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58 Cumulative COVID-19 Cases for Prowers County, August 12, 2020

58 Cumulative COVID-19 Cases for Prowers County, August 12, 2020

Information received from the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department as of Wednesday, August 12, 2020 indicates there have been a total of 58 pandemic cases in the county with four hospitalizations and zero deaths. The Two Week Cumulative Incidence Rate is lasted as High as Prowers County has had 66.24 cases per 100,000 […]

County Planning Commission Hears Plans for Housing Project, Holly Transfer Station

County Planning Commission Hears Plans for Housing Project, Holly Transfer Station

    The Town of Holly has settled on a course of action for dealing with refuse, establishing a Roll Off Transfer Station Waste Disposal System near the present landfill site. Holly Town Manager, Michael Tanner, along with Meagan Hillman, Director Prowers County Public Health and Environment, discussed the proposal for a Special Use Permit […]

LUB Taking Steps on Rate Study

LUB Taking Steps on Rate Study

    Houssin Hourieh, Lamar Light and Power Superintendent, outlined the Lamar Utility Board’s requests for the Board’s electric rates. The study, conducted by Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP), presented their findings to the board during the August 11, 2020 meeting. The protocols for any changes require a public hearing for any proposal. The schedule […]

Joe M. Stagner, Sr….November 15, 1939 – August 11, 2020

Joe M. Stagner, Sr….November 15, 1939 – August 11, 2020

  A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Joe M. Stagner, Sr., will be held at a later date at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church.  Per Joe’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Joe was born on […]

Ruth A. Wardlow…March 9, 1923 – August 8, 2020

Ruth A. Wardlow…March 9, 1923 – August 8, 2020

    Services will be held at a later date for longtime Holly, CO resident, Ruth A. Wardlow.  Per Ruth’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. Ruth was born on March 9, 1923 in Holly, CO to Larance Hughes and Nellie Irene Stafford-Hughes and departed this life on Saturday […]

Alan W. Crouse…July 27, 2020

Alan W. Crouse…July 27, 2020

    Alan W. Crouse, 61, of Lamar, Colorado, passed away on July 27, 2020 after battling cancer. Alan was born in Santa Rose, California, but spent most of his life in Colorado. He graduated high school in Niwot, CO and went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Education at the University of Northern […]

Charles Everett McIntosh…March 3, 1964 – August 1, 2020

Charles Everett McIntosh…March 3, 1964 – August 1, 2020

    Services for Goodyear, Arizona resident, Charles Everett McIntosh affectionately known as Chuck or “Chucky” to close family and friends will be held at a later date. Chuck was born on March 3, 1964 at Middletown, Ohio to Everett Ray McIntosh and Imo Jean “Jean” (Lovins) Smith and passed away on August 1, 2020 […]

Roger Trujillo…February 13, 1963 – August 9, 2020

Roger Trujillo…February 13, 1963 – August 9, 2020

  A Memorial Mass for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Roger Trujillo will be held at 10:00 a.m. and Rosary at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Per Roger’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be […]

COVID-19 Update for Lamar Eagles Lodge

COVID-19 Update for Lamar Eagles Lodge

Prowers County Public Health and Environment (PCPHE) – Press Release – August 11, 2020 This is a rapidly changing and fluid situation. A third outbreak has been identified in Prowers County at The Lamar Eagles Lodge. An outbreak is defined as 2 cases in a 14-day period. Currently 5 people have tested positive. 4 are […]

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Regarding COVID-19 Measures

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Regarding COVID-19 Measures

  We can only have 3 customers at a time at our counter to comply with the COVID-19 social distancing rule.   Since facial coverings are required when entering county buildings and offices (effective July 23, 2020) and if you do not have a facial covering please choose one of the following options for the […]

Carol Dee Holland…June 8, 1938 – July 18, 2020

Carol Dee Holland…June 8, 1938 – July 18, 2020

  Carol Dee Holland was born on June 8, 1938, in Denver, CO. She went to be with the Lord on July 18, 2020, with loved ones by her side at her home in Kit Carson, CO. Carol is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Lena (Fazzino) Spera and her beloved sisters, Phyillis […]

Crop Progress and Condition Report Week Ending August 9, 2020

Crop Progress and Condition Report Week Ending August 9, 2020

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Conditions continued to worsen across the state last week as hot and dry weather persisted, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Isolated moisture was confined to eastern counties. In northeastern counties, irrigated crops were maturing rapidly. Non-irrigated crop and pasture conditions continued to […]

Three Vehicle Injury Crash on Hwy 287

Three Vehicle Injury Crash on Hwy 287

On Friday, August 07, 2020 at approximately 1:30 pm, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a three vehicle injury crash that occurred on Colorado Highway 287, at approximately milepost 64 . A red 2003 Kia Rio was driven by Nathanial Ratthamone, from Irving Texas. The Kia was northbound on Highway 287 when it crossed over […]

CSP Investigates Injury Crash for Lamar Resident

CSP Investigates Injury Crash for Lamar Resident

  The Colorado State Patrol responded to a one vehicle injury crash that occurred Thursday, August 6, 2020 on Colorado Highway 50, at approximately milepost 408 . A gray 2002 Ford Explorer was driven by William Elliott, from Lamar, Colorado. The Ford Explorer was east bound at approximately mile marker 408 when it drove off […]

Evan Smith…March 17, 1950 – August 3, 2020

Evan Smith…March 17, 1950 – August 3, 2020

    A private family memorial service for lifetime Lamar resident, Evan Smith, will be held at a later date.  Per Evan’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Evan was born on March 17, 1950 in Lamar, CO to Maurice and Wilma Sharp-Smith and departed this life on Monday August […]