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RSSArchive for January 11th, 2017

Lola G. McElroy…September 5, 1929 – January 10, 2017

Lola G. McElroy…September 5, 1929 – January 10, 2017

  A Celebration of Life for longtime Bent County resident and lifetime McClave United Methodist Church member, Lola G. McElroy will be held at 10:00AM, Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Lou Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at the McClave Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00PM until 3:00PM on Sunday, […]

Cosme Gallegos, Jr….March 1, 1953 – January 10, 2017

Cosme Gallegos, Jr….March 1, 1953 – January 10, 2017

A Memorial Mass for Cosme Gallegos, Jr. will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Father Henry Wertin will officiate. A Rosary/Scripture service will take place at 9:30 a.m., also at the church. Inurnment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las […]

Courthouse Improvement Project Reviewed

Courthouse Improvement Project Reviewed

The infrastructure of the Prowers County Courthouse is beginning to show its age. Built in the late 1920s, some of the facility operation systems are breaking down including on-going HVAC, electrical and safety failures.  This need has prompted the Prowers County Commissioners to hire a construction firm, 360 Energy Engineers, to provide an assessment and […]

City Sales Tax Revenues Enter 2017 with Gains

City Sales Tax Revenues Enter 2017 with Gains

  Sales tax revenue figures for November sales and Use Tax collected in December show a 6.27% gain for City of Lamar sales tax and a 6.46% increase for Total Sales and Use Tax collections. Sales tax collections were up $14,636 compared to 2015 and up $16,252 for the same period.  Total monthly collections for […]

Timothy S. Martinez…October 17, 1951 – January 5, 2017

Timothy S. Martinez…October 17, 1951 – January 5, 2017

Mass of Christian burial for Timothy S. Martinez will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Father Henry Wertin will officiate. A Rosary/Scripture service will be held at 9:30 a.m., also at the church. Interment will take place at 11:00 a.m. at Fort […]

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Prowers County Commissioner, Henry Schnabel, brought his eight years of municipal service to the county to a close shortly before noon today, January 10th. Just prior to the lunch break which would be followed by official swearing-in ceremonies in the county district courtroom at 1pm, Commission Chairman, Ron Cook, presented Schnabel with a framed photograph […]