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Lamar Council, No Motion on Nursing Home Resolution

Lamar Council, No Motion on Nursing Home Resolution

    Proponents of the Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home were given their public hearing Monday, July 9th, by the Lamar City Council, their apparent final chance to have the council approve a Special District presented through their Service Plan, which outlined the need for a new nursing home in Lamar and would include an […]

20th Anniversary of Prowers Area Transit

20th Anniversary of Prowers Area Transit

      Prowers Area Transit has been in operation since 1998 serving the citizens of Prowers County. It has been a wonderful journey over the years.  We have averaged 22,546 riders each year.  Year-to-date over the 20 years, Prowers Area Transit has provided 450,927 transit rides.  We started with 1 transit vehicle and now […]

Lamar City Council Briefed on Summer Car/Music Event for Downtown

Lamar City Council Briefed on Summer Car/Music Event for Downtown

  August 17-18 has been selected to showcase Prowers Partners for Progress ‘DCCE’, Downtown Custom and Classic Expo, a car show what will be held in Lamar. Originators, Chris Duffy and Trevor La Cost briefed the council on what the show will offer.  Their website reads, “The DCCE is a large outdoor car show and […]

PATS 2017 Recap Provided to County Commissioners

PATS 2017 Recap Provided to County Commissioners

  Darren Glover, Operation Director for Prowers Area Transit, provided end of year numbers for PATS riders and corresponding finances this past Tuesday, January 16th. Revenue from riders, not counting Seniors was $15,416.95 for the year which averages to $1,284.75 per month through 2017. The Senior ride revenue was $3,779 which averaged to $314.92 per […]

PATS OFFERS FREE RIDES FOR NEW YEARS EVE

PATS OFFERS FREE RIDES FOR NEW YEARS EVE

      PROWERS AREA TRANSIT WILL BE CONTINUING THE TRADITION OF PROVIDING TRANSIT SERVICES DURING THE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS.  THE TRANSIT SERVICE WILL START AT 7:00 P.M. ON DECEMBER 31, 2017 AND RUN TO 2:00 A.M. ON JANUARY 1, 2018.  IF YOU HAVE A LARGE GROUP THAT YOU WILL BE WANTING TRANSIT SERVICE […]

Update at Big Timbers Museum

Update at Big Timbers Museum

Big Timbers Museum Curator, Kathleen Scranton, provided the Prowers County Commissioners with her monthly update on museum activities. Through March, the museum has seen 118 visitors. This compares to 2,204 visitors in 2016, 2,327 in 2015, 2,147 for 2014 and 2,052 for 2013.  Students from the Alta Vista Charter School recently held a field trip with […]

Bent County Regional Transit Plan

Bent County Regional Transit Plan

What is the feasibility of developing a regional transit plan which links bus services between Rocky Ford to Lamar? LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc. of Colorado held a public meeting at the Lamar SOS Center this past Friday, February 17th to seek input on the need for connecting services among counties and communities and the demographics […]

Ride Safe into 2017 with PATS

Ride Safe into 2017 with PATS

Prowers Area Transit will have transit services available from 7:00p.m. December 31, 2016 to 2:00a.m. January 1, 2017. If you need a ride please call 336-8034. If you have a large group, please call prior to December 31st to make your reservations. Donations will be accepted.  Prowers Area Transit will also be accepting sponsorship from […]

SAGE Nutrition is in Desperate Need of ‘Meals on Wheels’ Volunteer Drivers.

SAGE Nutrition is in Desperate Need of ‘Meals on Wheels’ Volunteer Drivers.

The number of volunteer drivers for ‘Meals on Wheels’ deliveries in the Lamar area has been dramatically reduced and replacement volunteers are needed. Darren Glover, Operations Director for Prowers Area Transit and Diane Williams, Director of the Lamar SAGE program at the Lamar SOS Center said the lack of drivers will greatly impact senior citizens […]