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Judge Stutler Retires

Friends, colleagues and well-wishers were on hand on the third floor of the county courthouse to pay their respects to Judge Larry Stutler Thursday afternoon, as he was officially retiring as Prowers County Judge on June 30th. Stutler said he came to Lamar in 1975 to do a clerkship with George McLachlan and was later […]

Lamar Chamber Hosts Evening of Taste Tempting Wines

Wines have been gaining in popularity over the years. But we can be faced with an array of wine choices ranging from white to red to rose or from a Grigio to Beaujolais to a Sauvignon Blanc.  Most young wine drinkers got their start from Boone’s or Ripple and hopefully graduated to more sophisticated tastes. […]

Unofficial Primary Election Results for June 28th

These are the unofficial voting numbers for Prowers County and a partial listing of the statewide contests for elected seats of interest.  The Prowers County voter turnout was 42.68% from 1,754 votes cast out of a total voting population of 4,110. For Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton Andrade ran unopposed for District 3 on the […]

Lamar Transportation Projects Noted at City Council Meeting

Transportation in one form or another was a topic of discussion for the Lamar City Council during their Monday meeting, June 27th.  The council approved an agreement between the city and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad for the replacement of sidewalks across the Main Street tracks which will be built by CDOT during the […]

Two Suspects Arrested in Drug Possession and Theft Case

  Media Release On June 26, 2016, officers of the Lamar Police Department received a call in the 400 block of East College Road concerning a residential burglary. Officer performed a thorough investigation at the scene and identified two suspects in the case. Officers and Detectives served a search warrant at a residence in the […]

PMC Renovation Project Nearing Completion

“We did the final punch-walk through the gymnasium on Friday and found only some minor repairs were needed and we should be ready to move into the gym by Tuesday,” explained Prowers Medical Center, CEO, Craig Loveless, during a meeting with the Prowers County Commissioners. With the completion of some cosmetic remodeling issues in the […]

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