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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...
Lamar R-I given high rating by Mo. Department of Elementary &...
By RICHARD COOPER The board of education of Lamar R-I School District was pleased to learn that the district had received a performance...

Photo courtesy of Teresa Shelton
Andrew Shelton was the second highest individual scorer at the tournament. LMS quiz bowl team are conference champions
By AUTUMN SHELTON The Lamar Middle School quiz bowl team battled against some of the brightest southwest Missouri students on February 23, for...

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The Mathcounts team holds up their second place trophies that qualified them for state. Pictured, left to right, are Andrew Shelton, Jennifer Robertson (sponsor), Ethan Ball, Dwayne Watts, Ryan Davis and Ron Ray (sponsor). LMS Mathcounts team qualifies for State competition
By AUTUMN SHELTON February 16 was a great day for the Lamar Middle School Mathcounts team as both the “A-team” and two individual students...

Phajjia Gordon, daughter of Scott and Kristi Gordon, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. In her spare time Phajjia enjoys watching movies that have Zach Efron in them and eating mashed potatoes. She also enjoys going to church activities and spending time with family. Her favorite subject in school is Math. Phajjia’s favorite book genre is Romance. Students of the week

Lamar East Primary January Tigers of the Month are, third row, left to right, Jaxson Parks, Aniston Ragsdale, Ansley Jeffries, Reed Lovan, Grevyn Phillips, Xavier Smith, Brady Reaves; second row, left to right, Caitlyn Carsel, Daisy Weber, Gage Wagner, Brystol Dillon, Harpor Steinkamp, Hayden Steinkamp, Bryson Rice, Treycen Coy; first row, left to right, Gunner Mahurin, Angelina Bradshaw, Kamryn McCulloch, Balum Walters, Eden Cruse, Kellie Wilson. Not pictured are Jaydon Plummer, Bryceton Sipes and Casen Lemmons. January Tigers of the Month

Immanuel Lutheran to hold annual fundraiser
LOCKWOOD- The 9th Annual Immanuel Lutheran Fish-n-Bids fish fry and fundraising auction will be held Saturday, March 16, beginning at 5 p.m., at...

Sebastian Read, son of Dustin and Stacie Read and Tracy Read and Levie Doody, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. In his spare time Sebastian likes to play video games. His favorite food is tacos. He has six siblings. Students of the week

WGU Missouri honors its sixth anniversary by awarding scholarships
ST. LOUIS- Since WGU Missouri was established in February 2013, the nonprofit, fully online university has positively impacted the lives of thousands of Missourians as it...
Morgan selected for Missouri Youth Pork Ambassador Scholarship Program
COLUMBIA, Mo.- Matthew Morgan, a senior at Lamar High School, has been selected as one of the 2019 Missouri Pork Association Youth Pork Ambassadors. His selection was...
Golden City Schools to form Hall of Fame
GOLDEN CITY- Golden City Schools has announced the formation of a Hall of Fame, to be set up in order to recognize and pay tribute to the graduates...