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  1. Lamar schools begin new food programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Courier

    Lamar School District conducted the grand opening of its food services program Wednesday morning. The district has teamed up with K-12 Culinary Connection to make changes to meal services in each school building.


  2. Warriors slip past DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Courier

    The Lamar Warriors scored with nine minutes to go in the fourth quarter and held off the Danville Little Johns for a 19-18 non-conference win Friday night. Zach Stanley got Danville started on its first play from scrimmage with a 98-yard touchdown run.


  3. Johnson Co. Sheriff's comp time topic of Quorum Court meetingRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Courier

    ... with better pay and benefits, including health insurance. One of the deputies is taking a position with the city of Lamar, while others are going to work for the city of Russellville and Arkansas Highway Police. Judge Herman Houston said according ...


  4. News, Sports, Classifieds, Businesses and more in Russellville, ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Courier

    Sky Freeman, 36, moved from Johnson County to Pope County about 18 years ago when she accepted a job in the area. "I'm originally from Lamar, but we live in Dover now," she said.


  5. Students build confidence during summer programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Courier

    ... The Upward Bound classic program at ATU serves students from the public high schools in Atkins, Dover, Hector, Lamar and Pottsville. ATU's Upward Bound math and science program is for public high school students from Danville, Dardanelle, Two Rivers ...


  6. AHC OKs bid for improvements in Johnson CountyRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | The Courier

    ... city streets in Coal Hill to include: Rabbit Hill Road, 8th Street, Armstrong Street and Main Street; and 1.9 miles in Lamar to include: Cabin Creek Avenue, Seminary Street and Cumberland Street.


  7. Births:Read the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Courier

    ... Russellville, Lora Dornan of Russellville and Dennis Dornan of Dornan. Heidi Chambers of Ozark and Keaton Lynn Kulp of Lamar welcomed their son, Kingston Lane Kulp, on May 2, 2018. He weighed six pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. His brothers ...


  8. Meet the Candidate: Rickey RichardsonRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | EParis Extra

    This is the first of seven articles eParisExtra will feature of the North Lamar school board candidates. Stay tuned for more! Early voting is at the North Lamar ISD Administration Building on Monday, April 23, and Tuesday, April 24 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. It continues from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. from Wednesday, April 25-Friday, April 27 and again Monday, April 30-Tuesday, May 1. Election day voting is at the Lamar County Services Building at 231 Lamar Aven.


  9. Obituary: J.D. LambertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Courier

    ... 1989, in Fort Greeley, Alaska, to LTC. Richard Lambert II and the Pamela (Grace) Lambert. J.D. was a 2007 graduate of Lamar High School, attended Henderson University in Arkadelphia, and at his passing was a student in Hawaii. J.D. was well-known ...


  10. Warriors beat Atkins on final playRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Courier

    The Atkins Red Devils fell to the Lamar Warriors 5-4 on Thursday on the final play of the game, when Josh Copeland was walked with the bases loaded to score J. Massingale in the 10th inning. Atkins led 2-0 after the first inning and 3-1 after six, but the Warriors scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings.


  11. Lamar man sentenced to 45 years in prisonRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Courier

    A Lamar man charged with the May 2017 murder of a Johnson County man pleaded guilty in Johnson County Circuit Court. David Gibbons, prosecuting attorney for the Fifth Judicial District, said Billy Martin Jr., of Lamar pleaded guilty to murder in the second degree in the death of Donald Skidmore, 38, who was found dead outside his home by Johnson County Sheriff's deputies on May 26, 2017.


  12. Lamar board OKs coach's resignationRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Courier

    The Lamar School Board approved the resignation of boys basketball coach Kevin Kyzer during its Feb. 12 meeting at the high school safe room. Kyzer was charged recently in Franklin County Circuit Court with endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree.


  13. River Valley Coaching Legend Carl Ramsey Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 |

    ... coaching community and has spent nearly 40 years coaching in the area. A graduate of Ozarks, Ramsey spent 29 years at Lamar High School prior to Ozarks. At Lamar, he posted a 660-227 (.744%) overall record. Eight of his teams went to the state ...


  14. Johnson County Chamber banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Courier

    The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce would like to invite the public to attend its annual banquet at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Cabin Creek Lookout, located at 1466 CR 2530 in Lamar. The event includes a live and silent auction, delicious food and an award ceremony honoring individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed to the growth and improvement of Johnson County.


  15. Lady Cyclones finish 3rdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Courier

    ... followed by Conway. The Lady Cyclones finished in third place and were followed by Clarksville, Vilonia and Lamar respectively. Top point scorers (1st through 16th places) for the evening were: Katie Fox, fifth place 50 Free and third 500 Free; ...


  16. Sand Lizards open strong against LamarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Courier

    The Dardanelle Sand Lizards defeated the Lamar Warriors 63-38 on Tuesday inside Warrior Gymnasium after jumping out to a 21-7 lead in the first quarter. "We came out and shot the ball really well to start the game," Dardanelle head coach Russell Sturdivant said.


  17. Bus driver facing DWI, other countRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 51-year-old Arkansas school bus driver suspected of driving while intoxicated with nine students aboard the bus was arrested Friday evening, authorities said. According to a news release from the Arkansas State Police, troopers were notified about 5 p.m. that a possibly intoxicated Kevin Kyzer was driving a Lamar School District bus.


  18. Lamar coach arrested in connection with endangering minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    A Lamar boys basketball coach was arrested in connection with driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a minor Friday night, according to an Arkansas State Police press release. State Troopers were called after reports that Kevin Kyzer, 51, of Knoxville was intoxicated and driving a Lamar school bus with children on board, according to the press release.


  19. Lamar coach arrested for DWI en route to basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Lamar High School coach Kevin Kyzer was arrested by State Police Friday evening for DWI while driving a bus carrying nine male basketball players to a game. Kyzer, 51, of Knoxville, was arrested east of Altus about 5:30 and charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and DWI, a State Police release said.


  20. River Valley Basketball Coach Driving Bus With Team On Board Accused Of Driving IntoxicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 |

    Coach Kevin Kyzer with the Lamar School District was arrested by Arkansas State Police Friday on suspicion of being under the influence, according to police. He was reportedly driving the bus with the Lamar boys' basketball team on board.


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