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Breakfast fundraiser enjoyed by many
Photos courtesy of Willis Strong A breakfast fundraiser benefiting the Barton County Senior Center and Barton/Dade County OATS was held Saturday...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Betty Gilkey was the hostess on Tuesday, May 22, for Bridge. The winners were Rosalee Potter, first high and Velma Goodrum, second high. The...


Learn-A-Do 4-H Club
By JOY KRUETH Reporter The April meeting of Learn-A-Do 4-H Club was scheduled for April 15. The program was a service project of picking up...


LHS Class of 2021 to hold puzzle night fundraiser
The Lamar High School Class of 2021 will hold a puzzle night fundraiser on Friday, July 13, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Lamar United Methodist...


FCS Financial grants awarded to local 4-H clubs
JEFFERSON CITY- FCS Financial is recognizing 40 different 4-H clubs and FFA chapters with $500 grants for submitting outstanding Shaping Rural...


Four $500 scholarships were presented on behalf of the Lamar Rotary Club to, left to right, Ethan McAfee, in memory of Elgin Dermott, Garrett Morey, in memory of Ralph Davis, Brooklyn Thornton, in memory of Dr. Thomas Carroll and Emily McCaslin, in memory of Edison Kaderly. These scholarships are made possible by the many Rotarians, fair queen candidates and volunteers that put in many hours at the fair stand during the Lamar Fair. Lamar Rotary Club presents scholarships


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Betty Gideon was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, May 15. The winners were Kathy Jenkins, first high and Joyce Gage second high. The hostess...


VBS to begin June 6 at Lamar UMC
The Lamar United Methodist Church will have its weekly Vacation Bible School on Wednesdays, beginning June 6 and lasting until June 27. The camp...


Sac-Osage Quilt Shop Hop set to begin May 31
Eight area quilt shops are gearing up for the 10th Annual Sac-Osage Quilt Shop Hop. This year the event will be held Thursday, May 31, Friday, June...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
May 28 – June 1 MONDAY- Closed, Memorial Day. TUESDAY- Cube steak with brown gravy, rice, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, sliced pears. WEDNESDAY- Cheeseburger or...
Christian church men’s breakfast held
LIBERAL- The monthly Liberal Christian Church breakfast for men was held Saturday, May 12. Cooking breakfast were Scott Grey, Paul Stebbins and Ed...


Shannon Washburn, who works in Research & Development at Leggett & Platt in Carthage, is to be married to Keith Frieling, director of Physical Therapy at Cox Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. Washburn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Washburn, Liberal and Nancy Washburn, Lamar. Frieling is the son of the late Edgar and Norma Frieling of Booneville. A July wedding at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a February honeymoon is planned. The couple plan to reside in Carthage. Washburn – Frieling engagement


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Koen Littlejohn is one of the elementary archers that helped present the program at Lamar Rotary on Tuesday, May 8. Other archers present were Stetson Wiss and Kynley McCullouch, as well as one of their coaches, Darcy Reed. Members of Lamar Archery explain program to Rotary
Three Lamar Archery Program members, along with one of their coaches, Darcy Reed, were present at the Tuesday, May 8 meeting of Lamar Rotary. The...


Breakfast fundraiser set for May 19
Barton/Dade County OAT’s Committee and the Barton County Senior Center are hosting a breakfast fundraiser to be held Saturday, May 19, 7 a.m. to 11...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder’s office: Ethan Andrew Laepple, 33, Lee’s Summit and...