RSSArchive for December 1st, 2021

Heck Phillips – February 15, 1938 – November 18, 2021

Heck Phillips – February 15, 1938 – November 18, 2021

  Harold Lee Phillips, known to most as Heck, passed away on November 18, 2021, in Holly, Colorado at the age of 83.  He was born on February 15, 1938, in Benkelman, Nebraska to Vernon and Clara Mae (Elam) Phillips. Heck was a member of the Odd Fellows Holly Lodge 144, Elks, UPDPC, Varmint Hunters, […]

Prowers County Dept. Public Health and Environment – COVID-19 Update, 12/1/21

Prowers County Dept. Public Health and Environment – COVID-19 Update, 12/1/21

    The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment reported that as of December 1, 2021, the seven-day average Test Positivity rate is 9.07% (goal is <5%). This is up from 7.06% last week.  There have been 45 cases in the past seven days with 10 vaccinated and 84 cases in the past […]

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

The Lamar Rotary and Interact Clubs are sponsoring a fun event, their traditional Kid’s Christmas with Santa Claus on Saturday, December 11th from 11am to 2pm at the Enchanted Forest on East Beech Street. The kids will enjoy their visit with Santa and his pet reindeer, Rotar, take a free train ride, enjoy hot chocolate, […]

Secretary of State’s Office Provides Tips for Donating Wisely This Holiday Season

Secretary of State’s Office Provides Tips for Donating Wisely This Holiday Season

  DENVER, Colo– With the holiday charitable giving season now underway, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold is reminding all of those who are planning on sharing their generosity to make sure they are giving wisely.  Once again Coloradans will have ample opportunities to give, with Giving Tuesday and Colorado Gives Day on December 7. […]

Colorado Kicks Off Statewide Expansion of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Colorado Kicks Off Statewide Expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

  DENVER- Governor Jared Polis, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes, and the Imagination Library of Colorado joined American icon Dolly Parton to announce the Colorado statewide expansion of her namesake Imagination Library book-gifting program. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading by gifting books to children (0- 5 yrs old), free […]

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Announces Certification of Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Announces Certification of Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election

  DENVER, Colo– Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced yesterday the certification of the 2021 Coordinated Election. “Colorado’s 2021 Coordinated Election again proves that our state’s election system is the nation’s gold standard,” said Secretary Griswold.  “Once again I’m proud that we conducted a seamless election and that over 1.5 million Coloradans made their […]

Roxana Lavern Darnell – September 16, 1951 – November 29, 2021

Roxana Lavern Darnell – September 16, 1951 – November 29, 2021

    Roxana Lavern Darnell, 70 of Las Animas, CO went to be with the Lord on November 29, 2021.  Roxana was born on September 16, 1951, in Las Animas to Bob and Rosella Smith.  She was the oldest girl of eight siblings: three brothers and five sisters, as well as two half-sisters, two half-brothers, […]