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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...

East Elementary students had fun collecting hats, gloves and scarves to be used for other families. Each class at East Primary will receive a box of candy canes to share while waiting for Christmas break. 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...
Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
December 24-28 MONDAY- Christmas dinner, baked ham with raisin sauce, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, wheat roll, pecan pie. TUESDAY-...

A family gathering of 45 was held Thanksgiving Day at the home of Bradley and Donita McCulloch, including their first five generations. Pictured are, seated, Donita McCulloch, great-great-grandmother; back row standing, right to left, Sherri Stahl, great-grandmother; Wendy Rose, grandmother, holding her little grandson Owen Wright and his mother, Karmen Wright. Five generations gather at home of McCullochs