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Willard R. Wight…August 14, 1925 – December 23, 2017

Willard R. Wight…August 14, 1925 – December 23, 2017

    Funeral Services for Colonel Willard R. Wight MD will be held at 10am on Friday December 29, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Rev. Charles Kelly officiating. Interment will follow at Ft. Lyon National Cemetery. Dr. Wight was born to Gladys Bilyeu Wight and Howard Willard Wight on […]

Sentencing Ordered in JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding Hay Theft

Sentencing Ordered in JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding Hay Theft

Press Release from Joshua Vogel, District Attorney, 15 Judicial District On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Douglas Morris pled guilty to Theft, a class four felony, for his criminal conduct occurring between October 19, 2015 and December 31, 2015 for allegedly having stolen, sold and kept sums of money for illegally selling hay from his company of […]

Ernest Robert Seamon…July 22, 1924 – December 22, 2017

Ernest Robert Seamon…July 22, 1924 – December 22, 2017

  A Mass of Christian Burial for Ernest Robert Seamon will be held at 10am on Wednesday December 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating. Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery.  A Rosary/Scripture Service will be held at 9:30am prior to the Mass. Ernest […]

Alice Neises…October 21, 1926 – December 22, 2017

Alice Neises…October 21, 1926 – December 22, 2017

  A Mass of Christian Burial for Alice Neises will be held at 10am on Thursday December 28, 2017 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, Colorado with Father Mariusz Wirkowski and Father Henry Wertin as Concelebrants. Interment will take place at 1pm on Friday December 29, 2017 at Mount Olivet Cemetery in […]

Birth Announcements: Watkins

Birth Announcements: Watkins

  Anestahia Watkins of Springfield, Colorado announced the birth of her daughter, Izamay Zairea Annabelle Watkins at 5:27pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 with Dr. Korkis attending. Izamay weighed six pounds and six ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Doug and Amy Lapar.

2017 Year in Review - MARCH

2017 Year in Review – MARCH

      Nidey Back on Council The Lamar City Council filled the vacancy created by the resignation of former councilmember, Felix Dias, during their March 13th meeting. The council appointed former councilman, Keith Nidey Sr. for Dias who represented Ward lll, but who had to resign as he had moved out of boundary of […]

Wanda Wilson…December 29, 1934 – December 20, 2017

Wanda Wilson…December 29, 1934 – December 20, 2017

  A graveside celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Wanda Wilson will be held at 2:30 PM, on Friday December 29, 2017 at the Walsh Cemetery in Walsh, Colorado with Pastor Jerry Ellis of the First Southern Baptist Church in Lamar officiating. Visitation for Wanda will be held from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM […]

2017 Year in Review FEBRUARY

2017 Year in Review FEBRUARY

  County Facing Costly Water Safety Upgrade The Prowers County Commissioners took steps to comply with the Colorado Department of Public health and Environment to install water backflow devices in county owned buildings.   The statewide order impacts most commercial or industrial operations where there is a chance of contamination to public water sources.  The device, […]

ELECTION NEWS for 2018:

ELECTION NEWS for 2018:

January 2, 2018 Last day to affiliate with a major or minor party to run as a party candidate in the primary (either through nomination or petition). What this means is if you want to run as a candidate affiliated with a political party you must be registered with that party by this date. January […]

2017 Year in Review - January

2017 Year in Review – January

  RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT THROUGH LAMAR And so it begins………. LAMAR, COLO– The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the City of Lamar hosted an open house on Thursday January 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to kick-off the reconstruction of US Highway 287 through the City of Lamar. The project contractor, American Civil Constructors (ACC Mountain […]

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

Ron Cook Announces Bid for Re-election as County Commissioner

  I am announcing my candidacy for re-election, for the Office of Prowers County Commissioner, District 2. It has been a honor to serve the citizens of Prowers County for the past three years. I have developed a positive working relation relationship with fellow Commissioners, elected officials, and Department Heads. I have worked with surrounding […]

Lamar Community College Generates over $41 Million for Local Economy

Lamar Community College Generates over $41 Million for Local Economy

    Independent study shows LCC’s significant economic impact in FY 2015-2016 (Lamar, Colorado; December 18, 2017) An economic impact study conducted for Lamar Community College and the Colorado Community College System found that LCC, its students, and regional alumni added $41.1 million in income to the local economy in the 2015-2016 fiscal year. This […]