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MOTOR VEHICLE INFORMATION: From Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

MOTOR VEHICLE INFORMATION: From Prowers County Clerk & Recorder

  Current physical and mailing address needs to be correct for Motor Vehicle Registration. Renewal Cards are not forwardable and the cards for license plates are processed and mailed from the Department of Revenue in Denver one month prior to when the stickers are due.   Plates may be renewed the month prior to being expired, […]

Electricity Generation Powered Through Irrigation

Electricity Generation Powered Through Irrigation

 Agencies Help Producer Use Existing Water To Create Electricity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2016 Contact:    James Amos, (303) 869-9009, james.amos@state.co.us Agencies Help Producer Use Existing Water To Create Electricity Program Open To More Farmers BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The first joint project to help farmers use existing irrigation water to generate electricity has been completed […]

Arthur “Zeno” Smith…February 22, 1945 – July 26, 2016

Arthur “Zeno” Smith…February 22, 1945 – July 26, 2016

Funeral services for Arthur Zeno Smith will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Seed and Supply Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Rod Coulter will officiate. Burial will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post #2411 and American […]

Andrea Gomez…February 4, 1952 – July 27, 2016

Andrea Gomez…February 4, 1952 – July 27, 2016

A Mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar resident, Andrea Gomez will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, August 1, 2016 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30 AM at the church with […]

Louise Silva…July 28, 1930 – July 27, 2016

Louise Silva…July 28, 1930 – July 27, 2016

A memorial service for lifetime Granada resident, Louise Silva will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Deacon Allan Medina. Inurnment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Per Louise’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Louise was born on July 28, 1930 at […]

Dale G. Adamson…July 25, 1943 – July 24, 2016

Dale G. Adamson…July 25, 1943 – July 24, 2016

A celebration of life for longtime Eads resident, Dale G. Adamson will be held from 1:00PM until 4:00PM on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Eads Community Building in Eads, Colorado. Per Dale’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Dale was born on July 25, 1943 at Chivington, Colorado to […]

Warman Presents Titanic Program to PCHS

Warman Presents Titanic Program to PCHS

On July 21, 2016, Courtney Warman presented a program to the Prowers County Historical Society about the British passenger liner, RMS Titanic that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1921. Courtney has collected information and memorabilia about the Titanic since she was a young girl. In addition to a power point slide show, Courtney shared […]

Beard Steps Down from LUB, Board Position Remains Open

Beard Steps Down from LUB, Board Position Remains Open

The Lamar Utillity Board approved a resolution in recognition of Rick Beard’s service to the LUB, both as a board member and as the board chairman. Beard submitted his resignation several weeks ago as he has accepted a new ministry in Garden City, Kansas.  That leaves a vacancy that has yet to be filled.  Interested […]

Lamar Loop Gets Closer, Step by Step

Lamar Loop Gets Closer, Step by Step

“This project got started with an idea about three years ago,” stated Rick Akers, Director of Lamar Parks and Recreation. He was addressing a gathering of about 40 persons who attended a public briefing at the Cultural Events Center for a status report on the proposed nine mile walking trail.  When completed, it will provide […]

New Cut Road Offers Options for Fun & Exercise

New Cut Road Offers Options for Fun & Exercise

There are times when you can have the 108 acres all to yourself, now, even more so. The City of Lamar recently bulldozed a new road leading to the two eastern most ponds at North Gateway Park.  Until recently, visitors could walk a northern path that followed the Arkansas River eastwards to the back ponds.  […]

Lamar Police Connect Three Individuals to 12 Burglaries

Lamar Police Connect Three Individuals to 12 Burglaries

  Media Release -/- July 27, 2016 On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, arrest warrants were issued for three subjects involved in a string of 12 burglaries of storage units and business in Lamar.  Officers of the Lamar Police Department have worked diligently on this case since early June when the burglaries started. A break in […]

City and Business Community Prepare for Changes on Main Street

City and Business Community Prepare for Changes on Main Street

Main Street in Lamar will undergo renovations sometime this fall. The construction project will have an impact in how we navigate around town and on Main Street businesses. Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, presented a Lamar Cone Zone Survival Guide to the council which was created for businesses in anticipation of the resurfacing project. […]

Virginia (Oliva) Rose…September 7, 1931 – July 24, 2016

Graveside Services for Lamar, Colorado resident, Virginia Rose will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado with Father Mariusz Wirkowski officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar. Virginia (Oliva) Rose was born on […]

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) has until mid-September before the economic advisory group, PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, returns to the county to present its final review of suggested changes to the local organization. PUMA will finalize its eight month study of the local county economy and make proposals for changes in PCDI; board membership […]

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Park!  National Night Out-August 2nd

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Park! National Night Out-August 2nd

  Tuesday evenings are usually fairly quiet in Lamar during the summer. There may be some action out at the ballfields and a jogger or two who are impervious to the summer heat.  But next Tuesday, August 2nd, there’s a lot happening out at Willow Creek Park that could and should bring out the whole […]