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VA Accepting Burial Applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery

VA Accepting Burial Applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery

The VA’s National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO) in St. Louis, MO begins accepting burial applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery.   COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. – The National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO) in St. Louis, MO, will begin accepting burial applications for deceased eligible Veterans and their spouses on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018, for Pikes Peak […]

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

  COLORADO Colorado inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2018 was 780,000 head, up 3 percent from June 1, 2018 and up 3 percent from last year. Breeding inventory, at 155,000 head, was unchanged from the previous quarter, but down 5,000 head from last year. Market hog inventory, at 625,000 head, was up […]

Livestock Slaughter - August 2018

Livestock Slaughter – August 2018

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.77 billion pounds in August, up 3 percent from the 4.63 billion pounds produced in August 2017. Beef production, at 2.43 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.98 million head, up 1 percent from August 2017. The […]

Flu Shot Schedule Available from County Health

Flu Shot Schedule Available from County Health

    Prowers County Public Health & Environment has posted their annual flu shot clinics for 2018. Vaccine is plentiful and available for both children and adults. Prowers County Public Health & Environment has Quadrivalent vaccine for both children and adults as well as High Dose vaccine for adults > 65 years of age. The […]

Cattle on Feed - Colorado

Cattle on Feed – 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 900,000 head as of September 1, 2018. The latest inventory was 1 percent above last month and 5 percent above the September 1, 2017 inventory. Cattle feeders with 1,000 […]

Holiday Motel Becomes Ft Lyon Donation Site

Holiday Motel Becomes Ft Lyon Donation Site

    The Lamar Lion’s Club has once again begun to accept donations for the Ft. Lyons Homeless Shelter using the Holiday Motel at 404 North Main Street in Lamar as the drop off site. The motel desk clerk will provide information and a key to the room being used for donations. Items needed include: […]

Holly Fire and Ambulance Election Set for October 9

Holly Fire and Ambulance Election Set for October 9

    Approximately 900 voters in the Holly Ambulance and Fire District will be able to cast their ballots for the five new District board members by Tuesday, October 9th, according to Jana Rushton, Election Official. There are 13 candidates on the ballot as well as a write-in candidate and voters will be able to […]

Rotary Continues Dictionary Tradition

Rotary Continues Dictionary Tradition

  The members of the Lamar Rotary continued their time-honored tradition of distributing hard-bound dictionaries to third grade students at Parkview School this past week. This week marks the 17th year the Lamar Rotary has been collecting donations to pay for the books for several hundred students.  For many of these students this is the […]

Danielle Larae Dechant…May 8, 1985 – September 26, 2018

Danielle Larae Dechant…May 8, 1985 – September 26, 2018

  A Celebration of Life for Lamar resident, Danielle L. Dechant will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating.  Danielle was born on May 8, 1985 at Lamar, Colorado to Daniel E. and Della L. (Coulter) Cummings. She passed away on September 26, […]

Lesly Rosalba Chacon…June 19, 1998 – September 27, 2018

Lesly Rosalba Chacon…June 19, 1998 – September 27, 2018

    A mass of Christian burial for lifelong Lamar resident, Lesly Rosalba Chacon will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Lesly was born on June 19, 1998 at […]

PMC Adding New Radiology Services for Local Care

PMC Adding New Radiology Services for Local Care

    The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors decided to allocate $1.5M for a new MRI and Mammography machine, an upgrade the directors have been considering for a while. The directors also moved to provide access to a mobile PET scanner which will be available on the campus two days a week. The current […]

McClave Woman Dies in Highway 50 Accident

McClave Woman Dies in Highway 50 Accident

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 50 near Prowers County Road 1, in Prowers County.  A 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by 20-year-old Lesly Chacon, of McClave, was westbound on Highway 50. Ms. Chacon drifted out of the lane and the right side of the vehicle collided with […]

Ballot Question 1A Will Determine Ambulance Economic Future

Ballot Question 1A Will Determine Ambulance Economic Future

    The need for Ballot Question 1A to be passed in the November General Election was addressed by the Prowers County Commissioners and the Lamar City Council during a community forum held at the Cultural Events Center Wednesday evening, September 26th.  Both municipal entities contribute general budget funding to operate the Lamar Fire and […]

Birth Announcement:  Terrazas

Birth Announcement: Terrazas

Christina Mares and Jesus Terrazas Jr. of Holly, Colorado, announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriela Octavia Terrazas at 9:42am at Prowers Medical Center on Monday, September 24, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending. Gabriela weighed six pounds and 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Miyah hernandez.  Grandparents:  Jesus Terrazas Sr., […]

CSP Investigates Two Vehicle Fatal Crash in Prowers County

CSP Investigates Two Vehicle Fatal Crash in Prowers County

    The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on County Road SS, Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at approximately 1739 hours (5:39pm).  The crash was approximately three miles east of Wiley. 91 year old Thomas Gilbert of Lamar, Colorado was driving a 1980 John Deere tractor eastbound on Prowers County Road […]