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Prowers County Sheriff Report, November 2013

Prowers County Sheriff Report, November 2013

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 251 service calls this past November, 2013.  The City of Lamar had 127 calls, followed by the County with 85; Holly had 29 calls and Wiley had five.  Lamar posted 44 jail related calls and 13 for warrant arrests, as well as 32 calls for serving papers and […]

Stanton County Hospital to Provide Services at the Holly Clinic

Stanton County Hospital to Provide Services at the Holly Clinic

Stanton County Hospital is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease with the Holly Community Corporation to provide services at the Holly Medical Clinic. Stanton County Hospital has a long history of serving the healthcare needs of the residents of Southeastern Colorado and welcomes the opportunity to bring clinic services to Holly. The […]

LCC Hosts CSU's 2013 AGFEST for Elementary School Students

LCC Hosts CSU’s 2013 AGFEST for Elementary School Students

  CSU’s annual AGFEST was held this past Wednesday for 225 fifth grade students from area schools.  Mick Livingston, CSU Extension Agent from Burlington, said several thousand elementary students from Rocky Ford, Hugo, Brush, Sterling, Holyoke and in Prowers and Bent County will view the displays focusing on different aspects of employment in the agricultural […]

Prowers County Sheriff Report, February 2013

Prowers County Sheriff Report, February 2013

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to 272 calls for service this past February, 2013.  Lamar posted 155 calls, followed by 81 from the County, 37 from Holly and 15 from Wiley.  Sixty of the Lamar calls were jail-related with eight warrant arrests noted, two for drugs and one for theft.  The County had 24 […]

Robbins, Lusher, Brase Elected to PCDI Board

Robbins, Lusher, Brase Elected to PCDI Board

  New board of director members to Prowers County Development Incorporated were elected during the economic development group’s annual banquet and meeting, Wednesday, February 27, at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn. Lawrence Brase was re-elected as a board member and Larry Lusher of Farmer-Stockman Realty & Auction LLP and Rick Robbins of Colorado Mills were […]

Holly Residents Can Enroll to Receive Emergency CodeRED Information

Holly Residents Can Enroll to Receive Emergency CodeRED Information

Are you enrolled to receive emergency CodeRED Information?  Residents of the Holly community can receive severe weather warnings via the reverse-911 CodeRED system by opting in to get the calls.  To opt in, sign up online to receive alerts for any combination of severe weather warnings at www.townofholly.com.  Individuals can register a cell phone number or a […]

County Approves LiveWell Phys Ed Contract, Hires New VA Administrator

County Approves LiveWell Phys Ed Contract, Hires New VA Administrator

The Prowers County Commissioners had a diversified agenda for their Thursday meeting, January 24.  Talara Coen, Alta Vista Charter School Administer, requested support from the county to act as a financial pass-through agent allowing the school to receive a $100,000 grant to fund playground equipment upgrades.  Coen explained that she has full approval from the […]

Year-round, Handicapped Accessible Walking Trail & Parking Lot Constructed at New Holly School District Facilities

Year-round, Handicapped Accessible Walking Trail & Parking Lot Constructed at New Holly School District Facilities

With funding from the Colorado Health Foundation and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Transportation Enhancement Funds, the Holly School District has constructed a walking trail around their recreational facilities that connects with the town of Holly’s Justin Harrington Trail and provides safe and accessible parking for adjacent recreational facilities. The $160,105 park & walk […]

2013 Lamar Light Plant Budget Approved

2013 Lamar Light Plant Budget Approved

  Lamar Utility Board members approved the 2013 budget for the Lamar Light Plant after a brief review of questions several members had voiced at the previous board meeting on October 9.  There were no changes in the budget, but some aspects of it were highlighted with regard to some of the financial responsibilities that […]

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Customer Disconnect Policies

Lamar Utility Board Reviews Customer Disconnect Policies

  Most of the discussion during the August 29 Lamar Utility Board meeting focused on items not specifically on the agenda.   Lamar Light Plant Superintendent Houssin Hourieh discussed the rules and regulations pertaining to policies for re-connect and disconnect for electric service, mostly for residential customers.  The Light Plant follows at 70 page document set […]

