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Birth Announcements: Vega/Ruiz-/-Brown-/-Herrera-/-Pacheco-/-Skinner-/-Ellis

Birth Announcements: Vega/Ruiz-/-Brown-/-Herrera-/-Pacheco-/-Skinner-/-Ellis

      Adrianna Vega and Manny Ruiz of Holly, CO and Syracuse, KS announced the birth of their first child, daughter, Alayah Rose Vega-Ruiz at 2:57am at Prowers Medical Center on August 29, 2019 with Dr. Foley attending. Alayah weighed nine pounds and six jounces and was 20 ¾ inches in length at birth. […]

PEP to Host December Mixer, Begins Task Force Goals for 2020

PEP to Host December Mixer, Begins Task Force Goals for 2020

    Prowers Economic Development (PEP), will host a mixer, inviting potential members to become ‘Friends of PEP’ at Frontier Bank on South Main Street in Lamar on Monday, December 2nd, from 5pm to 7pm.  Tara Hosick, Interim Consulting Executive Director, said the meeting will serve to acquaint persons from Prowers County to learn how […]

Jan (Millsap) Munyon…September 9, 1950 – October 21, 2019

Jan (Millsap) Munyon…September 9, 1950 – October 21, 2019

  Services were held for Jan Munyon on November 9, 2019 at First Syracuse Church in Syracuse, Kansas with Pastor Dave Keeton officiating. Jan Munyon was the only daughter of Duane and Rosemary (Urton) Millsap. She and Gary Burch were married on August 22, 1970. She unexpectedly died on October 21, 2019 at her home […]

Birth Announcements: Trujillo/Baca-/-Merrick-/-Esparza-/-Horn-/-Quick-/-Jaime

Birth Announcements: Trujillo/Baca-/-Merrick-/-Esparza-/-Horn-/-Quick-/-Jaime

      Xavier Trujillo and Brittany Baca of Lamar, CO announced the birth of their daughter at 1:53am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The infant weighed six pounds and two ounces and was 19.5 inches in length at birth. *** Esther Campos of La Junta, CO announced the birth of […]

Donald Rushton...February 20,925 - November 14, 2019

Donald Rushton…February 20,925 – November 14, 2019

Funeral Services for Holly, Colorado resident, Donald Rushton will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Kevin Bon May officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 also at the funeral home. Donald […]

Birth Announcement: Pritchett

Birth Announcement: Pritchett

    Haydee Acevedo and Kyle Pritchett of Lamar, CO announce the birth of their song, Carson Lee Pritchett at 2:04am at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, November 9, 2019 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Carson weighed nine pounds and two ounces and was 19 inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Nyjah Garcia and Isabella Robles. […]

Honkers Visit DaVinci Teeth Whitening by Brooke

Honkers Visit DaVinci Teeth Whitening by Brooke

    The Lamar Honkers recently paid a visit to welcome a new business service in Lamar, DaVinci Teeth Whitening, owned and operated by Brooke Palmer. The new enterprise is located at 313 South 5th Street, Suite 7 and can accommodate most schedules, available most evenings as well as weekends. Call for an appointment at […]

Holiday Schedule for City of Lamar  (REVISED)

Holiday Schedule for City of Lamar (REVISED)

      City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The Community Building and the Public Library will also be closed. The Community Building will reopen on Saturday, November 30 at regular hours. All other city offices (including the City of Lamar Library) […]

Granada Trustees Receive Update on Amache Status

Granada Trustees Receive Update on Amache Status

  Ian de Bono provided an update for Granada Trustees regarding a future visit to Camp Amache by representatives from the National Park Service during the board’s monthly meeting on November 13th.  He said the visit, which should take place by mid-December, would be similar in nature to past community-oriented visits to gather information about […]

Letter to the Editor:  Lamar Colorado Ministerial Alliance

Letter to the Editor: Lamar Colorado Ministerial Alliance

  Dear Editor,   It was the day before Halloween during our last snow storm. I had stopped in the office briefly to put a sign on the door telling people the office was closed. The roads were slick. The air was frigid and the ground covered in snow. I had just shoveled the main […]

William “Bill” Elam…October 18, 1934 – November 12, 2019

William “Bill” Elam…October 18, 1934 – November 12, 2019

    A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, William “Bill” Elam will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Rory Gillespie of the Lamar Presbyterian Church and Pastor Brian Burton of the Cook Evangelical Covenant Church co-officiating. Interment will take place with full military […]

Trailblazer Theatre Announces its 2020 season

Trailblazer Theatre Announces its 2020 season

    The Trailblazer Theatre Company is performing three shows in the 2020 Season, the Lamar community theatre group announced on Monday. Season tickets will go on sale this week. In April, Lamar Community College Professor David Frankel will be directing Our Town: Lamar, Colorado. This is an adaptation by Frankel of the Thornton Wilder […]

2018 Irrigation and Water Management Data Now Available

2018 Irrigation and Water Management Data Now Available

  WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2019 – There were 231,474 farms with 55.9 million irrigated acres, which included 83.4 million acre-feet of water applied in the United States, according to the 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey results, published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). In 2013, the irrigation survey […]

Samuel J. Rodgers…February 14, 1943 – November 10, 2019

Samuel J. Rodgers…February 14, 1943 – November 10, 2019

Graveside memorial services for Samuel J. Rodgers will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Samuel Rodgers was born on February 14, 1943 in Columbia, South Carolina to Perry and Alberta (Baldridge) Rodgers. He passed away on November […]

James W. Copess…April 25, 1935 – November 11, 2019

James W. Copess…April 25, 1935 – November 11, 2019

James W. Copess, known to most as Jim, the third of five siblings, was born April 25, 1935 in Tulia, Texas to Clarence and Mary (Reed) Copess. He passed away on November 11, 2019 in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 84. Per Jim’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no […]