WIC office recognized as “Breastfeeding Friendly Clinic”
The Barton County Health Department WIC office has been recognized by the Missouri State WIC & Nutrition Services as a “Breastfeeding Friendly...

Jill Fast of Lamar Bank and Trust welcomed student in groups as they learned more about LBT, Lamar’s hometown bank. Youth EXCEL participate in community exploration
Youth EXCEL 4-H emerging leaders were given the opportunity to participate in a community exploration on April 16, learning more about the history...

Lamar High School Prom theme was “Roses & Diamonds”
“Roses and Diamonds” was the theme for the 2018 Lamar High School Prom, held Saturday evening, April 21, at The Ramsey in downtown Joplin. Luckily...

LINDA K. HALE
SHELDON- Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Sheldon Cemetery for Linda K. Hale, 69, Sheldon, who died Wednesday, April 25, 2018,...

SUSIE SHOFFLER
LAMAR- A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Carterville Cemetery for Susie Shofler, 72, Lamar, who died Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Truman Healthcare &...

JACKIE L. GORDON
NEVADA- Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ferry Funeral Home for Jackie L. Gordon, 82, Nevada, who died Monday, April 23, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin....

Jill Fast of Lamar Bank and Trust welcomed student in groups as they learned more about LBT, Lamar’s hometown bank. Youth EXCEL participate in community exploration
Youth EXCEL 4-H emerging leaders were given the opportunity to participate in a community exploration on April 16, learning more about the history...

Lamar High School Prom theme was “Roses & Diamonds”
“Roses and Diamonds” was the theme for the 2018 Lamar High School Prom, held Saturday evening, April 21, at The Ramsey in downtown Joplin. Luckily...

Lamar Middle School performed at the PSU Mid-America Music Festival in Pittsburg, Kan., on April 21. Both the seventh and eighth grade bands received “1” ratings. The Tigers also brought 28 ensembles and solos to the music festival, resulting in 21 “1” ratings and seven “2” ratings. Both LMS bands also earned “1” ratings at the NEO Music Festival in Miami, Okla., on April 3. Lamar Middle School bands receive “1” ratings