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John Martin Reservoir’s Midwinter Eagle Survey scheduled for Jan. 8, 2022

John Martin Reservoir’s Midwinter Eagle Survey scheduled for Jan. 8, 2022

HASTY, Colo. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff at John Martin Reservoir and Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff will host their annual midwinter eagle survey, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the reservoir. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and will include an informational presentation about eagles. The event is free […]

Margaret “Marge” May – February 22, 1936 – December 28, 2021

Margaret “Marge” May – February 22, 1936 – December 28, 2021

    A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Margaret May, affectionately known as Marge will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Lamar Christian Church with Bon May officiating. Per Marge’s request cremation will take place and inurnment will be held in early summer in 2022 at the Mount Olivet […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, October 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, October 2021

      Groundbreaking for Cobblestone Motel The local owners/investors of the Lamar Colorado “Cobblestone Hotel & Suites” located at 1215 N. Main St., Lamar, Colorado held a ceremonial ground breaking for this much awaited addition to Lamar at the site on Wednesday, October 6th.  The event was attended by members of the Prowers County […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, September 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, September 2021

    City of Lamar Helps Fund Social Media APP In an effort to provide community awareness of events, businesses and services, the Lamar City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding and contract for CityByApp.  The city is partnering with various organizations to provide funding for five years for the subscription agreement.  The city’s share […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year in Review, August 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year in Review, August 2021

    Interest in Commercial Development for Troy Manor The property occupied by the former Troy Manor Motel may be sold.  Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin stated during a council meeting, the Mini-Mart group, which showed an interest in the property last year, made a tentative offer on the land at 1101 South Main Street.  The […]

Marie (Arrowsmith) Kennedy – August 17, 1924 – December 22, 2021

Marie (Arrowsmith) Kennedy – August 17, 1924 – December 22, 2021

Marie Millicent (Arrowsmith) Kennedy, born August 17, 1924, in Wolverhampton, England, passed away on December 22, 2021, at the age of 97. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde B. Kennedy, her parents and her brother, William J. Arrowsmith. Marie is survived by her children, Craig (Ann Turner) Kennedy of Centennial, CO, and […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, July 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, July 2021

    July 2021 Year in Review Council Okays MOU for Regional Housing Project The Lamar City Council, during its Monday, July 26th meeting, approved a Memorandum of Understanding to opt into the Southeastern Colorado Workforce Housing project by a split vote with one dissent.  The MOU is not binding on the city which can […]

Provider Addition to Prowers Medical Center Clinic-PRESS RELEASE

Provider Addition to Prowers Medical Center Clinic-PRESS RELEASE

(Lamar, CO) December 27, 2021 – Prowers Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of three (3) Providers to our Family Medicine and Women’s Health Care Team! Sandra (Sandy) Summers, DNP, a friendly and familiar face to the community, has joined the Health Care Team at Prowers Medical Center Clinic. She joins us as […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, June 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, June 2021

  June 2021 Year in Review Lamar November Ballot Questions Taking Shape Lamar City Clerk, Linda Williams, was directed to inform the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder of the city’s intention to participate in a coordinated election set for November 2, 2021.  The city will have five vacancies on the council with one in Ward […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, May 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, May 2021

    May 2021 Year in Review   City Administrator Leaving to Pursue New Career Path    Stephen Kil has announced his resignation from his position as Lamar’s City Administrator, effective as of the close of business on May 19, 2021. The Mayor, City Council and staff members have expressed their appreciation to Steve for his […]

Prowers Journal April 2021 Year-in-Review

Prowers Journal April 2021 Year-in-Review

  April 2021 Year in Review   Bill to Ban the Use of Discriminatory Mascots Passes Senate The Senate passed SB21-116, a bill sponsored by Senator Jessie Danielson that will prohibit the use of American Indians as mascots in Colorado public schools. “Not only have Indigenous Peoples had their homeland stolen but their culture has […]

USDA Distributes $1.5 Billion to Strengthen School Meal Program

USDA Distributes $1.5 Billion to Strengthen School Meal Program

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2021 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing today that the Biden-Harris Administration is providing up to $1.5 billion to states and school districts to help school meal program operators deal with the challenges of supply chain disruptions brought on by the pandemic. As the administration continues to work towards […]

New Safety-Focused Law Prompts License Plate Alterations

New Safety-Focused Law Prompts License Plate Alterations

  LAKEWOOD, Friday Dec. 17, 2021 — A new Colorado law aims to improve safety for first responders and motorists by ensuring drivers have reflective and legible license plates. On Jan. 1, the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will implement the License Plate Expiration on Change of Ownership Act, which establishes the Centennial State’s […]

Prowers Journal Year-in-Review, March 2021

Prowers Journal Year-in-Review, March 2021

    March 2021 Year in Review Atmos Energy Addresses Customer Bills Following Historic Winter Storms LAMAR, Colorado – Feb. 23, 2021 – Atmos Energy understands customer concerns that the recent extreme weather may affect their natural gas bills, so we want to assure customers that bills in the near term will not include any […]

Gene Wright – March 24, 1945 – December 25, 2021

Gene Wright – March 24, 1945 – December 25, 2021

  A funeral service for Gene Wright will be held at 11:00 a.m, on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado. Interment will follow in Coolidge Cemetery. Warren Eugene “Gene” Wright, age 76, of Holly, departed this life on December 25, 2021, at Hamilton County Hospital.  He was born on […]