Schools

Missouri Electric Co-op Youth Program means education and fun
Alexys Barton, Liberal and Grant Smith, Lamar, sponsored by Barton County Electric Cooperative, Lamar, were among the 108 high school students from...


School district appears financially stable
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-As the start of another school year lies less than a month away, Superintendent Zach Harris feels the school district is...
Bob Johnson “Chief” scholarship seeks donations
The Bob Johnson Missouri National Guard Scholarship was established in 1984 by a number of senior, non-commissioned officers of the Lamar National...


Tools for School set for August 5
The 10th Annual Tools for School Back-to-School Fair will be held Friday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Lamar United Methodist Church. This event offers an...
Cottey names Judge Bickel as newest trustee
NEVADA, Mo.-Cottey College is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable James R. Bickel as the newest member of the Cottey College Board of Trustees. His...
WGU Missouri commits to $250,000 in scholarships
ST. LOUIS-WGU Missouri continues to back up its commitment to expanding access to affordable, higher education for adults across the state with scholarship dollars that are...
Brubaker named to College of the Ozarks Dean's List
POINT LOOKOUT-Nolan Brubaker, Lamar, was named to the College of the Ozarks spring 2016 Dean's List. Brubaker is a Golden City R-III High School graduate. To qualify for...
PSU releases Scholastic Honors for Spring 2016
PITTSBURG, Kan.-Pittsburg State University has released the Scholastic Honors for Spring of 2016. To qualify for Summa Cum Laude, students must have between a 3.95 and a...
Chance Kentner Memorial Scholarship awarded
GOLDEN CITY- Golden City High School graduating senior Selina Dunlap was the recipient this year of the Chance Kentner Memorial Scholarship. She received a $1,000...
Golden City student awarded $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag...
LAMAR-Golden City High School student Caleb Robertson has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. In the...
University of Missouri releases Deans' honor roll
COLUMBIA, Mo.-The University of Missouri has released the Spring 2016 semester Deans' honor roll. Area students named to the list, along with their grade and major, were...
Missouri S&T announces honor roll
ROLLA-Missouri University of Science and Technology has released its Spring 2016 semester honor roll. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum...
Missouri S&T awards degrees at annual commencement
ROLLA-Just over 1200 candidates received degrees during commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 14, at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. The...
Ayers named to SBU honor roll
BOLIVAR-Kacey Ayers, Lamar, has been named to the Spring 2016 honor roll at Southwest Baptist University. Ayers was named to the Trustee's List. To be included on this...
Carter named to dean's list at Stephens College
COLUMBIA, Mo.-Claudia Carter, Iantha, was named to the second semester honors dean's list for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students who attain honors must have finished at...