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Lamar Library Receives Sorority Donation

Lamar Library Receives Sorority Donation

Every Christmas, the Laureate Rho Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi makes a monetary donation to support the children’s programs at the Lamar Public Library. Janice Guihen explained that each member makes a cash donation to the library in lieu of a gift to a member during their holiday get-together.

Theodore William Kuhns…April 14, 1929 – December 12, 2016

Theodore William Kuhns…April 14, 1929 – December 12, 2016

Theodore William Kuhns of Las Animas, CO, entered into rest December 12, 2016 at the Bent County Healthcare Center in Las Animas, CO. Ted was born in Clarion County, PA, April 14, 1929 to William Wade and Flora Belle (Davis) Kuhns. He was 87 Years of age. Ted is survived by his wife of 63 […]

Gary George Baer…June 4, 1951 – December 12, 2016

Gary George Baer…June 4, 1951 – December 12, 2016

Funeral services for Gary Baer will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Haswell Cemetery in Haswell, Colorado. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion District #1 Post #6 and VFW Post […]

Michael Lee Cochrane…April 6, 1948 – December 11, 2016

Michael Lee Cochrane…April 6, 1948 – December 11, 2016

Graveside funeral services for Michael Cochrane will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Military rites provided by American Legion District #1 Post #6 and VFW Post #2411. Michael Lee Cochrane was born on April 6, 1948 to […]

Council Approves Ambulance Fee Rate Hikes

Council Approves Ambulance Fee Rate Hikes

In an attempt to shore up the city’s balance regarding unpaid bills for ambulance service, the Lamar City Council approved rate increases for seven different levels of service. Lamar Fire Chief Jeremy Burkhart listed the current fees, the suggested range of increases considered by the council and the final fee schedule. Current Fee Proposed Rates […]

Shooting Event Becomes Annual Fund Raiser

Shooting Event Becomes Annual Fund Raiser

The Lamar Area Hospice received a $10,000 check recently, compliments of a one-day sporting clays/trap shoot event sponsored by the Southeast Colorado Two Shot Goose Hunt organization. According to Rose Ann Yates, what was to have been a simple, day-long event held in memory of her late husband, Robert “Spanky” Yates, started with only seven […]

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

Jenna Davis and Ginger Coberley from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce presented Lamar FFA District members with a $4,000 check, payment for their assistance with the annual Farm City Banquet held at the Lamar Community Building. The yearly banquet features entertainment, updates from the local FFA Chapters, carcass payments from the annual Sand and Sage […]