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Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Schnabel Steps Down as Commissioner

Prowers County Commissioner, Henry Schnabel, brought his eight years of municipal service to the county to a close shortly before noon today, January 10th. Just prior to the lunch break which would be followed by official swearing-in ceremonies in the county district courtroom at 1pm, Commission Chairman, Ron Cook, presented Schnabel with a framed photograph […]

New Year: New County Officials

New Year: New County Officials

Swearing-in ceremonies for four elected officials for Prowers County have been scheduled for 1pm, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Prowers County District Courtroom. The newly remodeled courtroom will be the location for the swearing-in ceremony and reception to follow for Stanley Brinkley, Chief Judge for the 15th Judicial District; Joshua Vogel, District Attorney for […]

Holly Commercial Club Holds Last Meeting of 2016

Holly Commercial Club Holds Last Meeting of 2016

The Holly Commercial Club board reviewed several community activities for the Christmas season which included the Holly Jolly Country Christmas Concert. It was reportedly sold out with 178 tickets purchased and the committee received $2,200 in donations.  Rod Swisher reported that the Bluegrass Committee had received $2,500, the full request from the Prowers Lodging Panel, […]

Otto New Mayor for Granada

Otto New Mayor for Granada

Mayor Pro-Tem, Glenn Otto, took his oath of office as Granada Mayor during the Trustees monthly meeting, Wednesday, November 9th.  As pro tem, he assumed the seat vacated by former Mayor, C.F. DeForest when he resigned after moving out of the district.  Argie Thrall was appointed the new Mayor Pro-Tem by unanimous consent of the […]

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

Unofficial Election Results from Prowers County and Colorado

The following are the unofficial results on balloting in the State of Colorado and Prowers County from numbers issued by the Secretary of State’s office and from the Prowers Count Clerk and Recorder.  There were 7201 registered voters in the county. Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton-Andrade ran unopposed for her seat in District Three and […]

Election Day News from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

Election Day News from Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

  County Offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for Election Day. The Courthouse will remain open for the Courts and the County Clerk & Recorder. The Clerk & Recorder’s Office will be open only for Election transactions. The Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center will also remain open.    

Election News--Countdown to November 8th

Election News–Countdown to November 8th

  Ballots should be in full swing by now. Ballots were mailed to all Active Eligible Voters the week of October 17th. Make sure that you sign the back of your envelope before returning your ballot along with adequate amount of postage when sending to the Prowers County Clerk’s Office. Election Judges are required by […]

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking New Board Members

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking New Board Members

LAMAR, COLORADO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2017. The Chamber Board of Directors annually […]

Election News for Voters

Election News for Voters

    ELECTION INFORMATION: Ballots for the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election will be mailed this week October 17 – October 21, 2016.  The Presidential General Election will be conducted as an all Mail Ballot Election. The ballot you receive in the mail is your official ballot. You need to vote and return your […]

Specht Selected as Interim Attorney for Prowers County

Specht Selected as Interim Attorney for Prowers County

John Lefferdink is retiring from his position as attorney for Prowers County and local attorney Darla Scranton Specht will serve as the county’s interim attorney pending steps to appoint a new, full-time legal representative. Commissioner Wendy Buxton-Andrade said a permanent attorney will need to be appointed by at least January and Commission Chairman Ron Cook […]

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Colorado Farm Bureau and ACT for AMERICA are combining efforts to host a candidate’s forum for southeast Colorado candidates in the November General Election. KVAY radio will broadcast the event from the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn on Thursday, October 20th. A candidates meet & greet will be held at 4:30pm and the forum will follow […]

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

The issue to sell Granada’s electricity distribution assets to SECPA, Southeast Colorado Power Association, will appear on the November 8th General Election ballot.  A similar vote was defeated in a town wide election in April of 2014 by a vote of 53 to 30.  The sale price two years ago was $475,000 and has increased […]

Candidates and Issues on November General Election Ballot

Candidates and Issues on November General Election Ballot

  What will be on the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Mail Ballot? Presidential Candidates United States Senator Candidates Representative to the 115th United States Congress- District 4 Candidates Regent to the University of Colorado-At Large Candidates Regent of the University of Colorado-Congressional District 4 Candidates State Senator-District 35 Candidates State Representative-District 64 District Attorney-15th […]

Election News:  Countdown to November General Election

Election News: Countdown to November General Election

ELECTION NEWS UPDATE: November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election will be an all-mail ballot delivery.   Ballots will be mailed to all actively registered electors the week of October 17, 2016. How do I return my ballot: After receiving your ballot in the mail you may vote and returned the ballot in the return envelope, with […]

Concerns Over Voter Phone Call Scam

Concerns Over Voter Phone Call Scam

Secretary Williams: Be careful about calls requesting voter information DENVER, Sept. 9, 2016 – State and county election officials have received numerous complaints this week from Colorado voters who are concerned about phone calls that appear to be an effort to obtain their personal and sensitive information. During the automated calls, voters are advised their […]