RSSArchive for April 20th, 2020

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING APRIL 19, 2020

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING APRIL 19, 2020

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Isolated snow showers slowed fieldwork in areas last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, planting activities were delayed by moisture and below-freezing temperatures, and reports noted that cold temperatures caused freeze damage in winter wheat. In east central counties, reports […]

Letter to the Editor RE: PMC Board Election-Rushton

Letter to the Editor RE: PMC Board Election-Rushton

  My name is Ty Rushton and I’m running to retain my seat on the Prowers County Hospital District Board of Directors. In 2015, I was appointed to be on the Prowers County Hospital Board, and today I am asking for your vote to serve a second term. Born and raised in Southeast Colorado, I […]

Martin A. “Marty” Mills…November 22, 1978 – April 17, 2020

Martin A. “Marty” Mills…November 22, 1978 – April 17, 2020

  A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Martin A. Mills, affectionately known to many as Marty, will be held at a later date.  Per Marty’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation.  Marty was born on November 22, 1978 in Liberal, KS to Charles Mills and […]

Birth Announcement: Salinas

Birth Announcement: Salinas

    Daniel and Marisa Salinas of Bristol, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Eisa Joanna Salinas at 3:17pm at Prowers Medical Center on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending.   Eisa weighed seven pounds and twelve ounces and was 19 1/2 inches in length at birth. Brothers/Sisters: Nevaeh and Josette Salinas. Grandparents: Artemio […]

Letter to Editor:  Re: Pandemic Social Distancing

Letter to Editor: Re: Pandemic Social Distancing

Dear Friends and Neighbors; What I find interesting as I watch the COVID 19 pandemic move throughout the world is how states and countries respond makes such a difference. What is even more compelling is how individuals respond. The power of one person becomes evident. 1000’s of masks have saved lives because individuals are sewing […]

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

  (Washington, D.C., April 17, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will take several actions to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. President Trump directed USDA to craft this $19 billion […]

Zachary Shane Gifford…July 15, 1980 – April 9, 2020

Zachary Shane Gifford…July 15, 1980 – April 9, 2020

  Zachary Shane Gifford, 39, tragically lost this earthly life on April 9th, 2020. He was born on July 15th, 1980 in Lamar, CO to Lawrence Dean Gifford and Carla Sue Krehbiel Gifford. Zach grew up in the community of Eads. You could find him playing hide and seek in the courthouse field and other […]

Letter to the Editor:  PMC Board Elections-Boxley

Letter to the Editor: PMC Board Elections-Boxley

  Fellow Prowers County community members, My name is Clifford Boxley, and I would like to represent you as a member of the Prowers County Hospital District Board of Directors. As a longtime resident of Lamar who has been active in community service, both through my many years as a volunteer for VA Transportation Services, […]