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Council Approves Permit for Sand and Sage Beer Garden

Council Approves Permit for Sand and Sage Beer Garden

  The Prowers County Sand and Sage Fair Board was granted a special events permit for a beer garden by the Lamar City Council during its regular meeting, Monday, May 8th.  The vote was held following a public hearing which allowed citizens to speak for or against the request.  The beer garden will be held […]

One Step Up Students Hosting Unique Fundraiser this Friday

One Step Up Students Hosting Unique Fundraiser this Friday

Kids can appreciate a nice, green lawn as much as any adult, perhaps more so, because kids are the ones who are spending more time on a playground or in a yard; they should be at any rate. Kids from One Step Up at the HOPE Center in Lincoln School in Lamar want to raise […]

Marilyn F. Eads…June 14, 1924 – May 5, 2017

Marilyn F. Eads…June 14, 1924 – May 5, 2017

Marilyn was born June 14, 1924 to Ray and Ollie Clift in Mena, Arkansas. After graduating from Mena High School, Marilyn attended beauty school in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She returned to Mena and opened the town’s first beauty salon, Clift’s Beauty Shop with her Aunt Gladys (Anderson) Geyer. On May 13, 1945, she was united […]

Gladys Wollard…June 17, 1920 – March 28, 2017

Gladys Wollard…June 17, 1920 – March 28, 2017

  Gladys Wollard passed away on March 28, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Surprise, Arizona. She was born in Eads, Colorado, on June 17, 1920, to Evert and Dorothy Mosher, but spent most of her life in Lamar raising her 2 children, working as clerk of the District Court, and being active in her […]

To the Residents of Prowers County,

To the Residents of Prowers County,

I am greatly sorry and embarrassed by my actions during the end of my employment with Prowers County as the IT Systems Manager. Over a period of time I misused County funds for my personal benefit. This was a breach of trust and was inexcusable.  This has affected the level of trust the people of […]

McKenney and Gourley named LCC’s Outstanding Alumni

McKenney and Gourley named LCC’s Outstanding Alumni

 (Lamar, Colorado; May 8, 2017) Lamar Community College named two former students as its outstanding alumni for 2017 during the college’s Antelope Night celebration on Friday evening: Ruth McKenney of Lamar and Bob Gourley of Two Buttes. Dr. Linda Lujan, LCC President, introduced the two awardees during the celebration, highlighting the reasons for their nomination […]