Winners in the 0-3 month girls division were, left to right, Ryli Langford, first place, daughter of Cheyenne Donahue and Curtis Langford, Lamar; Aaliyah Page, second place, daughter of Arielle Womack, Tulsa, Okla. and Wynter Silvers, third place, daughter of Autumn Silvers, Golden City. Lamar Fair Baby Show winners
All photos by Melissa Little/Lamar Democrat

Substation problem causes power interruption
The failure of a part called a recloser at the north substation on Jackson Street, August 24, caused approximately a one-hour interruption of electric service to the south...

An Olympian Remembered
By Richard Cooper The 31st Olympiad is over, and Rio de Janeiro is slowly returning to a more normal pace of life for that storied South American...

STEVEN WILLIAMS
LAMAR-Services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Daniel Funeral Home for Steven Wayne Williams, 58, Lamar, who died Thursday morning, Aug. 25,...

CURTIS "JACK" JONES
LAMAR-Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Konantz Warden Funeral Home for Curtis "Jack" Jone, 95, Lamar, who died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Burial will be at...

LIDA TURNER
JOPLIN-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Konantz Warden Funeral Home in Lamar for Lida L. Turner, 82, Joplin,who died Tuesday, Aug. 23,...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Lee
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman (AW) Austin Emery from Greenfield installs an M2HB .50 caliber machine gun to a gun mount on the port catwalk of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan. The M2HB .50 caliber machine gun is an automatic, recoil-operated, air-cooled machine gun. “I get real excited when I get to work with any weapon on the ship,” said Emery. Ronald Reagan provides a combat-ready force, which protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Emery installs machine gun

Fred Lemons Memorial Car Show to be held September 10
LOCKWOOD-The Third Annual Fred Lemons Memorial Car Show, presented by the Lockwood Chamber of Commerce, will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, during September Days in Lockwood....

Progress being made on Prairie Days
LIBERAL-The Liberal Area Civic Group held their August meeting on the 16th, in the Barton Mutual Community Room. The meeting was called to order by President Mary Toney at...