RSSArchive for June 26th, 2023

Jerry Dean Marriott – October 20, 1943 – June 17, 2023

Jerry Dean Marriott – October 20, 1943 – June 17, 2023

  A celebration of life for Jerry Dean Marriott will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at the Falcon Baptist Church 11095 Eggar Drive Falcon, CO 80831. A reception will follow after the services at the church. A graveside service will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, July 3, 2023 at the […]

Jesse Andrade – October 14, 1942 – June 25, 2023

  A Funeral Mass for lifelong Lamar resident Jesse Andrade will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 29, 2023 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Leonard Ayuyao’s.s.s. as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30 AM with Deacon Allan Medina reciting. […]

Kids at Play and Work in Summer Fun Events

Kids at Play and Work in Summer Fun Events

  Lamar youngsters enjoyed themselves this past Friday, June 23rd, either at play at Centennial Park with fun time with water, hosted by the Lamar Library.  Youngsters had the opportunity to run and glide on several slip and sides, play with an inflatable dinosaur and run through a water archway between 10 and 11am.  The […]

Lamar Hosts Great Race Lunch Break this Saturday

Lamar Hosts Great Race Lunch Break this Saturday

    Over one hundred cars and drivers will converge on Lamar this Saturday, July 1st, as one of the final stops in a 2,300 mile Great Race.  Established over 40 years ago, the race features some of the country’s finest antique automobiles of every make and model.  Racers won’t have much time to spend […]

City of Lamar July 4th Holiday Schedule, Fireworks for the 4th

City of Lamar July 4th Holiday Schedule, Fireworks for the 4th

  Lamar city offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observance of Independence Day. The Community Building and the Public Library will also be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Residential and commercial refuse collection will remain as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, July 4, […]

Preliminary NWS Damage Survey for 06/23/23 Granada, Colorado Tornado Event

Preliminary NWS Damage Survey for 06/23/23 Granada, Colorado Tornado Event

  A well-documented strong and long-lasting EF-3 tornado meandered across Prowers County south of Granada, Colorado, on Friday, June 23, 2023, remaining over open countryside for most of its life. Early during the tornado’s lifespan, it heavily impacted John and Myrna DuVall’s family farm.  Two wooden barns were completely destroyed, with little evidence remaining of them […]

Bonnie Failing – January 17, 1942 – June 24, 2023

        A Memorial Service for Bonnie Failing will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 30, 2023 at the Las Animas United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Cloer officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery.  Per Bonnie’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  The family […]