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Trump Announces E15 Year-Round

Trump Announces E15 Year-Round

    Oct. 10, 2018 — Yesterday evening, President Trump directed the EPA to being the rule making process to allow for the sale of E15 year-round. This announcement is welcome news to corn country and the biofuels industry. Colorado Corn Growers Association (CCGA) and Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) applaud President Trump for keeping […]

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 […]

Domestic Safety Resource Center Announces - Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

Domestic Safety Resource Center Announces – Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

  “Butterfly… A Story of Survival and Rebirth”   October is National Domestic Violence awareness Month. Domestic Safety Resource Center is joining organizations across Colorado and the nation using our voices to promote greater public awareness about Domestic Violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Survey 1 in 3 women and 1 in […]

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Takes Slight Slip in August

Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Takes Slight Slip in August

    Sales Tax revenue for the City of Lamar dropped a bit this past August 2018 as City Sales Tax posted collections of minus 2.99% compared to 2017, a drop of $8,608.53. Revenue collections for August, 2017 were $287,825.79 compared to the same period in 2018 of $279,217.26.  Use Tax collections were still healthy […]

Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO

Stolen Vehicle Makes for Wild Chase on Hwy 50 in SE CO

    The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating an incident Monday, October 8, 2018, involving a stolen vehicle that crashed into multiple vehicles, causing serious and life-threatening injuries. David Refice, age 48, of Pueblo, Colorado, stole a 2007 GMC Sierra Pickup that was parked on the west side of Fowler, near the sale barn. […]

Two Vehicle Crash Injures Baca County Residents

Two Vehicle Crash Injures Baca County Residents

    This past Friday, October 5, 2018, a two vehicle crash occurred at 5:44pm at the uncontrolled intersection of Baca County Road UU and Baca CR 33.  Marcella Swanson, age 70, with two passengers, was headed eastbound on CR UU and collided into the driver’s side of a pickup headed northbound on CR 33 […]

Small Grains Report – September 2018

Small Grains Report – September 2018

    COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS All wheat production in Colorado, estimated at 70.50 million bushels, is down 20 percent from 2017, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All wheat yield was 36.1 bushels per acre, down 7.1 bushels per acre from […]

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede October 5-7

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede October 5-7

      (Lamar, Colorado; September 25, 2018) The Lamar Community College Rodeo team will host its annual Antelope Stampede on October 5 through 7 at the Prowers County Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. Fourteen teams from throughout Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska will compete over three days with performances at 6:00 pm on Friday, 2:00 pm […]

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 […]

Election Ballots Mailing Schedule & Important Dates

Election Ballots Mailing Schedule & Important Dates

    ELECTION NEWS: Ballots will be mailed the week of October 15-19, 2018. If you are not sure about your registration information, contact the County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 719-336-8011, election@prowerscounty.net for assistance.  Make your corrections today to ensure you are able to vote for all of the candidates and issues in your […]

Trooper Tips -   “Bus stops, it’s all about the kids.”

Trooper Tips – “Bus stops, it’s all about the kids.”

      It’s that time of year when the trees lose their leaves and parents lose their kids to the school system. This means we have kids all over the place going to school along with other activities and that means we need to be more careful out there when driving, particularly around school […]

VA Accepting Burial Applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery

VA Accepting Burial Applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery

The VA’s National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO) in St. Louis, MO begins accepting burial applications for Pikes Peak National Cemetery.   COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. – The National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO) in St. Louis, MO, will begin accepting burial applications for deceased eligible Veterans and their spouses on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018, for Pikes Peak […]

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

  COLORADO Colorado inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2018 was 780,000 head, up 3 percent from June 1, 2018 and up 3 percent from last year. Breeding inventory, at 155,000 head, was unchanged from the previous quarter, but down 5,000 head from last year. Market hog inventory, at 625,000 head, was up […]

Livestock Slaughter - August 2018

Livestock Slaughter – August 2018

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.77 billion pounds in August, up 3 percent from the 4.63 billion pounds produced in August 2017. Beef production, at 2.43 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.98 million head, up 1 percent from August 2017. The […]

Cattle on Feed - Colorado

Cattle on Feed – Colorado

The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 900,000 head as of September 1, 2018. The latest inventory was 1 percent above last month and 5 percent above the September 1, 2017 inventory. Cattle feeders with 1,000 […]