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RSSArchive for March 13th, 2017

Birth Announcement: Padilla

Birth Announcement: Padilla

Chayalyn Padilla announces the birth of her daughter Zehha’Lyn Alba Padilla at Prowers Medical Center on February 16, 2017 at 7:22pm with Sharon Hendricks attending. Zehha’Lyn Alba Padilla weighed six pounds and 11.4 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches in length.  Grandparents:  Judiann Alba, Gibby Padilla and Uncle Sebrant Alba.

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

  9th Annual Girls in the Middle encourages students to Outsmart, Outwork, Outshine (Lamar, Colorado; March 13, 2017)  On Saturday, March 4, middle school girls from Lamar, Granada, Holly, Wiley, McClave, Eads, Campo, and Pritchett schools attended the Girls in the Middle Conference held at Lamar Community College. The day was packed with fun-filled activities […]

Sand Creek Massacre Experiences Increased Visitation in 2016

Sand Creek Massacre Experiences Increased Visitation in 2016

Nationally the Park Service Certifies 2016 Visitation at 331 million Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) hosted 6,847 visitors in 2016, almost one thousand visitors more than the previous year. Visitation to the park has been increasing annually since 2011. Undoubtedly the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service increased the public’s awareness of […]

Bent’s Old Fort Has Banner Year in Visitation

Bent’s Old Fort Has Banner Year in Visitation

    In 2016 Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site hosted 31,948 visitors, an increase of 22% over the 2015 number of 26,219.  Visitation to the fort in 2016 was the highest since 1999. “Undoubtedly the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service increased the public’s awareness of their national parks,” said Chief of Interpretation […]

Donald Lee Morton, Jr….May 15, 1956 – March 10, 2017

Donald Lee Morton, Jr….May 15, 1956 – March 10, 2017

    Graveside services for Donald Morton will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Visitation will take place from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado. Donald […]