northwest 30th Lane, on a report of an assault. During the investigation it was learned…

Smith arrested, methamphetamine paraphernalia items seized

On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Barton County Sheriff’s Office received information of drug activity happening at a residence located at 1106 Truman in Lamar. Deputies responded to the home to…

BCMH to celebrate 65th anniversary

On October 2, 1949, a flag raising and presentation ceremony marked the completion of the Barton County Memorial Hospital two-story brick facility. The highlight of the ceremony was the presentation…