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Correction on Young Miss Merry Christmas picture

Correction on Young Miss Merry Christmas picture

Caitlin True, sponsored by Barton County Electric Coop, was a contestant in the Young Miss Merry Christmas Pageant that was held Saturday, Dec. 7, in Thiebaud Auditorium. In the listing…

Barton County retired teachers hold Christmas banquet, also discuss perceived threats to Missouri public education

Barton County retired teachers hold Christmas banquet, also discuss perceived threats to Missouri public education

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The Retired Educators of the Barton County Area (REBCA) met at noon, December 4, in the Law Chapel of the Lamar United…

Lamar Democrat to be delivered to every household in Barton County

The Lamar Democrat will be trying something different come Wednesday, Dec. 18. They will be doing a complete saturation of every home in Barton County. Lockwood will also be included…

Edward Jones Ranks No. 1 in national survey

For the 19th time the financial services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 1 in WealthManagement.com/REP. magazine’s annual survey of the nation’s six largest financial services firms, according to local Edward…

The magic of Christmas has followed the Schiernbecks

The magic of Christmas has followed the Schiernbecks

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger For 45 years or more Hugo and Mary Schiernbeck were gracious enough to decorate their home at 902 Mill St. with a whimsical and intricate Christmas display.…

County assessor looking toward electronic mapping

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Barton County Assessor Ivan Frieden says the future of the operation of his office lies in digital mapping and the use of Geographic…

Missouri cost of living drops slightly in third quarter

JEFFERSON CITY-Missouri‚Äôs cost of living for the third quarter of 2013 declined slightly from the second quarter, but big increases in some categories offset by some sharp decreases in other…

Manholes in Greenfield to be relined

GREENFIELD-Mayor Wynes called the Greenfield City Council to order on November 5, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was taken and those present were Jack Pugh, Vicki Lollar,…

November average in temperature, deficient in moisture

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-November exited the scene after a very average performance in temperature. A statistical average, that is. The mean temperature for the month was…

Barton County loses 110 jobs from August to October, surrounding counties gain

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-When statistics began to flow once again from the Bureau of Labor Statistics after the federal government shutdown, some surprising figures appeared for…