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Lamar Community Building & Playgrounds Reopen June 8

Lamar Community Building & Playgrounds Reopen June 8

Lamar, Colorado – Following the Governor’s address on June 2, 2020 and the publication of the new Public Health Order 20-28, The City of Lamar is excited to announce the reopening of the Lamar Community Building and playgrounds to the public. The Lamar Community Building will resume regular business hours beginning June 8, 2020 with […]

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID Up-Date

Prowers County Public Health & Environment COVID Up-Date

    Statistics received from the Prowers County Public Health & Environment Department show that as of Wednesday, June 3, 2020 there have been a total of 15 cases of coronavirus in Prowers County, two more than the week prior. Only two cases have thus far, required hospitalization and there have been no deaths attributed […]

Linda Hale…May 2, 1945 – May 31, 2020

Linda Hale…May 2, 1945 – May 31, 2020

  Graveside services for Lamar, Colorado resident, Linda Hale will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating.  Visitation for Linda will be held prior to the service from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar. Linda […]

CWCB May 2020 Drought Outlook

CWCB May 2020 Drought Outlook

  As predicted in last month’s report, snowpack has rapidly declined. Soils are exceptionally dry throughout the southern half of the state and much of the eastern plains. Thus, despite average mountain snowpack, drought conditions have quickly intensified – particularly in the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and parts of the western slope. Outlooks show […]

Jonathan Rosales…June 16, 2004 – May 30, 2020

Jonathan Rosales…June 16, 2004 – May 30, 2020

  Graveside services for Holly, Colorado resident Jonathan Rosales will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Holly Cemetery. Public visitation will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado. Jonathan Emanuel Rosales was born on June […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 31, 2020 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING MAY 31, 2020 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY

  Warm and dry weather interspersed with isolated moisture advanced spring crop development ahead of average gains for this time of year, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, continued hot and windy conditions depleted soil moisture supplies and crop stress from lack of moisture […]

Agnes B.C. Davis...March 23, 1920 – May 23, 2020

Agnes B.C. Davis…March 23, 1920 – May 23, 2020

  Agnes (Cline) Davis, 100, was born March 23, 1920 in Gage, Oklahoma to W.J. and Grace (Warner) Cline. She passed away on May 23, 2020, at her home in Las Animas, Colorado, from complications of strep and a stroke. She is survived by her children Judy (Davis) Thomeczek of Las Animas, and Jim Davis […]

Margit G. Parker…March 9, 1917 – May 31, 2020

Margit G. Parker…March 9, 1917 – May 31, 2020

    A graveside celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Margit G. Parker, will be held at 2:00 PM Friday June 5, 2020 at the Eads Cemetery in Eads, CO with Pastor Paul Floyd of High Plains Fellowship officiating. Per Margit’s request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public […]

Virus Variance Approved for Prowers County

Virus Variance Approved for Prowers County

    A variance request allowing the easing of some social distancing restrictions in Prowers County was approved by Governor Polis and went into effect this past Friday, May 31st. The request was issued by the Prowers County Public Health and Environment Department. The variance was based in part, on several factors, the low numbers […]

CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

CSP Investigates Kiowa County Fatality

On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 0535 hours, the Colorado State Patrol responded to a single rollover crash. The crash occurred on Kiowa County Road 78 north of Kiowa County Road K, which is approximately 5 miles south of Towner, Colorado. Upon arrival, Troopers determined a Chevrolet Tahoe had traveled off the right side […]

PMC Board Notes Virus Impact on Community, Hospital Operations

PMC Board Notes Virus Impact on Community, Hospital Operations

    The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors will remain almost the same as before the May, 2020 election. During the board’s monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 27, the motion was made and approved to have Julie Branes serve as chair, Ron Farmer as vice-chair, Connie Brase as secretary/treasurer and Amber Thompson will assume her […]

Judith Hayden…January 19, 1943 – May 25, 2020

Judith Hayden…January 19, 1943 – May 25, 2020

  A Memorial Service for Las Animas, Colorado resident, Judith Hayden will be held at a later date. Per Judith’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Judith Ann (Phillips) Hayden passed away on May 25, 2020 at her home in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 77. She was […]

Prowers County Clerk's Office Opening with Restrictions June 1st

Prowers County Clerk’s Office Opening with Restrictions June 1st

  Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be opening to the public on Monday, June 1, 2020 with restrictions. Because of social distancing guidelines we will be limiting the number of people standing at our counter for in-person transactions regarding titles/license plates, marriage license issuance, and recording documents in the real estate recording records […]

David Upton…November 14, 1939 – May 26, 2020

David Upton…November 14, 1939 – May 26, 2020

  Graveside Services for David Upton will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating. David Lee Upton passed away on May 26, 2020 in Amarillo, Texas at the age of 80. He was born on November 14, 1939 in Indianapolis, […]

Letter to the Editor:  Hey Neighbors and Friends:

Letter to the Editor: Hey Neighbors and Friends:

      I don’t live in fear of the COVID virus. I act with measures I know will lessen the impact on you. When I am frustrated with adapting to COVID, I think of the health care workers, public health and emergency mangers who are working very hard on my behalf and yours. Inspiration […]