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NAP tax credits awarded to Children’s Center of SW Missouri

The Missouri Department of Economic Development has awarded Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits to the Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri. The tax credits would fund the construction of a…

Public meeting being held to discuss water issues in Everton

Polluted well water is the topic to be addressed at a meeting on Friday, Oct. 31, at the Everton Community Building on Main St. The doors will open at 6…

September unemployment figures mixed across area

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-Unemployment figures for the month of September were decidedly mixed in the five southwest Missouri counties that the Democrat tracks. Three of the…

Halloween safety tips

By OFFICER RAWN TOLER Lamar Police Department It’s that time of the year again… the leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler and Halloween is upon us. With Halloween…

Fall’s regalia

Fall’s regalia

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The trees are beginning to turn, with many spectacular displays of color apparent around the town. This particular showing is in front of Finley Engineering on 11th…

Morgan and Selvey honored at MCB Conference

Morgan and Selvey honored at MCB Conference

Taking honors at the Missouri Community Betterment Conference held in Columbia recently were Tony Morgan, the individual youth award winner and Marilyn Selvey, the adult leadership award winner. Lamar also…

Barton County Sheriff’s Department responds to calls

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint on Wednesday, Oct. 8, of pets in the area of 27 NE. 1st Lane being poisoned. A deputy with the sheriff’s office…

Metropolitan’s groundbreaking event will celebrate start of new facility

GOLDEN CITY-Following much anticipation, construction for the new Golden City Metropolitan National Bank will officially commence at the Barton County Groundbreaking Event on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 1:30 p.m. Metropolitan…

Marathon runner escapes confrontation without serious injuries

By CLETIS MCCONNELL Greenfield Vedette Reporter On Sunday, Oct. 12, at about 2 p.m., Kenneth M. Snider, while dressed in running type clothing, training for a marathon and running east…

Fish salvage set at Jump Shoot Pond

NEVADA-Jump Shoot Pond at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Bushwhacker Lake Conservation Area is slated for repairs. The public is invited to salvage fish from the lake basin November…