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Lamar Honkers Visit Wiley (Note Recent Corrections)

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers recently paid a visit to two businesses in Wiley. Little House Mercantile LLC, at 602 Main Street Wiley, CO is just a 15 minute drive from Lamar. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. For any other time call the proprietor Carol Owen at 719-688-1392. Little House […]

Honkers Welcome American National Insurance

The Lamar Honkers visited American National Insurance Company at 10 Forrest Street in Lamar recently. Owned and operated by Bernadette DeForest, the firm offers numerous types of coverage including life, home, vehicle, farm, ranch and commercial properties.  “We also have annuities available for your specific needs, “said DeForest. Her business is open from 9:30am to […]

Lamar Honkers Visit Corner Liquor and The Rusty Pistol Sporting Company

The Rusty Pistol Sporting Company, a new enterprise that offers Defensive Firearm Training, has opened in Lamar at 8125 County Road LL.  Owner Stephen Webster offers the Colorado Conceal Carry Permit Course, plus NRA Basic Pistol training and home firearms safety courses.  Members of the Lamar Honkers and Chamber Board of Directors were on hand […]

Lamar Chamber and Honkers Greet Ballantyne Vision Care

This past Friday, June 5, Lamar Chamber Honkers and directors welcomed a new business to town, Ballantyne Vision Care at 310 East Olive in Lamar.  Dr. Jordan Ballantyne is now providing full service eye exams and is accepting new patients of all ages.  He is also storing medical records Dr. McGrath’s former patients.  Although new […]

Honkers Welcome Newest Ed Jones Financial Advisor

Members of the Lamar Chamber Honkers visited Theron Hammer, financial advisor with Ed Jones at his office at 800 South Main Street in Lamar.  Hammer will replace Bob Jarvis who is retiring.  “It is a gradual transition as Bob still comes in to the office to stay up to date on affairs,” explained Hammer.  He […]

Tractor Supply Ribbon Cutting

Tractor Supply in Lamar opened to invited guests, including the Lamar Chamber of Commerce board of directors and Chamber Honkers,  following a Friday afternoon ribbon cutting on February 13.  The official grand opening was conducted the following day at the store’s location at 300 Savage Avenue in Lamar.  Over one hundred invitations had been distributed […]

Honkers and Chamber Welcome New Business – Antique Alley

Antique Alley is open for business in Lamar at the former Davis Western Wear Store at the corner of South Main and East Olive Streets. The business is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and is owned and operated by Mark and Naomi Adkins.  Shoppers can browse through decades of memorabilia of every description […]

Honkers Welcome High Plains Health Providers

Members of  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Lamar Chamber Honkers recently welcomed three new health care providers at High Plains Community Health Center in Lamar. The new arrivals are Cameron Freeman, PAC who is employed as a Physician’s Assistant, Samantha Stuart offers chiropractic and acupuncture therapy, and Tracee Nelson, FMP-C is […]

Fairbairn, Parks, Thurner & Aguilera Honored at Lamar Chamber Banquet

The Lamar Eagles Lodge #3898 held a capacity crowd for the 93rd annual Lamar Chamber of Commerce Banquet this past Thursday evening, January 30. The audience saw awards presented for Citizen of the Year, the Humanitarian Award, the Honker of the Year and a special observance from Voces Unidas for Janea Aguilera and presentation of […]

Future Plans for North Gateway Park Discussed

The Lamar City Council is moving ahead with plans to improve the North Gateway Park, now that the council has annexed the property. Rick Akers, Lamar Parks and Recreation Director, and several members from the Department of Parks and Wildlife, briefed the council during a work session on early plans and ideas for improvements. The […]

Frigid Temps for Parade of Lights

Cold temperatures reduced the number of sidewalk viewers for the annual Parade of Lights in Lamar this past Friday, December 6. Most visitors downtown were either in their cars along Main Street or inside a business where they could watch in warmth. Chamber of Commerce board members made a last-minute change of plans by having […]

New PCDI Executive Director Begins Duties, Board Reviews 2014 Budget

PCDI board members discussed plans for the approaching New Year during their regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, September 24.  Members also officially welcomed Lance Benninghoff, as the new Prowers County Development Incorporated executive director in his first full board meeting.  Some of the plans discussed included improving the drainage situation for the portion of the Washington […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for SECCI Goal

  I want to thank every business and individual who sponsored a team, did a hole sponsorship, donated a silent auction item or your time…to help make the SECCI Golf Tournament a big success.    To Roy and Judy Dewbre, to Carla Scranton, to Robbie Sue Young and Ruthie Esgar and the ladies of Bettianne’s; we […]

Celebrating Lamar Days, the Cowboy Way

Click a picture to start slide show. Lamar and area residents celebrated Lamar Days, “The Cowboy Way” with sunny skies and warm temperatures this past weekend.  Despite the absence of a carnival at Willow Creek Park this weekend, there was a healthy attendance for vendors and the various displays showcasing their wares or talents.  Various […]

Lamar Honkers Greet New Manager of DeLoach’s Tires

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers stopped over to visit James Myers, the new Store Manager at DeLoach’s Tires. If you have been to DeLoach’s Tires in the past seven years, you may have already met James. He began his work there as Head Technician, moving up to Service Manager, to his present position as […]

Chamber Honkers Visit Lamar City Administrator Bill Pfeilsticker

City Administrator Bill Pfeilsticker is officially welcomed by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers. Pfeilsticker came to Lamar just over three years ago as Deputy Administrator and became City Administrator earlier this year. Pictured  are Chamber Board members, Axel Thurner and Lisa Thomas along with  Lamar Chamber Honkers Cheryl Preisser and Vincent Gearhart with Bill […]

Lamar Chamber Honkers Visit La Princesa

On Friday September 23rd the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers Visited La Princesa at 109 West Elm Street: Rosalba Gomez is the owner and they specialize in Women’s, Men’s and Children Clothing, and accessories. The Hours are 12 Noon to 6:00 PM Tuesday through Friday, and Saturday. from 12 Noon to 5:00 PM and Closed […]

Lamar Chamber Honkers Visit The Prowers Journal

On June 17th, the Chamber of Commerce Honkers visited The Prowers Journal and presented them with a “Dollar of Profit” plaque. The Prowers Journal is a new sub-division of Robinson Printing Inc., and is located at 210 South Main in Lamar. The Prowers Journal is a new free weekly local news publication and is distributed […]