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Jasper FCCLA will hold its Sweetheart Formal on Saturday, Feb. 13. This year's Sweetheart candidates are bottom row, left to right, Darian York, Kori Harper and Lexie Royster; middle row, Adi Titius and Sierra Kaderly; back row, Jadeon Deal and Trent Lida. Jasper FCCLA Sweetheart candidates


STAR Students at Lamar East Primary for the week of February 8 are, third row, left to right, Luke Kingsley, Kaidence Wise, Damien Poole; second row, Allison Jay, Keila Najarro, Joslyin Woods, Eli Martin; first row, Kenneth Voss, Lillian Azua, Lilia Slaight. STAR Students of the week


Caleb Winslow, son of Charlie and Shanda Winslow, is the sixth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. Caleb likes to make music with drums. His favorite subject in school is Science and his favorite sport is basketball. Students of the week


Scholarship offered to Golden City graduates
This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2000 scholarship to a graduate of Golden City High School. Shelter Agent Sean Holman sponsors and partially...
Ayers named to SBU honor roll
BOLIVAR-Southwest Baptist University (SBU) has recently released the Fall 2015 honor roll. Earning a spot on the Trustee's List was Kacey Ayers, Lamar. To be listed on...
Ratcliff receives doctorate from SBU
BOLIVAR-Addie (Colleen) Ratcliff, Lamar, has received her Doctorate in Education from Southwest Baptist University. Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered,...
Lamar Democrat/Morgan Brisbin
Mrs. Johnson's kindergarten class dressed up for the 100th Day of School. Lamar schools observe 100th day


Roland earns academic honors
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.-Kenna Roland, Lamar, a student at John Brown University, was named to the university's Dean's List, receiving academic honors for the fall semester of...
FSA offers aid to primary agricultural disaster areas
Thirty-three Missouri counties have been designated by the President as primary agricultural disaster areas, making certain farmers and other agricultural producers in...
Gard inducted into national physics honor society
JOPLIN-Marissa Gard, Lamar, was one of five students inducted into the newly formed Sigma Pi Sigma chapter on January 30, at Missouri Southern State University. An...
Megan Schlichting was named to the All-Conference Academic Team on Saturday, January 23, at Cassville. She received the fourth highest score at the tournament. Schlichting named to All-Conference Academic Team


The sixth grade Lamar Middle School Spelling Bee was held recently, with the winner being Jacob Morrison, who will represent LMS at the Joplin Globe Spelling Bee on March 21. Those participating in the spelling bee were, back row, left to right, Dalton Schlichting, Quinton Keith, Gunnar Dillon, Rae Crossley, Kyleigh Talbott; front row, left to right, Maddie Stevens, Quenlyn Shaffer, Jacob Morrison, Trinite Augusta, Julia Stettler, Mason Roe. Morrison to represent LMS at Joplin Globe Spelling Bee


LMS students begin math contest season
The SBU Math Contest was held January 23, in Bolivar. Lamar Middle School students were successful, with six students qualifying for state. Five of...


Record number of scholarships offered
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is offering a record number of scholarships that opened February 1 for applications from students across southern Missouri,...
STAR Students at Lamar East Primary for the week of February 1 are, third row, left to right, Thomas Moyer, Damien Robinson, Trent Torbeck, Chase Hammond; second row, Destiny McKenzie, Winnie Ross, Evan McMillin, Arhea Lara; first row, Piper Sheperd, Ruby Blalock, Alicia Calanche. STAR Students of the week