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W.G. “Bill” French…December 4, 1939 – August 21, 2017

W.G. “Bill” French…December 4, 1939 – August 21, 2017

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Granada, Colorado resident, W.G. “Bill” French will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Hartman Cemetery in Hartman, Colorado. Bill was born on December 4, 1939 at Lamar, […]

Upcoming Happenings at Bent’s Old Fort

Upcoming Happenings at Bent’s Old Fort

  The National Park Service will celebrate its 101st birthday this Friday, August 25, with free admission on Friday to all National Park units across the country.  Locally, Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site will waive fees for touring the fort.  The fort will be free to all that day, with operating hours from 8 […]

Night at the Museum, Courtesy of Prowers County Historical Society

Night at the Museum, Courtesy of Prowers County Historical Society

    This is not to be confused with the Ben Stiller movie from 2006, ‘Night at the Museum’, this is the Big Timbers Museum in Lamar playing host to an evening of entertainment and information on Thursday, September 14th. Kathleen Scranton, museum curator, and Linda Hawkins of the Prowers County Historical Society, said the […]

A Spray a Day Keeps the Skeeters Away

A Spray a Day Keeps the Skeeters Away

    The summer rainfall totals for southeast Colorado could contribute to mosquito growth, providing ample breeding grounds for the remaining summer months. “August and September are generally the most active for mosquito breeding,” said Tammie Clark, Director of the Prowers County Public Health Department. “Because we’ve already been introduced to the West Nile Virus […]