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CSP Investigates Single Car Crash in Bent County

CSP Investigates Single Car Crash in Bent County

    The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious bodily injury, single-car crash that occurred in Bent County, on the west edge of Las Animas, Wednesday morning at 8:22am on March 4, 2020. A white 2001 Pontiac Grand AM, driven by 65-year old Linda Hines of Las Animas, was traveling west bound on Highway […]

CSP Investigating Three Vehicle Crash in Bent County

CSP Investigating Three Vehicle Crash in Bent County

    On Thursday, January 2, 2020 at approximately 22:00 hours (10pm), a green Honda Element, driven by 47 year old Seanon Stracener of Lamar, Colorado, was westbound on Colorado 50 near milepost 423, which is located approximately eight miles east of the town of Hasty. The Honda Element crossed the roadway and collided with […]

Pedal the Plains Relies on Community Volunteers

Pedal the Plains Relies on Community Volunteers

    The 2019 Pedal the Plains, three-day biking event, will be held in Lamar, Springfield and Holly between Friday, September 13th through the 15th.  Each of the three days takes a commitment from community volunteers, according to Tour Director, Deirdre Moynihan.  She and several members of the planning group held an overview meeting for […]

McClave Woman Dies in Highway 50 Accident

McClave Woman Dies in Highway 50 Accident

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 50 near Prowers County Road 1, in Prowers County.  A 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by 20-year-old Lesly Chacon, of McClave, was westbound on Highway 50. Ms. Chacon drifted out of the lane and the right side of the vehicle collided with […]

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

The Holly Trustees decided to use a reconditioned pump for the town’s south well and place it 20 feet higher than before in an effort to put the well back into production. The well was taken off line several months ago when residents began to notice sediment in their water.  The Trustees have considered several […]

9-11 Tribute Memorial Site Re-located to Big Timbers

9-11 Tribute Memorial Site Re-located to Big Timbers

The Prowers County Commissioners approved the requested site change for the proposed 9-11 Tribute Memorial during their May 9th meeting.  Two other sites had been considered, at Bicentennial Park across from Lamar Middle School and at the corner of Savage Avenue and Highway 287, across the road from Mission Villanueva Restaurant, with that location considered […]