Photo courtesy of Heidi Johnson
Darcy McDonald played Imogene Herdman in last year's production. Lamar Community Theatre presents “Christmas Attitudes”
By AUTUMN SHELTON December 2017 was a busy time for the Lamar Community Theatre. Over 200 people attended their annual Christmas show and this...

One of Shaver's vintage guns (top), made entirely from scratch including the stock and forearm. The bottom gun was made by a competitor. Lamar's world class shooter laments seeing one of his favorite...
By RICHARD COOPER Lee Shaver loves South Africa. He has visited that country at the southern tip of the African continent at least four times,...

Christmas dinner to be held at Lockwood Family Life Center
LOCKWOOD- A Merry Christmas Dinner will be held Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, at the Family Life Center in Lockwood. A dinner of turkey and ham,...

JACKIE REA, JR.
LIBERAL- A private family service will be held for Jackie Gene Rea, Jr., 58, Liberal, who died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Truman Healthcare Center...

COLEEN CALTON
PLANO, Texas- Cremation orders are underway for Coleen Antonette Calton, 72, who died abruptly from natural causes on November 22, 2018, in Plano. A Celebration of Life...

MARTHA CONDON
JASPER- Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Jasper First Baptist Church for Mary Martha Condon, 95, Jasper, who died peacefully on...

Roni Ogden, daughter of Jen and Justin Ogden, is the eighth grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. Roni plays volleyball and participates in Quiz Bowl and MathCounts. In her spare time she likes to write fiction and do art. Roni loves Algebra and History. Students of the week

Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Shelby Forst, a sophomore at Lamar High School, smiles before donating blood. Blood drive hosted by Lamar High School STUCO
By AUTUMN SHELTON “Between 200-225 pints of blood are needed daily to supply our 44 local hospitals,” said Belinda Belk, blood drive consultant...

Local residents to represent student exchange organization
Local residents Stephanie and Mike Martin and Adrianne Rogers recently qualified and trained as an area representative for the nonprofit World Heritage organization to work...