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March 3 Deadline for Presidential Primary Ballots

March 3 Deadline for Presidential Primary Ballots

Presidential Primary Ballots will arrive this week. The earlier voted ballots are returned, the earlier election night results can be released. We highly recommend that you: Drop your voted ballot off at the Prowers County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, 301 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Lamar, CO. Use the ballot drop box inside the courthouse […]

Wiley Will Hold April Election for Trustee, Sales Tax

Wiley Will Hold April Election for Trustee, Sales Tax

  One Wiley resident, J.W. Wilks, will be on the ballot on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for a Trustee position. Incumbent Mayor, Allen Campbell is running unopposed for another term. The other Trustee candidates are incumbents: Larry Coen, Prudy Osborn and Dale Stewart. Voters will also determine if Ordinance 2019-3 proposing a tax increase, will […]

Michael Nichols…September 4, 1969 – February 16, 2020

Michael Nichols…September 4, 1969 – February 16, 2020

Funeral Services for Michael Wayne Nichols will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Syracuse Wesleyan Church in Syracuse, Kansas with Pastor Ray Frank officiating. Interment will follow in the Syracuse Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the church and […]

Jerry Brooks...August 2, 1938 – February 14, 2020

Jerry Brooks…August 2, 1938 – February 14, 2020

    A Graveside Memorial Service for Jerry Brooks will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Bent/Las Animas County Cemetery Elder Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado. Military Committal Rites will be provided by the local V.F.W. and American Legion Posts. There will be a celebration of Jerry’s life following […]

Drought Returning to Southern Colorado Areas

Drought Returning to Southern Colorado Areas

      Moderate to Severe Drought Conditions Return to Portions of South Central and Southeast Colorado…   SYNOPSIS…  A wet and cool Spring of 2019, combined with the previous wet Winter of 2018 and 2019 allowed for the US Drought Monitor to declare all of Colorado drought free on May 21st of 2019, a […]

Birth Announcement: Chihuahua

Birth Announcement: Chihuahua

  Adrienne Chihuahua-Specht and Oswaldo Chihuahua of Lamar, CO announce the birth of their son, Amari Javier Chihuahua at 10:45pm at Prowers Medical Center on February 12, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Amari weighed nine pounds and nine ounces and was 21 ¼ inches in length at birth. Grandparents: Ronald Specht and Javier and Lucy […]

Carl Everett Bodey…October 8, 1920 – February 13, 2020

Carl Everett Bodey…October 8, 1920 – February 13, 2020

      Carl Everett Bodey was born October 8, 1920 at his home in Hartman, Colorado to William Franklin and Myrtle (Cox) Bodey. He passed away February 13, 2020 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 99 years, 4 months and 5 days. Carl grew up in Hartman, Colorado and graduated from high […]

ARPA Business Operations – FEBRUARY 2020

ARPA Business Operations – FEBRUARY 2020

    Town of Holly Appoints Mike Tanner to ARPA Board Of Directors. Mike Tanner, who recently accepted the position of Administrator for the Town of Holly, was appointed to a five-year term on the ARPA Board of Directors by the Holly Board of Trustees. Mr. Tanner moved to Holly from Barling, AR. He holds […]

Dear Editor:  Never too Old to Offer Help with Homework

Dear Editor: Never too Old to Offer Help with Homework

Hello:  I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia and my class is learning about the United States.  Each third-grader has been assigned a specific state and I have received your state!  I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Colorado and wish to represent you well in my final State […]

Donald M. Casey…March 6, 1937 – February 11, 2020

Donald M. Casey…March 6, 1937 – February 11, 2020

  Donald M. Casey, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Co. He had been battling with pneumonia for several weeks. He was in the presence of his wife (Shirley) when he passed. Don was born in Jefferson, Missouri on March 6, 1937. He was a long […]

Gov Polis Makes Judicial Appointments

Gov Polis Makes Judicial Appointments

  Judicial Nominating Commission  There is a judicial district nominating commission for each of Colorado’s 22 judicial districts that selects nominees for district and county judicial vacancies. Each district nominating commission is chaired by a justice of the Supreme Court, who is a non-voting member of the commission.  Fifteenth Judicial District  for terms expiring December […]

Granada Cancels Trustees Election in April

Granada Cancels Trustees Election in April

    The Granada Trustees passed a resolution during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, February 12th, as the number of candidates equaled the number of open positions. Resolution NO. 2020-002 stated that if there were only candidates for the election to the Town Board for the five offices available and no write-in affidavits of intent had […]

Colorado Economy Reports 4th Quarter Gains

Colorado Economy Reports 4th Quarter Gains

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Releases Economic Indicators Report for Fourth Quarter 2019 Today, the Colorado Secretary of State, in partnership with the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Research Division, released the quarterly indicators report for the fourth quarter of 2019. The report shows that Colorado’s economy continues to outperform the nation […]

Trooper Tips - “CSP Youth Academy”

Trooper Tips – “CSP Youth Academy”

Once again, it’s time to look towards the youth of Colorado where we give them an experience of a lifetime. The mission of a Colorado State Patrol Trooper is not just enforcing the laws on the state’s highways, and interstates. We are also very involved in educating the public in various areas. One way we […]

Meat Packing Proposal Discussed by Granada Trustees

Meat Packing Proposal Discussed by Granada Trustees

    Granada Trustees voted to approve a letter of intent to supply water and electricity to businessman Curtis Temple who is proposing a small-scale slaughter, harvest and processing facility in Granada in the vicinity of Camp Amache. Temple explained the operation would be filling a need for the area with the construction of a […]