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Results from Two Shot Goose Hunt

Results from Two Shot Goose Hunt

    The annual Two Shot Goose Hunt was held in Lamar this past weekend, November 28—30 which regional teams in competition for both geese and sporting clays. The 1st place team was comprised of NFL notables and had a total combined score of 1,861.  Goose Guide was Ronnie Comer and Amy Johnson was he […]

Two Shot Goose Hunt President’s Reception

Two Shot Goose Hunt President’s Reception

    The public is welcome to this year’s 52nd Annual Southeast Colorado Celebrity Two-Shot Goose Hunt, President’s Reception at the Lamar Eagles Lodge, Wednesday, November 28th at 6:30pm. The annual gathering features a host of activities ranging from complimentary cocktails, a live and silent auction and Calcutta. The funds raised through the auctions support […]

Two Shot Festival Requests Lodging Panel Funding

Two Shot Festival Requests Lodging Panel Funding

    Rose Ann Yates, representing the Two Shot Goose Hunt, requested $20,000 from the Lodging Tax Panel to assist with marketing expenses for the approaching annual event, set this year for November 28-30th. Yates noted that this year will mark the 52nd annual event.  She estimated the cost for the year will be different, […]

Two Shot Makes Annual Hospice Donation

Two Shot Makes Annual Hospice Donation

  For the second year, the Southeast Colorado Two Shot Association has made a donation to Lamar Area Hospice in memory of Robert ‘Spanky’ Yates. The $10,000 donation was funded from proceeds from a sporting clay shoot that developed last year. An almost spontaneous event in its development, the success of the first shoot carried […]

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 […]

Shooting Event Becomes Annual Fund Raiser

Shooting Event Becomes Annual Fund Raiser

The Lamar Area Hospice received a $10,000 check recently, compliments of a one-day sporting clays/trap shoot event sponsored by the Southeast Colorado Two Shot Goose Hunt organization. According to Rose Ann Yates, what was to have been a simple, day-long event held in memory of her late husband, Robert “Spanky” Yates, started with only seven […]

Lodging Tax Panel Receives Timely, Hefty Payment

Lodging Tax Panel Receives Timely, Hefty Payment

Not that the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel was absent any funds, but their October payment from the state of $28,874 helped fund some recent requests and added to their contingency fund. “This is the largest payment we received from the state all year,” said Carla Scranton, Panel Business Manager, “we knew it was coming […]

PUMA Details 1st Phase of Economic Development for County

PUMA Details 1st Phase of Economic Development for County

Initial ideas for economic development within Prowers County were laid out for the Prowers County Commissioners during an informational meeting with PUMA representatives on Monday, April 11th.  “We’ve been developing ideas based upon the feedback we received from our conversations during our tour earlier this year,” said Anna Jones, PUMA, Vice-President of Progressive Urban Management […]