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Tickets now available for BCCF Roots & Wings Garden Gala
The Barton County Community Foundation (BCCF) will hold its annual fundraising event on Saturday, March 4, with a social hour to begin at 6:30 p.m., followed with dinner...
Benefit to aid Peckmans set for March 4
LIBERAL- A dinner and auction to benefit Mick and Robin Peckman will be held Saturday, March 4, at the Liberal High School. The dinner and a silent auction will begin at 5...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Imogene Williams was the hostess for Bridge on February 14. The winners were Norma Harris, first and Imogene Williams, second. Dorothy Roberts will be the hostess on...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
February 27 – March 3 MONDAY- Chicken pot pie, Harvard beets, mashed potatoes, juice, Mandarin oranges. TUESDAY- Barbecue brisket on bun, seasoned green beans, macaroni...
Liberal Area Civic Group holds membership drive
The Liberal Area Civic Group in Liberal is having a membership drive for new members and the drive will run through March 31. The mission of the civic group is to promote a...
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Tristen Petersen, representing Lamar High School, read her essay to an attentive audience at the DAR Good Citizen award ceremony. DAR Good Citizens recognized
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat CARTHAGE- Area seniors were recognized at the DAR Good Citizen award program on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the First...


Marriage license application
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder's office: William Edward Cooprider, 76, Lamar and Linda Jean Gordon, 69, Lamar.
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Rob Kallenbach, director of agriculture for Missouri Extension, spoke at the Lamar Rotary Club's Annual Rural/Urban Luncheon, held at 12 noon on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Lamar First United Methodist Church. Kallenbach thanked all local farmers, as well as giving statistics concerning agriculture in Barton County. Following the Pledge of Alliance, followed by prayer from Mike Gage, a catered dinner from Chicken Annie's was served to those attending. Lamar Rotary holds Annual Rural/Urban Luncheon


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Rosalee Potter was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The winners were Imogene Williams, first and Norma Harris, second. The hostess on February 14 will be Sondra...
Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper
Lisa Selvey of Truman Health Care and Rehabilitation Center told Barton County Retired Teachers to always know where important personal documents are stored. Barton County Retired Educators hear retirement advice
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-What better place to get retirement advice than from Truman Health Care & Rehabilitation Center and...


Oakton UMC to hold annual supper
Oakton United Methodist Church will serve its Annual Bean and Soup Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The church is located three miles west of Lamar on Hwy....
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
February 13-17 MONDAY- Meatball sandwich with cheese, peppered french fries, baked beans, apple juice, fruit. TUESDAY- Sliced ham and cabbage, sliced carrots, green...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
February 13-17 MONDAY- Sweet and sour chicken with rice, oriental vegetables, orange juice, egg roll, sliced peaches. TUESDAY- Goulash, California blend vegetables,...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
The hostess for Bridge on January 31 was Gloria Kurtz. Winners were Imogene Williams, first high and Norma Jean Harris, second high. The hostess on February 7 is Rosalee...
City Clovers 4-H Club
By RYAN DAVIS Reporter The City Clovers 4-H Club have had a busy year so far. Our first meeting was held on September 18, 2016, at the Wolf Center. Officers were elected...