Schools

LMS recognizes eighth grade graduates
Lamar Middle School held its eighth grade awards assembly and promotion ceremony on Friday morning, May 15. Students receiving awards were: Math Siarra McCarthy, Katelyn...
Scholarships presented to Jasper seniors
JASPER-Baccalaureate/scholarship night was held Wednesday, May 13, for the 2015 Jasper graduates. The following received these local scholarships: SW Missouri Bank Haley...
Second semester honor roll released by Liberal Elementary
LIBERAL-The second semester honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll THIRD GRADE- Abby Barton, Mason Eyler, Brett Leibbrand, Kyla...
Liberal Elementary School posts fourth quarter honor roll
LIBERAL-The fourth quarter honor roll has been released by Liberal Elementary School. All A Honor Roll THIRD GRADE- Abby Barton, Mason Eyler, Brett, Leibbrand, Kyla...
Lamar seniors garner well deserved honors
Lamar High School Awards Day was held in the high school gymnasium on Thursday, May 7. Lamar High School Principal Jennifer Beem welcomed the crowd of students, their...
Golden City High School Class of 2015
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat GOLDEN CITY-Golden City High School held its graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2015 on Saturday afternoon, May 9, in the school...
West Elementary students enjoy Cowboy Up Assembly
Lamar West Elementary students enjoyed a Cowboy Up Assembly, held Monday, May 4, at the Lamar Saddle Club Grounds. Wagons owned by Carter and Jill Pugh carried selected...
Moore receives honors at College of the Ozarks
POINT LOOKOUT-Timothy Ryan Moore received the Missouri Federation of Music Clubs Award at the 2014-15 annual Student Awards Ceremony held at College of the Ozarks on April...
Lamar girls selected to attend Missouri Girls' State
Three juniors from Lamar High School will be attending Missouri Girls' State in Warrensburg, the week of June 21-27. Morgan King (left) is being sponsored by the Lamar Elks...
East Primary students receive new pair of shoes
Students at East Primary were recently chosen by Convoy of Hope to receive a new pair of shoes. Convoy of Hope is a non-profit organization based out of Springfield. They...
Students of the week
    Hayley Miller, daughter of Matt Miller and Amanda Jeffries, is the eighth grade Lamar Middle School Student of the Week. Hayley enjoys cheering and helping the...
LCTC holds awards assemblies
Lamar Career & Technical Center (LCTC) held its annual awards assemblies on Tuesday, May 5. At the assemblies, seniors received their portfolios containing certificates...
LHS choirs last concert becomes emotional farewell to director
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-The last concert of the school year by the choirs of Lamar High School became two events in their program of May 5 at...
PSU spring graduates
PITTSBURG, Kan.-The following area students participated in commencement ceremonies held May 8 and 9 at Pittsburg State University: Thomas A. Plante, Golden City, Bachelor...
LMS experiences successful Math Contest season
Lamar Middle School students participated in several math contests this year. They started out with the SBU Math Contest at SBU in January, where they had 20 students...