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Prowers County Caregiver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Disabled REsident in a Group Home

Prowers County Caregiver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Disabled REsident in a Group Home

Mar. 29, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Today, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the filing of charges against a caregiver for allegedly sexually assaulting a disabled resident of a group home in Prowers County. Daniel Lira was previously employed as a caregiver in a group home operated by Southeastern Developmental Services (SDS). He is accused of […]

GRAIN STOCKS – MARCH 1, 2019

GRAIN STOCKS – MARCH 1, 2019

  ARIZONA Off-farm corn stocks in Arizona on March 1, 2019 were 2.69 million bushels, up 8 percent from March 1, 2018, according to the March 1 Agricultural Survey and March Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Arizona on […]

PMC Begins MRI Project, Orthopedic Surgery Prepares for Patients

PMC Begins MRI Project, Orthopedic Surgery Prepares for Patients

    The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors are considering two finalists to construct a new and separate building to house the hospital’s MRI unit for patient imaging scans. A letter of engagement for the selected contractor will be issued and the preparation for the building site will soon follow.  PMC Chief Executive Officer, Craig […]

Roberta M. Willhite…September 27, 1934 – March 28, 2019

Roberta M. Willhite…September 27, 1934 – March 28, 2019

  Funeral Services for Holly, Colorado resident, Roberta Willhite will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Steve Kinsey officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery. Roberta Marie (Atkinson) Willhite was born on September 27, 1934 to Clarence and Erma McLaughlin […]

Southeast Colorado Concert Association – Up-Coming Concert April 11th

Southeast Colorado Concert Association – Up-Coming Concert April 11th

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – Let’s Go To the Movies, a charming presentation full of beloved movie theme music by baritone Tim Schall and his pianist will appear here in Lamar on Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Lamar High School Auditorium. This delightful presentation is sponsored by the Southeast Colorado Concert […]

Danny Bullis…May 15, 1938 – March 25, 2019

  Graveside Services for Danny Bullis will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly also on Monday. Danny Earl Bullis, age 80, passed away on March 25, 2019 in […]

Armando Arturo Orozco-Chavarria…May 11, 1954 – March 26, 2019

Armando Arturo Orozco-Chavarria…May 11, 1954 – March 26, 2019

    A mass of Christian burial for longtime Granada resident, Armando Arturo Orozco-Chavarria will be held at 10:00AM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Mariusz Wirkowski as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at the church at […]

Commissioners Approve Special Events Permit for Bent-Prowers Cattle

Commissioners Approve Special Events Permit for Bent-Prowers Cattle

  The Prowers County Commissioners held a brief regular meeting Tuesday afternoon, March 26th following their morning work session. Following a public hearing on the matter, the commissioners approved an application for a special events permit for the Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association, set for Saturday, April 6th at the Lamar Community College Equine […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING MARCH 24, 2019

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING MARCH 24, 2019

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Wet conditions kept producers out of the field last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern county reporters noted calving and lambing were in full swing and fieldwork was delayed due to moisture. A reporter noted some fertilizer and chemical applications were made on […]

LUB Recaps Another Storm and Outages

LUB Recaps Another Storm and Outages

    Lamar Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, briefed the Utilities Board on power outages that occurred on Wednesday, March 13th in the Lamar service area. The report read that at about 12:00am on Wednesday, March 13th, the LAMSO substation tripped off-line due to a bus differential fault which was caused by a failed voltage […]

Sanchez Becomes PEP Interim Director

Sanchez Becomes PEP Interim Director

  Prowers Economic Prosperity has named Cheryl Sanchez as its interim director with the recent departure of Executive Director, Eric Depperschmidt.  The Board of Directors has full confidence in Cheryl’s ability to keep PEP’s momentum as it seeks a permanent replacement.  Board members are also engaged in their responsibilities within BEAR – Business Expansion Attraction […]

Lamar Library to Display Moon Rocks

Lamar Library to Display Moon Rocks

  The Lamar Library will have several moon rocks on display for the general public as part of the Summer Reading Program, “Universe of Stories”, June 3rd through July 12th.    The Lamar Police will provide security on Friday, June 14th from 2pm to 4pm when the lunar rock samples will be on display.  Lamar Librarian, […]

Training / Drill at Prowers Medical Center

Training / Drill at Prowers Medical Center

  (Lamar, CO) March 25, 2019 – Team Members at Prowers Medical Center in coordination with the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting emergency preparedness training on Friday, March 29, 2019. The training exercise is not open to the general public. This notification is being provided to alert the community that the exercise is […]

Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County

Holly Residents Involved in Single Vehicle Accident in Baca County

    On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 11:50 hours, an accident occurred on Baca County Road 44 approximately .5 miles north of Baca County Road Q, in Baca County Colorado.   A black 1994 Chevrolet Suburban was driven by Fred Salinas of Holly Colorado, was traveling southbound and went off the road into […]

GNBank Promotes Officers

GNBank Promotes Officers

GNBank Employees Receive Promotions GNBank is pleased to announce promotions of several employees in its Lamar, Colorado location in January 2019. Craig Schwab has been named Community Bank President and will oversee all levels of GNBank operations in the Lamar office. Mr. Schwab joined GNBank in November 2017 as Senior Vice President and brings 15 […]