Schools

April and May Tigers of the Month at East Primary are, third row, left to right, Sonya Reese, Hunter Thomason, Blake Swatosh, Christofer Juarez-Romero, Bentley Shepherd, Arla Richardson, Skylar Furr; second row, left to right, Gunner Choate, Rose Parker, Stryker Rice, Autumn Smith, Ja’Kolbi Wright, Xavier Smith, Katelyn Hester, Baylor Thomason, Brody Ely, Ozzrick Powell; first row, left to right, Casen Choate, Emma West, Lanie Peacock, Clayton VanGilder, Maggie Robinson, Eli McWilliams, Peyton Oswald, Mahkya Hull, Onyx Cobb, Ethan Rutledge. April and May Tigers of the Month


Liberal Middle School releases second semester honor roll
LIBERAL- The second semester honor roll has been released by Liberal Middle School. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Clarise James. SEVENTH...


Liberal Middle School posts fourth quarter honors
LIBERAL- The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Liberal Middle School. All A Honor Roll SEVENTH GRADE- Annabell Crabtree, Emily...


Area students named to MSSU Spring 2018 Dean’s List
JOPLIN- The Dean’s List has been released for the Spring 2018 semester at Missouri Southern State University. To be named to the list a student...


LHS Class of 2021 to hold puzzle night fundraiser
The Lamar High School Class of 2021 will hold a puzzle night fundraiser on Friday, July 13, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Lamar United Methodist...


Lockwood Elementary/Middle School posts fourth quarter honor roll
LOCKWOOD- Lockwood Elementary/Middle School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Blane Berlekamp,...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Proud father and member of the Liberal R-2 School Board, Chris Morrow, had the pleasure of presenting a diploma to his daughter, Rhiannon Morrow, during commencement ceremonies held Sunday, May 13. Liberal High School Class of 2018
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat LIBERAL- Liberal High School seniors, along with family members and friends, congregated inside a hot gym on...


Joy Krueth sends off the 12 inches of her hair that was cut and donated to Wigs for Kids. Liberal Elementary students participate in Wigs for Kids service...
By JOY KRUETH LIBERAL- Some places call it a fundraiser and some places call it a service project, but whatever one calls it, Liberal Elementary...


Four $500 scholarships were presented on behalf of the Lamar Rotary Club to, left to right, Ethan McAfee, in memory of Elgin Dermott, Garrett Morey, in memory of Ralph Davis, Brooklyn Thornton, in memory of Dr. Thomas Carroll and Emily McCaslin, in memory of Edison Kaderly. These scholarships are made possible by the many Rotarians, fair queen candidates and volunteers that put in many hours at the fair stand during the Lamar Fair. Lamar Rotary Club presents scholarships


Fourth quarter honor roll released by Liberal Elementary
LIBERAL- The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Dalton Davis, Jordan...


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- Jordan Goodell, Stasha...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Lamar graduating seniors posed for picture taking following the Lamar High School Awards Assembly. Lamar High School holds awards assembly
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Lamar High School Awards Assembly was held Friday morning, May 11, in the high school gymnasium. Lamar...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Following commencement ceremonies, the graduates made a giant circle on the football field for the traditional tossing of their caps. Lamar High School Class of 2018
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The football stands and surrounding areas around the field were packed to overflowing as the Lamar High School...


Photo for Lamar Democrat by Alex McAfee
The Lamar Archery Program is led by coaches Darcy Reed, Harvey Fry, Chad McCullough and Gary Barnes. Here, Barnes awards a certificate to one of the archers in the program, with Reed and McCullough looking on. Lamar Archery Recognition Banquet
The Lamar Archery Recognition Banquet was held for the Lamar Tiger archery team at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 14, in the high school gym. Academic...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Lockwood seniors congregated in the hallway as they prepared to enter the gymnasium prior to commencement exercises held Friday evening, May 11. Lockwood High School Class of 2018
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat LOCKWOOD- Hayden Vaughn played the Processional on the piano as members of the Lockwood High School Class of...