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A photo was taken of the three different owners of The Liberal News. In the photo at left are Darvin and Ruth Ann Weaver, present owners of The Liberal News; center, Edward and Theda Savage, owners from 1955 to 1975 and Willis and Billy Strong, owners of The Liberal News from Dec. 1, 1975 to October, 1986. Savage celebrates 100th birthday
Edward Savage of Joplin, a former Liberal resident, observed his 100th birthday on Sunday, Sept. 4, at a celebration in his honor at the Garden...


Marriage license application
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder's Office: James Robert Greenwood, 24, Liberal and Patricia Kay Scales, 26, Liberal.
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Betty Gideon was the hostess on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for Bridge. The winners were Betty Gilkey, first and Margaret Wattenbarger, second. The hostess for September 27 is...
Area quilters work on projects for children and newborns
According to Paula Brisco in Lockwood, there are so many wonderful volunteers in the area. However, many of their stories are never told. One...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license with the Barton County Recorder's office: Andrew Glenn Melvin, 28, Jerico Springs and Taylor Jean Brekke, 24, Lamar. Jacob F....
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Imogene Williams was the hostess on Tuesday, Sept. 13, for Bridge. The winners were Betty Weston, first and Imogene Williams, second. The hostess on September 20 will be...
Morris to observe 90th birthday
A 90th birthday open house will be held for Phyllis Morris on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder's Office: Earl Leonard Shofler, 74, Webb City and Margaret Ann Miller, 73,...
Knox Matthew Schumann
Big brother Jayce King and parents, Matt and Jessica, announce the birth of Knox Matthew Schumann, born at 8:39 a.m. in Rio Rancho, N.M., on...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
September 26-30 MONDAY- Barbecue riblet on bun, creamy coleslaw, three bean salad, juice, mixed fruit. TUESDAY- Cubed steak with brown gravy and rice, steamed broccoli,...
The Missourians to appear in concert
The Missourians are a combination of various musical talents each devoted to God. While their roots are in southern gospel music, this midwest...


Chief Bergman speaks to Red Hatters
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger Lamar Police Chief Ken Bergman was the guest speaker as several colorfully adorned Red Hat ladies met at McDonald's...


Higgins-Hagins hold 88th reunion
The 88th annual reunion for descendants of Linville Higgins and Juda Kirby was held September 4, at the Lamar City Park shelter house. There were 60 present. After the...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Sondra Riegel was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The winners were Kathy Jenkins, first and Imogene Williams, second. Imogene Williams was scheduled to be the...
Barton County Retired Educators gather
LAMAR-Nineteen retired educators gathered, September 6, to start a new school year, paralleling the school districts of Barton County. Of particular interest were efforts...