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Commissioners Act on Several Requests

Commissioners Act on Several Requests

The Prowers County Commissioners had a full and varied agenda for their Tuesday meeting on March 12.  A special events permit was granted to the Lamar Elks Lodge for the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Wine Tasting event on March 22.  The Vaqueros Saddle Club received approval for renting the fairgrounds for six events through […]

Sirens for Wiley and Hartman Communities Installed

Sirens for Wiley and Hartman Communities Installed

  Siren warning systems are starting to go hi-tech around portions of Prowers County.  Sirens were recently installed in Wiley and Hartman which can be radio or wireless activated using a new transmitter purchased with funding from Homeland Security.  According to Prowers Rural Fire Chief, Staffon Warn, the sirens can be activated using a mounted […]

Business of the Week - Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center

Business of the Week – Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight the Welcome Home Child and Family Development Center located in Lamar. Call them at: 719.336-1200. Welcome Home Child and Family Development […]

Decision on Four Day School Week Due May 9

Decision on Four Day School Week Due May 9

The RE-2 school board of directors will hold a work session Thursday, May 5 and a general meeting on May 9, at which time a vote on a four day school week will be taken. Parents, students and concerned citizens attended a public forum on the matter this past Tuesday, and the public had an […]

Students learn about levers and pulleys

Talking Ag at LCC and LHS

Elementary age students from the eastern region of Colorado have been learning about agriculture A to Z with the CSU Ag-Fest at Lamar Community College, Thursday, April 28, and the FFA Kid’s Barnyard exhibit Thursday and Friday at Lamar High School. Twenty CSU staff, under the direction of Mick Livingston and Connie Cecil, in charge […]