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Reading Up The Santa Fe Trail

Winter is a great time to catch up on your reading about the Santa Fe Trail. But…which books should you read? There is no shortage of books about the Trail. A recent search on Amazon found 8,502 trail books for sale. There are guide books, old and new, plus diaries, autobiographies, histories, books about plants […]

PMC & HPCHC Holding Joint Board Meeting

Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center Announce Joint Board Meeting Scheduled  (Lamar, CO) February 4, 2016 –  Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center would like to announce that a joint Board Meeting between the Board of Directors for Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center has been […]

LPD Citizen’s Academy Open for Applications

  The Lamar Police Department is accepting applications to attend the Citizen’s Academy which will be instructed by the officers of the Lamar Police Department and staff of the Lamar Fire Department. The Academy will begin on April 23, 2015 and will run for six weeks. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 7:00PM […]

More Power for High Plains Public Radio

High Plains Pubic Radio in Garden City, KS held a launch party last Thursday, March 12, at the Lamar Cultural Events Center, to celebrate the expansion of their coverage in the Prowers County region.  KCSE FM, one of several translator relay stations that broadcasts locally 90.7 on the FM dial, has been operating in Prowers […]

Transitions: Lamar Fire Chief Marshall Cook

As photographs from his past 30 year career with the Lamar Fire and Ambulance Department scrolled on a video screen at the Lamar Cultural Center this past Friday evening, February 6, Marshall Cook was presented with a series of appreciation awards and plaques for his years of service to the community. Lamar Mayor Roger Stagner […]

Dias Selected to Lamar City Council

  Lamar resident, Felix Dias, was elected by a split ballot vote by the City Council as the Ward III replacement for Ron Cook during the January 26 meeting.   Cook became a Prowers County Commissioner following the November General Election.  Dias was sworn in as the newest council member by Judge Larry Stutler and began […]

2014 Year in Review-March/April

The close of 2014 will put us at the halfway mark for the decade.  Some use the passage of time as a measuring tool…how much have we done…how much time have we got left.  But the timetable for a city or county should probably be measured in accomplishments, not a calendar.  Some projects and programs […]

Legos are a Library Hit

  Youngsters between 3 and 12 years, dug into a table piled high with multi-colored, plastic building blocks know as legos, you know, those things you step on with your bare feet in the dark of night, when the kids haven’t put their toys away for the day.   That’s the adult description of the […]

Regional Drug Training Course Concludes in Lamar

Do you need to be able to recognize illegal drugs on sight, or can you make a determination about the type of drug that has been used by observing a user?  The Drug Training Expert course, hosted by the Lamar Police Department, and attended by numerous law enforcement officers from the region, helps police officials […]

Drugs in Our Community

An educational forum on the type, amount, impact and scope of drugs in the Lamar community will be held on Tuesday, May 20, from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Cultural Event Center. Drugs are in our neighborhoods, our schools and our workplaces.  Drugs are being used by our family and friends.  A number of questions […]

Major Interest Shown in Sheriff’s Race

  Six candidates for Prowers County Sheriff appeared before a standing room only audience Monday, February 24, at the Lamar Cultural Events Center to state their case as to why they should be the next sheriff come election day in November. The candidate’s forum was hosted by Dr. Gerry Branes from Voices of Southeast Colorado […]

Library Shredding Party Highlights Early Improvement Bond Paydown

  Lamar residents, city council members, county commissioners, library employees, volunteers, Friends of the Lamar Library and the Library Board gathered for a party to retire a finance bond ahead of schedule.  The document shredding was held at the Cultural Events Center in Lamar, Monday evening, December 23.     Board President, Jack Van Hook and Chris […]

Library Celebrates One Year of Line Dancing

Lamar Public Library recently celebrated one year of Line Dancing!  On Wednesday, October 16th the Library’s Cultural Events Center was filled with dancers of all ages to celebrate the occasion.  K&S Cottage Kitchen provided refreshments and a great time was had by all. The library would like to thank K&S Cottage Kitchen for the refreshments […]

City Auction at Cultural Events Center, Saturday from 9-11am

 The City of Lamar is having a silent auction on used city equipment from 9am to 11am, Saturday, April 20, in conjunction with the annual spring clean up day,    The auction items will be sold from the Cultural Events Center.  Bidders will be required to register for their auction number.  All sales are final and […]

Library Book Sale Starts April 7 at Cultural Events Center

  The Friends of the Lamar Public Library will hold their Spring Book sale on April 7 – 10 in the Cultural Events Center.  FOR THIS SALE ONLY, we are asking that you bring your donation books to the CEC on Thurs, Fri. and Sat. April 4-6.  Due to the remodeling project at the Library, […]

Jeremy Miller Appointed as County Veteran’s Service Officer

  The Prowers County Commissioners voted to approve the appointment of Jeremy Miller as the Veteran’s Service Officer, Assistant Officer and Vital Statistics Registrar, replacing Carol Grauberger who resigned last year.  On paper, the title of Service Officer will be Calvin Melcher who was hired to fill the spot until Miller was officially confirmed.  Commissioner […]

Civics 101 at Lamar’s Community Conversation Night

    Local residents got the ABC’s of city finance during a “Community Conversation” evening, hosted by Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland at the Cultural Events Center this past Thursday evening, January 10.  With various city department heads and some city councilmembers in attendance, Sutherland provided copies of current city finances, explaining in very informal […]

Retirement Celebration for Deputy Fire Chief Leonard Set for Jan. 3

  Deputy Fire Chief Pat Leonard has served the citizens of Lamar and Prowers County for thirty-nine years as both a firefighter and an Emergency Medical Technician.  He has decided that it is now time to close this chapter in his life and move on to other adventures.  We have arranged a retirement party for […]

PMC Institutes New Billing System, Increases Medical Interpreter Staff

  The last bills to patients have been issued from Prowers Medical Center using the former system this past month.  Hospital CEO, Craig Loveless said during the regular monthly board meeting on Wednesday, October 25, that a new billing system will go into effect the first of the month.  Loveless said he anticipates an increase […]

Letter to the Editor–Water & CO History

  Letter to the editor, Prowers Journal:  Last Friday, October 12, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs was at the Lamar Library to give a talk about water and Colorado. He told me after his presentation that his visit was arranged by Colorado Humanities and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, of which he is […]