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Annual Elks/Farm Bureau Toy Show Set for January 13th

Annual Elks/Farm Bureau Toy Show Set for January 13th

  Love toys? Love old toys?  Are you old and love toys?  Get set for the Prowers County Farm Bureau and Lamar Elks Lodge annual Toy Show/Fundraiser. The Toy Show will run from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, January 13th at the Elks Lodge and vendors are still being accepted.  The cost is $25 per […]

County Lending Support to Historic Marker Upgrade-Properties Planned for Upgrades in 2018

County Lending Support to Historic Marker Upgrade-Properties Planned for Upgrades in 2018

    Julie Sumpter, of the Fort William Bent Chapter of DAR, Connie Jacobson and Big Timbers Museum Curator, Kathleen Scranton, met with the commissioners to discuss relocating the Santa Fe Trail Marker on Highway 287, about a quarter mile south of the Museum. Sumpter cited a number of reasons for the planned move to […]

Utility Board Okays Electric Cost Adjustment

Utility Board Okays Electric Cost Adjustment

    The Lamar Utility Board, in their final meeting of the year, approved an Electric Cost Adjustment, ECA, as an action that will be carried into 2018. Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, explained that the increase will be required to keep the plant from incurring a technical default with the bond covenant on the […]

Another Climb for Lamar Sales Tax Collections

Another Climb for Lamar Sales Tax Collections

  October Sales and Use Tax collected in October indicates another gain in revenue as the year begins to close. City Sales Tax collected in October was up 12.4% for a $30,951 increase over the previous year at the same time.  Collections for 2016 were $249,570 compared to 2017 at $280,522.  Total Sales and Use […]