RSSArchive for March 9th, 2021

Darian David McCall…April 19, 1990 – March 3, 2021

Darian David McCall…April 19, 1990 – March 3, 2021

    A celebration of life memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident, Darian David McCall will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar with Reverend Kathy Leathers officiating. Per Darian’s request cremation will take place. Darian was born on April 19, 1990 at Lamar, Colorado to […]

Marjorie “Marge” Dee Creech…December 28, 1938 – March 6, 2021

Marjorie “Marge” Dee Creech…December 28, 1938 – March 6, 2021

    A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident, Marjorie Dee Creech, affectionately known to her family and friends as Marge, will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Kathy Leathers of the Holly United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Holly Cemetery. […]

Lamar Chamber Hosts Friday Donuts at Oquist Family Chiropractic

Lamar Chamber Hosts Friday Donuts at Oquist Family Chiropractic

    Break out the donuts and celebrate as it’s the end of the week and board members from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce are visiting the staff at Oquist Family Chiropractic at 401 South Main Street in Lamar. The small event is just a way of chamber board members to keep in touch once […]

2020 Statewide Crime Statistics Available

2020 Statewide Crime Statistics Available

  (March 9, 2021—CBI—Lakewood, CO)—The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has posted the 2020 crime data for hundreds of statewide law enforcement agencies through the Colorado Crime Stats website. Some of the highlights from this year’s Colorado Crime Stats report include: 353,528 total crimes reported in Colorado in 2020, reflecting a 3.9% increase from last […]

Mary Leighty…May 26, 1925 – March 6, 2021

Mary Leighty…May 26, 1925 – March 6, 2021

    A Memorial Service for Mary Leighty will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the First Baptist Church in Las Animas, Colorado where she was a member for the past 26 years. Inurnment will take place in the Buda Cemetery in Ness County, Kansas. Mary Frances (Webb) Leighty was […]

Winter Weather Assessment, 2020-2021 from Pueblo National Weather Service

Winter Weather Assessment, 2020-2021 from Pueblo National Weather Service

  Meteorological Winter of 2020-21 (December, January and February) started with ebbs and flows of temperatures, as a several passing weather systems through the month of December brought beneficial moisture and snowfall, especially to portions of the southeast mountains and plains, along with some briefly cooler temperatures, before warmer and drier conditions returned across the […]

City Council Okays Water Distribution Projects

City Council Okays Water Distribution Projects

      Lamar City Administrator, Steve Kil, noted several areas of council interest on the calendar during the February 8th meeting, including improvements that had been planned for the Public Meeting Room in council chambers. The facelift includes a new sound system and council digital voting system for display. There is also new seating […]

City of Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Gains Continue

City of Lamar Sales Tax Revenue Gains Continue

    The January 2021 Sales Tax Revenue report for the City of Lamar, collected in February, shows a healthy gain for the beginning of the year with city tax revenue up 10.76 for a gain over last year at this time of $27,692. Total Sales and Use Tax collections are up 11.43% for a […]