RSSArchive for March 31st, 2021

No Change Yet on Statewide Mask Mandate

No Change Yet on Statewide Mask Mandate

    The Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department says that while our Positivity Rate is improving, masks are still required until any new notification has been received. There have been 1,172 Covid cases reported as of March 31st with 76 hospitalizations and 22 deaths in people who tested positive for COVID-19. The new […]

Richard Shriver…December 2, 1932 – March 28, 2021

Richard Shriver…December 2, 1932 – March 28, 2021

    Funeral services for Richard Shriver of La Junta, Colorado, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Diane Hutson officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Richard passed away on March 28, 2021, at the age of 88 […]

CSP Investigates 2-Vehicle Crash Involving La Junta Patrol Car

CSP Investigates 2-Vehicle Crash Involving La Junta Patrol Car

  The Colorado State Patrol, Troop 2C Office is currently investigating a two vehicle crash involving a City of La Junta Police Department vehicle that occurred in the City of La Junta at approximately 5:55 am. A 2006 Dodge Charger, driven by Christopher Haugen, age 38, of Las Animas, Colorado was northbound on Harriett Avenue […]

Birth Announcement:  Turner

Birth Announcement:  Turner

    Colby and Jaileen Turner of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son, Hudson Luke Turner at 2:11pm at Prowers Medical Center on March 12, 2021 with Dr. Skaggs attending.  Hudson weighed nine pounds and two ounces and was 20 1/2 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters:  Raegan Turner and Casen Turner.

Governor Polis Extends State Tax Deadline

Governor Polis Extends State Tax Deadline

Governor Polis signed an Executive Order that allows Colorado taxpayers to file their state income tax returns by the extended deadline of May 17, 2021, to align with the deadline extension for federal tax returns. “We want to help reduce the burden on Coloradans by giving everyone more time to file their taxes. Since the […]

Lisa Diane Hampton…April 13, 1954 – March 22, 2021

    Lisa Diane Hampton, (Winters) died unexpectedly on March 22nd, 2021 in Peyton, Colorado at the age of 66. Lisa is survived by her husband, Rick M. Hampton; children, Mark Avery Perkins and Ashley Renee Nowak; grandchildren, Brayden, Holden, and Hailey Perkins, and Caragynn, Felicity, Jewel, and Colin Nowak; siblings, Michael Winters, Paula Anderson, […]

Dorothy M. Courkamp…November 10, 1921 – March 29, 2021

Dorothy M. Courkamp…November 10, 1921 – March 29, 2021

  Funeral services will be held at the Peacock Funeral Chapel in Lamar at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 9, 2021 for longtime Lamar resident Dorothy M. Courkamp. Internment will follow at Fairmont cemetery. Dorothy M Courkamp of Lamar, Colorado passed away gently at her son’s home in Goodyear, Arizona on March 29, 2021. Her […]