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Cache of stolen goods removed from Golden City residence

Cache of stolen goods removed from Golden City residence

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper A search warrant served on a Golden City residence, 603 Mill, July 26, netted the Barton County Sheriff’s Department a monstrous amount of ill-gotten equipment, tools, and…

Thirty-one year career closes at Health Department

Thirty-one year career closes at Health Department

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-”I have made friends at all places I have worked,” says Linda Talbott, retiring administrator of the Barton County Health Department. Those places include…

Moyer receives $1,000 scholarship at Angus show

Moyer receives $1,000 scholarship at Angus show

Hannah Moyer, Lamar, was one of several junior members that received a $1,000 scholarship at the 2015 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 17 in Tulsa, Okla. She…

Missouri Junior Angus members place first

Missouri Junior Angus members place first

Missouri Junior Angus members won first place in the senior division of team sales at the 2015 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 17 in Tulsa, Okla. Pictured…

Making every leaf count

Would you like to explore new avenues in finding, documenting and citing sources in your family history research? Do you need a new method for organizing and storing genealogical materials…

Crop-growing season could be wettest on record for 121 years

COLUMBIA, Mo.-At the end of July, Missouri fell a few raindrops shy of having the wettest May to July on record. Before the final tally of the average, the rain…

Bridge on Route 160 now has weight limit restrictions

According to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), a recent inspection of the U.S. Route 160 bridge over the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe railroad tracks in northwest Lamar revealed deteriorating conditions,…

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

Tiger long snapper looking for another great year

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Keegan Duncan says one of the greatest thrills of his high school football career has been entering the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis…

Golden Harvest Days is a fun time in Golden City

Golden Harvest Days is a fun time in Golden City

Photo courtesy of Sharon Wingert The Golden City Fire Department held a pancake feed on Saturday morning of Golden Harvest Days, July 18. Photo courtesy of Sharon Wingert Laney Beerly…

Jasper’s “Free Little Library”

Jasper’s “Free Little Library”

For those of you that haven’t noticed, Jasper now has its very first “Free Little Library”, set up outside of the Flight of Fancy Flea Market. The library was made…