Featured Articles

Make a Musical Date with Your Valentine Sweetheart

  MANIACAL4, a fabulous Trombone quartet, will be performing on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb. 14th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lamar High School Auditorium. This Trombone quartet entertains audiences with a wide range of styles and time periods, from Back, Beethoven and Mozart to Roy Orbison’s Pretty Woman, the 007 Theme, Scarborough Fair, Raiders of […]

Reading Up The Santa Fe Trail

Winter is a great time to catch up on your reading about the Santa Fe Trail. But…which books should you read? There is no shortage of books about the Trail. A recent search on Amazon found 8,502 trail books for sale. There are guide books, old and new, plus diaries, autobiographies, histories, books about plants […]

PMC & HPCHC Holding Joint Board Meeting

Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center Announce Joint Board Meeting Scheduled  (Lamar, CO) February 4, 2016 –  Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center would like to announce that a joint Board Meeting between the Board of Directors for Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center has been […]

County Commissioners Present Check to Holly LIbrary

  Board chairman, Ron Cook, and the Prowers County Commissioners, presented a check for $4,200 to members of the Holly Library on Wednesday evening, February 3rd at the Holly Depot.  Chairman Cook said the funds will be able to support the library’s need for supplies and future program costs.  “We’re certain these funds will be […]

VA Choice Program Will Impact Local Veteran’s Health Care

  The Veteran’s Health Administration is enhancing the Veteran’s Choice Program by incorporating new eligibility changes which address unusual or excessive burdens veterans may face in order to receive VA care. The changes will impact portions of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and clinics located in Lamar, La Junta, Burlington and Salida. Under […]

PMC Debuts New Operating Room

A spacious and more up-to-date operating room has been in use at Prowers Medical Center since the latter part of January. The new feature is part of the renovation and expansion project set to be completed later this spring at the hospital.  PMC board members and the media were given a tour of the facility […]

banner ad
  • Other Recent Articles

  • Bobbie Jones…August 13, 1930 – January 30, 2016

    Bobbie Jones…August 13, 1930 – January 30, 2016

        A graveside memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Bobbie Jones will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Ft. Lyon National Cemetery with Ray Matteson of the Lamar Christian Church officiating.   Per Bobbie’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.   Bobbie was born on […]

  • Birth Announcements: McLoud

    Birth Announcements: McLoud

      Justin and Kayla McLoud of Eads, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter Brenley Jade McLoud at Prowers Medical Center at 7:56pm on January 28, 2016 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Brenley weighed seven pounds and 12 ounces at birth and was 20 ¼ inches in length at birth.  Brother/Sister: Presley McLoud.  Grandparents:  Micheal and […]

  • Leroy Meyer...April 3, 1948 - January 23, 2016

    Leroy Meyer…April 3, 1948 – January 23, 2016

    Leroy Meyer, 67, of Lamar passed away January 23, 2016 in Pueblo, Colorado. He was born April 3, 1948 to parents William and Evaline (Beard) Meyer.  Leroy is preceded in death by his parents, siblings and son Matthew Meyer. He is survived by his daughters and eight grandchildren. There will be no funeral services and […]

  • Dolores “Lola” J. Sandoval…July 20, 1935 - February 1, 2016

    Dolores “Lola” J. Sandoval…July 20, 1935 – February 1, 2016

      A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Dolores “Lola” J. Sandolval will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Stephen Olamolu as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the […]

  • Colorado Launches Statewide Open Innovation Challenge

    Colorado Launches Statewide Open Innovation Challenge

      “Imagine Colorado” asks Coloradans to submit their best ideas to make kids healthier in exchange for $25,000 in prizes. DENVER – Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 – Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) and LiveWell Colorado today launched Imagine Colorado, the nation’s first-ever statewide open innovation challenge. Imagine Colorado is seeking bold ideas […]

  • Lois June Abrams-Patterson…June 14, 1936 - January 28, 2016

    Lois June Abrams-Patterson…June 14, 1936 – January 28, 2016

      Loved by friends and family, Lois Patterson died peacefully and comfortably under compassionate hospice care in Satanta, Kansas on January 28, 2016. Born in Lamar [Prowers County], Colorado June 14, 1936 to Violet Isabel Stuchal and Harry Retus Abrams, Lois grew through her adolescent and young adult years with tender care from her stepmother, […]

  • Canyons & Plains to Hold Regional Meeting in Lamar Colorado

    Canyons & Plains to Hold Regional Meeting in Lamar Colorado

      Canyons & Plains of Southeast Colorado will hold its regional meeting at Cow Palace Inn, 1301 North Main Street Lamar , CO on Thursday, February 11, 10 a.m. to 11 am.  The topic of the meeting will be Snow Goose Festival. Following the meeting, attendees are invited to have lunch together at Cow Palace, […]

  • Brooke Ashley Pearce…September 12, 1992 - January 28, 2016

    Brooke Ashley Pearce…September 12, 1992 – January 28, 2016

      Brooke Ashley (Hyle) Pearce was a welcome anniversary gift to her parents, Rex and Bonnie (Pelton) Hyle on September 12, 1992 in Burlington, Colorado. Her big brother Casey happily welcomed her home.  Brooke was a fun loving, happy, but stubborn child growing up.  She was always one to need to have others around her […]

  • Clara Jo Ward…July 2, 1932 – January 29, 2016

    Clara Jo Ward…July 2, 1932 – January 29, 2016

        Memorial services for Jo Ward will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Eugene Birt officiating.  Inurnment will take place at a later date. Clara Jo Ward was born on July 2, 1932 in Gorman, Texas to Eulin L “Jug” and […]

  • All Recent Articles