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Rankin Recognized by Lamar City Council

Rankin Recognized by Lamar City Council

Mayor Kirk Crespin presented Lamar champion wrestler, Zane Rankin with a plaque of recognition for his athletic abilities on the wrestling mat during the council’s February 24th meeting. Earlier this month, the high school junior won his second consecutive 3A championship in Denver at the Pepsi Center. He achieved his goal with a 36-1 season […]

US 50B Surface Treatment Between Fowler and Manzanola

US 50B Surface Treatment Between Fowler and Manzanola

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is improving an eight-mile stretch of US 50 between Fowler and Manzanola. A full closure of US 50 from mile points (MP) 351.95 to MP 359.03 between Fowler and Manzanola is required from March 16 through late fall 2020. Work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 […]

PMC Begins New Approach for Provider Recruitment

    The medical profession has long acknowledged varying difficulties in recruiting physicians to rural hospitals and Prowers Medical Center is no different. Karen Bryant, Interim Chief Executive Officer, detailed some new avenues the hospital will take for more positive results when she met with the Prowers County Commissioners on Tuesday, February 25th. “Our recruitment […]

Kathleen F. “Kathy” Martin…July 17, 1950 – February 22, 2020

Kathleen F. “Kathy” Martin…July 17, 1950 – February 22, 2020

A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Kathleen F. Martin affectionately known as Kathy will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Per Kathy’s request cremation will take place. Kathy was born on July […]

Barbara (Bobbie) Joanne (Cathcart) Hammit…February 28, 1943 – February 21, 2020

Barbara (Bobbie) Joanne (Cathcart) Hammit…February 28, 1943 – February 21, 2020

      Barbara (Bobbie) Joanne (Cathcart) Hammit was born on February 28, 1943 in Lamar, CO to Paul and Abigail Cathcart. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 21, 2020, at the age of 76. On July 17, 1967, she was united in marriage to Charles Hammit in Amarillo, TX. […]

Lamar Utility Board Presents Offer to May Valley Water Association

Lamar Utility Board Presents Offer to May Valley Water Association

          May Valley Water Association is asking the Lamar Utilities Board for rate-relief on their power bills for service at Rd PP and Rd 5. Spokesperson Rick Jones and several May Valley customers presented their request to the LUB during its February 25th meeting this past Tuesday. Jones presented Light Plant […]