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Education Leadership Council Seeks Feedback on State’s Education System

Education Leadership Council Seeks Feedback on State’s Education System

    DENVER — Monday, May 21, 2018 — Colorado leaders are taking a fresh new look at the statewide education system. The effort includes a new survey launched today by Lt. Gov. Lynne and the Education Leadership Council (ELC). Comments and ideas collected in The State of Education survey will inform the development of […]

Las Animas Residents Injured in Hwy 50, Two Car Crash

Las Animas Residents Injured in Hwy 50, Two Car Crash

The Colorado State Patrol, The Otero County Sheriff’s Office and the La Junta Emergency Medical Services responded to a two car crash at the intersection of Otero County Road 18 and U.S. Highway 50 on May 24, 2018 at approximately 7:40PM. A 2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350 SUV being driven by 24 year old Haoru Wang of […]

CSP Rolls Out on Highways for Harvest Season 2018

CSP Rolls Out on Highways for Harvest Season 2018

    The Colorado State Patrol’s Lamar Port of Entry invites you to join in for Harvest Time. During the week of May 28-31, the CSP will be in Kiowa, Prowers and Baca Counties to ensure safety and compliance during harvest season. The CSP will be in Kiowa County at milepost 193 on Highway 96 […]

Juvenile Arrested in Lamar Aggravated Robbery

Juvenile Arrested in Lamar Aggravated Robbery

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, officers responded to an armed robbery in the 1100 block of South Main Street. Prior to officers’ arrival the suspect fled the area.  During the investigation officers executed several search warrants and recovered several items of evidence.  Officers were able to identify a juvenile male as the suspect.  Officers obtained […]

City of Lamar Memorial Day Schedule, City & Cemetery

City of Lamar Memorial Day Schedule, City & Cemetery

  All City offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. The Community Building will also be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018.  The Public Library will be open Saturday, May 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed Sunday, May 27th and Monday, May 28th, […]

Wiley FFA Member Makennah Tyree, to be Awarded at the Colorado FFA State Convention in June

Wiley FFA Member Makennah Tyree, to be Awarded at the Colorado FFA State Convention in June

  Wiley FFA member and 2016 – 2018 Reporter, Makennah Tyree, took top honors recently at the Colorado FFA State Convention for developing an excellent supervised agricultural experience in Diversified Crop Production – Placement. Tyree is a member of the Wiley FFA chapter. She was named the winner of a proficiency award in Diversified Crop […]

Lamar Elks Americanism, Scholarship and Drug Awareness Banquet Draws Large Crowds

Lamar Elks Americanism, Scholarship and Drug Awareness Banquet Draws Large Crowds

  Every day the Elks have an impact right here in Lamar and the surrounding communities. They do everything from sponsoring different events to the programs it operates. Three of its critical missions are: Americanism, Drug Awareness and Scholarships. These areas are just a few ways the Elks help our communities. On April 22nd, the […]

Sandy Jo Villa…April 28, 1967 – May 22, 2018

Sandy Jo Villa…April 28, 1967 – May 22, 2018

    A mass of Christian burial for lifetime Lamar resident, Sandy Jo Villa will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM with Maria […]

Birth Announcement: Wyler

Birth Announcement: Wyler

    Preston and MaryAnn Wyler of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado announces the birth of their daughter, Aiyla Ruth Wyler at 10:27am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, May 19, 29018 with Dr. Korkis attending. Aiyla weighed eight pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Dakota Wyler, Lilly Wyler and […]

May 2018 Drought Update from CWCB

May 2018 Drought Update from CWCB

  In order to respond to persistent and prolonged drought conditions throughout the southern half of the state and along the western border, the Governor activated the Colorado Drought Mitigation and Response Plan for the agricultural sector on May 2, 2018 , in the following counties: Montezuma, La Plata, Archuleta, Conejos, Costilla, Las Animas, Baca, […]

H. Manning Co Sold to Wagner Equipment

H. Manning Co Sold to Wagner Equipment

Wagner Equipment Co. purchases Ag Equipment location in Lamar Colorado Monday May 21st, 2018,   Lamar Colorado, Wagner Equipment Co. will be the new AGCO and Ag allied products dealer, serving customers in the Lamar area.  H. Manning Co., after many years of dedicated service in the Lamar area, has chosen to sell their business assets […]

Rocky Mountain PBS Schedules Broadcast of Arkansas River Basin Documentary

Rocky Mountain PBS Schedules Broadcast of Arkansas River Basin Documentary

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pueblo, CO — A documentary film about the value and importance of the Arkansas River will debut on Rocky Mountain PBS on Thursday, May 31st at 8:00 PM. The Arkansas River: from Leadville to Lamar explores the economic and social importance of the river including its recreational, municipal, and agricultural value. […]

SDS Walter Ely Scholarship Winner Announced for 2018

SDS Walter Ely Scholarship Winner Announced for 2018

    David Jones of Southeast Developmental Services announced that Josie Cook, graduating Holly High School senior, is this year’s recipient of the 8th Annual Walter Ely Scholarship. Cook was presented the scholarship award by several SDS board members this past Monday, May 21st in Lamar.Over the past several years, the selection of the winner […]

Birth Announcements: Rivera – Allenbaugh

Birth Announcements: Rivera – Allenbaugh

    Jesse Rivera and Ariana Rivera of Holly, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Jesse Rivera Jr. at 7:23am at Prowers Medical Center on Thursday, May 17, 2018 with Dr. Korkis attending. Jesse weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.   *****************************   Shad Allenbaugh and […]

Slatton-McCoy Awarded County Sheriffs Scholarship for Prowers County

Slatton-McCoy Awarded County Sheriffs Scholarship for Prowers County

    Prowers County Sheriff Sam Zordel, is pleased to announce that Mayrene Slatton-McCoy is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Prowers County.  CSOC, Colorado’s state sheriffs’ association, offered a total of 31 awards of $500.00 each this year to deserving high school and college students in Colorado […]