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Lamar Parks & Rec and Lamar Enterprises receive grant of 25 recycling bins

Lamar Parks & Rec and Lamar Enterprises receive grant of 25 recycling bins

As people visit Lamar parks and other public venues this summer they will find convenient opportunities to recycle empty cans and bottles as a result of a new recycling bin…

Lamar Police Department report

The following calls were made by the Lamar Police Department: * Officers responded on May 16 to the west side of the old O‚ÄôSullivan Industries building, in reference to a…

Rain increases disease and possibility of fungicide application

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, scouted fields near Arcola in Dade County and northwest of Iantha in Barton County on July 1 and northwest of Lamar…

Dade County Commissioners discuss Inmate Security Fund

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commissioners met July 13, with Randy Daniel, presiding commissioner, opening the meeting at 9 a.m. Also present were Eastern Commissioner Dallas…

Courthouse steps are subject at Dade County Commission meeting

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the meeting of the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on June 22. Others in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner…

Barton County Right To Life holds ribbon cutting

Barton County Right To Life holds ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting for Barton County Right To Life was held Friday, July 17, at the Barton County Chamber of Commerce. Barton County Right To Life is an affiliate of…

Golden City Harvest Day Quilt Show winners

GOLDEN CITY-The quilt show for the 2015 Golden City Harvest Day festival was held in the Methodist Church at Golden City. The quilts were displayed on the pews and the…

Wide ranging discussion on economic development dominates council meeting

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-At least 90 minutes of a long city council meeting, Monday night, was devoted to creating an economic development plan to serve Lamar in…

Shaw demonstrates board breaking ability at Golden Harvest Days

Shaw demonstrates board breaking ability at Golden Harvest Days

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Nolan Shaw of Liberal kicks completely through a board during a demonstration of taekwondo at Golden Harvest Days Friday night in Golden City. Shaw is a student…

Barton County Chamber highlights BCMH

Barton County Chamber highlights BCMH

Barton County Memorial Hospital (BCMH) is often called the small town hospital with a big heart. Offering basic healthcare and some specialized services, BCMH tries to tailor its services to…