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Area facilities enjoy Christmas carolers
Photos compliments of Mike Kelley Later in the afternoon, following the 10th annual Kelley community Christmas breakfast that was held on...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Many families took advantage to spend time together during the Christmas Day dinner held December 25. Lamar United Methodist serves community
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat The Lamar United Methodist Church held its annual community Christmas dinner on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec....


Former Mob boss Michael Franzese to speak in Lamar
Michael Franzese, a former Mob boss, will speak in Lamar on Sunday, Jan. 13, as he testifies how he went from “Prince of the Mafia” to a “Child of God”. Franzese, who...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Joyce Gage was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The winners were Gloria Kurtz, first high and Joyce Gage, second high. The hostess on...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
December 31 – January 4 MONDAY- Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat roll, sliced peaches. TUESDAY- Closed, New Year’s...


Santa Day winners
LIBERAL- Winners of hams given away at Santa Day by the VFW were Nancy Burris, Camryn Burchett, Ed Keltner, Wendy Peterson, Suzette Cowan, Marvin...


Christian Church holds men’s breakfast
LIBERAL- The monthly Christian Church men’s breakfast was held Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 a.m. Several choose to get out this cold morning for the...


Sunshine Senior Friends meet for Christmas dinner
LIBERAL- The Sunshine Senior Friends of Liberal met Friday, Dec. 7 for their Christmas dinner at the community building in the north park. Keeping...


The donations were overwhelming, filling boxes to overflowing. The Barton County 4-H Teen Leaders would like to thank the community for their generosity. Community youth to feel comfort and joy this season
Community youth will feel the comfort and joy of the season due to the Barton County 4-H Teen Leaders organizing the “Hats, Gloves and Scarves”...


Divine family holds annual dinner
Jarold Clements was host to the descendants of Blanche Divine on November 18, in Appleton City. Pictures were shown throughout the day of family...


Lamar Democrat/Melody Metzger
Many at the senior center enjoyed goodies from a decorated snack table set up prior to their meal on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Senior center enjoys Christmas music
Select members of the Sheldon School band, along with their instructor and director, Vicky Turner, performed at the Barton County Senior Center in...


Lamar Community Christmas dinner
The Lamar United Methodist Church would like to invite all to a community Christmas dinner, to be held Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 11:30 a.m....


Photo courtesy of Willis Strong
Earl Rogers, Liberal and Bill Percy, Lamar, were the oldest graduates of Liberal High School attending the Good Ole Boys get together Saturday, Dec. 8. Percy won the sweepstakes of $120. Good Ole Boys meet
The Good Ole Boys, a group of Liberal graduates that meet every year in December, got together on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the community building in...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Karen Wegener was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The winners were Kathy Jenkins, first high and Rosalee Potter, second high. Joyce...


Make reservation for Win, Lose or Die!
CARTHAGE- Make reservations now for Win, Lose, or Die!, the New Year’s Eve Audience-Participation Murder Mystery at Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre on Monday, Dec. 31. Doors...