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Drought Expands Throughout S.E. Colorado

Drought Expands Throughout S.E. Colorado

  DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT – National Weather Service   Severe to Extreme Drought continues to expand across Southern Colorado…  SYNOPSIS  The month of March came in like a “Lamb” across Colorado, with a warm, dry and windy weather pattern persisting through most of the month, especially across Southeastern Colorado. A few weather systems moved across […]

Lamar Student, Vanessa Marta, Makes All-State Band

Lamar Student, Vanessa Marta, Makes All-State Band

  Vanessa Marta, a sophomore from Lamar High School, was among the 110 students from across Colorado to participate in the Colorado All State Band held at University of Northern Colorado earlier this month. More than 900 students auditioned for the prestigious group. Vanessa plays clarinet. “I was really nervous, but I’m glad I went […]

CSP Seeking Info on Rocky Ford Vehicle Involved in Fire Truck Crash

CSP Seeking Info on Rocky Ford Vehicle Involved in Fire Truck Crash

  The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a crash involving a Rocky Ford Rural Fire District Brush truck that was responding to a structure fire in the city of Rocky Ford on Tuesday, April 17th. The fire truck was northbound on Highway 71 approaching Otero County Road CC when it swerved to avoid an […]

Severe Winds Damage Hickory House, Power Loss to Southern Lamar Areas

Severe Winds Damage Hickory House, Power Loss to Southern Lamar Areas

  Winds in excess of 60mph knocked down eleven power poles around Lamar with eight power poles located along Savage Avenue yesterday afternoon, April 17th at around 5pm, tripping off breakers in the vicinity and causing additional power outages in Lamar, stretching from Memorial Drive to 14th Street in the southern section of the town, […]

New “Wheels” Park Adds to Willow Creek

New “Wheels” Park Adds to Willow Creek

Team Pain is in the house! Well, our town at least. As of this week, April 9, the professional skate park design team arrived in Lamar, along with the awaited final materials. Currently, Craig Brooks, Chief Building Officer for the City of Lamar and Contractual Representative for the building portion of this project, has overseen […]

Mary A. Montez…January 6, 1927 – April 15, 2018

Mary A. Montez…January 6, 1927 – April 15, 2018

  A Mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Mary A Montez will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday April 19, 2018 at the St. Frances de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Wojciech Pelczarski as celebrant. A rosary service for Mary will be held at 9:30am Thursday April 19, 2018 at […]

Marian O. Branson…October 28, 1934 – April 14, 2018

Marian O. Branson…October 28, 1934 – April 14, 2018

  Marian O. Branson, 83, peacefully passed from this life to the next on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Marian was born October 28, 1934, the tenth of thirteen children, to Albert J. and Marie (Bender) Neuharth in McClusky, ND. Marian attended school in McClusky graduating in 1951. When Marian was a freshman in high school […]

HOPE Center Season Winding Down for School Year

HOPE Center Season Winding Down for School Year

  The school season is drawing to a close at the Lincoln School HOPE Center on North Tenth Street in Lamar. Anita Zavala and Lori Hammer told Coalition members on Monday, April 16th, past graduates spoke to current students at Young HOPE Prevention about the importance of staying in school to attain their diploma.  One […]

30 LCC Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

30 LCC Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

  (Lamar, Colorado; April 16, 2018) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 30 new members in an induction ceremony on March 26, 2018. This is one of the largest classes of new members, as the Chapter celebrates its twentieth year at LCC. The new inductees included […]

Alvarez “Al” Jones…October, 23, 1918 – April 14, 2018

Alvarez “Al” Jones…October, 23, 1918 – April 14, 2018

  Funeral Services for Al Jones will be held at 10:30am Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, CO with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Visitation will be held 9am to 5pm on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 also at the funeral home. Alvarez Allen […]

Richard E. Jones…June 18, 1959 – January 24, 2018

Richard E. Jones…June 18, 1959 – January 24, 2018

    A come and go memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Richard E. Jones will be held at 6:00PM on April 21, 2018 at the Eagles. Per Richard’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Richard was born on June 18, 1959 at Lamar, Colorado to Blyn and Eva (Harrison) […]

Judith A. Dewbre…January 25, 1943 – April 15, 2018

Judith A. Dewbre…January 25, 1943 – April 15, 2018

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Judith A. Dewbre will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Lamar United Methodist Church with Reverend Kristina Walker of the Lamar United Methodist Church and Reverend Kathy Leathers of the Bristol/Granada Methodist Church co-officiating. Inurnment will follow at […]

Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice

Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice

    A prime consistency at Lamar Area Hospice is the volunteer component, said Debbie Pelley, Executive Director, during a proclamation signing which highlights National Volunteer Week, April 15-21 in the City of Lamar. The proclamation was signed by Lamar Mayor Roger Stagner at Hospice offices at 108 West Olive Street on Monday, April 16.  She […]

Birth Announcements: Brase -/- Cuayahuitl

Birth Announcements: Brase -/- Cuayahuitl

    Bo and Marah Brase of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Grace Brase at 1:40pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Ellie weighed six pounds and eight ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents: Ian and Lori Blacker and Dave […]

Merle James “Jim” Blair…November 23, 1929 – April 11, 2018

Merle James “Jim” Blair…November 23, 1929 – April 11, 2018

  Merle James “Jim” Blair, 88, of Limon, Colorado, passed away on April 11th, 2018 in Lamar, Colorado. Memorial services will be held at the Limon Community Building on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Minister Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. A private family internment will follow. Per Jim’s request, […]