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Birth Announcement:  Burhenn

Birth Announcement: Burhenn

    Brian and Laura Burhenn of Springfield, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Michael Brian Mitchell Burhenn at 7:33pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending.  Michael weighed nine pounds and five ounces and was 20 3/4 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Isabella and Margaret.  Grandparents:  […]

2018 Year in Review - May

2018 Year in Review – May

  Cook and Snyder honored as LCC’s Distinguished Alumni This Antelope Night for May 2018, Lamar Community College named Erroll Cook (1966) and David Snyder (2005) as its 2018 alumni of the year. Snyder’s family accepted his award as he had passed away several weeks prior to the annual Antelope Night Awards. Although both Cook […]

2018 Year in Review - April

2018 Year in Review – April

      A Dream Comes True for HOPE Center Students A four year project is coming to a conclusion at the Lincoln School HOPE Center today, April 20th. Rolls of fresh sod are being placed over new dirt and a recently installed sprinkler system, creating a grass playground for the students at the school.  […]

2018 Year in Review - March

2018 Year in Review – March

  March Extreme Drought expands into Southern Colorado A weather pattern change early in February brought some much needed precipitation to portions of Southern Colorado, especially the Southwest Mountains. This precipitation, however, did little to change the substantial precipitation deficits that have been accumulated throughout the 2018 Water Year across South Central and Southeast Colorado. […]

2018 Year in Review - February

2018 Year in Review – February

  February 2018 25-7 MEDIA TO Acquire Cherry Creek Media Radio Stations in S.E. Colorado LAMAR, CO – 25-7 Media, Inc. and Cherry Creek Media announced today their plans to formally file with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of 920 KLMR-AM and 93.5 KLMR-FM in Lamar and 1400 KBLJ-AM and 92.1 KTHN-FM in […]

2018 Year in Review - January

2018 Year in Review – January

  As we do each year, The Prowers Journal posts past news items of event that will prove to have a bearing on our social, economic, entertainment or health-oriented lifestyles. January Pilot Flying J Truck Stop Opening January 13th in Lamar Pilot Flying J representatives are planning what is called a ‘soft’ opening of their […]

Birth Announcement:  Coberley

Birth Announcement: Coberley

Miranda Coberley of Lamar, Colorado announces the birth of her daughter, Emberlynn Willow Coberley at 10:25am, Christmas morning, December 25, 2018 at Prowers Medical Center with Dr. Foley attending. Emberlynn weighed six pounds and seven ounces and was 20 1/2 inches in length.  Grandparents:  Beth Berry and Victor and Ginger Coberley.

Jeremy A. Groomer…December 9, 1982 – December 7, 2018

Jeremy A. Groomer…December 9, 1982 – December 7, 2018

  A celebration of life memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident, Jeremy A. Groomer will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Per Jeremy’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Jeremy was born on December 9, 1982 at Lamar, […]

Jose Conrado Orlando Flores…September 29, 1937 – December 24, 2018

Jose Conrado Orlando Flores…September 29, 1937 – December 24, 2018

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Jose Conrado Orlando Flores, will be held at a later date. Per Jose’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Jose Conrado Orlando Flores was born on September 29, 1937 in Bernalillo, NM to Jose Flores and Maggie Gonzales-Flores and departed this […]

Ava Kiniston…June 6, 1918 – December 22, 2018

Ava Kiniston…June 6, 1918 – December 22, 2018

Funeral Services for Ava Kiniston will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, CO with Pastor Mark Cloer officiating. Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, CO. Ava Lorene Kiniston was born on June 6, 1918 in Wiley, CO to Emmett Dodd and […]

Clifford Gene La Cost…August 8, 1941 – December 23, 2018

Clifford Gene La Cost…August 8, 1941 – December 23, 2018

A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar, Colorado resident, Gene La Cost will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Lamar, Colorado on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10:00am with Pastor Harold Baldwin officiating.  There will be no visitation and cremation has already occurred. Clifford Eugene La Cost was born August 8, 1941 […]

Helen L. Smith…June 15, 1930 – December 19, 2018

Helen L. Smith…June 15, 1930 – December 19, 2018

Funeral Services for Helen Smith will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Parkview Baptist Church in Las Animas, CO with Pastor Nathan Gumke officiating. Interment will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the McClave Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 […]

Safe New Year’s Travels with PATS

Safe New Year’s Travels with PATS

  If you’re going to celebrate and party for the New Year, let PATS become your designated driver for the night.The Prowers Area Transit Service will continue a New Year’s tradition with transportation service for area residents who want to party, but don’t want to drive.  PATS will provide door to door service beginning at […]

Congrats to Carla

Congrats to Carla

“The Lamar High School Junior Class Parents After Prom Committe would like to thank Farmers County Market for donating a $250 beef bundle as a fundraiser. The winner was Carla Scranton.  Thank you to everyone who participated. “ Thank you and Blessings, Lamar Junior Class Parent After Prom Committee

Quarterly Revenue Forecast Shows Moderate Growth for Next Fiscal Year

Quarterly Revenue Forecast Shows Moderate Growth for Next Fiscal Year

    DENVER — Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 — The Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) today released its quarterly economic and revenue forecast. The December forecast for General Fund revenue shows moderate growth in the months ahead. Revenue collections in the first half of FY 2018-19 continued to increase due to steady […]