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First year of Joy Prom was deemed a success
By MELISSA LITTLE Lamar Democrat Not long ago Jeremy Augusta, owner of the Barton County Strength Club (BCSC), was close to opening a gym in Nevada. Everything was ready...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Joann Jones was the hostess on Tuesday, Feb. 9, for Bridge. The winners were Imogene Williams, first and Joann Jones, second. Betty Gilkey will be the hostess on February...
Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Lamar girls basketball coach Dale Patton, as well as seniors Shelby Haskins (center) and Katlyn Graves (right), were guests of Lamar Rotary on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The girls are headed into districts at Stockton on February 22 and have been given the number six seed. Both girls are multi-sport athletes. Lamar basketball seniors visit Rotary


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder's Office: Jesse Emery Fury, 27, Golden City and Hailee Jadan Hendricks, 25,...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
February 22-26 MONDAY- Beef pot pie, Harvard beets, mashed potatoes, juice, Mandarin oranges. TUESDAY- Sloppy Joe on bun, seasoned green beans, macaroni and cheese,...

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper
Lamar Chief of Police Ken Bergman described the close relationship between schools and law enforcement as he spoke before the Barton County retired teachers. Police Chief: Bullying one of biggest problems in schools
By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-Bullying remains one of the most serious problems in American schools, today. Furthermore, it is...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Kathy Jenkins was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The winners were Norma Jean Harris, first and Joann Jones, second. The hostess for February 9 is Joann Jones,...
Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder's Office: Robert Bernard Schwan II, 19, Lamar and Shelby Renee Brooks, 19,...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Norma Harris was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The winners were Ferne Roberts, first and Norma Harris, second. Kathy Jenkins will be the hostess on February...
BCSC rolls out red carpet for Joy Prom
Barton County Strength Club is hosting Joy Prom, a free full scale prom event for people of any age with developmental and/or physical different-abilities. This unique...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Gloria Kurtz was the hostess on Tuesday, Jan. 19 for Bridge. The winners were Betty Weston, first and Imogene Williams, second. The hostess on January 26 is Norma Harris,...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
  Betty Gideon was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The winners were Joyce Gage, first and Joann Jones, second. Gloria Kurtz will be the hostess on January 19,...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
January 25-29 MONDAY- Sausage patties and gravy, oven hash browns, orange juice, biscuit, mixed fruit, coffee/tea/milk. TUESDAY- Baked potato, chef salad, grape juice,...
Cottey musical faculty present recital
NEVADA-Cottey College music faculty members Amanda Cook, Peggy Graves, Theresa Forrester Spencer and Debbie Fast will present a recital featuring the piano, clarinet and...
Auditions being held for Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Empire...
Lamar Community Theatre is very excited to announce auditions for a readers theatre performance of William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Backeth. Auditions...