The carpentry house at 801 Broadway was featured as Lamar Career and Technical Center teacher Kasey Sheet reviewed the Center's carpentry program. May 16 R-I board meeting wraps up one school year, prepares for next
By RICHARD COOPER The old meeting the new seemed to describe the nature of the agenda of the May meeting of the Lamar R-I Board of Education....

Photo courtesy of Zee Crossley
Salutatorian Hallee Doss gives a speech over life's hurdles and Christian principles. Lamar High School Class of 2019
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat On Sunday, May 19, 84 Lamar High School students entered the football field as seniors and left as high school...

Lockwood High School alumni banquet date set
LOCKWOOD- The 65th Annual Lockwood High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday evening, July 13, in the school gymnasium. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with dinner to...
Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Members of the Jasper High School Class of 2019 react to something funny being said during their commencement Sunday afternoon, May 19. Jasper High School Class of 2019

Scholarships awarded to deserving Lamar seniors
Lamar High School seniors were recognized during the academic awards banquet held May 15, in the school gym. The following is a list of the...

Participating in the Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference were, left to right, Shelia Dossey, William Noltie, Gardenia Rivera, Matt Long, Alma Sherrill and Matthew Decker. Rivera competes with Crowder students at state level
NEOSHO- Crowder College’s PBL chapter recently competed in the Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held in Springfield on April...

Liberal R-II Summer Food Program to run June 3-27
LIBERAL- With summer vacation starting it’s time to think about how children will eat healthy while school is out. The Liberal R-II School District provides free meals to...
Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Olivia Smoots' piece won first place in Digital Art. Lamar High School Art Department wins Big 8 Art Show
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat The Lamar High School Art Department not only hosted this year’s Conference Art Show, but placed first out of...

Liberal kindergarten graduation
By WILLIS STRONG LIBERAL- The Liberal R-II School kindergarten graduation was held Wednesday morning, May 15, in the elementary gym for the 24...

Liberal holds eighth grade graduation
By WILLIS STRONG LIBERAL- The eighth grade graduation for the Liberal R-II School was held in the high school gym on Tuesday evening, May 14, at...

Codey Fanning, daughter of Bethany and Brad Fanning, is the eighth grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. Codey enjoys spending time with friends and family at the lake during the 4th of July. She has been showing pigs for three years. Codey is in archery and softball. Students of the week

Fourth quarter honor roll released by Liberal Elementary School
LIBERAL- The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Elam Beaman, Zana...

Fourth quarter honor roll posted by Lockwood Middle School
LOCKWOOD- The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Lockwood Middle School. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Owen Neely. SEVENTH...

Lockwood Elementary releases fourth quarter honor roll
LOCKWOOD- The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Lockwood Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Luke Baugh, Khloe...

Liberal Elementary releases second semester honor roll
LIBERAL- The second semester honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Elam Beaman, Cooper...