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Auditions are Open for "Our Town"

Auditions are Open for “Our Town”

    The Trail Blazer Theatre group is open for auditions for one of the most well-recognized plays in America, “Our Town”. Written by Thornton Wilder, the three-act play, noted for its minimalistic stage set, presents the lives of New Hampshire residents, some of whom live and die in a small American town between 1901 […]

Gerald Wayne Newman…January 2, 1946 – January 14, 2020

Gerald Wayne Newman…January 2, 1946 – January 14, 2020

    A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident, Gerald Wayne Newman will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation for Wayne will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 5:00 […]

Lamar Council Takes Steps to Fund Economic and Infrastructure Projects

Lamar Council Takes Steps to Fund Economic and Infrastructure Projects

    The Lamar Planning and Zoning Commission approved the annexation of properties at 1408, 1412, 1412.5 and 1416 North Main Street in Lamar. This is an area of land formally known as Opel’s Pub as well as several adjacent buildings which have fallen into disrepair over the years. A public hearing was held by […]

Elbert Eugene Akers…July 12, 1926 – January 2, 2020

    Elbert Eugene Akers, 93, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020, In his home. Elbert was born July 12, 1926 to Artie Fern (Gales) and Ernest Akers in Seibert Colorado. He was the second oldest of five brothers and sisters, Darlene Zuckelkowski, Harold Akers, James Akers and Dorothy Noel. Elbert’s early life was […]

November 2019 Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

November 2019 Lamar City Sales Tax Revenue Report

      While the November Sales and Use Tax collected in December showed a strong gain at 7.55%, the YTD collections for the year were off 1.5%. Total Sales and Use Tax collections were up $22,929 against last year with collections for 2018 at $303,556 and 2019 was $326,485. City Sales Tax for November […]