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Lamar Noon Lions Help Fund Leader Dog Service

  Becky Wynn, a Michigan resident who was introduced to the Lamar Lions Club luncheon by Gordon Guihen, provided some behind-the-scenes information about the Leader Dogs for the Blind program; a Lion’s sponsored organization, during the Lamar Lion’s weekly meeting, February 10th.  Wynn, who describes herself as a volunteer puppy raiser, was visiting in Lamar […]

Donations for Veterans at Ft Lyons a Success; Storerooms Filled

Lamar Lions Ken Callison and Dick Ramsay have been overwhelmed by the amount of local support and donations for the Ft. Lyon Veterans Center in Las Animas. They were recently informed that the stores are filled to capacity at the Center. “Our 24th load went out last week,” said Ramsay, and although any future donations […]

Past and Future Come Together for the 2015 Lamar Days Celebration

Area residents enjoyed a perfect day of sunshine and blue skies for the annual Lamar Days Parade this past Saturday, May 16.  Perhaps a first for the parade, two Lamar men, Oscar Noble and Scott Tidswell were declared parade royalty by the Lamar Zonta Club, with both men waving to the crowd from a chauffeured […]

Lamar Lions Say Farewell to Skip Ruedeman

The Lamar Lions gathered to say farewell to Lion Skip Ruedeman as he is moving to North Carolina.  Lion Skip has served as president of the club as well as holding other offices. A plaque was presented to Lion Skip honoring his 32 years as a member of the Lamar Club. Shown above are Lions Dick […]

Wellness Expo Underway in Lamar

Area residents, concerned about their healthy and healthy lifestyles, turned out in force, Tuesday, April 16, for the first day of the 3rd Annual Community Wellness Expo at the Lamar Community Building.  The two day event runs from 6am to 10am with many free screenings, booths pertaining to health information and several low-cost health fair […]

Lamar Days, 126 Years of Prairie Proud

The carnival is in town, for the start of Lamar’s birthday celebration. Crabtree Amusements Carnival started putting up stakes at the north end of Willow Creek Park, taking advantage of the sunshine and hoping it stays that way for their opening this Friday evening at 5pm. By late Thursday afternoon, some of the contestants in […]

Area Youngsters Receive Free Vision Screening

Over a dozen youngsters between three and six years, received a free, quick and painless vision exam this past Tuesday and Wednesday at Little People’s Preschool & Child Care Center in Lamar. The testing unit, called the Welch Allyn SureSight, was purchased earlier this spring by the Lamar Lions Club, using their funds and a […]