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Letter to the Editor:  Regarding Recent Vandalism in Lamar

Letter to the Editor: Regarding Recent Vandalism in Lamar

December 6, 2016 On the weekend after Thanksgiving, a block in Lamar was hit by an attack of political vandalism. Nine houses and seven cars were defaced by spray-painted messages which included swastikas and slogans like “Trump Make Amerika White.”  We don’t yet know who the vandals were or what motivated them.  The police are […]

Patrick Leon Pointon…December 24, 1953 – December 4, 2016

Patrick Leon Pointon…December 24, 1953 – December 4, 2016

Funeral services for Patrick Pointon will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Winfrey Shipp will officiate. A private family inurnment will take place at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery at a later date. Patrick Leon Pointon was born on December 24, 1953 to […]

Lamar Chamber Seeks Board Member from City Council

Lamar Chamber Seeks Board Member from City Council

  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce conducts its annual transition between outgoing and incoming board members at this time of year. With several positions still open on the board, the Chamber and Lamar City Council are exploring having a council member sit on the board.  Council members discussed the options among themselves during a limited […]

LCC Ag Club hosts Fall Ag Olympics

LCC Ag Club hosts Fall Ag Olympics

(Lamar, Colorado; December 2, 2016) Lamar Community College students and faculty turned out for a fun morning at the Ag Olympics held on Friday, December 2, at the LCC Equine Complex. Six teams, comprised of 20 students and two faculty members, competed in events included the egg toss, wheel barrow race, sack race, goat roping, […]

Marjorie May Davis…June 8, 1926 – November 27, 2016

Marjorie May Davis…June 8, 1926 – November 27, 2016

Marjorie May Davis, an 84-year resident of Lamar, Colorado, passed away on November 27, 2016. She was 90 years old. At the time of her death, she was a resident of her adoptive home town — Eads, Colorado — where she had lived and received care since January 2014. Born in Greensburg, Kansas on June […]

Birth Announcement: Alonzo

Birth Announcement: Alonzo

  Karlee Stuart and Josh Alonzo of Las Animas, Colorado and Riverside, California announce the birth of their son, Xavier Paul Alonzo at 10:54am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, December 3, 2016 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Xavier weighed six pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Paul […]