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‘Tis the Season for Giving

‘Tis the Season for Giving

    Peacock Funeral Home in Lamar is organizing its 7th Annual Stocking for Soldiers drive.   Residents can pick up a gift stocking at Peacock Funeral Home to be filled and sent overseas to soldiers overseas.  Stockings are available until Wednesday, November 22nd and they need to be filled with gifts for men and women […]

Hickenlooper Declares November, "Hire a Veteran First" Month

Hickenlooper Declares November, “Hire a Veteran First” Month

DENVER –  Governor Hickenlooper has declared November “Hire A Veteran First” Month. With Veterans Day falling every year on November 11, the month has long been a time to honor our veterans and ensure they are returning home to opportunity. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) and its network of veteran employment specialists in […]

Tanya Magana…January 7, 1974 – November 4, 2017

Tanya Magana…January 7, 1974 – November 4, 2017

  A Memorial Service for Tanya Magana will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, CO.  Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Tanya Sue Magana was born on January 7, 1974 in Las Animas, CO to Francisco Magana and Teresa Neil. She went to […]

City of Lamar Thanksgiving Closures and Schedule

City of Lamar Thanksgiving Closures and Schedule

  All City offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23-24, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Lamar Public Library will also be closed Thursday, November 23rd, Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th and will reopen Monday, November 27th at 9:30 a.m.  The Community Building will be closed on Thursday, […]

Granada Trustees Renew SECPA Contract for 2018, Shutting Off Delinquent Utility Accounts

Granada Trustees Renew SECPA Contract for 2018, Shutting Off Delinquent Utility Accounts

The Granada Trustees discussed several ordinance changes, as well as selecting a new bank for the town, renewed an electrical service contract and purchased streetlights during their monthly meeting, November 8th. The Trustees agreed the ordinance governing mobile home placement and inspections in the community was vague and needed to be re-written. At issue is […]

PEP Board Meets in Holly, Talks Focus on Hotel Development and Port of Entry Regulations

PEP Board Meets in Holly, Talks Focus on Hotel Development and Port of Entry Regulations

  Prowers Economic Prosperity board members held their monthly meeting at the Catholic Hall in Holly this month, part of their community outreach program to bring their meetings to other communities in the county. Over 30 persons were on hand for economic and business updates from PEP Executive Director, Eric Depperschmidt and Rick Robbins, Board […]

Delta Kappa Gamma Donates Books to Public County Health

Delta Kappa Gamma Donates Books to Public County Health

    Recently the women of Delta Kappa Gamma graciously donated a check for $200 to Prowers County Public Health, in support of their reading program, to purchase new books for the many children they see during WIC and Immunization appointments.  Prowers County Public Health’s book program was established years ago as a way to […]

Travel Tours Featured during Annual Fantasy Tree Event

Travel Tours Featured during Annual Fantasy Tree Event

    The 14th Annual Fantasy Tree will be held at the Lamar Elks Lodge, Saturday, November 18th and will be highlighted in part by a silent auction featuring several travel tour packages. The proceeds of the auctions benefit the Domestic Safety Resource Center, paying for various expenses that are not covered by grant funding, […]

Follow Up:  Regional Election Results

Follow Up: Regional Election Results

  Several election races were held in southeast Colorado, other than the contests for the City of Lamar. School District Re-13 JT in Wiley had seven candidates for four board positions with Neil Mauch winning a seat with 209 votes, Josh Weimer had 161, Bradley Lubbers had 153 and Chad Krentz had 147.  They were […]