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Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development, Inc. (SECED, INC) Announces Gonzales as New Director

Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development, Inc. (SECED, INC) Announces Gonzales as New Director

The Board of Directors for Southeast Colorado Enterprise Development, Inc. (SECED, Inc.) in Lamar is pleased to announce that Mrs. Stephanie Gonzales of Granada has accepted the position of Executive Director for SECED, Inc. and will commence her duties on March 2, 2015. Stephanie, along with her husband Manuel Gonzales, Jr. and children Bryan, Brittany […]

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District VI 4-H Senate Meeting Elections

LAS ANIMAS – District VI 4-H Senate meeting elections were held At April 7. The newly elected President is Blake Mueller, Otero County; Vice president is Chelsea Lewis, Otero County; Secretary is Rod Hall, Crowley County; Treasurer is Lakota Roberson, Kiowa County; Reporter is Chad Russell, Crowley County; and the Executive Committee is Zane Jenkins, […]

Girl Scouts Challenge for Food Banks

Girl Scouts Challenge for Food Banks

Lamar area Girl Scouts recently challenged Girl Scouts in Baca and Otero County to a friendly contest to see who could gather the most food items for their respective food banks. Area Girl Scouts brought donated food items to their troop meetings, their Juliette Low Tea Party, set out collection boxes in local businesses and […]

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties

Community leaders to examine issues facing kids in Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties Public invited to Sept. 18 discussion in Lamar to explore child health and education issues. Community members from Prowers, Kiowa, Baca and Bent counties are invited to examine health and education issues facing local children in a community discussion Sept. 18. […]

Cattlemen to Host Meeting, Auction, and Banquet on March 31

Cattlemen to Host Meeting, Auction, and Banquet on March 31

LAMAR – Colorado’s oldest livestock organization will meet March 31st here. The annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will mark the start of its 143rd year with its annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball. Events are open to the ranching community. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the business session starts at 1 […]

Southeast Colorado Farmers Eligible for Drought Relief Assistance

Southeast Colorado Farmers Eligible for Drought Relief Assistance

U.S. Senator Mark Udall announced  on Monday, June 27,  that farmers and ranchers in southeastern Colorado counties that have been hard-hit by the drought are now eligible for emergency assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As requested by Gov. John Hickenlooper, the USDA has declared a drought-related disaster in Baca, Crowley, and Otero counties.  […]

Gov. Hickenlooper seeks federal drought assistance

Gov. Hickenlooper seeks federal drought assistance

DENVER ­— Thursday, June 16, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper sent a letter today to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting drought assistance for Baca, Crowley and Otero counties. “ Colorado ’s southern counties are experiencing significant drought resulting in failed grain crops as well as the loss of forage for livestock,” the governor’s letter […]