RSSArchive for July 20th, 2020

Clara Seamon…August 30, 1929 – July 18, 2020

  A Memorial Service for Clara Seamon will be at 2:00 PM Saturday July 25th at First Presbyterian Church. Per Clara’s request, cremation has taken place. Seating will be limited and masks will be required. Clara Rose (Johannes) Seamon was born in La Junta, Colorado on August 30, 1929 to Philip and Elizabeth (Markus) Johannes. […]

Letter to the Editor from Sheriff Sam Zordel

Letter to the Editor from Sheriff Sam Zordel

July 20th, 2020 REF: Governor’s Executive Order Mandating the Wearing of Masks While I have never liked the saying often told to young children, in my presence, “You better be good or the Sheriff will arrest you”. This executive order feels very much the same. Addressing the Executive Order from Governor Polis that everyone must […]

Terry Allen Hall…September 13, 1955 – June 3, 2020

Terry Allen Hall…September 13, 1955 – June 3, 2020

    Terry Allen Hall passed away June 3, 2020 at Lompoc Valley Medical Center in Lompoc, California after a twenty-seven day battle with coronavirus. Terry was born September 13, 1955, the third of three children at the Glockner Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His parents are Keith and Wanda Hall. He moved to […]

Tom Wilson…August 24, 1945 – July 18, 2020

Tom Wilson…August 24, 1945 – July 18, 2020

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Thomas Scott Wilson, affectionately known to his family and friends as Tom, will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, July 24, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Cody Petersen of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Holly Cemetery. Per Tom’s request […]

Donald D'Arcangelis…August 29, 1947 – July 14, 2020

Donald D’Arcangelis…August 29, 1947 – July 14, 2020

  Donald D’Arcangelis, born August 29, 1947 in Muskogee, OK, to John D’Arcangelis and Mary Louise (Davis) D’Arcangelis, passed away July 14, 2020 at his brother’s home in Canon City, CO. Don attended Resada High School in Resada, CA prior to joining the Navy where he served as an Aerographer’s mate on the USS Kitty […]

Birth Announcements: Harrington-/-Pacheco-/- Romero

Birth Announcements: Harrington-/-Pacheco-/- Romero

    Theresa-Marie Snyder and Hunter Harrington of Eads, Colorado announce the birth of their daughter, Aspen Jade Harrington at 4:49am at Prowers Medical Center on Friday, July 17, 2020 with Dr. Dinsmore attending. Aspen weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth. Grandparents: Charity Graham, Darian Epper, (parents […]

Additional 13 Weeks Now Available for Exhausted Unemployment Claims

Additional 13 Weeks Now Available for Exhausted Unemployment Claims

  $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefit Ending July 25 (DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced the availability of an additional 13 weeks of federal unemployment benefits called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) for those who have exhausted their regular benefits. PEUC benefits are not automatic, and as claimants near the expiration […]

The “Move Over” Law Just Added a Little More to It

The “Move Over” Law Just Added a Little More to It

On November 26th, 2016 my friend Trooper Cody Donahue was killed by a truck that failed to move over while he was investigating a crash. This is a story we hear all too often. Prior to that crash, there was a Move Over law already in effect. So why didn’t it work in that situation […]

Rotary/Interact Donations to Care Net Pregnancy Center

Rotary/Interact Donations to Care Net Pregnancy Center

    Diapers, lots of diapers and baby wipes were donated to the Care Net Pregnancy Center of Southeast Colorado this past Thursday, July 16th. Lamar Rotarians and their junior partners from Interact, volunteered their time to collect over 2,100 sets of diapers and packs of wipes to the facility at 201 East Oak Street. […]