Schools

Area students named to Truman State University President’s list
KIRKSVILLE- Truman State University has announced its Fall 2018 President’s list. Area students making the list were Danielle Steven Capehart,...


Golden City High School posts second quarter honor roll
GOLDEN CITY- The second quarter honor roll has been released by Golden City High School. Principal’s Honor Roll Brooke Friesenborg, Kadie...


Second quarter honor roll posted by Lockwood Middle School
LOCKWOOD- The second quarter honor roll has been released by Lockwood Middle School. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Blake Cossins, Rafe...


Lockwood Elementary releases second quarter honor roll
LOCKWOOD- The second quarter honor roll has been released by Lockwood Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Luke Baugh, Khloe...


Area students earn spot on Crowder College Fall Dean’s list
NEOSHO- Crowder College has announced its Fall 2018 Dean’s list. Five hundred eighty-seven students achieved Dean’s list honors by completing 12 or...


Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
The seniors spread the light. Senior Candle Lighting 2018
By AUTUMN SHELTON At Lamar High School the Christmas season is not complete without the annual Senior Candle Lighting celebration. On December...


MSSU announces Fall 2018 Deans List
JOPLIN- The Deans List for the Fall 2018 semester at Missouri Southern State University has been released. To be named to the list a student...


Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Several students shake maracas for a "Latin" twist on Christmas. Lamar second graders present “A Christmas Celebration”
By AUTUMN SHELTON On December 18, Lamar second graders presented their annual music program, “A Christmas Celebration”. Andrew Pommert, the...


Lamar R-I board signs agreement to promote students' mental health
By RICHARD COOPER The Lamar Board of Education approved an agreement with Ozark Center of Joplin to provide behavioral health services on-site...


WGU Missouri offers scholarships
ST. LOUIS- As the end of the year approaches, residents across Missouri are beginning to consider their New Year’s resolutions. For many hoping to advance their careers and...
ESC partners with Liberal Schools to host REALL simulation
LIBERAL- Economic Security Corporation partnered with Liberal Schools to host a REALL simulation last Monday, Dec. 17, at the Liberal School...


Parent pick up adjustment at Lamar West Elementary
In order to continue to provide a safe and efficient parent pickup option for all students, West Elementary will be adjusting their current fifth...


Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Lamar’s foreign exchange students include, left to right, Nikola Vukasović, Martina Murru, Lucía Guerrero Cigales, Álvaro Martín Sánchez and Milica Jovanovic. From Italy to Serbia to Spain, foreign exchange students bring the...
By AUTUMN SHELTON Times Square yelled, “Three...two...one...Happy New Year”, as the ball dropped and 2018 began. Amongst the crowd of thousands...


Drew Marti, daughter of Misty and Andy Marti, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. In her spare time Drew likes to draw and cuddle with her cat, Minnie May. She would consider herself a cat person. She likes Math and her favorite subject in school is Art. Students of the week
Tate Lee, son of Zackarae Lee, is the seventh grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. In his spare time Tate likes to read. He...


Photos courtesy of Ann Kelley LMS STUCO holds Polar Express/Pajama Day
Lamar Middle School Student Council held a Polar Express/Pajama Day on Tuesday, Dec. 11, to raise money for the Salvation Army. STUCO sponsor Ray...