RSSArchive for June 6th, 2016

William “Bill” Osborn…July 26, 1930 – May 24, 2016

A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, William “Bill” Osborn will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Inurnment with full Military Honors will follow at Fairmount Cemetery under the auspices of the local V.F.W. and American Legion […]

Lamar Welcome Center Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Lamar Welcome Center Celebrates 25 Years of Service

A vision in the late 1980’s resulted in the designing of Colorado Welcome Centers that would be placed in Colorado. It was thought best to position the Centers on all borders of Colorado and especially on highway intersections and Interstates.   The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade designed the plan under the direction […]

Birth Announcements: Cazares -/- Camarillo

Birth Announcements: Cazares -/- Camarillo

  Valerie Austin and Brian Cazares of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Eva’Lynn Hope Cazares at 2:21am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, June 4, 2016 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Eva’Lynn weighed five pounds and five ounces and was 18.5 inches in length at birth.  Grandparents:  Maria Tovar and Christian Amaya. *********************************************** […]

Wiley Hay Days on the Way

Wiley Hay Days on the Way

The 41st Annual Wiley Hay Days will be celebrated June 17-18 this year and will feature a host of activities including the royalty for 2016, Lawrence and Tressa Brase.  Lawrence attended Wiley School from the first through the tenth grade.  His family farmed in the May Valley area.  Tressa lived in Lamar.  Her mother started […]

Special Walking Tour of Sand Creek Massacre

Special Walking Tour of Sand Creek Massacre

The massacre of about 230 Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children along the banks of the Big Sandy Creek in southeastern Colorado, known today as the Sand Creek Massacre, will be the topic of a free interpretive walking tour at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Reservations […]

One More Legal Hurdle Between ARPA & City of Lamar

One More Legal Hurdle Between ARPA & City of Lamar

The lawsuit titled Part 31 is all that’s left in the on-going litigation between ARPA, Arkansas River Power Authority, Syncora and the City of Lamar. And this is the one that’s the crux of the matter, a lawsuit brought by the city to dismiss the bonds issued to pay for the cost of the Lamar Repowering […]

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

The Holly Trustees decided to use a reconditioned pump for the town’s south well and place it 20 feet higher than before in an effort to put the well back into production. The well was taken off line several months ago when residents began to notice sediment in their water.  The Trustees have considered several […]