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Comedy for a Cause

Comedy for a Cause

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers invite you to a night of excitement and laughter; the ever-popular comedy night returns to the Lamar Eagles Aerie on Friday, June 7th, 2013! Adam Vocke and Larry Lundstrom of 2 For the Road Entertainment out of Fort Morgan, CO are once again supplying the talent for a sensational night […]

Colorado Fishing Report for April 23, 2013

Colorado Fishing Report for April 23, 2013

 Fishing Fun for the Family!  Stay Up to Date with the Latest Fishing Reports from the Division of Parks & Wildlife.  New Reports are Available Once a Week. Barr Lake State Park Spring Fishing Clinic Sports enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to a fishing clinic at Barr Lake State Park on Saturday, May […]

Comedy Night at the Eagles January 19th, 2013

Comedy Night at the Eagles January 19th, 2013

Adam Vocke and Larry Lundstrom of 2 For the Road Entertainment out of Fort Morgan, CO are once again supplying the talent for an Exciting & Funny Night of Stand Up Comedy in Lamar, CO on January 19th at the Lamar Eagles Aerie. The Headliner for the evening of comedic entertainment will be Bob Meddles, “The […]

Lamar Homecoming, 2012

Lamar Homecoming, 2012

Click on a picture to go into slideshow mode. The Lamar High School Homecoming Parade marched down Main St. full of cheering students and included Homecoming Royalty, Class Floats of all ages, the Soccer team, & a semi load of Football players all led by the Lamar High School Marching Band. This years parade goers […]

2012 Summer Reading Program Ends

2012 Summer Reading Program Ends

It is a sad week for all of us at the Lamar Public Library … the summer reading program officially ended on Monday, July 30th with an awards ceremony and swim party. June and July are two of the most fun filled and busy months for all of us at the library; they are exciting, […]

Big Timbers History Corner #14 – Sand & Sage

Big Timbers History Corner #14 – Sand & Sage

In honor of the Sand and Sage Fair, here’s a shot of livestock visiting our area many, many years ago. Not the way they wash cattle for the fair these days, eh? The Arkansas looks pretty different, too! Makes you wonder what ranching in Prowers County will be like a hundred years from now…. Be […]

Fun! Fun! And More Fun at the Lamar Speedway

Fun! Fun! And More Fun at the Lamar Speedway

It was another night of fun and excitement for everyone that came to the Lamar Speedway Saturday night. It was Scout Night and all of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts wearing their uniform were admitted Free. At intermission the children were engaged in a tire roll competition. Each contestant was given a swimming pass […]

Remember Foundation - July 3rd Benefit

Remember Foundation – July 3rd Benefit

  PRESS RELEASE Southeastern Colorado has a newly formed Charitable Organization to support Alzheimer’s patients and their families.  The Remember Foundation was established by several interested citizens and area providers to provide a resource for those afflicted with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  The Remember Foundation Mission Statement is:  “To honor and remember those stricken with […]

Lamar FFA Packs The House!!

Lamar FFA Packs The House!!

The Lamar FFA Chapter packed the Lamar Community Building with over 900 spectators for the Lamar FFA Donkey Basketball game on April 5, 2012. The tournament consisted of four different teams; Lamar FFA Chapter “Honey Badgers”, D.O.N.K.E.Y. (LHS Staff), KVAY Radio, and the “Donkey Dunkers” (Community State Bank). The Honey Badger Team (Lamar FFA): Team […]

Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

There’s a line in a classic oldie from singer James Taylor’s, “Sweet Baby James”, about how, “the Berkshires were dream-like on account of that frostin”. He was referring to how that western Massachusetts County appeared to him one winter morning as he hit the road to go on tour. Portions of Prowers County offered that […]

ART & ARTIFACTS WINTER DAY CAMP

ART & ARTIFACTS WINTER DAY CAMP

PRESS RELEASE Big Timbers Museum hosted the Art & Artifacts Winter Day on Saturday, December 10, 2011. Over 40 kids and adults attended the event to make holiday ornaments and decorate Marshmallow – Sugar Cookie Snowmen.    

Lamar Days Parade Results

Lamar Days Parade Results

Motor Vehicle: 1st Place- Anna Carere 2nd Place Bill Elam 3rd Rolling Hills Cowboy Camp Horses: 1st Place – 1886 Covered Wagon from Pierce Homestead 2nd Place – Green Prairie Wagon, pulled by white Clydesdale horses 3rd Place – Single Saddle Entry, Rocky Ford, Little Princess Floats: 1st Place – MOPS 2nd Place- -Victory Outreach […]

Happy Birthday, Lamar

Happy Birthday, Lamar

Over 45 official entries took part in Saturday’s Lamar Days parade on May 14th. Sunny skies and cool temperatures brought out a crowd that lined the streets from East Olive to South Main to celebrate Lamar’s 125th anniversary. Lamar Chamber of Commerce President, Jill Tinnes said there were about 45 official entries, but she said […]

Cinco de Mayo this Saturday

Cinco de Mayo this Saturday

The weatherman is finally cooperating, forecasting better weather than in years past for Saturday’s Cinco de Mayo celebration, sponsored by Voces Unidas and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce. Saturday’s outlook calls for sunny skies with highs in the mid-80’s, perfect for enjoying a day at the North Side Park. Booths, vendors, food, inflatables and games […]