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Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little
The Eagle Lake Day Camp was held for its second year at the Lamar United Methodist Church. At the culmination of the camp, a Family Festival was held Friday, Aug. 11. Eagle Lake Day Camp held at LUMC
For the second year in a row, Lamar United Methodist Church hosted Eagle Lake Day Camp on August 7-11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the church. There were...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder’s office: Larry Dee Cheers, 73, Lamar and Joyce Elaine Cheers, 54, Lamar. Jeremy...
Free movie offered at Plaza Theatre
The First Baptist Church of Lamar is hosting a free movie, “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone”, to be shown Friday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug....


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
August 28 – September 1 MONDAY- Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and onions, baked beans, pasta and vegetables, bun, banana. TUESDAY- Chicken pot pie, California blend...
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Many Camp Ruwã campers create their own t-shirts with the help of camp counselors. Camp Ruwã ministers to area children
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat A good size group of young people, as well as various counselors, enjoyed the beautiful Tuesday morning weather...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Sondra Riegel was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Aug. 8. The winners were Velma Goodrum, first high and Betty Gilkey, second high. Norma Harris will be the hostess...
LHS Class of 1957 gathers for 60th reunion
The Lamar High School Class of 1957 met July 29, for its 60th class reunion. There were 30 classmates and a total of 50 gathered at First Baptist...


Community Fair Service set for August 20
First Baptist Church in Lamar will be hosting the Lamar Fair Community Service, “Unity – One Body, One Faith, One Community”, on Sunday, Aug. 20, 6 p.m. The church is...
Farmer Sunday to be observed at Arcola Christian Church
Farmer Sunday will be observed on Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Arcola Christian Church. The church is located on Y and 39, between Greenfield and Stockton. Wayne West, a rodeo...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
August 21-25 MONDAY- Baked chicken, hominy, carrots, wheat roll, sliced pears. TUESDAY- Spaghetti with meat sauce, dark, green leafy salad, Harvard beets, whole wheat...
Marriage license applications
Levi Fletcher Petersen, 21, Salt Lake City, Utah and Daniela Yokabeth Gonzalez, 22, Salt Lake City, Utah. Michael Lee Shelton, 34, Liberal and Dawn Catherine Schlueter,...
Those involved with the presentation of Charlotte’s Web included, back row, left to right, Aimee Neher, Travis Ray, Shelby Blankenship, Darcy McDonald, Gage Christensen, Lennon Skelton, Leah McDonald, Sarah Neher, Mike Mills, Joseph Mills, Brayden Martin, Patrick Learned; front row, left to right, Vanessa Reinemann, Zaid Keithly, Ruby Blalock, Isabella Reinemann, Autumn Shelton, Layla White, Andrew Shelton, Dayton Cato, Tevis Blanchard, Cruz Reinemann and Layla Blanchard. Not pictured is Rachel Martin. LCT presents Charlotte’s Web
On July 27, 28 and 29, the Lamar Community Theatre presented Charlotte’s Web for the community to enjoy. The play was directed by Meagan Allen and...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
August 14-18 MONDAY- Beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, sliced peaches. TUESDAY- Chicken sandwich, macaroni and tomatoes, corn, wheat bun,...
St. Mary’s Catholic Church to participate in Box of Joy
The Ladies of St. Mary’s Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) and the parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lamar will be participating this year in the Cross...
Bull Blast set for August 12
LOCKWOOD- The Lockwood Chamber of Commerce will hold its 3rd Annual Bull Blast on Saturday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at the Lockwood Rodeo Grounds, one mile west of Lockwood on...