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August Ice Cream Social is Aways a Hit

August Ice Cream Social is Aways a Hit

  Thirty-seven gallons of homemade ice cream was scooped, spooned, syruped, slurped, spilled and devoured during the annual ice cream social at Willow Creek Park on Thursday, August 2.  Sponsored by the Lamar Parks & Recreation Department and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, the ice cream makers got an early start on Wednesday morning to […]

Fee Structure for City Services Discussed by Council

Fee Structure for City Services Discussed by Council

Cost of services provided by the Lamar Police Department was discussed during the city council work session, Monday, July 23.  Lamar Police Chief Gary McCrea described how some services, such as fingerprinting, VIN inspections and funeral escorts have been offered in the past without any reimbursement.  McCrea told the council that charging fees for these […]

Go for the Cold!  Ice Cream at Willow Creek Park

Go for the Cold! Ice Cream at Willow Creek Park

     Photos and Video By Russ Baldwin When the thermometer reads 104 degrees, it becomes difficult to note that autumn is only four weeks away by the calendar, September 23, 2011 to be precise. Few Lamar residents were thinking fall this past Thursday evening for the annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Ice Cream Social […]

Wiley Hay Days was Picture Perfect

Wiley Hay Days was Picture Perfect

Photos by Russ Baldwin and Vincent Gearhart – Click picture to see a larger version.   A sunny and warm day helped with the large turnout for this past weekend’s 36th Annual Wiley Hay Days. Events began on Friday with a baseball game pitting one generation against another and eased into a sit down activity […]

Windmillers’ Trade Fair Wraps Up Annual Event in Lamar

Windmillers’ Trade Fair Wraps Up Annual Event in Lamar

Flatbeds and pick-up trucks and cars with out-of-state license plates from Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and some from Colorado were on hand at the Prowers County Fairgrounds this past Wednesday through Friday. Visitors were in Lamar for the 23rd Annual Windmillers’ Trade Fair, an opportunity for enthusiasts to display their collectables and view all the other […]

Washington Elementary School, First-Second Grades Family Night

Washington Elementary School, First-Second Grades Family Night

Friday, March 31, Washington Elementary School held their second annual first grade family night. Students and their parents were invited to play literacy and math games during this fun-filled evening. Second grade students held their second annual family night on the evening of February 28. Students and their parents enjoyed a fun-filled evening celebrating Dr. […]