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Halloween on Main Street was well attended
By WILLIS STRONG Wednesday night, October 31, Halloween was a real success when the Ministerial Alliance in Liberal and pastors organized Trunk...


Ministerial Alliance to host Thanksgiving worship service
This year the Lamar United Methodist Church will host the Ministerial Alliance community Thanksgiving worship service on Sunday evening, Nov. 18....


Members of the Lamar High School Class of 1968 held its 50th reunion October 12 and 13. Pictured are, back row, left to right, Leonard Forst, Eric Chancellor, Patrick Lee, Delton Fast, Lonnie Elswick; next row, left to right, Larry Swearingen, Bud Maupin, Jerry Robertson, Harley Ihm, Alva Butler, Rob Finley, David Roe, Charles Curless, Jim Bass, Steven Gardner, Louis Belline, John Divine, Tom Main, Henry Stout, Jimmy Boyd, Charles Berryhill; next row, left to right, Tom Caruthers, Kathy Bary, Sam Davis, Nancy (Wimer) McCall, Donna (Burns) Eason, Carolyn (Reaves) Woods, Naomi (Stettler) Shaw, Marsha (Reaves) Redman, Karen (Adams) Maples, Susan DeCarlo, Janeene (White) Pierce, Kay (Divine) Forest, Jack Dimond, Darrell Kentner, Gary Colin, Jim Cole, Gary Arnold, Oscar Bronson; front row sitting, left to right, Mary (Slinker) Callies, Kathy (Laepple) Sanders, Mary (Armstrong) Claxton, Cathy (Davis) Walser, Pam (Johnston) Welch, Janet (Potter) Bowman, Melanie (Haile) Bruffett, Bonnie (Wirts) Hinman, Sue Dearing, Beth (Diggs) Hewett, Kerry (Lee) Divine, Cynthia (Chesnut) Wynn. Not pictured, but attending were Jim Kinney, Beverly (Bailey) Lara, Judy (McManis) Ferris and Larry Long. LHS Class of 1968 meets for 50th reunion
The Lamar High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th reunion on October 12 and 13. Fifty-five class members attended the weekend’s festivities....


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Velma Goodrum was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The winners were Velma Goodrum, first high and Betty Gilkey, second high. The next...


Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
November 19-23 MONDAY- Beef stroganoff, sliced beets, cauliflower, wheat roll, sliced pears. TUESDAY- Chicken enchiladas, Mexican rice,...


Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre announces upcoming Christmas show
Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre announces its upcoming Christmas show, If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas, a family comedy by Pat Cook, with eight...


First Baptist Church of Lamar to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
First Baptist Church of Lamar will host its annual Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 12 noon. The church will be delivering...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license application with the Barton County Recorder’s office: Shelbie Rose Bengston-Angier, 24, Lamar and...


Learn-A-Do 4-H Club
By CHARLEY FANNING The Learn-A-Do 4-H Club held its October meeting on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m. There were 17 members, one leader and 14...


Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Norma Harris was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The winners were Joyce Gage, first high and Rosalee Potter, second high. The...


On October 21, some of the City Clover 4-H Club members met at Woods Farm Pumpkin Patch in Pittsburg, Kan. They went on a hayride, explored the corn maze, petting zoo and inflatable games and took lots of pictures! They enjoyed spending the afternoon together and are looking forward to their next field trip. CITY CLOVERS 4-H CLUB
By RYAN DAVIS Reporter The City Clovers 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year on September 16, at the Wolf Center. Officers for 2018-19...


Marriage license applications
The following have filed a marriage license with the Barton County Recorder’s office: Dusty Smith, 31, Jerico Springs and Tara Lynn Harmon, 32,...


Chicken and noodle dinner to be served at Jasper UMC
JASPER- Jasper United Methodist Church will be serving its infamous chicken and noodle dinner, complete with all the fixen’s, along with a variety...


Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper
The Magic Lantern projector of the Barton County Historical Society, much like ones used over a century ago to project images from glass slides. A trip through Lamar's past with Magic Lantern slides
By RICHARD COOPER The Barton County Historical Society was treated to one of its most engrossing programs in several years, October 21, as Joe...


30th annual Iantha Picnic enjoyed by many
By WILLIS STRONG IANTHA- The 30th annual Iantha Picnic was held at the Iantha City Park on Sunday, Oct. 21. A crowd of around 30 were present...