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Joyce Davis…November 5, 1927 – November 27, 2018

Joyce Davis…November 5, 1927 – November 27, 2018

    Funeral Services for Joyce Davis will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Holly United Methodist Church in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation for Joyce will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 […]

Gerald “Jerry” D. Dyess…June 3, 1943 – November 27, 2018

Gerald “Jerry” D. Dyess…June 3, 1943 – November 27, 2018

    A memorial mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Gerald D. Dyess, affectionately known to his family and friends as Jerry will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. A rosary service will […]

Brief Agenda for Lamar Utility Board

Brief Agenda for Lamar Utility Board

    The Lamar Utility Board covered the basics in a brief meeting on Tuesday, November 27, with approval of purchase orders of $63,236.69 and payment of bills of $774,301.37 for the past month. Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, provided the October 201 financial report showing cash is up $266,823 from September and accounts receivable […]

Council Work Session Reviews Ambulance Service Costs , Incarceration Procedures for County Jail

Council Work Session Reviews Ambulance Service Costs , Incarceration Procedures for County Jail

  The financial obligations between the city and the county for ambulance services and incarceration in the Prowers County Jail were discussed by the Lamar City Council during their work session this past Monday, November 26th.  City Administrator, John Sutherland, outlined the areas in which future discussions with the county will be developing as background […]

Elks Raffle Adds to 9/11 Memorial Project

Elks Raffle Adds to 9/11 Memorial Project

  The Lamar Elks presented Bob Gourley with a Henry Law Enforcement Edition, .22 Caliber Rifle this past Saturday, November 10th.  Gourley was the lucky participant in the Elks raffle which began shortly after the Lodge acquired the rifle during its gun show this past March. PER, Jared Crabtree, said the Lamar Lodge donated $4,010 […]

Birth Announcement:  Bock

Birth Announcement: Bock

Kourtney and Klayton Bock of Sheridan Lake, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Jamie Bock,  at 1:15am at Prowers Medical Center on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Jamie weight 7 pounds and eleven ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. Grandparents: Christine and Steve Bock.

Rosalio Baca…June 28, 1951 – November 22, 2018

Rosalio Baca…June 28, 1951 – November 22, 2018

  Memorial services for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Rosalio Baca will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Bent Community Center with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Per Rosalio’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Rosalio was born on June 28, 1951 in Las Vegas, New Mexico […]

Zonta Announces International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Zonta Announces International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

   AN OPPORTUNITY TO START PROCESS OF TEACHING RESPECT FOR OTHERS   LAMAR, COLORADO On November 25th, Zonta Clubs in the Rocky Mountain Region and throughout the world will commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  This is a day where we not only remember the 1 in 3 women worldwide […]

John R. “Ray” Montez…June 26, 1940 – November 23, 2018

John R. “Ray” Montez…June 26, 1940 – November 23, 2018

  A mass of Christian burial for longtime Granada, Colorado resident, John R. “Ray” Montez will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church with Reverend Nicodemus Urassa as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM at the church with […]

Birth Announcement:  Wolfe

Birth Announcement: Wolfe

  Cody and Heather Wolfe of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Carson James Wolfe at 8:17am at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 with Dr. Korkis attending.  Carson weighed nine pounds and six ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Ryleigh Wolfe.  Grandparents:  Shelly and Wayne Tombleson.

Livestock Slaughter – October 2018

Livestock Slaughter – October 2018

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.90 billion pounds in October, up 6 percent from the 4.64 billion pounds produced in October 2017. Beef production, at 2.43 billion pounds, was 5 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.96 million head, up 6 percent from October 2017. […]

CSU Offers Farm Assessments for Solar Energy (FASE) Program

CSU Offers Farm Assessments for Solar Energy (FASE) Program

  FORT COLLINS, COLORADO. Colorado State University’s Rural Energy Center is offering free economic feasibility assessments for Colorado farms interested in learning their cost-benefit for use of solar energy. The Center has already conducted feasibility assessments for 30 irrigated farms and 10 feedlots and has just expanded the program to greenhouses and dairies as well. […]

Lorrie Boyer Named 2019 NAFB President

Lorrie Boyer Named 2019 NAFB President

  Boyer to lead 900+ members   PLATTE CITY, Missouri (MONTH XX, 2018) – Veteran Farm Broadcaster Lorrie Boyer, current farm director at KSIR in Fort Morgan, Colorado, was named 2019 president at the 75th National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention, held November 7-9, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri. “NAFB is honored to have […]

CATTLE ON FEED Report as of November 1, 2018

CATTLE ON FEED Report as of November 1, 2018

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 1,020,000 head as of November 1, 2018. The latest inventory was 4 percent above last month and 4 percent above the November 1, 2017 inventory. Cattle feeders with […]

CPW Celebrates Fresh Air Friday on November 23

CPW Celebrates Fresh Air Friday on November 23

CPW celebrates Fresh Air Friday on Nov. 23 DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is renewing its tradition of opening its parks to free entry on the day after Thanksgiving. CPW welcomes you to join us in celebrating Fresh Air Friday on Nov. 23, transforming a day traditionally spent more on material goods and leftovers […]