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Seufer Declares His Candidacy for County Commissioner

  Holly area resident and farmer, Donald Seufer, Democrat, has announced his candidacy for District 1 Commissioner in Prowers County, currently held by incumbent Henry Schnabel. Seufer is the first democrat to declare for public office in the county this year. Schnabel is being challenged for his seat by fellow Republican, Lamar businessman Mike Parker. […]

Local GOP Candidates Gather for County Straw Poll

The Prowers County Republican Party met Tuesday, February 7 at the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church to take a straw poll on presidential candidates and to hear from the four local candidates who will be running for two seats in two districts for Prowers County Commissioner in November.  It may have been a record turnout, as […]

Prowers County GOP Caucus Set for February 7

NEWS RELEASE: The Prowers County Republicans, along with Republicans throughout the state of Colorado, will be holding precinct caucuses on Tuesday February 7th, starting at 7:00 p.m. This year, as in the past few years, Precincts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 will hold a combined caucus at the […]

Stagner Will Run for Prowers County Commissioner

Long time Lamar businessman and current Lamar Mayor Roger Stagner said today, “I’ve given it a lot of thought and discussion with my family, and I will be a candidate Prowers County Commissioner.” Stagner will be seeking the District III seat being left vacant by Commissioner Gene Millbrand who decided not to seek re-election in […]

Schnabel Seeks Reelection as County Commissioner

I am pleased to announce that I am a candidate for reelection to the Prowers County Board of County Commissioners. It has been my privilege to serve the citizens of Prowers County for the last three years and I look forward to another term. As commissioner I have been working with other stakeholders to bring […]

Crum Confronts Criticisms Over Hartman Cemetery Funds

  Sharilyn Crum, CPA, an accountant for the past nine years for the East Prowers Cemetery District, defended her service in that capacity before the Prowers County Commissioners and several Hartman residents this past Thursday, November 10. Accompanied by her attorney, Don Steerman, Crum presented the commissioners with outlined financial accounts she’s kept for the […]

Honoring the Fallen

    Ten years ago yesterday, several thousand Americans perished when the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York collapsed. Others died when a hijacked airliner struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and others still, died when their aircraft crashed into a Pennsylvania field. Among the fallen were 343 firefighters who died […]

Thirty Day Comment Period Open for Prowers District Changes

The Prowers County Commissioners are extending a decision date by thirty days, to allow citizens time to ask questions or make recommendations on the proposed district changes in Prowers County. A public hearing was held during the commissioner’s meeting on Thursday, July 14. Only a handful of citizens attended, asking questions to clarify the intricate […]

Commissioners Proposing New Districts for Prowers County

New boundaries are being proposed for the three districts in Prowers County, the first time they’ve been altered in over 40 years.  The 2010 national census has showed the three districts are out of population alignment.  Instead of an equal one-third population representation in each district, the county population is at 19% for District 1 […]

Transportation Museum Opening Draws Crowds

Click on a picture to see it in full size Photos and Videos by Russ Baldwin and Vincent Gearhart Well over 600 persons attended the grand opening ceremonies for the Big Timbers Transportation Museum in Lamar this past Saturday, June 25.  Planning on the project took the better part of two years, involving modifications to […]