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RSSArchive for May 8th, 2017

Birth Announcement:  Melendez-Rodriguez

Birth Announcement: Melendez-Rodriguez

Josseline Rodriguez and Jesus Lorenzo Melendez of Granada, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Jesus Francisco Melendez Rodriguez at 5:23pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 with Dr. Korkis attending.  Jesus weighed six pounds and 13 ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters: Daleyza Paulina Melendez Rodriguez.  Grandparents:  […]

Peace Officer Impersonation Results in Arrest

Peace Officer Impersonation Results in Arrest

Media Release Deputy Freouf arrested Darrick Shores, 35 of Pawhuska OK, for impersonating a peace officer and illegal use of red/blue lights. Darrick is being held at the Prowers County Jail on a $2,000, Any Type Bond. It is unknown if Shores is the impersonator from the prior incident or if we have a new, […]

LCC Nursing Class of 2017 Honored in Pinning Ceremony

LCC Nursing Class of 2017 Honored in Pinning Ceremony

On Friday, May 5, Lamar Community College Nursing graduates danced their way into the LCC Wellness Center to celebrate their accomplishments with the annual Nurse Pinning. The Nurse Pinning ceremony is a traditional rite of passage that each nursing student completes before entering the profession.  54 students were pinned including 31 from the Level I […]

Equine Students Showcase Work, Compete for Scholarships

Equine Students Showcase Work, Compete for Scholarships

Lamar Community College freshmen in the Horse Training & Management (HTM), Equine Business Management (EBM), and Barrel Horse Training programs demonstrated their hard work from this past year during the Spring Horse Show held on Friday, April 28. At the end of each semester, students in the equine programs at LCC perform reining patterns and […]

Lawrence A. Campos…August 10, 1933 – May 5, 2017

Lawrence A. Campos…August 10, 1933 – May 5, 2017

A funeral liturgy service for longtime Granada resident, Lawrence A. Campos will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado. Per the Lawrence’s request there will be no visitation. Lawrence was born on August 10, 1933 at Granada, Colorado to […]

Holly Trustees are Third ARPA Member to Approve Settlement

Holly Trustees are Third ARPA Member to Approve Settlement

The Holly Trustees voted to join their counterparts in Las Animas and Springfield, voting unanimously May 3rd, in favor of the proposed settlement agreement in litigation between Arkansas River Power Authority, ARPA and the City of Lamar.  ARPA general manager, Rick Rigel, was on hand for the monthly Trustees meeting to offer explanations on the […]

Added Amenities at Prowers County Fairgrounds

Added Amenities at Prowers County Fairgrounds

Travelers will notice a new split rail fence along the parking lot and south side of the road leading in to the Prowers County Fairgrounds from Savage Avenue. They were installed several weeks ago, according to Kirk Powers, Building Maintenance Supervisor for the county. If, for any reason, residents or visitors want to picnic, the […]

Haggard represents Lamar at Ports-to-Plains Washington DC Fly-In

Haggard represents Lamar at Ports-to-Plains Washington DC Fly-In

Lamar Councilwoman Beverly Haggard, who represents Lamar on the Ports-to-Plains board of directors was in Washington, DC last week with a delegation of the organization’s supporters to meet with Congressional offices to discuss the importance of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor and other issues critical to growing our rural economy. The group of 17 people came from […]