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Mobile Veteran's Center in Lamar June 22

Mobile Veteran’s Center in Lamar June 22

  LAMAR, CO – The Pueblo Vet Center Mobile Vet Center will be in Lamar, CO on June 22, 2018 by invitation of the Prowers County Veterans Service Officer. The Mobile Vet Center will be at the Walmart parking lot at 1432 E. Olive St. from 9am to 3pm. Vet Center staff will be on […]

Drug Deals Get 12 Year Sentence

  On May 30, 2018, James Doug Rose pled guilty in Prowers County, District Court case 2017CR238 to Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class two drug felony, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class two drug felony, and six separate counts of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous […]

TBK Bank Employees Donate to Sparrow House Ministries

TBK Bank Employees Donate to Sparrow House Ministries

    “TBK Bank employees have been donating some of their time through May, working at the food bank at Sparrow House Ministries,” said Brenda May, TBK Business Development Officer, adding that their experience has been very eye opening. May said the bank’s employees donated $250 of their own money to the food bank which […]

Birth Announcement: Churchill

Birth Announcement: Churchill

    Jailynn Kalma and Alan Churchill of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Jersey Fay Lanae Churchill at 12:27am at Prowers Medical Center on Sunday, May 27, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending. Jersey weighed six pounds and five ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Sylas Churchill.  Grandparents:  Dallas […]

Ben Buck Named New LCC Baseball Coach

Ben Buck Named New LCC Baseball Coach

Lopes Baseball Alum Plans to Carry Tradition, Utilize Technology (Lamar, Colorado; May 31, 2018) Lamar Community College named Ben Buck its first new head baseball coach in 25 years after an official search. “Both the hiring committee and I felt strongly that Ben Buck was the right guy to take over the baseball program,” longtime […]

Encampment and Caravan Highlight Santa Fe Trail Weekend at Bent’s Old Fort

Encampment and Caravan Highlight Santa Fe Trail Weekend at Bent’s Old Fort

The busy days of the Santa Fe Trail will come back to life the weekend of June 8 –10 as Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site hosts an encampment and trail caravan. Over 70 living history interpreters will inhabit the fort and surrounding camps on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9 demonstrating life along […]

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Projects Begin in Lamar

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Projects Begin in Lamar

      System Upgrades Increase Safety & Reliability of Natural Gas Service   LAMAR, Colo. (May 30, 2018) –Atmos Energy is investing millions of dollars to replace aging infrastructure throughout Colorado to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas delivery system. Beginning Monday, June 4, 2018, these pipe replacement efforts will […]

LUB Approves Bid for Roof Replacement Project

LUB Approves Bid for Roof Replacement Project

    Last summer’s hail storm left a lasting impact on the area. Lamar Utility Board members voted to approve a bid from Camp and Currell Construction for repairs to damage to the main office and warehouse roof.  Lamar’s Chief Building Inspector, Craig Brooks attended the May 29th meeting to offer information pertaining to the […]

Council Confirms Resolution on ARPA Bonds, Air Show Planned for September

Council Confirms Resolution on ARPA Bonds, Air Show Planned for September

      The Lamar City Council, during its May 29th meeting, approved Resolution 18-05-01 which ratifies and confirms Resolution 18-03-01 approving the issuance of $143M refunding bonds by the Arkansas River Power Authority.  The funds are for the outstanding debt for construction of the Lamar Repowering Project.  Since March of this year, ARPA has […]

Council Requests Clarifications on Resolution to Create Health Services District

Council Requests Clarifications on Resolution to Create Health Services District

    The Lamar City Council has asked the proponents of the Sage Brush Meadows Nursing Home project for additional detailed information on their service plan and distinctions regarding how the proposed 1% sales tax increase for the new district would distinguish sales tax from user’s tax applications. The proponents of the health services district […]

Delphine J. Segers…March 2, 1934 – May 27, 2018

Delphine J. Segers…March 2, 1934 – May 27, 2018

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Delphine June Segers will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Missionary Baptist Church with Kurt England and Shannon O’Bryan co-officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section. Visitation for Delphine will be held from 4:00PM until 6:00PM on […]

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

  Election News: Is your registration up to date? Is your address correct or did you add a PO Box, had a name change, want to change your party affiliation? If you are not sure about your registration information, contact our office 719-336-8011 or election@prowerscounty.net for assistance. Make your corrections today to ensure you are […]

Birth Announcement:  Waterman

Birth Announcement: Waterman

  Shane and Lindsay Waterman of Lamar, Colorado announces the birth of their daughter, Myla Rose Waterman at 11:14pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 with Dr. Foley attending. Myla weighed six pounds and 14 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Lily Abby Emmitt.  

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

  DENVER, May 21, 2018 — Ballots for the June 26 primary election will be mailed in two weeks as Coloradans choose their nominees in several key open races, including governor, attorney general and state treasurer. Voters also will select their nominees for Congress, the Colorado General Assembly and other races; the list is on […]

Artie Ann Suposs…November 22, 1926 – May 24, 2018

  A come and go celebration of life for former longtime Lamar resident, currently of Fort Collins, Colorado will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 11:30AM until 1:00PM at the Lamar United Methodist Church in the Great Hall. A private family internment will be held at a later date. Long time Lamar resident […]