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Council rescinds contract for street overlay, awards to Swift Construction instead

By RICHARD COOPER   Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-Because of the failure of Superior Striping & Sealing to provide bonding and certificates of insurance within the time allotted, the Lamar…

Dade County Commission concentrates on road conditions

By CAROLYN HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD-The Dade County Commission met at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 19. Present were Presiding Commissioner Randy Daniel, Eastern Commissioner Dallas Maxwell,…

Bishop joins Democrat staff

Bishop joins Democrat staff

By MELODY METZGER   Lamar Democrat   melodymetzger@lamardemocrat.com   Melissa Bishop, soon to be Melissa Little as of October 12, became a full time member of the Lamar Democrat staff…

Bids to be let by Greenfield City Council for yard and house clean up

By CAROLYN HEAD   Dade County reporter   GREENFIELD-Mayor Wynes called the Greenfield City Council meeting to order at 7 p.m., on August 20. Following the Pledge of Allegiance roll…

Robbery investigated at Judy’s Convenience Store

JASPER- A robbery that took place Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Judy’s Convenience Store in Jasper is being investigated by Jasper County sheriff’s deputies. The holdup took place at approximately 12:30…

August is pleasantly cool, second consecutive month of below average temperatures

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-The summer of 2013 has been a pleasant experience, devoid of endless days of scorching heat, and replaced with weather more typical of…

Commission sells property; FEMA continues storm inspection

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-One piece of tax delinquent property that was three years delinquent was sold by the Barton County Commission, September 3, for the negotiated…

Commission sells property; FEMA continues storm inspection

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer   LAMAR-One piece of tax delinquent property that was three years delinquent was sold by the Barton County Commission, September 3, for the negotiated…

Two motorcycle accidents occur over Labor Day Weekend

On Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7:50 a.m., Blake R Hasson, 18, Lamar, received moderate injuries when he lost control of the 2003 Suzuki motorcycle he was riding on the north…

Memorial for Adriaunna Horton at Hazel Park

Memorial for Adriaunna Horton at Hazel Park

A memorial to 12 year old Adriaunna Horton has been set up at Hazel Park in Golden City. On Monday, Aug. 26, Adriaunna was abducted from the park by Bobby…