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Hospice Founders Luncheon

Hospice Founders Luncheon

The Lamar Area Hospice Board of Directors hosted a luncheon on April 30th to honor the founder of Lamar Area Hospice and all those who contributed to the effort and followed her lead. More than three decades have passed since Lana Geier did the work necessary to establish an in-home hospice that served Lamar and […]

Craft Nights Successful at the Lamar Public Library

Craft Nights Successful at the Lamar Public Library

It is our mission to create a space where community members feel comfortable and have fun creating new and interesting things. The library is also becoming a place to collaborate and share ideas that will enhance our community and inspire future projects. We believe by being creative our community will grow stronger and add value […]

Girl Scouts Visit Juniper Village Residents

Girl Scouts Visit Juniper Village Residents

Juniper Village at Lamar was pleased to have the Senior Girl Scouts in their building on Saturday, November 16th. Together, the Girl Scouts and residents made turkey pins out of flowers and construction paper. Some ladies really got into the craft by not only making a pin but also a cute centerpiece for their dining […]

Juniper Village Hosts Halloween Festivities

Juniper Village Hosts Halloween Festivities

Juniper Village at Lamar is always pleased to welcome the community into the building but it is extra special when guests are all dressed up! Juniper kicked off its Halloween celebration with a long line standing outside waiting in anticipation as the doors were about to open. Residents and staff alike got into this event […]

Business of the Week - SDS, Inc.

Business of the Week – SDS, Inc.

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 SDS, Inc. Give them a call at: 719.336-3244 In 1964, Colorado incorporated twenty community-centered boards (CCBs) across the […]

Business of the Week - Colorado East Bank & Trust

Business of the Week – Colorado East Bank & Trust

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 Colorado East Bank & Trust Give them a call at: 719.336-5200 Colorado East Bank & Trust was established in […]

Fellowship Credit Union–Suposs Financial Education Foundation Contributes $8,000 to Local Schools for Financial Literacy

Fellowship Credit Union–Suposs Financial Education Foundation Contributes $8,000 to Local Schools for Financial Literacy

Fellowship Credit Union staff and Board Members of the Fellowship Credit Union–Suposs Foundation present $2,000 checks to Schools in Prowers County to assist in Financial Literacy Programs. The Fellowship Credit Union–Suposs Financial Education Foundation was established in 2008 and has also awarded over $7,000 to students for continuing education at colleges, universities and trade schools. […]

Lamar Chamber Honkers and Directors Congratulate The Lamar Fire Department for 125 Years of Service

Lamar Chamber Honkers and Directors Congratulate The Lamar Fire Department for 125 Years of Service

HAPPY 125th BIRTHDAY LAMAR FIRE DEPARTMENT! The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Directors and Honkers paid a visit to the Lamar Fire Department, 505 South Main Street, to congratulate them for 125 years of dedicated service. Marshall Cook, Fire Chief, and his committed staff, provide fire protection, emergency medical transport, rescue and hazardous materials response, and fire […]

Business of the Week - Anna Carere State Farm Insurance Agency

Business of the Week – Anna Carere State Farm Insurance Agency

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when we highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we spotlight the Anna Carere Agency located at 701 South South Main in Lamar The Anna Carere State Farm Insurance Agency is conveniently located at 701 […]

Letter to the Editor - Recall Election

Letter to the Editor – Recall Election

Letter to the Editor: The Recall Election of Directors Candy Ruedeman and Marge Campbell on the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors is coming up. Many people say they don’t know if they will vote or not. Many don’t really understand the issues and they “just want to stay out of it”. What is really […]

PCDI Hosts Prowers County Economy Review

PCDI Hosts Prowers County Economy Review

Southern Colorado Economic Development District is hosting a series of town hall meetings across a 12 county region of southern Colorado. The Prowers County meeting will be held Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mezzanine Room at the Prowers County Annex. This meeting is being co-sponsored by Prowers County Development, Inc. The town […]

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Walter Ely Remembered, Honored

SDS, Southeastern Developmental Services will be recognized on March 23rd with an SDS Appreciation Day Proclamation voted on by the Prowers County Commissioners this past Thursday. Last year, Kim Engsburg, SDS director and staff held an open house to explain the goals and function of the organization which works to improve the quality of life […]