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CrabTreeCove.Com / Crabby's
Phone: (913) 940-2639

Tenth Street Farmers Market
Phone: (417) 682-3579

David Wimer for Coroner
Phone: (417) 262-4728

Picnic in the Park • July 25, 2024

11 am to 8 pm or until sold out.


Teacher Swag Bags

It's That Time of Year Already
NEW Teacher "Goodie Bag" Items Needed!!!

23 New Teachers
Help us welcome these hard working professionals! For Lamar, Liberal & Golden City.
Deadline: Thursday, August 1st by 4pm.

Call the office at 682-3595 or email to donate.

*Open to Members and Non-Members*

July 24th -- 6pm to 8:30 at the Belt Cocktail Company

Join Gallery 160 in The Belt's tasting room for another paint & sip pop-up. Come with a partner and paint each other's portraits. Whether it's a date night, an evening with your bestie, or a group outing it's sure to be an evening of laughs with the big reveal at the end.

  • Ticket includes an instructed paint class conducted by Nichole West of Gallery 160 in The Belt's tasting room.
  • All supplies are included, along with one beverage (includes choice of cocktails on tap, mocktails, wine or beer). Additional beverages available for purchase.
  • Each attendee will need a ticket to participate.
  • If you want to come with a group just let us know and we'll make sure you can sit together. You can draw names to determine who paints who.

Toughest Monster Truck Tour

July 26 & 27

Only DAYS till MONSTER AIR & MONSTER CRASHES at The Stompin' Grounds

Summer Swap Meet

10th Street Community Farmers Market Is Hosting Our Very First Community Swap Meet

A Great Chance To Buy, Sell Or Trade With Your Neighbors

July 27, 2024

Moore Pavilion Right Behind The Farmers Market
10th and Poplar • Lamar, MO

Biscuit's & Gravy Benefit Breakfast On Site
By Our Local Girl Scouts.

Taste of Summer at the Belt Cocktail Company

July 30th • 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Join The Belt Cocktail Company in their social hall for an evening of wine and food hosted by Sacred Somm in collaboration with Eagles Landing Wine.

Ticket will include a welcome apertivo cocktail and a tasting of 4 wines with tapas (small plate) style food pairings, along with some light food nibbles on the table. The focus will be on locally sourced foods and wines from Eagles Landing Wines grown and produced in the Missouri Ozarks Highlands AVA.

This will be an intimate evening with limited seats at one large table to come together family style over food, wine and conversation.

Come one or come all, there’s a seat for everyone at our table. Guests may come as strangers, but will leave as friends.

Tickets are required in advance. Cost is $55.

*Wine pours will be 4 oz tasting portions. Additional beverages and full glasses will be available to purchase, as well as bottles to take home.

Tickets are final sale after 7/16 and will not be non-refundable, but may be transferred.

First Friday

August 2nd Doors open at 5pm
Bar Room Sing-a-long with Eric Schneider at 7pm
Big Ren's Food Truck will be joining us for dinner service

Lamar Cruise Night • August 2nd • Lamar, MO Downtown Square

Lamar Cruise Night August 2nd beginning at 5 pm on the Lamar Square. There will be 2 food trucks, Red's BBQ and Patty Shack, also our local shaved ice truck.

Cruise night organizers will once again be serving our ever popular homemade ice cream and cake. This will be the last time for our ice cream on 2024 so plan to be there. You know you want some!

10 homemade trophies will be awarded at the end of the evening.

Still taking orders for the 2025 Lamar Cruise Night Calendar.

Mobile Mammography Bus 2D Mammography

Wednesday August 7, 2024
9:00am to 3:30pm

Barton County Health Department
1301 E 12th Street
Lamar, MO 64759
Call 417-556-6381 to schedule your appointment today.


Our vision and direction at CRABBY'S Bait Shack & Aquatic Rentals is to ensure our customers' have a fun, exhilarating experience on one of our paddleboards, pedal kayaks, MEGA SUP and Inflatable dock.

