Enrollment for Pre-K through eighth grade at Immanuel Lutheran
LOCKWOOD- Immanuel Lutheran School is currently enrolling for pre-kindergarten through eight grade. Students must be four years old by July 31 to enroll for...
Lamar East Primary Tigers of the Month of March were, third row, left to right, Aiyana Gonzalez, Sonya Reese, Dylan Watson, Justin Bysor, Hannah Carter, Jycoby Gordon, Avery Eddie, Konner Hull; second row, left to right, Baylor Thomason, Porter Heins, Mallory Smith, Rylynn McRoberts, Casen Choate, Tanner Poff and first row, left to right, Hayden Myers, Patty Parker, Leo Holder, Mackson McCulley, Madilynn Coffey, Tyler Miller, Aleea Leivan, Millie Hollstein. Not pictured is Bederly Samayoa. March Tigers of the Month

Immanuel Lutheran School 6th Annual “Run for Reading”
LOCKWOOD- The Immanuel Lutheran Parent Teacher League is excited to announce the 6th Annual “Run for Reading” on Saturday, April 27, at the Lockwood American Legion...
Wilson earns distinction as National Merit Scholarship Program...
Lane Wilson, a senior at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School in Joplin and son of Tracy Wilson and Judy Moore, Lamar, has earned the...

Photo courtesy of Abby Kluhsman
Mandy Radspinner is pictured here both with her awards and project. Radspinner wins big at Missouri Southern Regional Science Fair
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat Mandy Radspinner, a senior at Lamar High School, won five awards at Missouri Southern’s 30th annual regional...

Photo courtesy of Kristin Whitton
Landin Myers is practicing for his 400 meter run on April 9. Lamar students to compete in Special Olympics
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat It is a bright Tuesday morning, but Landin Myers isn’t in a regular class. He’s running on the track. Landin...

Golden City Middle School March Student of the Month was Alyssa Burris, left, and Golden City High School March Student of the Month was Lane Dunlap, right. Golden City March Students of the Month

Drayton Ison, son of Linda and Daryl Johanson, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. Drayton enjoys hunting and fishing. He plays baseball and likes to spend time with his friends. Students of the week

LHS cheerleaders to hold unique fundraiser
The Lamar High School varsity cheerleading squad has come up with a unique way of helping spread Easter cheer. The night before Easter, the LHS...

Golden City kindergarten screening set
GOLDEN CITY- The Golden City R-III School District will hold its kindergarten screening on Thursday, April 25. The following items are needed in...

Lamar R-I continues winding down school year, planning for next
By RICHARD COOPER Plans for forthcoming summer school were announced at the March 21 meeting of the Lamar R-I Board of Education. Executive...

Miller awarded scholarship at PSU
Delaney Miller, an incoming freshman to Pittsburg State University (PSU), was awarded the PSU Alumni Legacy License Plate Scholarship for the...

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Mike Mills, as "The Man", is the villain of the play. Lamar High School presents ‘See How They Run’
The Lamar High School theatre department is performing Phillip King’s ‘See How They Run’. The show is a British comedy about a Vicar, his wife and...

Kindergarten enrollment scheduled
Children turning five before July 31, that reside in the Lamar R-1 School District, will be eligible to start kindergarten in August. In order...

Bethany Crowe, daughter of Rusty and Amanda Martin, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. Bethany likes to play with her pets. She has two cats and five dogs. She likes to read in her spare time. Bethany’s favorite subject in school is Math. Students of the week