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Lucinda R. Zeaman…April 23, 1953 – August 26, 2018

Lucinda R. Zeaman…April 23, 1953 – August 26, 2018

    A memorial service for Lamar resident, Lucinda R. Zeaman, formerly of Phoenix, AZ will be held at 4:00PM on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church. Per Lucinda’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Lucinda was born on April 23, 1953 in Phoenix, AZ to […]

Annual Fiesta De Colores Set for Saturday in Granada

Annual Fiesta De Colores Set for Saturday in Granada

The Granada community will host the annual Fiesta De Colores Celebration this Saturday, September 15th beginning with the 10am parade, beginning at the High School parking lot and continuing into the town park.  This year’s grand marshall’s are Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Gonzales. Other events include music provided by Fernando and the highlight will be […]

CROP PRODUCTION – SEPTEMBER 2018 - COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

CROP PRODUCTION – SEPTEMBER 2018 – COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

    Based on September 1st conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 174.20 million bushels, according to the September 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is down 2 percent from the August 1st forecast and down 6 percent from […]

Birth Announcement:  Adam

Birth Announcement: Adam

  Thomas and April Adam of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Sapphire Grace Rose Adam at 7:46pm at Prowers Medical Center on Monday, September 10, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending.  Sapphire weighed seven pounds and was 20.5 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Christopher, Anna and James Adam.  Grandparents:  Kim and Billy […]

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Staying the Course for Gains

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Staying the Course for Gains

    While the Lamar City July Sales and Use Tax collected in August were up a fraction of a percent, the year to date figures continued to show a healthy gain for that period. City Sales Tax was up 0.27% for a slim gain over last year of $758.94 with 2017 totals at $282,334.72 […]

Letter to the Editor: On 9/11 Tribute

Letter to the Editor: On 9/11 Tribute

    Today, Lamar, Colorado had their parade of memories of fallen heroes. As each American flag passed by I covered my heart with my right hand to show gratitude of those precious souls that lost their life for you and me.  We often forget that the service men who have fought and died did […]

William “Darrell” Emrie…July 2, 1924 – September 7, 2018

William “Darrell” Emrie…July 2, 1924 – September 7, 2018

  Funeral services for Las Animas, CO resident, Darrell Emrie will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2018 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, CO. with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Burial will take place at 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 21, 2018 at Ft. Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, CO.  The family […]

Holly Commercial Club Prepares for Local Activities

Holly Commercial Club Prepares for Local Activities

    The Holly Commercial Club met on Wednesday, September 5, with four guests with the Karen McCormick for Congress campaign. The Minutes and Treasurer’s Reports were given and approved. The Holly Shopper report was given. Old Business: Cornhole Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 29. Sign-up sheets were passed around for volunteers to run […]

Blue Rose Ranch (Part 3) Horse Rescue Operations in Springfield, CO

Blue Rose Ranch (Part 3) Horse Rescue Operations in Springfield, CO

  Blue Rose Ranch (Part 3) This is the third and final article in the series describing the work behind the scenes of the horse rescue and adoption facilities at the Blue Rose Ranch in Springfield, Colorado, owned and operated by Cheryl and John Webb since 2007. Since the first day of operation to current […]

Celebración en el Fuerte! - Hispanic Heritage Day at Bent’s Old Fort

Celebración en el Fuerte! – Hispanic Heritage Day at Bent’s Old Fort

  The public is invited to join the denizens of Bent’s Old Fort on Saturday, September 15 to celebrate the Hispanic heritage of this reconstructed trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. The event will feature living history, presentations on Hispanic merchants and cowboys, and an 1840s-style fandango in the fort plaza.     Philip […]

Teen Traffic Fatalities up 22 percent Last Year

Teen Traffic Fatalities up 22 percent Last Year

CDOT Launches Teen Driving Safety Campaign Focused on Driving Restrictions   STATEWIDE – Last year 67 young people between the ages of 15 and 20 were killed in traffic crashes in Colorado. This is a 22 percent increase from 2016 when 55 were killed and the highest number of fatalities for that age group since […]

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Publishes In-Depth Report on Colorado DUI Offenses

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Publishes In-Depth Report on Colorado DUI Offenses

      (LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 6, 2018) – The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice has published a report analyzing more than 27,000 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases that were filed in Colorado in 2016. It is the first report of its kind in the nation to make such a robust and thorough examination […]

Enroll in Online Classes, Get Money for School at LCC

Enroll in Online Classes, Get Money for School at LCC

Class Enrollment Still Available for September and October There’s still time to enroll in college courses this fall and Lamar Community College is here to get students started on the track to reaching their educational goals with a full schedule of online courses. Online courses are offered in 16-week, 10-week, or short six-week long sessions […]

Mobile Vet Center Offers Aid/Information for Local Veterans

Mobile Vet Center Offers Aid/Information for Local Veterans

John Berentz, MSW, Readjustment Counseling Technician from the Pueblo Vet Center was in Lamar last week, headquartered in the VA’s mobile center at the northwest corner of Walmart’s parking lot. The trailer was in Lamar Thursday and Friday, August 30th and 31st by invitation of the Prowers County Veterans Service Officer, Gary Harbert.   Vet Center […]

PEP Board Learns About Planned Lamar-Based Youth Entrepreneurship Fair

PEP Board Learns About Planned Lamar-Based Youth Entrepreneurship Fair

    The approaching November 7th E-Fair was one of two topics presented to board members of Prowers Economic Prosperity during their monthly meeting, held in the Holly Senior Center, Tuesday, September 4th.  The other presentation described the potential financial impact for state and local highway improvements should Proposition 110 pass in the November General […]