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Granada Trustees Begin Grant Process for Town Water Infrastructure

Granada Trustees Begin Grant Process for Town Water Infrastructure

    The Granada Trustees decided to pursue a grant application to finance water main improvements in the community during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, January 9th.  This project was researched by the Trustees in June 2016, working with the GMS engineering firm from Colorado Springs.  Mayor Glenn Otto was contacted by David Frisch from the […]

Albert Aaron Foxworthy…April 8, 1935 - January 3, 2019

Albert Aaron Foxworthy…April 8, 1935 – January 3, 2019

      Albert Aaron Foxworthy Age 83, entered into Heaven peacefully Jan 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by his parents Albert (Gayetta) Foxworthy. Survived and will be missed by wife Raedean (Branom) Foxworthy; son Terry (Lisa) Foxworthy; granddaughter Krystyna Foxworthy; grandson Samuel Foxworthy; sister Phyllis (L.D.) Nelson; sister in law […]

Reorganization Meeting Held for Prowers County Officials

Reorganization Meeting Held for Prowers County Officials

  Various annual housekeeping procedures occurred at the Prowers County Courthouse this past Tuesday, January 8th as well as swearing-in ceremonies for those elected officials who were returned to office following the November General Election. Judge Stanley Brinkley administered the oath of office to these elected officials Tuesday afternoon: Lane Porter as Prowers County Court […]

James “Bob” Dennis…September 6, 1935 – January 7, 2019

James “Bob” Dennis…September 6, 1935 – January 7, 2019

Funeral Services for James “Bob” Dennis will be held at 10:00 on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Steve Knobbe officiating. Interment will follow at Hartman Cemetery, Hartman, Colorado.  Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. also at the funeral […]

January 2019 CSP Trooper Tips -  “A Call to Action”

January 2019 CSP Trooper Tips – “A Call to Action”

    Over the 2018 holiday season this year, Colorado had a wakeup call. Starting Christmas Eve, and continuing through the next 72 hours, Colorado lost a total of 9 lives in 7 crashes.  Those killed ranged from teenagers all the way to grandparents.  The news talked about the loss of lives, people talked about […]

Council Discusses Lamar Housing Status - Growth Potential

Council Discusses Lamar Housing Status – Growth Potential

    The Lamar City Council opened discussions on developing construction for new houses in the city during their January 7th work session.  Available and affordable housing has a direct bearing on business development in Lamar, a point of discussion that has been addressed on numerable occasions by a variety of municipal and civic organizations […]

Elizabeth Ybarra…March 20, 1946 – January 5, 2019

Elizabeth Ybarra…March 20, 1946 – January 5, 2019

    Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth Ybarra will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Henry Wertin officiating. Rosary/Scripture Service will take place prior to the Mass at 9:30 a.m. also at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow […]

Dorislee Jones…December 27, 1936 – January 5, 2019

Dorislee Jones…December 27, 1936 – January 5, 2019

  A Graveside Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar resident, Dorislee Jones will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Ft. Lyon National Cemetery with Pastor Michael Stines of the Living Covenant Fellowship officiating. A short memorial service for those who are unable to travel to Fort Lyon will be held […]

Ronald Chamberlain…January 4, 1927 – January 4, 2019

Ronald Chamberlain…January 4, 1927 – January 4, 2019

Graveside Services for Ronald Chamberlain will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar. Ronald Woodrow Chamberlain was born on January 4, 1927 in Hamilton County, Kansas to […]

Birth Announcements: Grasmick -/- Lopez

Birth Announcements: Grasmick -/- Lopez

    Daniela and Chance Grasmick of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Daniela Grasmick at 10:39am at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 with Dr. Foley attending. Katherine weighed six pounds and four ounces and was 18 ¾ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Kimber Grasmick.  Grandparents:  Doug and […]

Empty Bowls Soup Supper Fund-Raising Event in McClave

Empty Bowls Soup Supper Fund-Raising Event in McClave

  5 Loaves Pantry is hosting an Empty Bowls Soup Supper featuring ceramic bowls handcrafted by McClave School students on Friday, January 25th from 5:30 to 7 pm at the school cafeteria. Attendees will choose a one-of-a-kind bowl, then have it filled with a delicious soup prepared by pantry volunteers.  Cost of a bowl and […]

CDA Announces Colorado’s 2018 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

CDA Announces Colorado’s 2018 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

    January 7, 2019  BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that six industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the 2018 statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the members of the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.” […]

Shore Arts Pocket Park Project Completed with New Shade Structures

Shore Arts Pocket Park Project Completed with New Shade Structures

  2019 began with the finalization of the Shore Arts Center Pocket Park project, the three large umbrella-type coverings that will offer shade protection from the sun and the elements for future visitors. The last segment of the project was completed on Friday, January 4th.   The Lamar City Council had approved the purchase earlier […]

Greg Wollert…April 3, 1961 – January 1, 2019

Greg Wollert…April 3, 1961 – January 1, 2019

    A celebration of life memorial service for Lamar resident, Greg Wollert will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Mike Schneider of the Wiley Community Church officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Wiley Cemetery.  Per Greg’s request cremation will take place and there will be […]

Yolanda Marquez…May 9, 1937 – December 29, 2018

Yolanda Marquez…May 9, 1937 – December 29, 2018

    A mass of Christian burial for former Lamar, Colorado resident, currently of Brush, Colorado, Yolanda Marquez will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, February 4, 2019 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 […]