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Local Law Enforcement Prepares for ‘Active Shooter’ Response

Local Law Enforcement Prepares for ‘Active Shooter’ Response

  “Prepare for the worst, hope for the best”, is a fair summation for the Active Shooter Training program being practiced by the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office. Estimates of school shootings in the U.S. for 2018 are at least above a dozen with the most recent being two wounded and the shooter dead in Maryland […]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Colorado & Kansas Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in 26 Kansas counties and neighboring Colorado and Oklahoma counties are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought in the following primary counties beginning Nov. 29, 2016, announced […]

18th SFTA Rendezvous Recognized Pioneer Women on the Santa Fe Trail

18th SFTA Rendezvous Recognized Pioneer Women on the Santa Fe Trail

The 18th biennial Rendezvous history seminar of the Santa Fe Trail was held in Larned, Kansas September 22-24, 2016.  The Rendezvous was sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA), the Santa Fe Trail Center, Fort Larned National Historic Site and the Kansas Humanities Council.  This year’s theme was Shadows on the Land: Women of the […]

Comments Open for Highway 50 Pueblo to Kansas Project

Comments Open for Highway 50 Pueblo to Kansas Project

Add one more study for the highways in southeast Colorado. Prowers County has the long-discussed Reliever Route, the Ports to Plains Corridor which has been upgrading Highway 287 for years, the start of Lamar’s Main Street renovations set to begin this October and now the CDOT Highway 50 East Corridor project which was presented to […]

LCC’s Frazier Signs to Kansas Wesleyan

LCC’s Frazier Signs to Kansas Wesleyan

On Wednesday, March 30, Lady Lope Taryn Frazier signed her letter of intent to play at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas. Frazier is a 6-0 forward from Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She will graduate this spring with an Associate of Arts and currently serves as the Vice President of LCC’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter. Coach […]

Lamar City Council, Prowers County Discuss Funding Rail Line Upgrades

Lamar City Council, Prowers County Discuss Funding Rail Line Upgrades

Rick Klein, La Junta City Manager, detailed the unique success story of how local funding from numerous small communities in three states, has directly related to 127 miles of improvements for railroad tracks and infrastructure. The latest funding effort marks the third year the Lamar City Council has joined with other communities in Colorado, Kansas […]