Law enforcement agreement for 2016 signed
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The Law Enforcement Agreement for 2016 between the city of Lamar and the Barton County Sheriff’s Department was signed May...

Jane Moyer, left, owner of Decorating Den Interiors in Lamar, received a top design award in her company's international design contest for outstanding design work at the Decorating Den's 47th annual conference held recently in San Antonio, Texas. Decorating Den wins international design award
EASTON, Md.-Jane Moyer, owner of Decorating Den Interiors in Lamar, Mo., janemoyer.decoratingden.com, received a top design award in her company’s...

Only Jasper County fails to add jobs in April
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer JEFFERSON CITY-Jasper County was the only county that failed to add jobs in April among the five counties in southwest Missouri...

OLIVER "BUD" CAMPBELL
LAMAR-Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Konantz Warden Funeral Home for Oliver "Bud" Campbell, 86, Lamar, who died Sunday, May 22, 2016. Burial will be in Memory...

CLARENCE TIPTON
LAMAR-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Daniel Funeral Home for Clarence Robert Tipton, 89, Lamar, who died early Thursday morning, May...

LENA “CHRIS” FARMER
LIBERAL-A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Liberal City Park building, for Lena “Chris” Farmer, 79, Liberal, who died at...

Discover Your Treasure at In God We Trust Day 2016
MINDENMINES-A nationally known antique appraiser is slated to appear at an event at Border Town Auction House, 611 Main, Mindenmines, on In God We Trust Day 2016, Saturday,...

John Royer, front tire changer on the No. 20 Matt Kenseth NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Team recently visited Kluhsman Machine, where many of the parts found on pit row are made. Royer, left, is pictured with Mel Kluhsman, CEO of Kluhsman Machine and KRC Racing, center and Matt Osborn, engineer for Joe Gibbs Racing, right. Lockwood business to be featured by Fox Business News
Kluhsman Machine, KRC Racing and their sister company, Lightning Ammo, will be featured on Fox Business News Network, Wednesday, May 25, 8:30 a.m....

PSU Veterans' Memorial service is free to public
The Frontenac American Legion Post 43 will present Professor of Horsemanship Ed Little from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind., at a Veterans' Memorial Day service to...