RSSArchive for August 21st, 2017

The Sky’s the Limit at HOPE Center

The Sky’s the Limit at HOPE Center

HOPE Center students and teachers took time for an ‘in-progress’ science class this Monday, August 21st as the sun’s eclipse was almost at its height in Prowers County at high noon.  Wearing specially provided goggles, similar to those of the days of 1950’s 3-D movies, the kids viewed the shadow’s transit over the sun as […]

Fontella Gardner…September 19, 1921 – August 18, 2017

  Funeral Services for Fontella Gardner will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Gary Pritchard and Pastor Susie Burley officiating.  Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 9:00 […]

Crowder/Lewis Town Hall Covers Economics, Landfill, Easements and Hemp

Crowder/Lewis Town Hall Covers Economics, Landfill, Easements and Hemp

  Southeast Colorado residents who attended the PEP Town Hall Meeting at Lamar Community College this past Thursday, August 17, expressed an interest in economic development, landowner rights, hemp production, conservation easements, landfill regulations and the potential development of Camp Amache under the guidance of the National Park Service.   State Representative Kimmi Lewis, House […]

Linda A. Cooper…August 12, 1946 – August 14, 2017

Linda A. Cooper…August 12, 1946 – August 14, 2017

  Memorial Services for Linda Cooper will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 28, 2017 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado.  Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate.  Per Linda’s request, cremation has taken place. Linda Ann Cooper was born on August 12, 1946 in Kansas to Kenneth and Barbara (Allin) Juhn.  She passed […]

Birth Announcement: Dela Rosa

Birth Announcement: Dela Rosa

Ruben Junior and Sara DelaRosa of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Mila Ariana DelaRosa at 11:33pm at Prowers Medical Center on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 with Dr. Foley attending.  Mila weighed five pounds and 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Elycia DelaRosa, Alexia Gonzales, Xzavier DelaRosa.  Grandparents:  […]

Colorado Employment Situation for July 2017

Colorado Employment Situation for July 2017

Employers in Colorado added 3,600 nonfarm payroll jobs from June to July for a total of 2,648,400 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 100 and government increased 3,500. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point in July to 2.4 percent. […]