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Formal Swearing In Ceremony Held for Judge Davidson

“I Michael J. Davidson do solemnly swear by the ever living God that I will support the constitution of the United States and state of Colorado……” That oath was spoken for as second time this past Friday as Attorney Michael Davidson was sworn in on October 30th as District Court Judge for the 15th Judicial […]

Designation of Voter Service and Polling Center

Designation of Voter Service and Polling Center  Pursuant to 1-5-101 and 1-7.5-107 C.R.S., Prowers County Clerk and Recorder Jana Coen is seeking written comments from residents of Prowers County regarding the designation of a voter service and polling center in conjunction with HB13-1303. House Bill 13-1303 requires a County Clerk and Recorder to solicit public […]

City and County Are Underway with Spring Construction

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the sidewalks of Main Street in Lamar, and at the Prowers County Courthouse.  While some homeowners begin their seasonal upgrades around the house, municipal crews for the county and city have been engaging in some heavy-duty tasks. Motorists and pedestrians probably noticed the tall, blue crane from Southeast […]

Smoother Sailing on Annex’s North Parking Lot

As promised, the Prowers County Commissioners had the northern parking lot of the County Annex bladed and smoothed out this past week.  What used to be an acre  of assorted dirt bumps and dips has been leveled and a tree was removed from the middle of the site.  County crews also covered the dirt lot […]

Courthouse Boiler Needs Repairs

  The Prowers County Courthouse is currently being heated by a back-up boiler that dates back to 1965.  Kirk Powers, Operations Manager for the county, told the commissioners that a crack has developed on one of fourteen sections comprising the primary boiler.  “If we had some serious cold weather issues, we’d be noticing the difference,” […]

County Oaths of Office Ceremony Held

Seven elected officials took their various oaths of office with Judge Stanley Brinkley at the Prowers County Courthouse Courtroom, Tuesday, January 13 before an almost capacity audience. Only two of the seven, Ron Cook and Sam Zordell actually faced a challenge for election to their respective offices, Prowers County Commissioner and Prowers County Sheriff.    Cook […]

Reception Planned After County Oaths of Office

Seven elected Prowers County officials will receive their oath of office in a public ceremony at 9am on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 on the third floor of the Prowers County Courthouse. Several positions were not contested in the November General Election, but protocol mandates that those persons be administered their official oaths to begin their […]

Commissioners Consider Costly Repairs

With 2014 coming to an end, the Prowers County Commissioners are concerned with projects extending into 2015.  Kirk Powers, Building Operations Supervisor, discussed holiday decorations, repairs at the Big Timbers Museum, parking space at the County Annex and sidewalk repairs for the north side of the courthouse. “Our Christmas displays are in sad shape and […]

Election News Update for Prowers County

  ELECTION NEWS: Ballots have now been sent out to all active registered voters. If you have not received your ballot or you are not sure about your voter registration information, contact our office at 719-336-8011.  You can also check your voter registration information online at: www.govotecolorado.com. If you have moved and didn’t update your […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Office July 2014 Report

There were 301 calls for service this past July to the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office with 159 from Lamar, 101 from the County, 26 from Holly and seven from Wiley and six from Granada. Lamar had 27 warrant arrests served and 48 of the calls in July were jail related.  Thirty-seven were for restraining orders […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report-May 2014

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to 323 calls for service in May.  Lamar had 167 calls while Holly had 39 and the County posted 96 calls for the month.  Lamar had 48 legal papers or restraining orders served for May while the county had six.  The Sheriff’s Office responded to the county for Traffic […]

Commissioners Okay School Transport Funds, Discuss Ceiling Repairs at Courthouse

With a new school year nearing, the Prowers County Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding for transportation services from PATS for Alta Vista Charter School.  The annual agreement spells out the costs of transporting a minimum of eleven students through the school year.  “Because we’re planning to sell two 15-passenger buses, we’re going to use […]

County Re-assumes Ownership of WPA Building, Discuss Child Abuse Hot Line

Prowers County has taken back ownership of the WPA buildings on East Maple Street in Lamar, and they need repairs.  Ownership was recently transferred back to the county from Lamar Community College, as LCC has not been able to fund an historic rehabilitation project that would have eventually renovated the buildings and would become the […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report: April 2014

  The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office received 288 calls for service this past April, 2014 with Lamar posting 150 followed by 95 from the County and 34 from Holly.  Lamar had twenty-nine calls for serving papers and restraining orders, 18 for warrant arrests and 58 calls were jail related.  The County had 17 calls for […]

Designation of Voter Service and Polling Center

  Pursuant to 1-5-101 and 1-7.5-107 C.R.S., Prowers County Clerk and Recorder Jana Coen is seeking written comments from residents of Prowers County regarding the designation of a voter service and polling center in conjunction with HB13-1303.  House Bill 13-1303 requires a county clerk and recorder to solicit public comment concerning the location of such […]

Prowers County Sheriff Report, November 2013

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 251 service calls this past November, 2013.  The City of Lamar had 127 calls, followed by the County with 85; Holly had 29 calls and Wiley had five.  Lamar posted 44 jail related calls and 13 for warrant arrests, as well as 32 calls for serving papers and […]

Prowers County Sheriff’s Report, September 2013

  The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office answered 292 calls for service this past September, 2013.  Lamar had 171 calls with serving paper and restraining orders posting the most responses at 52.  Warrant arrests numbered 24 and 44 of the 171 calls were jail related.  The county had 82 calls with eleven for animal problems and […]

November Election Information, Ballot Questions

The November General Election mail-in ballot for Prowers County residents has been finalized by the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s office.  Testing of the voting machines which will count the mail in ballots is being conducted in preparation for the returns which can be sent in by return mail or hand delivered to the Clerk’s […]

Prowers County Sheriff Report, September 2013

  The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department received 257 calls for service this past September.  Lamar generated 147 calls followed by 67 from the County, 30 from Holly and eight from Wiley.  Four criminal summonses were issued for the month.  Fifty-two of the Lamar calls were jail-related and 15 were for warrant arrests.  The County had […]

Prowers County August 2013 Sheriff Report

    The Prowers County Sheriff’s Office responded to 316 calls for service in August, 2013, with 157 from Lamar, 97 from the County, 20 from Holly and 12 from Wiley.  Twenty-eight papers and restraining orders were served in Lamar, 68 calls were jail related, 14 were for warrant arrests and two were for various […]