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Two Shot Festival Requests Lodging Panel Funding

Two Shot Festival Requests Lodging Panel Funding

    Rose Ann Yates, representing the Two Shot Goose Hunt, requested $20,000 from the Lodging Tax Panel to assist with marketing expenses for the approaching annual event, set this year for November 28-30th. Yates noted that this year will mark the 52nd annual event.  She estimated the cost for the year will be different, […]

Art, Craft & Food Festival returns to LCC on November 10

Art, Craft & Food Festival returns to LCC on November 10

      (Lamar, Colorado; October 8, 2018) Lamar Community College’s 44th Annual Art, Craft & Food Festival will bring a wide range of holiday shopping options to southeast Colorado on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  With nearly 60 vendors registered for the event, this is a great opportunity for people to shop local and support […]

Stockings for Soldiers-Wreaths Across America Scheduled for Holidays

Stockings for Soldiers-Wreaths Across America Scheduled for Holidays

Stockings for Soldiers Help brighten Christmas for a soldier overseas with our annual Stockings for Soldiers. Peacock Funeral Home is gearing up for the annual stockings for soldiers. From now until November 15, 2018 you may pick up a free stocking at Peacock Funeral Home at 209 S. 4th St. Monday thru Friday from 8:00am […]

LCC Foundation to host annual Boots, Bling & Blessings on October 20

LCC Foundation to host annual Boots, Bling & Blessings on October 20

  (Lamar, Colorado; October 8, 2018) Lamar Community College Foundation is making final preparations for its second annual Boots, Bling & Blessings celebration on Saturday, October 20, at 6:00pm in the LCC Equine Complex. Raising $25,000 for the Foundation and LCC’s students, last year’s event proved to be both productive and thoroughly enjoyable. Foundation Board […]

Season Debut for Southeast Colorado Concert Association

    The 2018-2019 Season Concert opener will be on Thursday, October 25th at the Lamar High School Auditorium, at 7:00 p.m., featuring 7th Avenue, a mixed vocal quartet. 7th Avenue is a group of vocalists, brought together in 2016 by Chris Rupp, the founder of HOME FREE. Each member of 7th Avenue has a […]

Lamar Airport Hosts Collegiate Aerial Competition

Lamar Airport Hosts Collegiate Aerial Competition

    The Lamar Municipal Airport played host to various collegiate flying teams this past weekend, October 5th and 6th, including the glider competition team from the Air Force Academy, students from Metro State University from Denver as well as competitors from the University of North Dakota who made the long trek to participate. Jamie […]

Latino Heritage Live!  - Fred Blanco Portrays Cesar Chavez

Latino Heritage Live! – Fred Blanco Portrays Cesar Chavez

      Acclaimed Los Angeles-based actor and scholar Fred Blanco will present the one-man show “The Stories of Cesar Chavez” on Tuesday, October 9th at 7pm at Lamar Community College, 2401 South Main Street, Bowman Building, Room 139. Blanco’s dramatic portrayal of Cesar Chavez, one of the most inspirational and influential civil rights leaders […]

2018 Parade of Lights will Feature ‘A Candy Cane Christmas’ Theme

2018 Parade of Lights will Feature ‘A Candy Cane Christmas’ Theme

    The 2018 Lamar Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Parade of Lights at 6pm on Friday, November 30th this year and the theme will be, ‘A Candy Cane Christmas’, according to event director, Jerry Roseberry. He said discussions are still being held for this year’s route, either north along Main Street now that […]

2018 Homecoming for Lamar

2018 Homecoming for Lamar

    Returning classmates for the class of 1968 as well as the 50-plus reunion had a taste of fall and summer like weather during weekend in Lamar this past Thursday through Sunday. The Friday afternoon homecoming parade was chilly, but enthusiasts and well-wishers lined South 6th Street up to Savage Stadium to view and […]

The Upcoming 77th Annual Bent County Harvest Show

The Upcoming 77th Annual Bent County Harvest Show

    The Bent County Harvest Show began in 1942 as the Victory Harvest Show and has since become a long-time tradition to Bent County. Even at its start, the first Harvest Show was identified as a huge success with prizes totaling $110.00 and red, blue, and white ribbons distributed to about 100 winners.  Some […]

Holly Gateway Fair, “Homestead Memories”, September 26th-29th

Holly Gateway Fair, “Homestead Memories”, September 26th-29th

    Homestead Memories has been selected as the theme for this year’s Holly Gateway Fair which runs from Wednesday, September 26th through Sunday, the 30th. Each afternoon and evening offers an event or exhibition for every taste beginning with Barrel Racing Exhibitions on the 26th at 5:30pm to the actual competition which starts at […]

Galaxy Gallery is Open to the Public

Galaxy Gallery is Open to the Public

  Lamar, CO (September 18, 2018) – The Galaxy Gallery, located at 108 North Main in Lamar, has recently opened to provide a showcase for artists of different styles, media, and visions. The hours are from 9am to 6pm Monday through Friday and weekends by appointment. Vincent Gearhart, one of the gallery curators said, “We […]

Patriotic House Display Wins Competition

Patriotic House Display Wins Competition

    Nikki McDowell, who resides on South 6th Street in Lamar decorated her home with a patriotic theme to honor the first responders and other participants in the September 8th 9/11 Memorial Tribute parade which passes along 6th Street in Lamar. Doug Harbour, organizer of the annual event told The Prowers Journal, McDowell had […]

Gonzales, Grand Marshalls of 2018 Fiesta de Colores

Gonzales, Grand Marshalls of 2018 Fiesta de Colores

    Ida and Manuel Gonzales led the traditional Fiesta de Colores parade, Saturday, September 15th from the Granada High School to the town’s park as this year’s Grand Marshalls. The 10am parade featured six candidates for the queen and princess coronation as well as featuring two returning royalty members from 2017. Dee Melgosa, of […]

Oktoberfest and BBB Combine for Special Annual Treat

Oktoberfest and BBB Combine for Special Annual Treat

    There should be ideal weather this Saturday, September 22nd for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual Oktoberfest and the 7th Annual 5K run/walk fundraiser for BBB, both taking place along East Beech Street in Lamar. If you should see about 300 persons wearing pink tee shirts and tutus, men and women of all […]