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S.E. Colorado Wildlife (Two-Shot) Foundation Makes Donation to Lamar Area Hospice

S.E. Colorado Wildlife (Two-Shot) Foundation Makes Donation to Lamar Area Hospice

Lamar Area Hospice and the Southeast Colorado Wildlife Foundation, better known as the 2-Shot Goose Hunt, met on Tuesday, December 27th at the Hospice Center to accept a check in the amount of $15,000. The check was the result of a live auction at the 2-Shot Goose Hunt event on November 30th.  Mike Flower spoke […]

Ryan Axtell – March 7, 1984 – December 26, 2022

Ryan Axtell – March 7, 1984 – December 26, 2022

    A memorial service for former Lamar, Colorado resident currently of La Junta, Colorado, Ryan Axtell will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, January 6, 2023 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. Ryan was born on March 7, 1984 at Eads, Colorado to Gary and Sandy (Dwyer) Axtell and passed away […]

Riverside Communications, LLC signs agreement to purchase KLMR (AM) and KLMR-FM Radio

Riverside Communications, LLC signs agreement to purchase KLMR (AM) and KLMR-FM Radio

KLMR radio, in Lamar, Colorado, originally signed on the air as an AM radio station in December of 1948.  Nearly 28 years later, KLMR-FM was added and signed on the air in November of 1976.  Both stations were destroyed by a microburst in July of 2022 and 25/7 Media, Inc. subsequently elected to shut the […]

DMV Reminds Motorists of Dangers of Driving Intoxicated

DMV Reminds Motorists of Dangers of Driving Intoxicated

      LAKEWOOD, Monday Dec. 19, 2022 — Normally the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles helps save lives through registering organ and tissue donors at driver license offices throughout the state, but this holiday season, the DMV wants to help save lives another way — by spreading the message about the dangers of drunk […]

Mary Melgosa – August 16, 1942 – December 26, 2022

Mary Melgosa – August 16, 1942 – December 26, 2022

    Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Melgosa will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, and Rosary at 9:30 a.m. at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, Colorado.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January […]

2022 Year in Review - AUGUST

2022 Year in Review – AUGUST

  Here are some news recaps highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County Area Veterans Get Welcome News on Lamar VA Clinic Status As had been published earlier, the VA announced the Lamar and three other rural VA Clinics will not be closing in 2026 as had been anticipated.  VA ECHCS […]

2022 Year in Review SEPTEMBER

2022 Year in Review SEPTEMBER

Here are some events from the past year which had an impact residents of Prowers County     Historical Significance of Savage Stadium The Lamar Re-2 School District has been approached by local citizens concerned about a potential historical loss to the community with the planned renovation work for Savage Stadium. Portions of the structure […]

Lydia A. Pacheco – June 21, 1951 – December 25, 2022

Lydia A. Pacheco – June 21, 1951 – December 25, 2022

    A funeral liturgy for longtime Lamar resident, Lydia A. Pacheco will be held at 1:00PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Deacon Allan Medina presiding. Inurnment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Lydia was born on June 21, 1951 at Mease, New Mexico to Jose M. and Minnie […]

Toys for Tots Concludes Christmas 2022

Toys for Tots Concludes Christmas 2022

    Saturday, December 24th was bright and crisp as the final chapter of this year’s Toys for Tots campaign in Prowers County concluded with a delivery of bikes for area youngsters. “There weren’t as many bike donations this year as in year’s past,” said organizer, Darlene Lopez from the headquarters at 500 West Beech […]

Bright Side Nutrition Opens

Bright Side Nutrition Opens

Tatelyn Lasley, owner of Bright Side Nutrition, was raised in Springfield, CO. While going to college on a track and field scholarship in McPherson, KS, she earned a degree in physical education and health. During her senior year of college, she began working at a nutrition club just like Bright Side and fell in love […]

Year in Review - JULY

Year in Review – JULY

Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County Ribbon Cutting Held for MRI Unit at PMC “After several years of planning, we’re celebrating the official grand opening of Prowers Medical Center’s MRI unit with our ribbon cutting,” said PMC, Chief Executive Officer, Karen Bryant during the ceremony […]

Brewing for Business with Prowers Economic Prosperity

Brewing for Business with Prowers Economic Prosperity

    Start the New Year with a business outline.  Come to the monthly Brewing for Business seminar at Brew Unto Others at 119 South Main Street in Lamar, Thursday, January 5th. Are you ready to kick off the New Year by getting your financial health in order?  Join Kristin Kee to make 2023 your […]

CATTLE ON FEED

CATTLE ON FEED

    COLORADO: The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,040,000 head as of December 1, 2022. The latest inventory was 3 percent below last month’s inventory and 9 percent below the December 1, 2021 inventory. […]

William R. Lewis – May 24, 1933 – December 21, 2022

William R. Lewis – May 24, 1933 – December 21, 2022

William “Bill” Lewis passed away on December 21, 2022, in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 89.  Per his request, cremation has taken place.  A come and go Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 30, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Horber Funeral Chapel.  Inurnment will be at Navajo Cemetery in […]

2022 year in Review - JUNE

2022 year in Review – JUNE

  Here are some new events highlighting events which had an impact on residents of Prowers County   Lamar Lions Club Centennial Celebration, June 11, 2022 Members and family of the Lamar Lions Club celebrated their 100th anniversary at the Lamar Elks Club this past Saturday, June 11th.  The organization came into existence in Lamar […]