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"Pink Day" at Granada High School

“Pink Day” at Granada High School

Granada High School recently held a “Pink Day” on Friday, October 14th, organized by the Student Council.  The events were kicked off by students and faculty wearing pink on Wednesday to recognize the many people in the local community that have battled cancer. Friday’s activities included a “Pink Volleyball Game” with rivals Holly Wildcats and […]

Younger Circle of Knowledge at HOPE Center

Partners for HOPE Sets Annual Chili Supper for November

Members of the HOPE Coalition decided on Friday, November 18th as the date for their 5th Annual Chili Supper, now an yearly fund-raising tradition at the HOPE Center Lincoln School.  There was considerable discussion to find a non-conflicting date with other local activities and the November date is the best available on the calendar.  Although […]

Snow Goose Festival Funded by Lodging Panel

Snow Goose Festival Funded by Lodging Panel

The annual Southeast Colorado Snow Goose Festival, set for February 2017, received almost the full amount of their request made last month by Festival organizer, Vincent Gearhart. The request for $9,233 had been tabled at the September meeting, pending availability of funds, but was approved during the October 18th meeting for $9,000. Two other long-range […]

Commissioners Discuss Intended Land Use and Marijuana Ordinance

Commissioners Discuss Intended Land Use and Marijuana Ordinance

There was no forward motion by the Prowers County Commissioners to adopt a new ordinance which could close loopholes regarding marijuana practices in the county. Sheriff Sam Zordel approached the commissioners last week with an ordinance which would place some restrictions on how Amendments 20 and 64 are regulated pertaining to recreational and medical marijuana […]

Budget Hearings Lead the Lamar City Council Agenda

Budget Hearings Lead the Lamar City Council Agenda

Three public hearings were held to review and finalize municipal budgets for the approaching year. The Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board, Lamar Utilities Board and Lamar City Council held the public hearings required to submit the budgets for public comment, and the Lamar Utilities Board  conducted their budget review on October 11th. Angie Cue, Lamar Community […]

Purchasing a Snowmobile, OHV or Boat? Be Sure to Get Proof of Ownership, Required for Registration in 2017

Purchasing a Snowmobile, OHV or Boat? Be Sure to Get Proof of Ownership, Required for Registration in 2017

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds anyone planning to purchase a boat, OHV or snowmobile that after Jan. 1, 2017, a new regulation requires that the buyer demonstrate proof of ownership before it can be registered. Failure to show proof of ownership will prevent the completion of the registration. If planning to purchase this […]

Busy Weekend for Prowers County

Busy Weekend for Prowers County

The first weekend of autumn provided a busy schedule in and around Prowers County. This year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce Oktoberfest was moved up on the calendar to September 24th.   The date change coincided with the weekend of Holly Gateway Fair activities, which featured their annual 10am parade and even though it was a couple […]

Lopes Rodeo to Host Antelope Stampede

Lopes Rodeo to Host Antelope Stampede

The Lamar Community College Rodeo team will host its annual Antelope Stampede this Friday through Sunday, September 30-October 2, at the Prowers County Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. Fourteen teams from throughout Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska will compete over three days with performances at6:00 pm on Friday, 2:00 pm on Saturday, and 11:00am on Sunday. Cost […]

New Season Begins for HOPE Center

New Season Begins for HOPE Center

Coalition members of the Partners for HOPE Center held their first meeting for the new school year on Monday, September 19th at the Lincoln School. More students are making use of the Center for after school studies and activities. Lori Hammer, HOPE executive director, told the group that the student numbers have grown with average […]

Lopes Volleyball Opens Season at Home

Lopes Volleyball Opens Season at Home

LCC plays doubleheaders Friday, Saturday The Lamar Community College volleyball team will enjoy the comforts of home when the 2016 season begins with the Little Caesar’s Classic this weekend. Eight teams, including the Runnin’ Lopes, will compete during the NJCAA’s opening weekend in the LCC Wellness CenterFriday and Saturday. All teams are scheduled for four […]

From the Fairgrounds to the Parking Lot

From the Fairgrounds to the Parking Lot

The Prowers County Commissioners provided an official welcome to the contestants and families for the Colorado Junior Rodeo Association championships held at the Prowers County Fairgrounds over the weekend. Commissioner Schnabel provided the welcoming remarks on Friday afternoon, August 19th with Wendy Buxton-Andrade and Ron Cook in attendance.  “We have a pretty nice community and […]

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class – Part 3 of 3

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class – Part 3 of 3

LCC family extends from Arizona to Indiana Lopes Volleyball is proud to bring players from four other states and Brazil together to share in the opportunities found at Lamar Community College. The final installment of our recruiting class includes players from the Lamar Community College service area, northern Colorado, northern Arizona and eastern Indiana. Kit […]

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class – Part 2 of 3

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class – Part 2 of 3

Lamar product, international transfer bring experience While the Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes volleyball team has only seven returning players, it will boast a total of eight sophomores during the 2016 season. A group of mature and unified freshmen will add to the team’s strong leadership. Lamar High School graduate Hannah Coin, a 5-foot, 10-inch […]

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class - Part 1 of 3

Lopes Volleyball Announces Recruiting Class – Part 1 of 3

The Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes volleyball team returns seven sophomores to a team that will have to rely heavily on newcomers when it opens the season at the Little Caesar Classic on Aug. 26 at the LCC Wellness Center. “The season has come fast, but I think we’re on track,” first-year head coach Dante […]

Lamar Hosting Colorado Junior Rodeo Finals this Weekend

Lamar Hosting Colorado Junior Rodeo Finals this Weekend

Lamar, Colorado – August 17, 2016 – The Colorado Junior Rodeo Association is celebrating its 22nd year and contestants from around Colorado and surround states will converge on Lamar this weekend as the championship races come to an end.  On August 19-21 over 125 contestants and their families will be coming to the Prowers County Fairgrounds […]