Rental equipment comes with all required safety gear -- paddle, leash, whistle and Coast Guard approved flotation device. We invite you to go to our website and reserve your watercraft today.

CRABBY'S Bait Shack & Aquatic Rentals
15725 S 1801 Rd • Stockton, MO 65785

Peterson Outdoors Ministries Annual Banquet & Fundraiser

Saturday, August 10th
Admission Free ~ Sponsorships Available: See Contact Below

Doors Open at 5:00 P.M. Dinner At 6:00 - Venue: Twin Groves Event Center
12167 St. Hwy. 43, Webb City, Mo Great Food, Live & Silent Auctions, Raffles!!

For Additional Info concerning what P.O.M. does please go to
Contact: Tron Peterson - Director ~ 417.529.0115

We are excited to announce that AOK and Nathan's Place will be offering FREE LUNCH MEALS to any youth, ages 5-18, Monday-Thursday, from 12:15-12:45pm, June 3-August 8, 2024.

Seating with shade and fans will be provide at Wyatt Earp park for all youth to sit down and enjoy.

Please help us spread this opportunity to others. Contact, or any AOK staff member, for additional information.


Wyatt Earp Park - North East Corner
Lamar Downtown Square Saturday Night • Lamar Fair • 8:00pm

Tickets can also be purchased at Lamar Bank and Trust
1000 Broadway St, Lamar, MO 64759

Missouri State Steve Dowdy Memorial 
CASI Cook Off 

August 24, 2024

Head to Lamar, Missouri to compete for the State Championship title and secure a chance to auto-qualify for TICC at the outdoor cook-off hosted by the Lamar Eagles Club.

After the Cook-off, stick around in town to experience the fair and live entertainment.

Public Welcome *** 50/50 Raffle

  • Salsa $10.00 • Turn in 11am
  • CASI $25.00 • Turn in 12pm
  • Anything goes Chili "Homestyle" $20.00 • Turn in 1pm
  • Wings $10.00 • Turn in 1:30pm

Barton County Eagles #4405

468 E US Highway 160 • Lamar, MO 64759

Lamar Municipal Airport 

63rd Anniversary Fly-In
September 21, 2023
7:30am to 3:00pm

The Biggest Airport Event Yet!


  • Fly-In Breakfast: 7:30am to 10:30am
  • Free Breakfast to Fly-In Pilots
  • FREE Event Admission and Parking
  • Golf Cart Shuttle
  • Food Trucks All Day
  • Event T-Shirt For Sale
  • Aircraft Static Displays For Viewing
  • Classic Car Show Sponsored By Lamar Cruise Night
  • National Guard Helicopter and Recruiter
  • The Lamar Fire Department with Fire Truck
  • EMS with Vehicles


All Day Food, Snacks and Events!


Lamar Municipal Airport
73 West US Highway 160
Lamar, MO 64759

Save the Date

Barton County Poultry and Rabbit Show

Open to SW Region 4-H Members

October 5, 2024 at Moore Pavillion in Lamar, MO

Adventure Begins at your Library 

2024 Summer Reading Program
May 28th to July 23rd

Fun & Free • Weekly programs are free and open to the public!

Kick-off Program
June 5th • 10am • Lamar
Wonders of Wildlife From Springfield

Reading Challenge
Register for the reading challenge begins May 28th. Keep track of your reading to win prizes!


Mark Your Calendars for 2024 ~ Lamar Cruise Dates

Credit Building Workshop Events!

Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Credit Counseling

Achieving your financial goals is dependent on having a strong credit profile and high credit score. This interactive credit as an asset workshop is designed to help you learn more about building and improving your credit profile so that you can achieve your financial goals.

