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Lodging Panel Approves Three Fall Events

Lodging Panel Approves Three Fall Events

  Activities around Prowers County are moving into the fall season as the county Lodging Tax Panel recently approved several activities set for September and October of this year. The Panel, meeting for their August session on Tuesday, the 21st, approved funding for the November 9th, Farm-/- City Banquet at the Lamar Community Building, the […]

LCC Cowboy Reunion Offers Memories and Friendships

LCC Cowboy Reunion Offers Memories and Friendships

For the past several years, Lamar Community College has combined the annual Antelope Stampede Rodeo at the Prowers County Fairgrounds with a reunion of alumni from the school; members of the rodeo team Livestock Judging and students from horse training and management. Almost 80 former classmates and guests spent the weekend in Lamar and other […]

Council Approves Funds to Fix Community Building Bleachers

Council Approves Funds to Fix Community Building Bleachers

  The Lamar City Council quickly wrapped up business for September during its meeting this past Monday, September 25th. The drive motors which operate the bleachers at the Lamar Community Building will be replaced at a cost of $15,000. The funds will be taken from the savings the city realized this past summer from the […]

LCC Hosting Second Annual Ag/Equine Reunion

LCC Hosting Second Annual Ag/Equine Reunion

  (Lamar, Colorado; September 18, 2017) Lamar Community College is busy making final preparations to host its second reunion for former Agriculture and Horse Training & Management students and those who participated in Rodeo, Livestock Judging, and/or Saddle & Sirloin Club while attending Lamar Community College (Lamar Junior College), regardless of graduation status.  Otherwise known […]

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede

Lopes Rodeo to host Antelope Stampede

  (Lamar, Colorado; September 11, 2017)  The Lamar Community College Rodeo team will host its annual Antelope Stampede on September 29 through October 1 at the Prowers County Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. Fred Sherwood, Lopes Rodeo head coach, said of the event, “We’re looking forward to hosting the Stampede.  We hope everyone will come out […]

Commissioners Plan for Future Arena Activities and COSI Grants for LCC

Commissioners Plan for Future Arena Activities and COSI Grants for LCC

The Prowers County Commissioners discussed a date for next year’s Colorado Junior Rodeo Association’s finals with association president, Danielle Wollert. “We’re looking at a tight schedule for next August,” she explained, adding that the dates will overlap with the start of school next year and may coincide with the Sand and Sage Fair that will […]

Lamar Council Discusses Employee Banking Options, Fee Reductions

Lamar Council Discusses Employee Banking Options, Fee Reductions

The Lamar City Council wrapped up September with a brief meeting on Monday, September 26th with only a few items on the agenda. The council approved an engagement letter with the accounting firm, Holscher, Mayberry and Company for an independent, annual audit of the city’s finances. The recommendation for the proposal from the company to […]

Lopes Rodeo to Host Antelope Stampede

Lopes Rodeo to Host Antelope Stampede

The Lamar Community College Rodeo team will host its annual Antelope Stampede this Friday through Sunday, September 30-October 2, at the Prowers County Sand & Sage Fairgrounds. Fourteen teams from throughout Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska will compete over three days with performances at6:00 pm on Friday, 2:00 pm on Saturday, and 11:00am on Sunday. Cost […]