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Chamber Visits New Pastor Jerry Ellis

Chamber Visits New Pastor Jerry Ellis

Lamar, CO – July 5, 2013 – The Lamar Honkers recently visited Pastor Jerry Ellis of the First Southern Baptist Church at 706 West Pearl Street in Lamar. Pastor Ellis had served his congregation at the Springfield Baptist Chapel for the past four and half years in Springfield before taking on the pastor position at […]

Lamar Honkers Visit Valley Baptist Church

Lamar Honkers Visit Valley Baptist Church

The Lamar Honkers congratulated Pastor Douglas Sanford and his congregation on their recent move to a new church on West Highway 50 in Lamar. After being headquartered at the Wiley Community Center for the past eight years, the Valley Baptist Church in Wiley has moved to their beautifully renovated facilities. The church is on the […]

Local Church Joins New Denomination

Local Church Joins New Denomination

The First Presbyterian Church of Lamar started its ministry for the people of Lamar in 1901. This past summer the church became one of a growing number of Presbyterian churches starting a new denomination, ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. The church’s pastor, Rev. Rory Gillespie, explains the change: “For the last three decades […]

Chivington Friends to Build New Church

Chivington Friends to Build New Church

At a recent meeting and after prayerful consideration, the Chivington Friends members have decided to build a new church building. As you know, shortly after midnight on April 27th this year devastating tornadoes rampaged Southeast Colorado and damaged or destroyed several homes and buildings. Our parsonage walls collapsed and the roof blew into the south […]

New Beginnings – The Music of David Heck

New Beginnings – The Music of David Heck

The Southeast Colorado Concert Association, Southeast Colorado Ars Council and the Arkansas Valley Wind & Percussion Ensemble are proud to present New Beginnings-The Music of David Heck. The concert will be held on Sunday, August 12 at 2pm at the Lamar High School Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door for those who haven’t […]

Letter to the Editor - Thank You, In Memory

Letter to the Editor – Thank You, In Memory

Thank you to all our friends and relatives for all the food, flowers and the memorial contributions, as well as all the prayers to help us through our difficult and trying time for beloved mother. We also want to thank Lamar Hospice and Peacock Funeral Home. ” Shadows fall, and life becomes so difficult to […]

Annual Cowboy Camp Meeting in Lamar

Annual Cowboy Camp Meeting in Lamar

The 18th Annual Rolling Hills, Cowboy Camp Meeting will be held this Thursday through Friday, June 2 through 5 at the Prowers County fairgrounds. The meetings are an outgrowth of a tradition that dates back to over a century-plus, when churches and towns were few and far between on the western plains. Residents of small […]

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Holly Board Updates Pool and Park Fees

The fees for the Holly municipal swimming pool have been increased for the first time in nine years by the board of trustees. A resolution was also passed during the April 4 meeting, establishing rental rates for recreational vehicle and tent spaces. The board voted not to pursue a fence for the toddler playground at […]

Granada Trustees Discuss XY Canal Right of Way

Granada Trustees Discuss XY Canal Right of Way

The Granada Trustees held an open session this past Wednesday evening, as the board was short one member of holding an official meeting. Mayor Baca said no formal action could be taken, but the meeting would stay open in respect to audience members who wished to address the trustees. Jr. Vasquez informed the board of […]