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As Real as It Can Get

As Real as It Can Get

Photos by Russ Baldwin – Click on a picture to see a bigger version. There’s nothing like the real thing. Lamar firefighters and Prowers County Rural fire department members were put through their paces in a training exercise this past Wednesday night, June 15, at the former Big R warehouses on Washington Street. A reality-oriented […]

Friday Fire Jumps Arkansas River, Heads to Lamar

Friday Fire Jumps Arkansas River, Heads to Lamar

Firefighters in Lamar and Prowers county were called out in force late Friday afternoon and into the evening on April 22, to combat a wind-driven blaze north and east of the city. Lamar Fire Chief Marshall Cook said the fire spread across the Arkansas River and was moving westward, blown by winds that fortunately, weren’t […]

“Text Me, I’m Dying to Hear from You”

“Text Me, I’m Dying to Hear from You”

      High School Students view the start of a mock exercise The dangers of texting while driving were brought home in dramatic fashion this past Friday morning, April 15, at Lamar High School. A mock car accident resulted in one fatality, the arrest of the teenaged driver and two passenger accident-injuries. Students lined […]