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Petition filed to disincorporate Burgess

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-A petition was filed with the Barton County Commission, October 7, to disincorporate the village of Burgess. Only one name, Linda Coleman, a…

Barton County Sheriff’s Department stays busy

Barton County Sheriff’s Department stays busy

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Barton County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a domestic disturbance that occurred September 10, south of Lamar on KK Hwy., when David…

Southwest Missouri field crop report

Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension in Barton County, scouted area fields in southwest Missouri on October 9, to prepare this week’s field scouting report. This week…

Local animals headed to world’s largest purebred livestock expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-Brandon Overman, Liberal, has entered three head of Chi, AOB and Market Steer in the Beef division of the 40th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). The NAILE…

Prairie View Landfill holds open house

Prairie View Landfill holds open house

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger Prairie View Landfill held its annual open house on Thursday, Oct. 10. The weather was perfect for a barbecue lunch, complete with beans, potato salad, potato chips,…

A fiendishly good Halloween display

A fiendishly good Halloween display

Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger Jay and Rita Nelson have a fiendishly good time decorating for Halloween at their home on 164 SE 40th Lane. Jay’s mother, Lois, called the paper to…

Emmerson has Grand Champion steer at Kansas State Fair

Emmerson has Grand Champion steer at Kansas State Fair

John Emmerson of Fort Scott, Kan., son of Brent and Lynette Emmerson and grandson of Roger and Ionia Phillips, Liberal, is shown with his Grand Champion steer at the Kansas…

Lamar Bank and Trust Company presents check to backpack program

Lamar Bank and Trust Company presents check to backpack program

Lamar Bank & Trust Company presented a check to the Backpack Snack program for $1,691. Funds were raised on September 27, at Customer Appreciation Day. The past two years LBT…

Dade County Commission explains changes in SEMA and FEMA funding

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission met at 9 a.m. on September 30. Present were Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel, Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell and Western…

Madhatterr Toys & Games joins Barton County Chamber of Commerce

Madhatterr Toys & Games joins Barton County Chamber of Commerce

Madhatterr Toys & Games is proud to join the Barton County Chamber of Commerce. Madhatterr Toys carries a full line of toys and games for kids of all ages, from…