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Fall brings attention to region’s land for sale

LAMAR-Fall is in the air and the cooler temperatures mean a rise in the attention given to local farm land for sale according to local pro Jeff Quade. Autumn is…

Tax information available

LAMAR-As real estate and personal tax paying season approaches, a number of questions about procedures and tax statements are appearing, especially from new residents. As a service to all taxpayers,…

Numerous arrests made in alleged manufacture of methamphetamine

At around 3 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, the Barton County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 509 NW 30th Lane in Barton County, after receiving information that the…

Calton receives individual achievement award from Missouri Public Utility Alliance

Calton receives individual achievement award from Missouri Public Utility Alliance

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer COLUMBIA-His many years of long service as a member of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance have won recognition for Lamar City Administrator Lynn Calton…

Fourth Thursday draws crowd

Fourth Thursday draws crowd

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger The Barton County Chamber of Commerce held its 4th Thursday on the Square on September 25, with musical entertainment by Kathryn Ferguson from Osceola.      …

Letter to editor

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: Thank you to you and your staff for sharing my story to bring awareness to ALS!! The Joplin ALS Walk was awesome!! Support for Team Street Lady topped…

Lamar Police Department calls

The following calls were made recently by the Lamar Police Department: * A phone scam was reported to have occurred August 12 in the 500 block of W. 3rd St.…

Wheat prep tips include paying attention to Hessian flies

LAMAR-Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted fields southwest of Lamar, north of 126 and I-49, September 24 for the MU Extension crop scouting…

Barton County Sheriff’s Department stays active

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office took a complaint from Liberal of property damage on Monday, Sept. 1. The reporting party called the sheriff’s office to report that the tires on…

Individuals take advantage of walking where they are

Individuals take advantage of walking where they are

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little The Lamar Change Club challenged business employees, senior center groups, school classes, friends, neighbors and families to take a break in the day on Thursday, Sept. 25,…