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L. G. Vanderwork...April 29, 1924 - May 24, 2019

L. G. Vanderwork…April 29, 1924 – May 24, 2019

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Eads, Colorado resident L.G. Vanderwork will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Eads United Methodist Church. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.   L.G. was born on April 29, 1924 at Coats, Kansas to Archie […]

Lamar Community College's Jessica Medina Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Lamar Community College’s Jessica Medina Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Medina named the 2019 University of Colorado Boulder’s Outstanding Community College Educator Award   (Lamar, CO) – Lamar Community College (LCC) Academic Services Coordinator Jessica Medina has been named the 2019 University of Colorado Boulder’s Outstanding Colorado Community College Educator Award. “I feel absolutely honored that I was nominated for this award,” said Medina. “So […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – APRIL 2019 --/-- UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – APRIL 2019 –/– UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.55 billion pounds in April, up 6 percent from the 4.28 billion pounds produced in April 2018. Beef production, at 2.26 billion pounds, was 7 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.83 million head, up 7 percent from April 2018. The average live weight […]

USDA Cattle on Feed Report

USDA Cattle on Feed Report

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,060,000 head as of May 1, 2019. The latest inventory is the same as last month’s inventory but 13 percent above the May 1, 2018 inventory. Cattle feeders […]

Robert Davis…July 25, 1960 – May 17, 2019

Robert Davis…July 25, 1960 – May 17, 2019

    Graveside Memorial Service for Holly, CO resident, Robert Davis will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Holly Cemetery for family and close friends. Per family’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Robert Lee Davis, affectionately known to most as Bobby, was […]

Hans Friederichs Selected as Construction Trades Faculty at Lamar Community College

Hans Friederichs Selected as Construction Trades Faculty at Lamar Community College

    (Lamar, CO) – Lamar Community College is excited to announce the hire of Hans Friederichs as the new Construction Trades faculty member at Lamar Community College for the upcoming school year. “Mr. Friederichs comes with a lot of experience in construction, and he is continuing the work of creating a state-of-the-art Construction Trades […]

Louise Eileen DuVall…October 2, 1924 – May 22, 2019

Louise Eileen DuVall…October 2, 1924 – May 22, 2019

      A graveside celebration of life for longtime Granada resident,  Louise E. DuVall will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado with Reverend Kathy Leathers of the Bristol/Granada United Methodist Church officiating.  Per Louise’s request there will be no visitation. Louise was born on October […]

CDOT Reminder, The Heat is On for the Memorial Day Weekend

CDOT Reminder, The Heat is On for the Memorial Day Weekend

                                                                  STATEWIDE – With summer just around the corner, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies will kick off the next Heat Is On high-visibility enforcement period this Memorial Day Weekend. Starting Friday, May 24 and continuing through Tuesday, May 28, over 100 law enforcement agencies […]

Lodging Panel Considers Marketing/Funding Alternatives

Lodging Panel Considers Marketing/Funding Alternatives

    Since its inception, the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel has used a 2% pillow tax on motel room usage to fund advertising for specific events intended to draw visitors to the county for an overnight stay. This is a common practice used by almost every community in Colorado and neighboring states, although the […]

LAMAR SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM

LAMAR SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM

FREE FOR ALL CHILDREN AGE 18 AND UNDER!! LOCATIONS Washington Elementary   May 28th – June 20th                                        (Monday – Thursday – Use side gym door)       ******************************* Breakfast served: 8:00am – 8:30am Lunch served: 11:00am – 11:30pm  ******************************* Willow Creek Park June 24th – July 18th (Monday – Thursday)  ************************************** Lunch served: 12:30 pm – 1:30 […]

Robert Davis…July 25, 1960 – May 17, 2019

Robert Davis…July 25, 1960 – May 17, 2019

A Private Family Graveside Service for Holly, CO resident, Robert Davis will be held at a later date. Per family’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Robert Lee Davis, affectionately known to most as Bobby, was born July 25, 1960 in Syracuse, KS to Alvin Davis and Carolyn (Von […]

Sue Lewis…November 5, 1935 – May 18, 2019

Sue Lewis…November 5, 1935 – May 18, 2019

  A come and go memorial visitation for Las Animas resident, Sue Lewis will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, CO. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Altus, OK. Per Sue’s request, cremation has taken place and there will […]

Margaret D. “Marnie” Plots…November 30, 1933 – May 17, 2019

Margaret D. “Marnie” Plots…November 30, 1933 – May 17, 2019

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Margaret D. Plots, affectionately known to her family and friends as Marnie, will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Four Square Life Center Church with Pastor Manuel Tamaz officiating. Per Marnie’s request cremation will take place and there […]

Evalee Burk…October 28, 1929 – May 17, 2019

Evalee Burk…October 28, 1929 – May 17, 2019

    A private family memorial service for longtime Lamar, Colorado resident, Evalee Burk will be held at a later date.  Per Evalee’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Evalee was born on October 28, 1929 at Ellendale, North Dakota to Roy Dean and Viola Mae (Edwards) Peek and passed away […]

Edith Gallegos…February 21, 1950 – May 16, 2019

Edith Gallegos…February 21, 1950 – May 16, 2019

  Mass of Christian Burial for former Las Animas, CO resident Edith Gallegos will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Mariusz Wirkowski officiating. Rosary will be held at 9:30 a.m. also at the church. Interment will take place at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las […]