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Comer and Lira Receive Walter Ely Scholarship Funds

Comer and Lira Receive Walter Ely Scholarship Funds

Amber Comer and Rey Lira, both students at Lamar High School, were selected by the SDS board of directors to receive $500 for the 5th anniversary from the Walter Ely Scholarship Fund.    The official presentation was held Monday, May 18, at the Southeastern Developmental Services offices on South 4th Street in Lamar. Each of the […]

Fifty years for Southeastern Developmental Services

Fifty years for Southeastern Developmental Services

Staff and residents of SDS in Lamar hosted a simple, old-fashioned hot dog barbecue as a thank you to the area for the community’s support for the past half century. Kim Engsburg, Executive Director, said during a bbq break, “We’re happy to host this for Lamar and surrounding areas for all the help they give […]

Big Summer Splash for SDS at Lamar Pool

Big Summer Splash for SDS at Lamar Pool

  Each year, SDS, Southeast Developmental Services in Lamar, holds a summer picnic party for the SDS staff and residents.  According to executive director, Kim Engsburg, this year’s theme was a 1950’s costume, Rock and Roll Pool Party in Willow Creek Park.   All the clients, families, guardians and staff took part in the Sunday, […]

Walter Ely Scholarship Award Presented to Two Area Students

Walter Ely Scholarship Award Presented to Two Area Students

   Sixteen candidates were entered in the third annual Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship this year.  According to Kim Engburg, Executive Director of SDS, Southeastern Developmental Services, the applicatants achieved such a degree of excellence, that two recipients were selected for the annual $500 scholarship.    Kody Wallace, a Wiley High School Senior, and Mykinthia Ebron, […]

SDS Celebrates Their Annual Awareness Day

SDS Celebrates Their Annual Awareness Day

Engsburg (standing at right) and Other SDS Staff Southeastern Developmental Services held their open house at the South 4th Street headquarters this past Wednesday, March 28.    Director Kim Engsburg said the staff decided this year’s event would be an open, “come and go” format to accommodate the public’s workday schedules.  A slide show reviewed the […]

Prowers County Commissioners Review Annexation Regulations, Levee Upgrade Plans for County

  The Prowers County Commissioners discussed several topics with Mary Root, County Land Use Administrator during their Thursday meeting, March 22.  A flood map is being completed for officials in compliance with mandated upgrades to the levee system throughout the country, mandated by FEMA and officials from the National Insurance Commission.  Root said that Granada […]

Recycled Cans Stolen from SDS in Lamar

Recycled Cans Stolen from SDS in Lamar

Apparently someone has been helping themselves to the bags of soda cans intended to be recycled by SDS in Lamar.  Kim Engsburg, executive director for Southeastern Developmental Services, said that on the past two Mondays, when the staff handles piles of the bagged cans dropped off at the collection site, there are hardly any bags […]

Taylor Wilson Wins Walter Ely Scholarship Award

Taylor Wilson Wins Walter Ely Scholarship Award

    SDS, Southeastern Developmental Services presented a $500 scholarship in memory of Walter Ely to Taylor Wilson of Wiley.  This is the first time the scholarship has been awarded, and Kim Engsburg, SDS director said she was sure this would become an annual event.  There was no age limit for entries.  All that was […]