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Financial Struggle for Holly Library

Financial Struggle for Holly Library

    The Holly Public Library needs to be open 20 hours a week in order to be considered a municipal library, but according to librarian Elaine Anderson and Cheryl Roup, the don’t have the funds to pay the employees for their time at the current hourly wage. They addressed their concerns to the Prowers […]

Holly Trustees Review Impact of ARPA Power Purchase Agreement

Holly Trustees Review Impact of ARPA Power Purchase Agreement

  A special event liquor permit was granted by the Holly Trustees to the Holly Volunteer Fire Department following a public hearing at the town depot on Wednesday, June 6th.  The permit allows alcoholic beverages to be served during a car show and concert event from 10am to midnight on Saturday, September 29th. The Holly […]

Holly Town Administrator Leaving Position

Holly Town Administrator Leaving Position

  Jerry L’Estrange, Holly Town Administrator, presided over his final Trustees meeting, Wednesday, November 2nd.  L’Estrange stated he made the decision based on the need to attend to the medical needs for a family member.  “I’ve enjoyed the work I’ve done in Holly for the past two years, but family matters outweigh professional considerations in […]

Holly Trustees Still Waiting on Well Performance Improvement

Holly Trustees Still Waiting on Well Performance Improvement

Holly Town Administrator, Jerry L’Estrange noted there was some improvement in the clarity of the water from the south well now that the pipe has been shortened from the bottom by 30 feet, however cloudy water is still being produced at the beginning of operation and then goes clear. If this does not clear, he […]

14th Year for Holly Bluegrass Festival

14th Year for Holly Bluegrass Festival

“We’ve actually got motel rooms booked for the festival next year,” was how Marge Creech, one of the event’s organizers, described the popularity of the free festival Saturday, June 11th.  The three day event features a mix of bluegrass and country-western performers which bring hundreds of residents and visitors to the Town of Holly to […]

Prowers County Rural Fire Department Received Grants, Urges Red Flag Caution

Prowers County Rural Fire Department Received Grants, Urges Red Flag Caution

Staffon Warn, Prowers County Rural Fire Chief and Emergency Operations Manager, said his department had received a grant of almost $40,000 from the Colorado Division of Fire Safety Prevention and Control which will purchase sets of self-contained breathing apparatus and two sets of bunker gear for firefighters. He informed the Prowers County Commissioners, he had […]