Schools

Scholarships and honors awarded to Jasper seniors
JASPER-The following scholarships and awards were presented this year to Jasper seniors: Southwest Missouri Bank Scholarship, Blake Jeffries; Jasper VFW Post 6415 and...
Golden City seniors recognized
GOLDEN CITY- Scholarships and awards were presented to Golden City High School seniors during graduation ceremonies held Saturday, May 7, in the school gym. Following is...
University of Central Missouri releases Dean's list
WARRENSBURG-The University of Central Missouri Dean's list has been released. Each semester, the Dean's list is divided into two parts. The first list includes the names of...
Photo for Lamar Democrat by Anthony Wilkerson
The Lamar High School Academic Awards assembly was held Thursday morning, May 12, in the school gymnasium. Peyton Bailey, left, son of Steven and Angela Bailey, was awarded a scholarship by Jill Hall. Scholarships awarded to deserving Lamar seniors
The Lamar High School Awards Day Assembly was held before a large crowd on Thursday, May 12, 9 a.m., in the gymnasium. Following is the name of...


Photo for Lamar Democrat by Willis Strong
John and Fern Wettstein of Joplin attended the senior graduation ceremony at Liberal High School on Sunday, May 15. They are shown with their grandson, Christopher Peterson, son of Mark and Trudy Peterson. Peterson received the Farm Credit Services Scholarship at the annual awards day held Friday, May 13. He plans to attend Crowder College and get a degree in agriculture. Wettsteins attend grandson's graduation in Liberal


Liberal holds eighth grade graduation
LIBERAL-The Liberal eighth grade graduation was held Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m., in the high school gym. After the processional of the graduates, a video presentation was...
Photo for Lamar Democrat by Willis Strong
Jena Jungmann received the Liberal Area Civic Group Scholarship at awards day, held May 13. She was salutatorian of the 2016 Liberal High School graduating class. Presenting the scholarship to her is Jordan Dickey, a member of the Liberal Area Civic Group and also principal of Bronaugh schools. Jungmann plans to attend Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan. Jungmann was also awarded her associate of arts from Crowder College during commencement exercises held May 15. Liberal High School seniors receive scholarships
Several scholarships were given to the graduating seniors at the annual awards day held Friday, May 13, 10 a.m., in the high school gym. Those...


Liberal kindergarten class presents program
LIBERAL-Graduation for the Liberal kindergarten class was held Friday, May 13, 9 a.m., in the elementary gym. Parents and grandparents arrived early to watch the class...
Lamar R-I board closes one school year, readies for another
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Summers are so short for the Lamar R-I School District and much must be accomplished before the 2016-17 school year begins...
Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little
A passenger that was thrown from the vehicle in a rollover portrayed in a docudrama was dead at the scene. He was played by Lincoln Kaderly. In the background is the vehicle with three individuals inside, portrayed by Danny Embry, Wyatt Davis and Chase McClane. Lamar High School stages docudrama
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Four Lamar High School students did a phenomenal acting job on Friday afternoon, May 13, as they presented a...


Second semester honor roll released by Liberal Middle School
LIBERAL-Liberal Middle School has released its second semester honor roll. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Sierra McCuistion, Brandon Overman, Colton Slinker. SEVENTH...
Liberal Middle School posts fourth quarter honor roll
LIBERAL-Liberal Middle School has posted its fourth quarter honor roll. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Sierra McCuistion. SEVENTH GRADE- Jacee Barthelme, Macy Bean,...
Reed receives Master of Science in Nursing
LAMONI, Iowa-Carla Reed of Liberal, Mo. has graduated from Graceland University with a Master of Science in Nursing. Graceland University celebrates the graduation...
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Members of the Jasper High School Class of 2016 entered Tabler Gymnasium as they prepared for ceremonies to begin. Jasper High School graduates receive diplomas
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat JASPER-Tabler Gymnasium was filled to capacity on Sunday afternoon, May 15, with family and friends, as well as...


Photo for Lamar Democrat by Jon Brisbin
Daniel Brisbin, a member of the LHS Class of 2016, received his diploma during commencement exercises held Sunday, May 15, at Thomas M. O'Sullivan Stadium. LHS Class of 2016 receive diplomas
By MORGAN BRISBIN Lamar Democrat Lamar High School held its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at Thomas M. O'Sullivan Stadium....