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High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 1st Annual Photography Contest!

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Southeast Colorado Arts Council is sponsoring its 1st annual photography contest and is seeking entries that will feature Southeast Colorado. Entries are being accepted from now until February 12, 2016. This contest is open to the […]

Artists Sought To Portray Mallard in Waterfowl Art Competition

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation requests original artwork entries for the 2016 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. This year’s species of focus is the Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos. The deadline for artist submissions is 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20. “It is amazing every year to see what the artists come up […]

PATS Prepares for New Year’s Riders

Prowers Area Transit will provide rides for New Year’s Eve partiers from 7pm to 2am on December 31st this year.  Although the rides are free of charge, any donations will be welcome to defray expenses for the bus and drivers.  If you’re partying with a large group that evening, it’s advisable to make reservations at […]

Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil – NACD Poster Contest

The Prowers Conservation District (PCD) supports the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) poster contest for 6th graders.  All 6th graders in the Prowers Conservation District are eligible to participate in this contest.  PCD goes to each school and does a presentation of the theme; which this year is “Dig Deeper: Mysteries in the Soil.” […]

Winners Announced for the “Why I Love the Lamar Public Library” Poster Contest

Library Lovers’ Month is a month-long celebration of school, public, and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the nation’s libraries continue to serve. In recognition of Library Lovers’ Month, Lamar Public Library sponsored a poster contest for students Kindergarten […]

Lex Nichols, Native American Flute Player at Amache Studio February 21

On Friday, February 21, 2014, Lex Nichols will not only play several of his collected Native American flutes, but will hand out awards to area photographers for the Share the Spirit Photography Show and Contest.  A soup tasting cuisine will be presented free to the public. Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter their […]

Real Deals Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Brandy Forte won $500 in the Real Deals Magazine drawing today, Friday, August 9 as the advertising publication celebrated its first anniversary at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce offices. Owner Ginger Coberley set the contest in motion this past summer, displaying 35 different icons on the inside page which had been hidden among the various […]

1st Annual Share the Spirit Photography Contest

The First Annual Share the Spirit Foundation Photography Contest will be held this February 22 through 24 at Amache Studio. This event will be held in conjunction with the High Plains Snow Goose Festival.  Here is the schedule and information for the public and the photographers . FEBRUARY 17 – SUBMIT ENTRIES TO AMACHE STUDIO 1 – 4 […]

Lamar FFA Participates in District VII Speech Contest

Congratulations to Jolynn Rider of the Lamar FFA Chapter for receiving a “Gold” rating and placing 2nd in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest! Rider will serve as the alternate for the State contest to be held in June. On December 6th Colorado FFA District 7 held a Public Speaking Contest at the Lamar Community Building. […]

Sweater Contest Winner!

Brian McCoy was the very first person to wear his Holiday Sweater in to the Lamar Public Library on Wednesday, December 19th! For wearing his holiday sweater, Mr. McCoy received a Lamar Public Library book bag, a $10.00 gift card, two books, a bookmark, lunch with library staff, a library Frisbee, pencil and eraser. When […]

Steer-Aid Clinic Reservations Due

For immediate release Steer-Aid clinic reservations due ROCKY FORD – Youth are encouraged to sign up now for a hands-on beef clinic June 9-10. Sullivan Supply’s new “Stock Show University” will be a part of WW Feed & Supply’s 2012 Steer-Aid clinic. Sullivan Supply’s “professor” will focus on showmanship, feeding and nutrition, daily hair and […]

Are You Feeling Lucky…?

  You never know which way your day is going to go. A good one, a bad one, or something in-between. For Lamar resident William Adams, his mail brought some very good news. Tri County Ford has been running a contest for a free car. If the numbers on your mailer invitation match the numbers […]

Help Save the Holly Theater!!

An internet voting campaign has been started to try to win $50,000 from Reader’s Digest.  The “We Hear You America” contest is underway on the Reader’s Digest website.   The Top Prize is $50,000 for a community that is able to garner the most votes for their particular project.  Other prizes will also be given away.  […]

FFA Students Earn “Silver” Rating

Congratulations to Lauren Tinnes and Jake Specht for receiving “Silver” Ratings in the Southeast District Creed Contest held in Vilas on Wednesday, December 7th.   Charity Stocking Lamar FFA Advisor LHS Agricultural Education Instructor    

2011 Creed Speaking Contest

The Lamar FFA Chapter had their annual FFA Creed speaking contest again this year at the Lamar High School, in the LHS auditorium. The event took place on the 26th of October. The first place winner was Jake Specht. He will receive a complimentary FFA jacket for his efforts as well as go on to […]

FFA Back to School BBQ

  The Lamar FFA Chapter organized their 3rd annual FFA Barbecue. The barbecue was held at Willow Creek Park, starting and 7 p.m. All chapter members invited their family to attend the event, and the outcome was great. Over a hundred people showed up to enjoy the FFA fun. The barbecue consisted of hot dogs, hamburgers, […]