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Students Pitch their Projects at E-Fair

Students Pitch their Projects at E-Fair

  Dozens of students, 5th through 12th graders, put their best ideas forward during Wednesday’s Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair) at the Lamar Community Building, this past November 6th. Sponsored by Ogallala Commons, the event offered students a chance to present their business goals. Those who made the semi-final round then ‘pitched’ their product or service […]

Lamar Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair)

Lamar Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair)

  Business will be booming at the Lamar Community Building on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. And all business will be conducted by 5th – 12th grade students. The 2nd Annual Grow SECO Youth Entrepreneurship Fair (E-Fair) will take place at the Lamar Community Building and is hosted by Ogallala Commons.   Youth from surrounding schools will […]

Two Dozen Brave the Elements on First Day

Two Dozen Brave the Elements on First Day

      The annual Lamar Recreation Department hosted 24 hearty souls for the January 1st Polar Bear Pedal, a combination Bike-ride/Walk to commemorate the New Year.  It was 14 degrees and somewhat breezy and the day was still cold from the end-of-the-year snowfall that graced portions of Prowers County on the final night of […]

Local Talent Shines at Farm-City Banquet

Local Talent Shines at Farm-City Banquet

    The Rhett Uhland Band from Eads, Colorado provided the entertainment for this year’s Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Farm-City Banquet at the Lamar Community Building, Friday, November 9th.  Uhland is honing his abilities to join the ranks of other notable regional entertainers who hail from areas around the High Plains, having released his first […]

Business Ideas Showcased by Area Students in E-Fair

Business Ideas Showcased by Area Students in E-Fair

  Wednesday, November 7th, was a win-win day for a lot of middle and high school students from the region participating in the first annual Lamar Youth Entrepreneurship Fair in Lamar.  Working with Ogallala Commons, a non-profit community development network offering leadership and education to students around the region, 63 students from the 5th to […]

PEP Schedules Annual Business Meeting

PEP Schedules Annual Business Meeting

  Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) will host its annual business meeting on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Lamar Community Building, Multi-Purpose Room. The business meeting will provide a review of the annual report, ratification of the 2018 budget and election of 2018 officers. Residents are invited to join PEP Board members to […]

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

Magician Christian Augustine and April provided the entertainment for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual Farm City Banquet this past Friday, November 10th.  This year marked a departure from the musical entertainment for the annual banquet, which helps fund activities for local FFA chapters in the area. Emceed by KVAY’s Bob DeLancey, the evening offered […]

Registration Marks Countdown to School Year

Registration Marks Countdown to School Year

  The Lamar Community Building will see around 1,500 students go through the annual registration process Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1st and 2nd. The gym floor is set with tables and chairs in the middle so parents and youth can fill out the needed forms as they make their selections for their schools and classes […]

Bike to Work Draws Large, Hungry Crowd

Bike to Work Draws Large, Hungry Crowd

  The first day of summer, June 21, 2017, coincided this year with the annual Bike to Work day, held at the Lamar Community Building. Temperatures were already in the 70s by 7am, but perhaps people around Lamar like it hotter, as 76 persons walked or pedaled to the annual event to enjoy a free […]

WIFE Hosts Ag Meeting at Lamar Community Building April 13th

WIFE Hosts Ag Meeting at Lamar Community Building April 13th

  Southeast Colorado was well represented at the National Agriculture Week in Washington DC, (March 20 – 24, 2017), by WIFE members Korry Lewis (Kim, CO), Elisabeth Erickson-Noe (LaJunta, CO), Jillane Hixson (Lamar, CO) and  Kerry Lewis Froese (Cheraw, CO).   Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE), a national organization with members in twelve states;  met […]

Council Takes Steps for Infrastructure Upgrades/Repairs

Council Takes Steps for Infrastructure Upgrades/Repairs

Following the council’s Monday night work session on February 6th, members decided to award a bid for a pool liner resurfacing project to RenoSys Corporation. The cost of installation of a PVC membrane lining for the entire pool is $101,816 which is considerably less than the $350,000 estimate from the firm currently doing business with […]

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

Jenna Davis and Ginger Coberley from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce presented Lamar FFA District members with a $4,000 check, payment for their assistance with the annual Farm City Banquet held at the Lamar Community Building. The yearly banquet features entertainment, updates from the local FFA Chapters, carcass payments from the annual Sand and Sage […]

SEN. LARRY CROWDER Endorsed by Secure PERA

SEN. LARRY CROWDER Endorsed by Secure PERA

ALAMOSA (Sept. 2, 2016) — Sen. Larry Crowder (R-Alamosa) has been endorsed by Secure PERA, a coalition dedicated to protecting the retirement benefits of 500,000 Colorado retirees. Sen. Crowder is running for reelection in the 35th District. Secure PERA sent all candidates a questionnaire to determine which candidates would support the PERA system for retired […]

The News is Illuminating

The News is Illuminating

Representatives from the Community State Bank in Lamar and City of Lamar Parks and Recreation Department, took a few moments from their busy day to formally dedicate the new information sign adjacent to the Lamar Community Building. The sign, donated by Community State Bank, has been in operation for the past week and more local […]

New Sign is Up and Running

New Sign is Up and Running

Community State Bank in Lamar donated a new electric sign at the Community Building. Plans were announced in April and work got underway in the early summer.  Work crews completed about 99% of the project on Wednesday, August 3rd. “All it needs is some fine tuning and then we can begin to program all the […]