Touch up work planned on courthouse
LAMAR-Some touch up work is planned on the exterior of the Barton County Courthouse. Chase Halsey of Mid-Continental Restoration, Inc. of Fort Scott, Kansas met with the...

Accident report
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a pickup truck and ATV accident occurred at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, three miles southeast of Jasper on Baseline, when...

Golden City adopts balanced budget
GOLDEN CITY-Golden City will have a balanced city budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The city council voted 5-0 in approving a budget with expenditures of $619,592 at its...

MARTHA MCKAY TOOLEY
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-A Memorial Mass in celebration of the life of Martha McKay Tooley, 77, Port Charlotte, who died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at...

GIDEON LEE COOK
LAMAR-A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Nashville Cemetery, in Nashville, Mo., for Gideon Lee Cook, son of Aaron and Amy Cook, Lamar, who was...

DON STAHL
LAMAR-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Daniel Funeral Home for Donald Dee Stahl, 93, rural Lamar, who died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at...

Missouri improves to seventh lowest cost of living in U.S. for...
JEFFERSON CITY-Missouri’s cost of living for the second quarter of 2016 dropped to an index of 89.9, compared to the national average of 100.0. That figure tied Missouri...

Liberal Area Civic Group finalizes plans for Prairie Days
LIBERAL-The Liberal Area Civic Group met September 13, for the monthly meeting. Fourteen members attended. President Mary Toney called the meeting to order at 7 p.m., in...

Missouri Farm Bureau recognizes Reps. Davis and Kelley as Friends...
JEFFERSON CITY-The state’s largest agriculture organization recently presented State Reps. Charlie Davis and Mike Kelley with a 2016 Friend of...