Deputies dispatched following suspicious activity
Barton County Sheriff Department deputies were dispatched to the area of NW 150th Ln. and 50th Rd., on Monday, Feb. 13, following the report of suspicious activity. While...

Accident report
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a two vehicle accident occurred at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, three miles north of Jasper on northbound I-49, when a 1999...

Sincere apology given to Washburn Farm & Home Supply
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Many years ago it was the desire of Lamar Community Betterment, as well as certain other citizens in Lamar, to erect a Welcome to Lamar...

ALICE “CLAUDINE” BURNS
NEVADA- Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada for Claudine Burns, 66, Nevada, who died Sunday, Feb. 19,...

RAMONA WESSLER
ST. PETERS- Arrangements are pending with Daniel Funeral Home for Ramona Wessler, 83, St. Peters, who died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital in St....

JAMES COBLER
JAMES COBLER LIBERAL- A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hannon Free Will Baptist Church, near Liberal, for James Leroy Cobler,...

The perfect houseplant needs the perfect location to thrive
SPRINGFIELD- Houseplants should be a part of every home according to Patrick Byers, a horticulture specialist with University of Missouri Extension. "Houseplants add a...

Open burning discouraged in areas of Missouri with elevated fire risks
JEFFERSON CITY- The Missouri Division of Fire Safety, the National Weather Service and local fire response agencies in affected areas of Missouri are discouraging any open...

Signup underway for MU Extension's weekly crop scouting report
LAMAR-This is the sixth year for a field crop scouting program designed to help busy farmers with pest management efforts. The program is planned and conducted by...