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Added to the Lamar Library Collection – Week of January 12th 2016

ADDED TO THE LIBRARY COLLECTION WEEK OF JANUARY 12, 2016   ADULT NON FICTION   Not in God’s Name: confronting religious violence by Jonathan Sacks The Collapse of Parenting: how we hurt our kids when we treat them like grown-ups by Leonard Sax The Shred Power Cleanse: eat clean, get lean, burn fat by Ian […]

Free Fishing Events for Kids in Southeast Colorado

LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hosting several free fishing clinics for boys and girls in the lower Arkansas River Valley. The events are for children under 16 years of age and will cover tips and tricks for all kinds of fishing. Participants will also learn about types of flies and lures, water […]

Fire Department Incident Reports September 30, 2013

Saturday, September 28 At 12:40 pm on September 28, fire personnel were dispatched to 702 South 12th Street in Lamar on report of a possible structure fire in an abandoned house where kids were playing with fire.  Initial dispatch was to the area of West Walnut and South 13th Streets but was rerouted to South […]

2012 Summer Reading Program Ends

It is a sad week for all of us at the Lamar Public Library … the summer reading program officially ended on Monday, July 30th with an awards ceremony and swim party. June and July are two of the most fun filled and busy months for all of us at the library; they are exciting, […]

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 […]

Fun! Fun! And More Fun at the Lamar Speedway

It was another night of fun and excitement for everyone that came to the Lamar Speedway Saturday night. It was Scout Night and all of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts wearing their uniform were admitted Free. At intermission the children were engaged in a tire roll competition. Each contestant was given a swimming pass […]

Recycle Your Old Eyeglasses at the Lamar Lions Pancake Breakfast!

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 5/4/2012 Lamar Lions Club Contact Information: April Faull, President (719) 336-9795 (H) (Lamar, CO) As spring cleaning season gets underway, the Lamar Lions Club is asking people to look through drawers and closets for old, unwanted eyeglasses and donate them to the Lions Recycle for Sight program at their Annual […]

Nine “It’s About Kids” Communities Across Colorado Awarded $16,000 in Grants to Increase

For Immediate Release – Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Understanding and Support for Access to Health for Kids The Colorado Children’s Campaign, through support from The Colorado Trust, today announced $16,000 in grants to nine Colorado communities to improve statewide understanding of children’s health care issues and increase support for improved health access for kids through the […]

Parkview Christmas Program at LCB

Students from the Parkview Elementary School held their annual Christmas music program last evening, December 6, at the Lamar Community Building. The 3rd thru 5th grade students were under the direction of music instructor Mrs. Morrison for what would probably be their final occasion. Mrs. Morrison is ending her 12th year at Parkview this year, […]

Southeast Colorado CASA Ending Services

This announcement about the status of Southeastern Colorado CASA is a very difficult one to make. Due to a combination of unfortunate conditions, the Colorado CASA board of directors has made the decision to close Southeastern Colorado CASA effective December 15, 2011. I want to take this opportunity to personally thank each and every one […]

Youth Art Display at Community State Bank

Mittie Helm and Tracy Long, employees at Community State Bank, review art work completed by Lamar school children who participated in arts after-school programming 2010-2011 through the Partners for Hope Center. The works are on display in the bank lobby on north Main Street, Lamar. The children worked in acrylic paint using their imaginations, photographs […]