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 New LCC Dean of Academics Meets Commissioners, West Nile Found in Prowers  County

New LCC Dean of Academics Meets Commissioners, West Nile Found in Prowers County

Lamar Community College President, John Marrin, introduced Fred Hampel the college’s new Dean of Academics to the commissioners.  Hampel hailed from Kansas and had an agricultural background from having farmed and ranched in his early adult life.  He returned to college to become an economist, employed by corporations before he moved into higher education, teaching […]

North Gateway Park Opening September 1

North Gateway Park Opening September 1

  Work crews from the City of Lamar and staff from the state Department of Parks and Wildlife have focused on improvement projects at the former Valco Ponds, north of Lamar for the past several days. Motorists crossing the Arkansas River have been noticing more earth moving vehicles at the site recently, the first phase […]

Lamar Teen Center Moving to Lincoln Elementary School

Lamar Teen Center Moving to Lincoln Elementary School

  Lincoln Elementary School, vacant for the past year, will host the students from Project HOPE from the Lamar Teen Center beginning next month.  The two story building on East Elm Street sees about 75 to 90 young students each day after school, according to HOPE director, Lori Hammer.  She said she’s, “very excited and a […]