Employer Services -- Available at NO COST to You!
** On-The-Job Training
**Registered Apprenticeship
**Work Opportunity Tax Credits + More

For more details contact Department of Higher
Education and Workforce Development
730 S. Wall Ave
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: 417-625-3634

Ray Tupper - Business Program Associate

Lamar Enterprises Recycling Service Center

1401 Maple Street, Lamar, MO. 64759
Phone: 417-682-3506

Recycle your aluminum cans, tin cans, plastics, cardboard, paper and small electrical appliances & devices

Drop off locations
1401 Maple Street, Lamar, MO & Golden City Library on Main Street

We also offer:

  • Confidential document shredding
  • Custom T-shirts

Commercial Subcontracting:

  • Pricing and labeling
  • Bagging and packaging
  • Sorting and collating
  • Assembly and sub-assembly
  • Counting and checking
  • Small lot manufacturing
  • Custom projects

MU Extension ~ Part-time office position.

MU Extension
Part-time office position.

Basic Function and Responsibility
To perform a variety of secretarial, clerical and computer/technology duties.

Characteristic Duties

  • Operate numerous current computer programs and applications.
  • Make certificates, brochures, graphs and income/expense sheets.
  • Assist in maintaining county office web page.
  • Operate standard office equipment such as computer, fax and copier.
  • Process soil samples for shipping.
  • Develop and maintain mail lists and other files.
  • Be able to maintain office financial records using Quickbooks.
  • Answer phone calls, greet and provide information and assistance to office visitors.
  • Assist office staff with programming needs.
  • Prepare material for council and council meetings.


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Publisher, FrontPage, Powerpoint etc.
  • Knowledge of and use of Quickbooks Required.
  • Basic computer hardware knowledge.
  • Self-motivate and ablate to multi-task responsibilities.
  • Strong communication and people skills and team player.

Hours will be 9:00 am to 4:00pm with a 30 minute lunch from 11:30 am to 12:00pm.
Pay will be based on experience/job performance.
Please remit applications or resumes to University of Missouri Extension office at 810 East 12th Street, Lamar, MO 64759

Tea Shirt Shoppe
AOK (About Our Kids)
Access Family Care
At Home Independence Quality Home Care, LLC
City Of Lamar (Mulitple Openings)
Barton County Implement Co.
Clements Plumbing
Heating & AC
Compton Irrigation (4 Positions)
Cox BartonCounty Hospital
Custom Shade Sails
Dairy Queen Grill and Chill
Economic Security Corporation
FSA - Farm Service Agency
Finley Engineering
Gearheads Garage
Higgins Pallets
Jeffries Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.
Jones Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
Katie's House -(2 Volunteer Positions)
Lamar McDonalds
Lamar R-1 School District
Mother Tucker's Pizza
Speciality Risk Insurance
Sprouls Construction (Multiple Positions)
Truman Healthcare

In Remembrance

daniel funeral home lamar mo

1201 Broadway St. |  Lamar, MO 64759 | (417)-682-5518

konantz warden funeral home lamar mo

1301 Gulf St. | Lamar, Mo. 64759 | Phone: (417) 682-3344

Now Showing

Plaza Theater Lamar Missouri Download Square

The Plaza Theater
On The Lamar Downtown Square

July 26-30
Fri-Sun 3:00pm & 6:00pm
Mon & Tues: 6:00pm



barco drive in - Lamar Missouri

Barco Drive-In
East Highway 160

Twisters is now showing every night till
Monday July 29th at 8:45!

Second feature Friday & Saturday night only is A Quiet Place Day One!


2024 Summer Movies Tuesday: 1:15  Wednesday: 10:00 & 1:15

Sensory Sensitive showings are on Wednesdays at 10am. These shows are for children with Autism or sensory sensitivity. The movie will be shown with no previews, lower volume and the theater will not be as dark. Kid friendly talking, standing and singing are all ok.

  • July 31 & Aug 1 - Hop
  • Aug 6 & 7 -- Peter Pan (2003)
  • Aug 13 & 14 -- Hook

Free Admission Courtesy of the Following Sponsors:

Lamar Elks Lodge #2800, Barton Mutual Insurance Company, Jones P/H, Hertzberg Furniture, Legacy Rentals, Arvest Bank, KNEM-KNMO Radio, Lamar Democrat, Barton County Title Company, McFadden Land & Title and Brad Bills Inc

If you would like your business or organization information posted here on our community page
please email

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