Business of the Week - Colorado East Auto Sales

Business of the Week – Colorado East Auto Sales

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight the Colorado East Auto Sales located in Lamar. Call them at: 719.336-6822. Colorado East Auto Sales in Lamar opened in […]

Proclamation for Helen and Fred Pottorf of Holly

Proclamation for Helen and Fred Pottorf of Holly

The Town of Holly Trustees Board ratified an official proclamation during its monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 1, in recognition of Helen and Fred Pottorf’s 60th wedding anniversary and the couple’s contribution to the community through the years. The Trustees delayed any official action on a proclamation earlier, as it would have tipped the hand of […]

St. Frances of Rome in Holly Has a New Parish Facility

St. Frances of Rome in Holly Has a New Parish Facility

St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, Holly, is experiencing the blessings of a growing Parish community. The Parish recently sold its rectory and has purchased the former Colorado East Bank and Trust building located on Main Street. As the new location is renovated, it will provide the Parish with much needed space. The rectory served […]

Prowers County Residents Enjoy a Full Weekend of Events

Prowers County Residents Enjoy a Full Weekend of Events

  Wiley was just as hot as Granada. A portion of Main Street was sectioned off Saturday, so booths and vendors could be set up to entertain the crowd. Kids were running and playing at the town center and finding ways to amuse themselves, from an egg-toss contest, to a water balloon-dunking seat. It didn’t […]

Lightning Strike Blasts Pile of Tires South of Lamar

Lightning Strike Blasts Pile of Tires South of Lamar

Zeus used to smite his enemies with a well-thrown lightning bolt. What are the odds that a lightning strike from a storm passing over miles of open plains in southeast Colorado would hit a pile of used tires in the middle of the prairie? Pretty good, actually! Staffon Warn, Prowers County Rural Fire Chief reported […]

PCDI Continues Efforts to Sell Washington Street Property

PCDI Continues Efforts to Sell Washington Street Property

Randle Realty in Lamar now has the exclusive listing for the Prowers County Development Incorporated incentive property.  The land and buildings was donated to PCDI by Big R when the company’s corporate headquarters was moved to Pueblo.  “Once the listing with Hancock Realty expired, we put out the building out for bid to local realtors,” […]

AVWPE to Perform in Lamar & Holly

AVWPE to Perform in Lamar & Holly

April 10, 2012 Southeast Colorado Concert Association and Southeast Colorado Arts Council present the Arkansas Valley Wind & Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert – 7pm at the Lamar High School Auditorium.  The concert is free to the public and season tickets to the upcoming 2012-2013 community concert association will be available in the commons beginning at 6:00pm.  […]

$28 Million School Project Underway in Holly

$28 Million School Project Underway in Holly

Holly School District Superintendent Carlyn Yokum got a round of cheers from the audience of school students, teachers and citizens when she told the gathering that a brand new school would be waiting for them by the fall of 2013.  Groundbreaking for the school, which will serve approximately 300 students between pre-kindergarten and 12th graders, […]

Holly Commercial Club Reviews Membership-Monthly Speakers

Holly Commercial Club Reviews Membership-Monthly Speakers

Holly Commercial Club Minutes February 1, 2012 12 noon Holly Methodist Church   Prayer was said by Ralph Plummer and a delicious lunch was served by the Methodist Church.  Call to order at 12:25 pm by President Ralph Plummer. Attendance roll sign-in sheet was passed around.  Minutes; A motion for the January minutes to be […]

Holly Trustees Meet Nov 2, 2011

Holly Trustees Meet Nov 2, 2011

AGENDA FOR REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF THE HOLLY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Wednesday, November 2, 2011 100 Tony Garcia Drive – 7:00 p.m.  TOWN OF HOLLY BOARD OF TRUSTEES PUBLIC HEARING on petition to abate that portion of Pine Street immediately north and contiguous to the premises located at 610 Park Street, Holly, CO  Call to […]