Schools

MU School of Visual Studies to present “Art on the Move”
The University of Missouri’s School of Visual Studies (SVS) Art on the Move (AOM) Outreach Program presents SVS Director Dr. Jo Stealey, who will be at the Lamar High...
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LCTC instructor Rick Piper shows students the ins and outs of taking care of their cars. Lamar High School boosts morale with Celebrate You Week
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat February is one of the worst months during the school year. It’s cold, everyone is sick, and summer break is...

Pictured are, left to right, West Elementary Librarian J.J. Shaw, author Jefferson Knapp, State Librarian of Missouri Robin Westphal and Barton County Library Director Carol Darrow. Children’s author visits schools with unique traveling companion
Children’s author Jefferson Knapp recently visited Lamar area schools with his traveling companion, a 25-foot animatronic python. The Kansas author...

Ryan Davis, son of Matthew and Elizabeth Davis, is the eighth grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. Ryan plays football, basketball, baseball, swimming and track and field. He enjoys hanging out with friends and playing video games with them. Ryan also likes to help his dad on their farm in his spare time. Students of the week

Lockwood Elementary and Middle schools release honor rolls
LOCKWOOD- The third quarter honor roll has been released by Lockwood Elementary/Middle School. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Owen...

Kaderly named to Dean’s List at Drury University
SPRINGFIELD- Josie Kay Kaderly, a Lamar High School graduate and daughter of Steven and Katie Kaderly, was named to the Fall 2018 semester honor...

Sanchez says American football has been his best experience
(Editor’s note: This story was written by Alvaro Martin Sanchez, a World Heritage Exchange student living in Lamar.) If I have to select one...

Crowder Nevada area Fall 2018 graduates
NEVADA- The following area students graduated in December 2018 from Crowder College: Kristine Lee, Golden City, Associates of Applied Science in Accounting; Hannah...
Area students named to Crowder Nevada area Dean’s List
NEVADA- The following area students named to the Crowder Dean’s List for Fall 2018 were Cheyenne Bishop, Roni Cifuentes, Johnathon Lee, Heather Leopard and Dalton Manke,...
Golden City High School February Student of the Month is Olivia Davis, left, pictured with the Golden City Middle School February Student of the Month, Breanna Phillips, right. Golden City February Students of the Month

Chastyn Hetherington, daughter of Shelly and AJ Sorden and Jeremy Hetherington, is the eighth grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. Chastyn loves to play volleyball and hang out with friends. She has three dogs, two cats and a fish. In her spare time she likes to binge watch Netflix. Students of the week

Area students earn honor roll distinction at University of Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan.- More than 6,100 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2018 semester. The honor roll comprises...
East Primary February Students of the Month

Drury announces day school fall 2018 Dean’s List
SPRINGFIELD- Earning a spot on Drury University’s Dean’s List is a significant accomplishment. It means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a...
Beem recognized for scholastic honors
EMPORIA, Kan.- Cassidy Beem of Lamar, Mo., was among more than 800 Emporia State undergraduate students recognized for academic honors in the fall 2018 semester. Beem...