Schools

First quarter honor roll released by Liberal Middle School
All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Caleb Vore, Braydon Wahl. SEVENTH GRADE- Abby Barton, Ellaina LaNear, Kyla Porter, Laney Simpson. SIXTH...


Liberal High School releases first quarter honor roll
All A Honor Roll SENIORS- Mary Bean, Zoar Lozano. JUNIORS- Kyle Henegar, Sierra McCuistion, Taylor Ray. SOPHOMORES- Macy Bean, Gracie...


Lockwood R-1 to hold Veterans’ Day program
LOCKWOOD- Students and faculty of the Lockwood R-1 School District will hold a Veterans’ Day program on Monday, Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m., in the high...


Student Council hosts inaugural fall carnival
By AUTUMN SHELTON Move out of the way Lamar Free Fair, there is a new carnival in town. Saturday, Oct. 27, Lamar High School Student Council...


More than just a tiny house
By AUTUMN SHELTON The “tiny house movement” is changing the definition of home. “The typical American home is around 2,600 square feet, whereas...


Mia Romero, daughter of Veronica Chavez and Ricardo Romero, is the eighth grade Student of the Week at Lamar Middle School. Mia enjoys cheering with her friends and spending time with family. She also likes to read, write quotes and listen to music. Her favorite quote is, “The pain you’ve been feeling can’t compare to the joy that’s coming” - Romans 8:18. Students of the week


Liberal Elementary releases first quarter honor roll
LIBERAL- The first quarter honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll FIFTH GRADE- Elam Beaman, Kerri...


Veterans to be honored by Jasper R-5 Schools
JASPER- As Veterans’ Day approaches, many commemorations and expressions of appreciation will be extended throughout several area communities to...


Tiger Pride debit card funds benefit LMS Mathcounts
Lamar Bank & Trust Company recently made a $250 donation to the Lamar Middle School Mathcounts program. The Mathcounts program has 18 students that...


Lockwood Elementary/Middle School releases honor roll
LOCKWOOD- Lockwood Elementary/Middle School recently released its first quarter honor roll. All A Honor Roll EIGHTH GRADE- Justin Aldridge,...


Accepting a check for Golden City were Master Bob Davis with the Lamar Masonic Lodge, Joyce O’Connor, school nurse, Worthy Matron Judy Keener with Eastern Star and Superintendent of Golden City Schools Keith Rook. Masonic lodges and Eastern Star give back to community
The Lamar Masonic Lodge No. 292 and Mt. Hope Chapter No. 74, Order of The Eastern Star, recently presented each school district in Barton County...


Early Childhood celebration draws good turnout
Avilla, Everton, Golden City, Greenfield and Lockwood families of pre-kindergarten children ages three to five years of age were invited to an...


Lamar R-I audit for 2017-18 called “very good”
By RICHARD COOPER Steve Harner of CPA Group presented and reviewed the school district's audit for 2017-18 before the Lamar R-I board of...


SWC 21st Annual Celebration of Schools
The Southwest Center and Missouri Southern State University will be hosting the 21st Annual Celebration of Schools on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m....


Pictured, left to tight: Jill Hall (faculty), Payton Evans, Gabi Miller, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, Kolin Overstreet, Ethan Hasson and Autumn Shelton. LHS students attend Youth Leadership Summit
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) congratulates the students of Lamar High School who attended her annual Youth Leadership Summit at the...