Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Rylee Cunningham, left, and Hunter Lundine, right, threw out the first pitch prior to the Wednesday, May 4 Lamar Tiger baseball game against Cassville. The game was played in recognition of Cystic Fibrosis, which both Rylee and Hunter have been diagnosed with. LHS baseball team brings recognition to Cystic Fibrosis
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat When the Lamar High School baseball team took the field against Cassville on Wednesday, May 4, they were wearing...

Learn more about healthy grocery shopping
As part of the Barton County Memorial Hospital Diabetes Education Program, a grocery store tour will be given Monday, May 16, 4 p.m., at Cash Savers, 1201 E. 12th St., in...

Truman Day celebration at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic...
The public is invited to attend the annual Truman Day celebration in Lamar. Activities will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Harry S Truman...

JIM FAST
LAMAR- A graveside committal service, including military honors, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at Barton City Cemetery for James Marion...

LEWIS BOWMAN
LEE'S SUMMIT-Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Barton City Cemetery in Liberal for Lewis Charles Bowman, 93, who died Sunday, May 1, 2016....

PAULINE WOODY
PLEASANTON, Kan.-A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the First Christian Church in Pleasanton for Pauline...

Learn more about healthy grocery shopping
As part of the Barton County Memorial Hospital Diabetes Education Program, a grocery store tour will be given Monday, May 16, 4 p.m., at Cash Savers, 1201 E. 12th St., in...

Congratulations to all Barton County 4-H members and Clover Kids for doing a great job! Pictured are, front row, left to right, Jackson Ball, Henry Ball, Lauren Crabtree, Crystal Kahl, Marcy Miller, Bob Burchett, Mikayla Madison, Annabelle Crabtree, Sami Jo Crabtree, Braxtyn Muncy; back row, Ethan Ball, Ben Wilhelm, Halle Miller, Matthew Morgan, Brandon, Overman, Theo Crabtree, Colby Burchett, Michaela Winslow, Clayton Winslow. Barton County 4-H begins 2016 with livestock judging contest
Barton County 4-H began the 2016 year of 4-H events with the County 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held May 2, at the Rick and Melinda Morgan farms....

Congratulations are extended to these students selected in the Marshall The Miracle Dog coloring contest and essay contest. Rewards presented were a Marshall the Miracle Dog book signed by Marshall with a paw print and each student received a pass to the Plaza Theatre, including popcorn and drink. Third grade winners were Ashton Coble, Kiley Riggs and Elianna Griffin. Fourth grade winners were Chelsea O'Sullivan, Ella Harris and Alyssa Powell. Fifth grade winners were Cora Pittsenbarger and Sadie Pennell. Not pictured, but selected, was Elise Ferris. Rewards were presented by 4-H Teen Leaders Blaine Shaw and Kyler Cox on April 30, during a school assembly. Barton County 4-H presents Marshall Movement program
Marshall the Miracle Dog was a victim of unfathomable abuse. Even though he was severely malnourished and loses a leg, his spirit can only be...