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Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Esparza Arrested in Lamar Drug Bust

Officers of the Lamar Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of North 8th Street in Lamar, CO. Victoria Esparza, 28 of Lamar, was arrested on charges of distribution of heroin and possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Ms. Esparza is being held on a $75,000 bond.  All Suspects are […]

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group Meeting

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meeting

The first meeting of the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 16, 11:00 am to Noon, in the Education Room at Prowers Medical Center. Subsequent meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month at PMC, same room and time. All area caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, or […]

Robert W. “Bob” Carpenter…May 28, 1919 – February 11, 2017

Robert W. “Bob” Carpenter…May 28, 1919 – February 11, 2017

  A celebration of life is set for 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 28, 2017 for native of Grand Junction, Robert (Bob) Carpenter at the Crosswinds Church of the Nazarene with Reverend David Ralph officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.   Visitation for Bob will be held for Monday, February 27, 2017 from 3:00PM […]

Twylah F. Mapes…August 5, 1942 – February 14, 2017

Twylah F. Mapes…August 5, 1942 – February 14, 2017

  A Celebration of Life for lifelong Holly resident, Twylah Mapes will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Wesleyan Church in Syracuse, Kansas with Pastor Paul Runyon and Pastor Noel Bates co-officiating. Interment will follow at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado. Visitation will be held prior to the services […]

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

Sales tax revenue for the City of Lamar showed a slight slump for December 2016 Sales and Use tax, collected in January. Although City Sales Tax revenue was up 4.04%, Use Tax was down 40.18% for a drop of $23,566 compared to last year.  The 4.04% gain of $13,702 for the same time was offset […]

Courthouse Rehab Project Gets Underway

Courthouse Rehab Project Gets Underway

Prowers County Courthouse employees are going to have to get used to some changes in the workplace while the HVAC and boiler system undergoes a complete top to bottom overhaul. Work is currently underway on the boiler complex and according to Lee Macke, construction manager of the project and Weston Gouger of 360 Energy, work […]