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Two Shot Goose Hunt Receives Lodging Tax Funding

Two Shot Goose Hunt Receives Lodging Tax Funding

The Annual Southeast Colorado Two Shot Goose Hunt is observing its 51st year in Lamar next month.  Rose Ann Yates and John Ritter detailed the plans for the three day hunt which will be held from Wednesday, November 29th through December 1st and requested marketing and contract funding from the Lodging Tax Panel during their […]

PEP Offers Matching Funds for Nursing Home Feasibility Study

PEP Offers Matching Funds for Nursing Home Feasibility Study

Proponents for Sage Brush Meadows, a planned 80 bed, nursing home, have until September 15th to submit a letter of intent to apply for a feasibility study grant from the USDA.  Jillane Hixson, a spokesperson for the project, briefed the Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) board of directors on the concept this past June.  She said […]

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) has until mid-September before the economic advisory group, PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, returns to the county to present its final review of suggested changes to the local organization. PUMA will finalize its eight month study of the local county economy and make proposals for changes in PCDI; board membership […]

Lodging Panel Gets Long-Awaited Answers to $$$ Questions

Lodging Panel Gets Long-Awaited Answers to $$$ Questions

It all depends on who you talk to! The Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel has sought answers over the years, as to how the Panel receives its funding from the state, based on local motel room taxes.  The 2% tax generates on average, $85,000 a year which the Panel distributes to tourist-oriented events in the county.  […]

Local Funding for 9/11 Memorial Sought

Local Funding for 9/11 Memorial Sought

A montage of patriotic drawings by local school students is currently on display as part of the Tri-State 9/11 Memorial Fund. The display is on view at Community State Bank on North Main Street in Lamar.  The memorial, which is now planned to be located at Big Timbers Museum, will honor first responders and military […]

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

Prowers County Development Incorporated will hold a scaled-down annual meeting on Tuesday evening, March 29th at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at 7pm. Traditionally the annual meeting offered a banquet and a featured speaker, but as there is no executive director at this time, it was decided to hold a brief business meeting which will […]