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John F. Gonzales…July 6, 1949 – January 29, 2018

John F. Gonzales…July 6, 1949 – January 29, 2018

  A private family memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, John F. Gonzales 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 July 6, 1949 at Las Animas, Colorado to Juan M. and Esther R. (Romero) Gonzales and passed away […]

Cheryl A. Gray…November 25, 1955 – January 18, 2018

Cheryl A. Gray…November 25, 1955 – January 18, 2018

  Memorial Services for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Cheryl Gray will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Janice Ramey officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Cheryl Ann (Balboa) Gray was born on November 25, 1955 […]

Angelina Downing Selected to Represent Colorado at the National 4-H Conference in April

Angelina Downing Selected to Represent Colorado at the National 4-H Conference in April

  In December of 2017, Angelina Downing interviewed with the state 4-H office to represent Colorado at the national 4-H Conference in April of this year. Downing says “I was a little bit nervous because I interviewed last year and was just out of the running by one person.” As the holidays went by and […]

Atmos Energy Begins Natural Gas Pipe Replacement Projects in Lamar

Atmos Energy Begins Natural Gas Pipe Replacement Projects in Lamar

    System Upgrades Ensure Safe & Reliable Service to Customers LAMAR, Colo. (Feb. 01, 2018) – Atmos Energy is investing millions of dollars to replace aging infrastructure throughout Colorado to further increase the reliability and safety of our natural gas delivery system. In 2018, these pipe-replacement efforts will be focused in Greeley, Durango and […]

Louise Clark…July 28, 1939 – January 29, 2018

Louise Clark…July 28, 1939 – January 29, 2018

    A celebration of life for longtime Goodale area resident, Louise Clark will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Darren Stroh officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section. Visitation for Louise will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 […]

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT – 1055 AM MST Friday, Jan 26, 2018 After a relatively wet late Summer and early Fall, especially across southeastern Colorado, a very warm and dry late Fall and early Winter has allowed for moderate to severe drought conditions to develop and expand across much of the area. With that said, the […]

Democrats Holding Meet the Candidates Events

Democrats Holding Meet the Candidates Events

  Prowers County Democrats will host a meet and greet event for Karen McCormick, a candidate for CD4, on Thursday, February 1 from 5pm to 7pm at Cow Palace. Come by and learn about Karen’s campaign, that she has planned for CD4, and her plan to beat Ken Buck! Since announcing her candidacy, Karen has […]

Enrollment Climbs at Lamar Community College

Enrollment Climbs at Lamar Community College

  The headcount for Lamar Community College’s spring semester, according to President Linda Lujan, is up 9.9% and is showing a Full Time Equivalency of 10.39%. She added, “As of last week, only Trinidad Junior College surpassed LCC in growth in the Colorado Community College System.”  Dr. Lujan told the Prowers County Commissioners that of […]

Governor Sets Bold Goals for Electric Vehicles

Governor Sets Bold Goals for Electric Vehicles

Conservation Organizations and Business Groups Commend Plan Today Governor John Hickenlooper released Colorado’s Electric Vehicle Plan, which outlines a process to electrify the state’s transportation corridors and includes bold goals to further accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and ensure Colorado remains a leader in the EV market. This plan represents the next step for […]

Cattle on Feed Report

Cattle on Feed Report

  COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 970,000 head as of January 1, 2018. The latest inventory was down 2 percent from December 1, 2017, but up 8 percent from January 1, 2017. The […]

27th Annual Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture

27th Annual Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture

  February 21, 2018 – Renaissance Hotel in Denver The Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program is proud to host the 27th annual Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, titled “Colorado’s Agricultural Impact: Economic, Environmental, Social”. This year’s theme will bring together producers, consumers, experts, and other ag stakeholders to examine how each of those sectors converge to […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – DECEMBER 2017 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – DECEMBER 2017 UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

  Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.40 billion pounds in December, up slightly from the 4.40 billion pounds produced in December 2016. Beef production, at 2.15 billion pounds, was 1 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.58 million head, down 1 percent from December 2016. The average live weight […]

Birth Announcements:   Shalto

Birth Announcements: Shalto

  Roger and Jessica Shalto of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son Roger Jameson Shalto at 9:55am at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending. Roger weighed seven pounds and ten ounces and was 20 ¾ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Lina Mulvaney and Arianna Shalto.  Grandparents:  […]

Southeast Crops & Livestock Expo (SCALE) Expands in 2nd Year

Southeast Crops & Livestock Expo (SCALE) Expands in 2nd Year

      LAMAR, CO—Agriculture is the single biggest economic driver in Southeast Colorado. With an evolving industry, it is necessary for producers to stay on top of developments related to their farms and ranches. The 2nd Annual Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo (SCALE) provides those interested in agriculture an opportunity to hear from experts […]

Birth Announcements: Smith

Birth Announcements: Smith

  Kendra and Brennan Smith of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Weston Thomas Smith at 8:12pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Weston weighed eight pounds and three ounces and was 20 ¾ inches in length at birth  Grandparents:  Kendall Volgamere, Jaime McFarland and Jamee […]