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Busy Weekend with Breezy and Cool Oktoberfest

Busy Weekend with Breezy and Cool Oktoberfest

The windy and cooler weather during Lamar’s Oktoberfest Saturday, October 3rd, reflected the approaching autumn and may have held back the attendance for the Lamar Chamber’s beer garden that evening. The turnout was good during the day, with a record number of entrants for the 4th Annual Beers and Brats for Boobies 5K race to […]

LCC Rodeo Results: Chadron State College

LCC Rodeo Results: Chadron State College

On September 18-20, the Lamar Community College Rodeo team competed in the Chadron State College Rodeo, with a particularly good showing from the women’s team. The women’s team took top awards in the rodeo, finishing first and outdistancing the second place team, University of Wyoming, by 105 points.  Sophomore Melanie Roman won the barrel racing […]

Prowers Lodging Panel Approves Funds for Summer Music Festival

Prowers Lodging Panel Approves Funds for Summer Music Festival

The “Hotter than Hell Music & Art Festival” set for July 18 in Lamar, received $5,240 to pay for advertising and contract fees from the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel this past Tuesday, May 19.  Shawna Hodge, Executive Director for Lamar Partnerships Incorporated, presented an overview of the second annual daylong festival, set for downtown Lamar. […]

Sheriff Expresses Concern About Drug Use in Prowers County

Sheriff Expresses Concern About Drug Use in Prowers County

The Prowers County Commissioners heard about the work of the Domestic Safety Resource Center from Lisa Thomas and Lisa Mendenhall and were invited to attend the 10th Annual Fantasy Tree fundraising event at the Lamar Elks Lodge on November 23.  Thomas is the chairperson of the event and Mendenhall is the director of the Resource […]

LCC Hosts Antelope Stampede

LCC Hosts Antelope Stampede

The Lamar Community College Rodeo team held the Antelope Stampede October 4-6 at the Prowers County Fairgrounds. LCC freshman Codie Brown won Breakaway Roping and is now 6th in the event in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. Brooke Smith finished 6th in Goat Tying and James Ellet placed 10th in steer wrestling. The team will […]

Chadron State College Rodeo Results

Chadron State College Rodeo Results

The Lamar Community College Rodeo team competed at Chadron State College in Chadron, NE September 21-23. LCC’s Carter Coble won Steer Wrestling. Keely Smith finished 2nd in barrel racing and 5th in team roping with partner Luke Baumann. Sterling Molesworth and Seth Barber were 6th in team roping.  The LCC Rodeo team will compete in […]

Wonderful Weekend, Busy Town

Wonderful Weekend, Busy Town

Some pictures will display larger if clicked. Lamar offered something to do for almost every taste, whether your interests ranged from the annual Oktoberfest activities,  to the Living History Encampment, to the Lamar Community College Antelope Stampede, or more sedentary fare, such as scanning the titles offered at the fall book fair at the Lamar […]

LCC Rodeo Team Starts New Season, Hosts Antelope Stampede

LCC Rodeo Team Starts New Season, Hosts Antelope Stampede

  The Lamar Community College Rodeo Team began its fall season at the Chadron State College Rodeo on Sept. 9-11 with sophomore Carter Coble finishing seventh in Steer Wrestling while freshman Chris Soto finishing third in Bull Riding.  Last weekend, the team competed at Central Wyoming College with freshman Ellie Westberg and Mackenzie Scott finishing […]

Prowers County Backs Tri State Transmission Project

The Prowers County Commissioners joined with several other counties this past week, offering a resolution of support for the Tri State G & T, Tri State Lamar-Front Range Transmission Project.  The project will develop a high voltage electricity transmission system by 2018 across eastern and southern Colorado.    Fourteen counties in eastern Colorado, including six in […]

Show Me the Money says Prowers Lodging Panel

Show Me the Money says Prowers Lodging Panel

The Prowers County Lodging Panel received some, but not all the answers they wanted, as to how or when the state issues quarterly payments to the county tourism funding board, collected from a 2% tax on local motels. Jana Coen, Prowers County Clerk and Recorder attended the monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 21, with county […]