RSSArchive for May 10th, 2016

Marian Martinson…July 27, 1936 – April 23, 2016

  A graveside memorial service for former Lamar resident currently of Colorado Springs, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Fairmount Cemetery with Reverend Mary Hendricks officiating. Per Marian’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Marian was born on July 27, 1936 at Lamar, […]

9-11 Tribute Memorial Site Re-located to Big Timbers

9-11 Tribute Memorial Site Re-located to Big Timbers

The Prowers County Commissioners approved the requested site change for the proposed 9-11 Tribute Memorial during their May 9th meeting.  Two other sites had been considered, at Bicentennial Park across from Lamar Middle School and at the corner of Savage Avenue and Highway 287, across the road from Mission Villanueva Restaurant, with that location considered […]

Dempsey Recipient of Sheriff's Scholarship

Dempsey Recipient of Sheriff’s Scholarship

Prowers County Sheriff, Sam Zordel, is pleased to announce that Paige Dempsey is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Prowers County. CSOC, Colorado’s state sheriffs’ association, offered a total of 31 awards of $500 each, this year to deserving high school and college students in Colorado to fund […]

Lamar Council Sets Three Public Hearings for May 23

Lamar Council Sets Three Public Hearings for May 23

A public hearing for a special events permit has been set for May 23rd by the Lamar City Council following a request by Lamar Partnership Inc.  LPI wishes to host a beer garden at the annual Windmill Tournament scheduled for July 8-9 of this year at the ballfields.  Windmill players must be at least 18 […]

Francis J. Evans…March 14, 1921 – May 12, 2016

Francis J. Evans…March 14, 1921 – May 12, 2016

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Francis J. Evans will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Redeeming Love Church with Pastor Mark Viar officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Visitation for Francis will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 1:00PM until […]

Birder’s Eye View of Lamar

Birder’s Eye View of Lamar

Lamar hosted the Colorado Field Ornithologists 54th Annual Convention May 5th through the 8th with an estimated 225 members on hand for the activities.  As part of the welcoming event, members were treated to a catered BBQ dinner at Willow Creek Park with Mayor Roger Stagner providing introductory remarks to the crowd which enjoyed a […]