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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 […]

County Signs Temporary Health Coverage Agreement with Bent County

County Signs Temporary Health Coverage Agreement with Bent County

Prowers County and Bent County Commissioners have agreed on an intergovernmental agreement which will provide technical public health assistance for the Prowers County Public Health Department.  Prowers County Administrator, Jo Dorenkamp, is serving as the county’s interim Public Health and Environment Director in the absence of former director, Jackie Brown, who has accepted another position […]

Three cases of Pertussis Confirmed for Prowers County

Three cases of Pertussis Confirmed for Prowers County

Lamar, CO– Prowers County Public Health officials have received lab confirmation of pertussis in three Prowers County children, an eight year old male, 17 year old female and an infant, over the past two weeks, with the most recent confirmed today, May 22, 2012. Due to the outbreak, Prowers County Public Health and Environment is advising […]