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Doris M. Ramsel…1921 – April 11 2016

Doris M. Ramsel, 95, formerly of Sterling passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 inLoveland.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 11 at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Michelle Witherspoon officiating.  Interment followed at RiversideCemetery. Doris Inez was born to George and Nellie McCorkle in Woods County, Oklahoma near Alva.  She was the oldest […]

Lamar Council Approves Zoning Ordinance for East Maple Street Corrections Facility

Lamar Council Approves Zoning Ordinance for East Maple Street Corrections Facility

An ordinance to amend zoning at 800 East Maple Street in Lamar was approved by the Lamar City Council on first reading during their meeting, Monday, April 25th. The ordinance will amend the zoning on the 3.55 acres from R-3 to I-1.  The site developer, Doug Carrigan, plans to re-purpose the property into a community […]

Colorado Field Ornithologists Holding 54th Annual Convention May 5-9 In Lamar

Colorado Field Ornithologists Holding 54th Annual Convention May 5-9 In Lamar

Colorado Field Ornithologists, a statewide birding organization, will meet for its 54th annual convention May 5–9, 2016 at the Rodeway Inn–Cow Palace Inn in Lamar. More than 225 birders, a new CFO record, have registered for the convention. Most conventioneers are from Colorado, but visitors from other states will be in attendance too. CFO is proud to […]

Lamar Easing Water Restrictions, Police Reestablishing Explorer Post

Lamar Easing Water Restrictions, Police Reestablishing Explorer Post

The Lamar City Council voted to move from mandatory Stage 2 water restrictions, in effect for the past several years, to mandatory Stage 1. The recommendation, according to City Administrator, John Sutherland, is the increased availability of water due to the lessening of the drought in southeast Colorado, as well as the new fee rate […]

Nursing Graduates Look Forward to Pinning

Nursing Graduates Look Forward to Pinning

(Lamar, Colorado; April 22, 2016) The College will also host its annual Nurse Pinning at 10:00am on Friday, May 6, at the Wellness Center.  29 graduates from the college’s Level I (Practical Nursing) and 17 from the Level II (Associate Degree in Nursing/Registered Nurse) programs will be pinned.  Two graduating students, Amy Neely and Kanzadie […]

Plan in Action for LCC’s 77th Commencement

Plan in Action for LCC’s 77th Commencement

(Lamar, Colorado; April 22, 2016) Lamar Community College will host its 77th Annual Commencement on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the LCC Wellness Center.  Over 230 degree or certificate-seeking students are eligible to walk in this year’s commencement ceremony, including fall 2015 graduates as well as spring and summer 2016 candidates for graduation. The ceremony […]