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Madison Stuart…July 27, 2005 – May 28, 2020

Madison Stuart…July 27, 2005 – May 28, 2020

    Funeral Services for Maddie Stuart will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the McClave Park in McClave, Colorado with Pastor Rod Coulter officiating. Interment will follow at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Those who wish to attend the service are asked to remain in their vehicles and can tune […]

Bonnie M. Miller…April 14, 1931 – June 1, 2020

Bonnie M. Miller…April 14, 1931 – June 1, 2020

  Bonnie Marie Miller, a long-time resident of Las Animas, Colorado passed away June 1, 2020 surrounded by family at Sharmar Village Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born April 14, 1931 in Lamar, Colorado to Albert and Esther (Steinley) Rasmussen. She spent her early childhood in Greeley before moving with her parents to […]

Birth Announcements: Torres-/-Johnson-/-Ceja-/-Montalvo

Birth Announcements: Torres-/-Johnson-/-Ceja-/-Montalvo

      Analiza and Domonick Torres of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Lazarus Zook Torres at 9am at Prowers Medical Center on Saturday, May 30, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Lazarus weighed seven pounds and two ounces and was 18 ½ inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Danny Torres. Grandparents: Teresa […]

Prowers County VA Resumes Medical Transportation

Prowers County VA Resumes Medical Transportation

    Gary Harbert, Prowers County Veteran’s Representative, announced that veterans can be transported to their medical appointments now that some social distancing rulings on the covid pandemic have been eased. Harbert released a statement urging every veteran in southeast Colorado to contact him at 719-336-2606 or email at gharbert@prowerscounty.net to learn what VA benefits […]

Lamar Community Building & Playgrounds Reopen June 8

Lamar Community Building & Playgrounds Reopen June 8

Lamar, Colorado – Following the Governor’s address on June 2, 2020 and the publication of the new Public Health Order 20-28, The City of Lamar is excited to announce the reopening of the Lamar Community Building and playgrounds to the public. The Lamar Community Building will resume regular business hours beginning June 8, 2020 with […]

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID Up-Date

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID Up-Date

    Statistics received from the Prowers County Public Health & Environment Department show that as of Wednesday, June 3, 2020 there have been a total of 15 cases of coronavirus in Prowers County, two more than the week prior. Only two cases have thus far, required hospitalization and there have been no deaths attributed […]

Linda Hale…May 2, 1945 – May 31, 2020

Linda Hale…May 2, 1945 – May 31, 2020

  Graveside services for Lamar, Colorado resident, Linda Hale will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating.  Visitation for Linda will be held prior to the service from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar. Linda […]

CWCB May 2020 Drought Outlook

CWCB May 2020 Drought Outlook

  As predicted in last month’s report, snowpack has rapidly declined. Soils are exceptionally dry throughout the southern half of the state and much of the eastern plains. Thus, despite average mountain snowpack, drought conditions have quickly intensified – particularly in the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and parts of the western slope. Outlooks show […]

Jonathan Rosales…June 16, 2004 – May 30, 2020

Jonathan Rosales…June 16, 2004 – May 30, 2020

  Graveside services for Holly, Colorado resident Jonathan Rosales will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Holly Cemetery. Public visitation will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado. Jonathan Emanuel Rosales was born on June […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 31, 2020 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 31, 2020 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY

  Warm and dry weather interspersed with isolated moisture advanced spring crop development ahead of average gains for this time of year, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, continued hot and windy conditions depleted soil moisture supplies and crop stress from lack of moisture […]

Agnes B.C. Davis...March 23, 1920 – May 23, 2020

Agnes B.C. Davis…March 23, 1920 – May 23, 2020

  Agnes (Cline) Davis, 100, was born March 23, 1920 in Gage, Oklahoma to W.J. and Grace (Warner) Cline. She passed away on May 23, 2020, at her home in Las Animas, Colorado, from complications of strep and a stroke. She is survived by her children Judy (Davis) Thomeczek of Las Animas, and Jim Davis […]

Margit G. Parker…March 9, 1917 – May 31, 2020

Margit G. Parker…March 9, 1917 – May 31, 2020

    A graveside celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Margit G. Parker, will be held at 2:00 PM Friday June 5, 2020 at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, CO with Pastor Paul Floyd of High Plains Fellowship officiating. Per Margit’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public […]

Virus Variance Approved for Prowers County

Virus Variance Approved for Prowers County

    A variance request allowing the easing of some social distancing restrictions in Prowers County was approved by Governor Polis and went into effect this past Friday, May 31st. The request was issued by the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department. The variance was based in part, on several factors, the low numbers […]

CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 0535 hours, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single rollover crash. The crash occurred on Kiowa County Road 78 north of Kiowa County Road K, which is approximately 5 miles south of Towner, Colorado. Upon arrival, Troopers determined a Chevrolet Tahoe had traveled off the right side […]

PMC Board Notes Virus Impact on Community, Hospital Operations

PMC Board Notes Virus Impact on Community, Hospital Operations

    The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors will remain almost the same as before the May, 2020 election. During the board’s monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 27, the motion was made and approved to have Julie Branes serve as chair, Ron Farmer as vice-chair, Connie Brase as secretary/treasurer and Amber Thompson will assume her […]