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PEP Board Meets in Holly, Talks Focus on Hotel Development and Port of Entry Regulations

PEP Board Meets in Holly, Talks Focus on Hotel Development and Port of Entry Regulations

  Prowers Economic Prosperity board members held their monthly meeting at the Catholic Hall in Holly this month, part of their community outreach program to bring their meetings to other communities in the county. Over 30 persons were on hand for economic and business updates from PEP Executive Director, Eric Depperschmidt and Rick Robbins, Board […]

Delta Kappa Gamma Donates Books to Public County Health

Delta Kappa Gamma Donates Books to Public County Health

    Recently the women of Delta Kappa Gamma graciously donated a check for $200 to Prowers County Public Health, in support of their reading program, to purchase new books for the many children they see during WIC and Immunization appointments.  Prowers County Public Health’s book program was established years ago as a way to […]

Travel Tours Featured during Annual Fantasy Tree Event

Travel Tours Featured during Annual Fantasy Tree Event

    The 14th Annual Fantasy Tree will be held at the Lamar Elks Lodge, Saturday, November 18th and will be highlighted in part by a silent auction featuring several travel tour packages. The proceeds of the auctions benefit the Domestic Safety Resource Center, paying for various expenses that are not covered by grant funding, […]

LCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Welcomes 14 New Members

LCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Welcomes 14 New Members

(Lamar, Colorado; November 3, 2017) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 14 new members in an induction ceremony on November 2, 2017. The new inductees included Chet Adams (Hoehne), Harley Anstead (Ignacio), Michelle Batista-Majalca (Johnstown), Jenaye de Seve (Canyon Country, CA), Dillon Fisher (Springfield), Tyler Geddes […]

November General Election Results for Prowers County, Stagner's In and 2A is Out

November General Election Results for Prowers County, Stagner’s In and 2A is Out

    These are the latest unofficial election results from the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  An official verification of the tally will be issued by the Clerk’s office at a later date. The race for Mayor for the City of Lamar was won by incumbent Roger Stagner who received  883 votes to his challenger, […]

LPD and District Attorney Vogel Discuss Law Enforcement at Council Work Session

LPD and District Attorney Vogel Discuss Law Enforcement at Council Work Session

Lamar Police Chief, Kyle Miller and District Attorney, Josh Vogel, discussed their working relationship and the latest crime statistics for the Lamar City Council during a November 6th work session. The council also discussed a proposal for an expanded Lamar Animal Shelter. Chief Miller provided crime related statistics for the 3rd quarter of the year, […]

Charles Goodnight, His Life and Legacy

Charles Goodnight, His Life and Legacy

      The Bent’s Fort Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will feature a presentation on Charles Goodnight, his life and legacy, on Saturday, November 11. The meeting will be held at the J. W. Rawlings Heritage Center located at 560 Bent Avenue, Las Animas, CO. Prior to the presentation members will hold […]

Lamar Community College Hosts Open House November 16

Lamar Community College Hosts Open House November 16

  (Lamar, Colorado; November 6, 2017) Lamar Community College will be hosting an Open House on November 16, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the Betz Technology Center. “We are excited to be adding a fall Open House to our schedule this year,” said Tori Hawks, Coordinator of Recruiting at LCC.  “At the Open House, […]

FLTI Volunteers are Providing a Thanksgiving Community Connection

FLTI Volunteers are Providing a Thanksgiving Community Connection

Maria Gutierrez of Lamar had been imagining a project for a community lunch in Lamar for some time. Her involvement with the Family Leaders Training Institute through the Big Timbers Alliance for the past several years put that idea to work, developing last year’s Lamar Community Thanksgiving, held at the Lincoln School, HOPE Center last […]

College Goal Sunday set for November 12

College Goal Sunday set for November 12

  (Lamar, Colorado; October 25, 2017)  Each year, Lamar Community College serves as a host site for College Goal Sunday, which is set for November 12, 2017, from 1:00-3:00pm in the LCC Betz Technology Center, Room 103. College Goal Sunday is a statewide initiative to assist potential students in filling out the Free Application for […]

Main Street Construction Progress Report

Main Street Construction Progress Report

  ACC Mountain West is concurrently working on Phases l & lll on the US Highway 287 reconstruction project through Main Street Lamar. The work consists of installation of a new waterline system, storm drainage system and concrete paving between Park Street and Canal Road. Phase l, located between Park and Oak Streets will maintain […]

Prowers Commissioners Accept Resignations from Two County Health Personnel

Prowers Commissioners Accept Resignations from Two County Health Personnel

The Prowers County Commissioners held executive session meetings Tuesday, October 31st for personnel matters with two employees of the County’s Public Health and Environment Department, pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4)(f).  A third executive session was held with Prowers County Attorney, Darla Scranton-Specht to receive legal advice on specific legal questions regarding the personnel matters. Following […]

BBB Group Donates to Lamar Area Hospice

BBB Group Donates to Lamar Area Hospice

    The annual Beer & Brats for Boobies fundraising event held on September 23rd in Lamar, raised $21,000 which was presented to Deb Pelley, Executive Director of the Lamar Area Hospice this past Tuesday, October 31st. This marks the 6th BBB event which highlights the impact breast cancer has on area residents and their […]

Registration opens soon for spring courses at LCC

Registration opens soon for spring courses at LCC

  (Lamar, Colorado; October 23, 2017)  The fall semester is moving quickly at Lamar Community College and spring is right around the corner! Registration for the upcoming semester will open on November 1 and a preview of the available courses is now available. LCC has added several new courses for the spring semester, including a […]

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

Toys for Tots Starts their Holiday Season

  Darlene Lopez said her Toys for Tots organization will be headquartered at the Car Palace again this year. “They’ve been helpful to us in year’s past and we’ll be opening our operations on North Main Street beginning Monday, November 6th,” she stated. Lopez and her crew of volunteers collects toys and gifts, old and […]