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Interest in mounted search and rescue unit in Barton County?

When the need for mounted search and rescue services arose in the Golden City area in late August, units had to be called in from other counties. That has raised…

History book of Barton County to be published

The Barton County Historical Society Board of Directors held a special meeting October 10 to discuss the possibility of publishing a county and family history book. A consultant from Acclaim…

General Assembly fails by one vote to override governor’s veto of nullification bill

A House bill that would nullify federal gun laws that were deemed to infringe on rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights passed by the required…

MCB judges visit Lamar

MCB judges visit Lamar

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   As Flip Wilson would say, here comes the judge… the Missouri Community Betterment judges that is! Elaine Davis welcomed judges John…

Missouri House fails to override governor’s veto on HB 253

The Missouri House of Representatives has failed to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill cutting state income taxes. The vote was 94-67 for the override, but that fell…

No action taken against Bourne

Monday’s court date of September 9 for Bobby Bourne, Jr., of Lockwood, accused of kidnapping, first degree murder, forcible rape, and statutory rape was devoted to primarily procedural matters. Bourne…

Correction/Addition

The Lamar city council’s rescinding of the contract for asphalt overlay of certain city streets from Superior Striping & Sealing and awarding it to Swift Construction, instead, appears to be…

Commission receives final report on bridge inspection

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The final report of the inspection of county bridges in Barton County, March 12-15, was received, September 9, by the Barton County Commission.…

Dade Commission travels to check on bridge progress

By CAROLYN HEAD Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD- The Dade County Commission met at 9 a.m. August 26. Present were Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel, Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell, Western Commissioner…

Road repair in Dade County continues to be an issue

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