RSSArchive for January 29th, 2019

Don Holmes…June 25, 1958 – January 27, 2019

Don Holmes…June 25, 1958 – January 27, 2019

  Funeral Services for Holly, Colorado resident, Don Holmes will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Carl Kissell officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation for Don will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January […]

HOPE Coalition Gearing Up for Youth Bicycling Program

HOPE Coalition Gearing Up for Youth Bicycling Program

    The Coalition members for Partners for HOPE decided in favor of an outdoor BBQ on Thursday evening, March 28th, replacing the usual chili supper fundraising event held in the fall.  Byron Hall, Coalition president, said the event will still seek fundraising opportunities and will include a silent auction during the evening which will […]

Lamar Council Okays Public Hearing Requests

Lamar Council Okays Public Hearing Requests

    Two public hearings were conducted for local Loaf ‘N Jug stores, #057 and #058 at 1107 South Main Street and 300 North Main Street in Lamar. Both stores requested a Liquor Permit Application for Modification of Premise for each operation to add more shelving and refrigeration to their respective locations.  The move follows […]

Carol Jean Sherwood…October 21, 1957 – January 23, 2019

Carol Jean Sherwood…October 21, 1957 – January 23, 2019

    The Good Lord took another Angel home. Carol Jean Sherwood left her family and friends to ride horses in heaven on January 23, 2019. She was born in Lamar, Colo., on October 21, 1957 and passed away at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., with family by her side. Carol was born to […]

Jerry Lee Ellis…September 11, 1948 – January 26, 2019

    A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident formerly of Two Buttes, Jerry Ellis will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the First Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Ellis officiating. Per Jerry’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Jerry was born […]

Downtown Decorations Approved

Downtown Decorations Approved

Additional grant-funded flowerpot arrangements will be made available for downtown Lamar in the near future. Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, explained that in the past, Lamar Partnership Incorporated has used a Main Street Mini-Grant for the displays, but DoLA has revised some guidelines which restrict annual and perennial flowers that are perishable with a […]

Full Operations Resume at Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site and Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

Full Operations Resume at Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site and Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

    La Junta, CO – With the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site has resumed regular operations as of this morning, January 28th. Please visit www.nps.gov/beol for updated information about the park. Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site would like to thank our local communities, partners, and […]