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Lamar City Council Enacts Water Restrictions

Acting on a recommendation from the Lamar Water Board, the city council voted in favor of implementing Stage 1 Mandatory Water Restrictions, effective Thursday, May 2.  The decision was based on current drought conditions and lack of ditch water, although the city’s well system is in good shape and has adequate supplies.  The restrictions state […]

Lamar Getting Four Day School Week

Lamar School Board members cast a unanimous vote in favor of a four-day school week, starting next fall. The pros outweighed the cons among the board members who said the decision was basically driven by less budgeted revenue over the past several years. Last year, Lincoln Elementary school was closed as a cost cutting measure. […]

RE-2 School Board Closes Lincoln, Ponders 4 Day School Week

  The Lamar RE-2 District school board, faced with an $860,000 budget shortfall for next year, took several steps during Monday night’s meeting to close the financial gap. One step was to close Lincoln school for next year. Director Elizabeth Whitham cast the lone no vote to close the school which was estimated to account […]

Flippin’ Flapjacks, Serving Sausage

Twenty DECA students from Lamar high school were busy this past Thursday evening, March 24, cooking and serving an, all-you-can eat pancakes and sausages meal. DECA advisor, Janell Martin, said the event at the Lamar Senior Center was part of an annual community service program performed by members of DECA. Students also collected donations from […]