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Storm spotters gear up for coming season

Storm spotters gear up for coming season

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes seem a long way off, but in reality they could be as close as tomorrow. Barton County and…

Two Vernon County people arrested on felony warrants

Two people are behind bars after Vernon County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to make an arrest on a felony warrant service at a home in Deerfield. According to a press release…

Do you have health insurance?

By ANGELA MORENO Certified Application Counselor   Barton County Memorial Hospital   The Affordable Care Act mandates that people must have health insurance in 2014, to avoid paying tax penalties.…

Structure fire reported

The Lamar Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 1200 E. 16th St., at 8:33 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The structure is owned by Steven Cato. The…

Foster parent classes begin in March

The 28th Circuit Children’s Division announces the beginning of foster parent training classes this March. Foster parents provide a temporary placement for youth who are in need of a safe…

Five vehicle accident occurs on Hwy. 160

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a five car accident occurred on Hwy. 160, inside the Lamar City Limits. The report stated that the accident happened at 3:20 p.m.…

Forage meeting set

STOCKTON- A forage meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Stockton Christian Church, 703 W Street. “This meeting is designed to educate farmers on strategies…

Budget requests reviewed by Dade County Commission

GREENFIELD-Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel called the Dade County Commission to order at 9 a.m. on January 8. Also in attendance were Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell and Western Commissioner David Rusch.…

Local schools could possibly get additional monies

Could local area schools get additional monies from the 2015 Missouri budget? According to Governor Jay Nixon, during his State of the State address, the answer is yes. The Governor’s…

Lamar License Office contract up for bid

JEFFERSON CITY-The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Lamar License Office. Interested individuals and groups must submit their bids to operate the Lamar License…