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Martha E. Elam…January 24, 1932 – February 20, 2016

Martha E. Elam…January 24, 1932 – February 20, 2016

  A Graveside Rite of Committal for Lamar resident, Martha E. Elam will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Riverside Cemetery with Deacon Allan Medina officiating. Per Mrs. Elam’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Martha was born on January 24, 1932 at Lamar, Colorado […]

Richard D. Spitzer…September 16, 1935 – February 20, 2016

Richard D. Spitzer…September 16, 1935 – February 20, 2016

  A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Richard D. Spitzer will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Lamar Christian Church with Ray Matteson officiating. Interment will follow in the McClave Cemetery.  Visitation for Richard will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 3:00PM until 6:00 P.M. at […]

Private Property Rights Expert to Speak in La Junta, CO Feb. 27th

Private Property Rights Expert to Speak in La Junta, CO Feb. 27th

  Dr. Angus McIntosh, a private property rights expert, will be conducting a workshop at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2016 at the Otero Jr. College Banquet Room in La Junta, CO.  Beverly Rave, former Colorado State Land Board Director, will also speak on issues such as the Walk In Legislation, that will potentially impact […]

Election History Information-How the Election Process Works

Election History Information-How the Election Process Works

  Information Provided from Prowers County Clerk and Recorder Office   How is the President really elected and what is the Electoral College? It is a group of 538 people, chosen by the states and the District of Columbia, that are responsible for electing the President and Vice President of the United States. When you […]

Lamar will Host a 2016 Ag Outlook and Strategy Forums for Producers

Lamar will Host a 2016 Ag Outlook and Strategy Forums for Producers

2016 Ag Outlook and Strategy Forums for Producers Producers know their costs of producing crops and livestock continue to be high while market prices are going down. As profits decrease or there are losses, producers may have difficulty securing operating loans or have to take money from the savings they accumulated over the past few […]

U. S. Department of Argriculture

Colorado CATTLE ON FEED Report

The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 880,000 head as of February 1, 2016. The latest inventory was up 1 percent from January 1, 2016 but down 1 percent from February 1, 2015. Cattle feeders with […]

Friendship, a True Treasure

Friendship, a True Treasure

  Lamar’s resident pirate king, Irl Quinby, celebrated his 60th birthday in royal style at Colorado East Bank and Trust on South Main in Lamar this past Thursday, February 18th. Brenda May, bank president, said, “Irl has become a friend to us with his afternoon visits at the bank. We had a private party for him […]

Delbert L. Beaman…April 30, 1945 – February 16, 2016

Delbert L. Beaman…April 30, 1945 – February 16, 2016

    Funeral services for Delbert Beaman will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Eugene Birt officiating.  Interment will follow at the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation for Delbert will be held on Monday, February 22, 2016 from 1:00-7:00 p.m. also at Valley Memorial […]

Birth Announcements: Chacon-Tamayo -/- Shotton

Birth Announcements: Chacon-Tamayo -/- Shotton

  Javier Chacon and Angelica Tamayo of Lamar, Colorado announce the birth of their son Xzavian D’aniel Chacon-Tamayo at Prowers Medical Center at 2:25pm on Monday, February 15, 2016 with Sharon Hendricks attending. Xzavian weighed six pounds and 12.4 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length at birth.  Brothers/Sisters: Jacier Jesus Chacon.  Grandparents: Lupe Chacon, […]

Lodging Panel Considers a Cap on Funding Requests

Lodging Panel Considers a Cap on Funding Requests

  Members of the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel maintained their focus on finances during their February 16th meeting.  Five event requests had been carried over from the previous meeting and funding was provided for each of them last Tuesday.  Another topic that was briefly mentioned last month received more discussion by board members; President Pat […]

Gula Ruth Adams…August 11, 1922 – February 15, 2016

Gula Ruth Adams…August 11, 1922 – February 15, 2016

  Funeral services for Gula Adams will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Mark Cloer will officiate. Interment will follow at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, February 19, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Horber […]

Construction Underway for LCC's New Dorm

Construction Underway for LCC’s New Dorm

  John Marrin, Lamar Community College President, standing a few yards from where the school’s newest dormitory will be constructed this spring and summer, welcomed dozens of guests to the February 16th groundbreaking ceremonies. “This will be a large building that will house 30 to 32 students and this will be the future of this […]

Ruth Evelyn Schibbelhut…February 16, 2016

Ruth Evelyn Schibbelhut…February 16, 2016

  A Graveside service for former longtime Southeastern Colorado resident and a resident of Lakin, Kansas since 1984, Ruth Evelyn Schibbelhut will be held at 1:30PM on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Union Valley Cemetery in Hasty, Colorado. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9:00AM until 12:00PM at the Peacock […]

Eva M. Davis…January 17, 1922 – February 12, 2016

Eva M. Davis…January 17, 1922 – February 12, 2016

  A private family graveside service for longtime Lamar resident and current resident of the Holly Nursing Care Center, Eva M. Davis was held at 1:00PM, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the Fairmount Cemetery with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Eva was born on January 17, 1922 at Tyrone, Oklahoma to Fred […]

Radio Car Racing is Underway at the Lamar Elks Lodge

Radio Car Racing is Underway at the Lamar Elks Lodge

Want to take your vehicle around some hairpin turns at excessively high speeds, outdistancing your closest competitor? Rebound off retaining walls and spin out a couple of times and get back on the straightaway to retake your lead in the pack.  Bump your opponent out of the way when no one is looking?  Cross the […]

Lamar Honkers Around the Town

Lamar Honkers Around the Town

  My Health & Wellness The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers paid a welcome visit recently to Dr. Samantha Befidi, Chiropractor/Acupuncture-Certified, at her offices at 206 East Olive Street in Lamar. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8am to 5pm and Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 6:30pm.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Call 719-336-0108 or […]

Prowers Medical Center Opens New Emergency Department Entrance

Prowers Medical Center Opens New Emergency Department Entrance

  Prowers Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of its newly expanded Emergency Department (ED). We will start receiving emergency care patients at our new ED entrance beginning Wednesday, February 17th. The new entrance for the Emergency Department (ED) will be relocated to the newly constructed entrance on the southeast corner of the […]

Prowers GOP Caucus set for Tuesday, March 1st

Prowers GOP Caucus set for Tuesday, March 1st

The Colorado Republicans will hold their Precinct Caucus meetings on March 1, 2016 starting at 7:00 p.m. The Prowers County Republicans will be holding their Precinct Caucus in two locations. Precincts 2 (two) and 13 (thirteen), the two most eastern Precincts, will be holding their Caucus at the Holly City Complex. All other Precincts will meet […]

Lamar Noon Lions Help Fund Leader Dog Service

Lamar Noon Lions Help Fund Leader Dog Service

  Becky Wynn, a Michigan resident who was introduced to the Lamar Lions Club luncheon by Gordon Guihen, provided some behind-the-scenes information about the Leader Dogs for the Blind program; a Lion’s sponsored organization, during the Lamar Lion’s weekly meeting, February 10th.  Wynn, who describes herself as a volunteer puppy raiser, was visiting in Lamar […]

Gov. Forum on Colorado Ag Set for February 18

Gov. Forum on Colorado Ag Set for February 18

  When the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture takes place Feb. 18, it will mark a milestone. The annual event – which brings together local and state officials, farmers, ranchers, industry experts, lawmakers, media and consumers to discuss the most pertinent issues surrounding food production – is celebrating 25 years in 2016. This year’s Forum […]