RSSArchive for January 18th, 2018

Robert McClain…June 15, 1955 – January 16, 2018

  Memorial Services for Robert McClain, known to most as Robbie will be held at 1:30pm on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Robert Roy McClain was born on June 15, 1955 in Farmington, New Mexico to Robert George and Rose (Jesser) McClain. He passed away on January […]

Preliminary Construction Work Starts on 9/11 Memorial

Preliminary Construction Work Starts on 9/11 Memorial

  Earth-moving equipment is beginning to lay the foundation for the planned 9/11 Memorial at the Big Timbers Museum site. 9/11 Tribute organizer, Doug Harbour brought the Prowers Commissioners up to date on the next steps for the construction plans. “We’re expecting some road base to arrive to top off what’s already been spread around […]

Phyllis Joan Pollart…June 20, 1929 – January 17, 2018

Phyllis Joan Pollart…June 20, 1929 – January 17, 2018

  Mass of Christian Burial for Phyllis Pollart will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, Colorado with Father Mariusz Wirkowski as Celebrant. Rosary will be held at 10am, prior to the Mass.  Interment will take place in the Holly Cemetery.  Per Phyllis’ […]

Joann Burke…June 3, 1940 – January 17, 2018

Joann Burke…June 3, 1940 – January 17, 2018

  A graveside celebration of life memorial service for Hasty resident formerly of Wiley, JoAnn Burke will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday January 23, 2018 at the Wiley Cemetery in Wiley, CO with Pastor Travis Walker of the Wiley United Methodist Church officiating. Per Joann’s request cremation has taken place and there will be […]

Charles Pacheco…November 7, 1948 – January 16, 2018

Charles Pacheco…November 7, 1948 – January 16, 2018

  Funeral Services for Charles Pacheco will be held at 2pm on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, CO. Deacon Allan Medina will officiate. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar, CO. Visitation for Charlie will be held from 3pm to 6pm Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Valley Memorial […]

Lila Maupin…August 20, 1923 – January 16, 2018

Lila Maupin…August 20, 1923 – January 16, 2018

  Funeral services for Lila Maupin will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Reverend Charles Kelly officiating. Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Visitation for Lila will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 […]

CSU Extension Offers Free Workshop for Installing Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

CSU Extension Offers Free Workshop for Installing Center Pivot Irrigation Systems

        Are you thinking of installing a center pivot irrigation system but have several questions? How much is it going to cost? Can I use my ditch or canal water, or is it better to install a well? What about putting a center pivot on my least productive land — will I […]

Birth Announcements: Flores -/- Griffin

Birth Announcements: Flores -/- Griffin

    Chasity and Arturo Flores of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Arturo Flores Jr. at 9:31am at Prowers Medical Center January, 2018 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Arturo weighed eight pounds and five ounces and was 20.5 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Lexi, Aliana, Adelina, Mariposa and Felipe.  Grandparents:  Monica Aguilera, […]

Made for the Shade

Made for the Shade

    A new shade pavilion at North Gateway Park has been installed, funded from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, ‘Fishing for Fun’ program. “The pavilion was installed January 4th and 5th,” said Rick Akers, Lamar Parks and Recreation Director, adding, “It measures 20 by 44 feet and was erected just south of the rest […]