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RSSArchive for April 12th, 2017

Early City Sales Tax Revenue Stays Slow

Early City Sales Tax Revenue Stays Slow

The City of Lamar has seen slow returns on sales tax revenues since the beginning of the year. February Sales and Use Tax collected in March is down 2.25% from the previous year, showing a decrease of $5,305.36 from the year before.  Total collections are also off 1.49%.  Collections for 2017 are $258,419 compared to […]

Birth Announcement:  Stephens

Birth Announcement: Stephens

  Taylor Gruber and Levi Stephens of Walsh, Colorado announces the birth of their son, Shadoe Lee Stephens at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:47pm with Dr. Korkis attending.  Shadoe weighed five pounds and eight ounces and was 20 1/4 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Del and Carrie Turner and […]

Lamar Partnership Inc.  Business of the Month

Lamar Partnership Inc. Business of the Month

Lamar Partnership Inc. is a Colorado Main Street Community managed and funded by the City. It is responsible for providing economic development opportunities within the context of historic reservation to traditional downtowns. Lamar Partnership Inc. uses the Main Street approach that advocates a return to community self-reliance, local empowerment and the rebuilding of central business […]

LCC hosts hundreds for FFA Career Development

LCC hosts hundreds for FFA Career Development

  (Lamar, Colorado; April 11, 2017) On Wednesday, April 5, Lamar Community College welcomed nearly 700 high school students to campus for the FFA Career Development Day.  694 FFA members from 34 schools from across the state participated in the event.  This number is significant considering nine schools were unable to make the event due […]