RSSArchive for March 24th, 2021

Jeffrey Lee Medina…June 24, 1976 – March 20, 2021

Jeffrey Lee Medina…June 24, 1976 – March 20, 2021

    A celebration of life for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of Pueblo, Colorado will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Paul Floyd of the High Plains Fellowship Church officiating. Inurnment will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Hillside […]

Codie Kilee Smith…August 13, 1990 – March 22, 2021

  A graveside celebration of life for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Codie Kilee Smith will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Codie was born on August 13, 1990 at La Junta, Colorado to Dean Smith and Jennifer Lee Haskell and passed away […]

Utility Board Meets with Brief Agenda

Utility Board Meets with Brief Agenda

    The Lamar Utility Board approved $42,466.83 in purchase orders during its brief meeting on Tuesday, March 23rd.  Total purchase orders amounted to $58,042.37; total bills approved for payment totaled $722,689.48 which included the monthly power purchase from Arkansas River Power Authority for $632,781.31. Light Plant Superintendent, Houssin Hourieh, informed the board the plant […]

Honkers Welcome Sage Wind Apartments

Honkers Welcome Sage Wind Apartments

  The Lamar Honkers visited with Yvonne Watkins, property manager of Sage Wind Apartments, owned by SGL Enterprises and located on Yucca Street in Lamar.  Watkins explained the complex has over three dozen units in 1-2 and 3 bedrooms, all newly renovated with all-new appliances. Sage Wind office hours are Monday through Friday from 8am […]

Prowers County Receives Covid Upgrade to Green Level

Prowers County Receives Covid Upgrade to Green Level

    Prowers County is now Level GREEN on the dial https://covid19.colorado.gov/data/covid-19-dial.  The update was issued by the Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment on Wednesday, March 23, 2021. What does this mean for the county? Restaurants can now open at full capacity. Restrictions are lifted except for: The following businesses and activities […]

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition, Week Ending March 21, 2021

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition, Week Ending March 21, 2021

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Precipitation from the prior week’s storm continued to boost soil moisture supplies in eastern districts, but kept producers out of the field, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, received moisture resulted in one to two category […]

Kids Fishing Days Set for April-/-May

Kids Fishing Days Set for April-/-May

  The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department is hosting several free fishing events for kids 15 years and younger at area ponds and parks in southeast Colorado.  There’s no need to register, just bring your own gear if you have some or if not, the Parks Department will supply each kid with a free fishing […]