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City of Lockwood employees to receive a pay increase

LOCKWOOD- Mayor Homer Ellis called the meeting of the Lockwood City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24. Also present were Aldermen Alan Olson, Larry Allen, Russ…

June was month of pleasant weather

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Although the month of June marks the beginning of summer and frequently provides a sizzling introduction, the June of 2013 eased into…

Graduation held for Adult Recovery Court

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The 21st graduation ceremony in Adult Recovery Court was held, July 1, in the circuit courtroom of the Barton County Courthouse to honor…

Pastor appointed in Lamar, Seneca

Bishop James V. Johnston recently announced that effective July 1, Fr. Patrick A. Teter began a new assignment as pastor of St. Mary Parish, Lamar, and St. Mary Parish, Seneca.…

Jasper teens receive moderate injuries in accident

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2003 Honda being driven by Logan S Walker, 14, Jasper, was southbound on Route J, seven miles northwest of Jasper when…

Dade County Commission to go ahead with Terry Town Bridge

By CAROLYN HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD- The Dade County Commission met Monday, June 24, at 9 a.m., with Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel calling the meeting to order.…

Update on Jerre M Algeo and B17 bomber

Update on Jerre M Algeo and B17 bomber

Several articles appeared in the Lamar Democrat a couple of months ago regarding Jerre M Algeo, a local man whose bomber was shot down during World War II. Algeo’s name…

Employed physicians at BCMH take four percent decrease to aid in keeping hospital independent

The Barton County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees met June 24, with Chairperson Karen Wegener calling the meeting to order. Other board members present were Jill Purinton, Tom Shaw and…

Dade County Commission shows interest in having law entities centrally housed

By CAROLYN  HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD- Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on June 17. Others present were Eastern…

Summerfresh liquor license application approved by Greenfield Council

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