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(Updated) Angela Salas…April 5, 1968 – October 29, 2017

(Updated) Angela Salas…April 5, 1968 – October 29, 2017

    Funeral Services for Angela Salas will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel. Angela Salas, known to […]

Registration opens soon for spring courses at LCC

Registration opens soon for spring courses at LCC

  (Lamar, Colorado; October 23, 2017)  The fall semester is moving quickly at Lamar Community College and spring is right around the corner! Registration for the upcoming semester will open on November 1 and a preview of the available courses is now available. LCC has added several new courses for the spring semester, including a […]

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

  Darlene Lopez said her Toys for Tots organization will be headquartered at the Car Palace again this year. “They’ve been helpful to us in year’s past and we’ll be opening our operations on North Main Street beginning Monday, November 6th,” she stated. Lopez and her crew of volunteers collects toys and gifts, old and […]

A Happy Halloween at Alta Vista Charter School

A Happy Halloween at Alta Vista Charter School

Alta Vista Charter School students were happy to have some Halloween homework recently. The task was to create a pumpkin design based on a favorite character from various kid’s books and novels. Pumpkin ‘selfies’ were also allowed and 44 students put their creative energies to work.   “We wish we had the room to display […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking Board Members

    LAMAR, COLORADO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2018.  The Chamber Board of […]

Bernice Oneita Miesel…June 21, 1921 – October 19, 2017

Bernice Oneita Miesel…June 21, 1921 – October 19, 2017

      Bernice Oneita Miesel was born June 21, 1921 to Edward Lawrence and Amanda Gladys (Fankhouser) Meisel at the family home seven miles northwest of Haviland, Kansas. She went to her heavenly home from the Wallace County Community Care Center, quietly and painlessly, on October 19, 2017. Bernice was the oldest of three […]

Birth Announcement:  Barth-Moreno

Birth Announcement: Barth-Moreno

Jalisa Barth and Keenan Moreno of Holly, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Asaria Troian Barth Moreno at 4:07pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 with Sharon Hendricks attending.  Asaria weighed 7.2 pounds and was 20 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Juanita Robles, Jodus Barth, Brandy Nichols and Leo Moreno.

Moonlight Madness and Other Scary Fun Events for Lamar

Moonlight Madness and Other Scary Fun Events for Lamar

    The annual Moonlight Madness celebration, hosted this year by Lamar Partnership Incorporated, was held Thursday, October 26th with participating businesses along downtown Lamar. As usual, store owners, dressed for the occasion as young and old alike turned out, either in costume or civilian dress to see what the stores offered in the way […]

Carolyn Tice…November 2, 1951 – October 25, 2017

Carolyn Tice…November 2, 1951 – October 25, 2017

    A celebration of life service for longtime Walsenburg resident currently of Lamar, Carolyn Tice will be held at 11am on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Granada United Methodist Church with Reverend Lou Ward officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery in Granada. Visitation for Carolyn will be held on Monday, October […]

Loren Dale Schnabel…June 19, 1939 – October 27, 2017

Loren Dale Schnabel…June 19, 1939 – October 27, 2017

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Loren Dale Schnabel will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker officiating. Interment with Military Honors under the auspices of the local V.F.W. and American Legion Posts will follow in the Veteran’s Section at Fairmount Cemetery. […]

Herman Stricker…March 12, 1929 – October 24, 2017

Herman Stricker…March 12, 1929 – October 24, 2017

  Mass of Christian Burial for longtime Las Animas, CO resident, Herman Stricker will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, CO with Father Henry Wertin officiating. Interment will follow the Mass at Ft. Lyon National Cemetery with committal rites provided by V.F.W. Post […]

PMC Site Plan Development Outlined

PMC Site Plan Development Outlined

    “We are developing an on-going site plan for long term issues at the hospital. Once it’s completed, the board will put it up for bid,” said Prowers Medical Center, Chief Executive Officer, Craig Loveless.  He listed several areas that will be addressed as he briefed the Prowers County Commissioners during their meeting on […]

(Updated) Federico A. Zavala…September 30, 1944 – October 2, 2017

(Updated) Federico A. Zavala…September 30, 1944 – October 2, 2017

  A mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Federico A. Zavala will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at the church at 9:30AM […]

John S. Miller…October 2, 1963 – October 21, 2017

John S. Miller…October 2, 1963 – October 21, 2017

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, John Stephen Miller will be held at a later date. Per John’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. John was born on October 2, 1963 in Texas to Frank and Brenda Miller and passed away on October 21, […]

Birth Announcements: Hume - Cavenee - Tovar

Birth Announcements: Hume – Cavenee – Tovar

Patrick and Kelly Hume of Springfield, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Aiden Jo Hume at 11:05pm at Prowers Medical Center on Sunday, October 22, 2017.  Aiden weighed seven pounds and two ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters: Oliver Lee Hume.  Grandparents:  Barbara and Charles Hume and Larry and Cheryl […]