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Thank You from Fantasy Tree Committee

Thank You from Fantasy Tree Committee

  The 14th Annual Fantasy Tree was a huge success this year thanks to you, our donors and volunteers.  Without your generous support throughout the year and at this extraordinary event, we would not be able to provide many of the services we currently provide. Domestic Safety Resource Center provides free, confidential services to victims […]

Doris Foreshee…July 4, 1925 – December 3, 2017

Doris Foreshee…July 4, 1925 – December 3, 2017

  A Graveside Service for Hartman, Colorado resident, Doris Foreshee will be held at 11am Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Hartman Cemetery in Hartman, Colorado with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating. Per Doris’ request, there will be no visitation. Doris Jean Foreshee was born on July 4, 1925 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Ike and […]

Josey Ray Smotherman…January 4, 1997 – December 1, 2017

Josey Ray Smotherman…January 4, 1997 – December 1, 2017

  A funeral service for Miller, Missouri resident, Josey Ray Smotherman, will be held at 10am Friday December 8, 2017 at the Peacock Funeral Chapel with Bon May officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Per the family’s request there will be no public visitation. Josey was born on January 4, 1997 […]

Birth Announcements: (Correction) Flores - Becker

Birth Announcements: (Correction) Flores – Becker

  Sandra and Alejandro Flores of Holly, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Ozias Joel Flores at 5:28pm at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, December 1, 2017 with Dr. Foley attending. Ozias weighed eight pounds and five ounces and was 20 ¼ inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Alexander Emanual Flores and Noemi Aliesha […]

HOPE Center Benefits from Rupp Donation

HOPE Center Benefits from Rupp Donation

  Rupp’s Truck and Trailer Repair is a family based business. We are child-focused and we strive to support the community when it comes to education.  Many loyal customers are local; therefore the progress of children is a very large focus of this company.  As a small town, we know it takes a village to […]

City Council Investigates Hotel Development

City Council Investigates Hotel Development

  The Lamar City Council held a work session Monday, December 4th, to explore the potential development of an up-scale hotel in the city.  The council held a telephone interview with Tim Shefchik of BriMark Builders, representing Cobblestone Hotel and Suites. The feasibility study will be paid for by a $7,500 matching grant supplied by […]

Birth Announcements: Fehr – James

Birth Announcements: Fehr – James

    Ursula and Ben Fehr of Walsh, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Zinnia Fehr at 9:36am at Prowers Medical Center on November 28, 2017 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Zinnia weighed seven pounds and three ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Halli and Wolfgang.  Grandparents:  Maria Fehr and Lucy […]

LeRoy Preston McCorkle…July 23, 1945 – December 2, 2017

LeRoy Preston McCorkle…July 23, 1945 – December 2, 2017

  A graveside service for Pueblo resident, LeRoy Preston McCorkle will be held at 1pm PM Friday December 8, 2017 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Per LeRoy’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. LeRoy was born on July 23, […]

Parade of Lights Offers Enchanted Evening

Parade of Lights Offers Enchanted Evening

  A moderately mild evening, coupled with a full moon, made for a perfect evening for this year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights this past Friday, December 1st. There were some firsts to this year’s parade, mostly notably, a new route down South 4th Street to the Enchanted Forest, due to on-going construction […]

CDA Announces Colorado’s 2017 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

CDA Announces Colorado’s 2017 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

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

Lois L. Butler…December 25, 1922 – December 3, 2017

Lois L. Butler…December 25, 1922 – December 3, 2017

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Lois L. Butler will be held at 10am on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship officiating. Per Lois’ request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Lois was born on December […]

TRAIN RIDES AND FESTIVITIES AT THE ENCHANTED FOREST

TRAIN RIDES AND FESTIVITIES AT THE ENCHANTED FOREST

  Saturday, December 9th: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Dashers Dash 5K 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Santa’s Train Rides and Family Activities   Prowers Medical Center in conjunction with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce will celebrate this holiday season with family festivities in the Enchanted Forest beginning on Saturday, December 9th. To kick off […]

Four Arrested on Drug Charges

Four Arrested on Drug Charges

On Saturday, December 02, 2017 officers of the Lamar Police Department executed search warrants in the 800 block of South 9th Street, 1800 block of South 8th Street, and 800 block of Yucca Drive. Officers recovered quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, U.S. Currency and other items related to the distribution of illegal narcotics. Officers arrested […]

Anna E. McManaway…April 16, 1939 – December 3, 2017

Anna E. McManaway…April 16, 1939 – December 3, 2017

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Anna E. McManaway will be held at 1:00PM on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation for Anna will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 9:00AM until time of service at 1:00PM at the […]

South Central and Southeast Colorado 2017 Summer and Early Fall Climate Summary

South Central and Southeast Colorado 2017 Summer and Early Fall Climate Summary

  After a wet spring of 2017, the first month of “Meteorological Summer” warmed up and dried out across south central and southeast Colorado. While some portions of Eastern Colorado saw spotty amounts of above normal precipitation through the month of June, along with bouts of severe weather, most of south central and southeast Colorado […]