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Wreaths and Stockings for the Holidays

Wreaths and Stockings for the Holidays

Wreaths Across America With the end of Stockings for Soldiers Campaign, Peacock Funeral Home is gearing up for our 4th Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony that will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section. With the support of so many we will be receiving 298 wreaths […]

Civics 101 at Lamar's Community Conversation Night

Civics 101 at Lamar’s Community Conversation Night

    Local residents got the ABC’s of city finance during a “Community Conversation” evening, hosted by Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland at the Cultural Events Center this past Thursday evening, January 10.  With various city department heads and some city councilmembers in attendance, Sutherland provided copies of current city finances, explaining in very informal […]

(REVISED) Margaret G. Casper…May 1, 1915 – November 15, 2012

(REVISED) Margaret G. Casper…May 1, 1915 – November 15, 2012

  A graveside funeral service for longtime Lamar resident, Margaret G. Casper, will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday November 17, 2012 at the Riverside Cemetery in Lamar.   Visitation for Margaret will be held from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Friday November 16, 2012 at the Peacock Family Chapel.   Margaret was born on […]

Letter to the Editor, Re:  Riverside Cemetery

Letter to the Editor, Re: Riverside Cemetery

To Whom It May Concern: I am writing this letter because I am concerned with the choice that the City of Lamar has made to neglect Riverside Cemetery. On Mother’s Day the weeds were grown up around all of the headstones and when complaints were made about the condition of the cemetery people were told […]

Letter to the Editor-Cemetery Upkeep

Letter to the Editor-Cemetery Upkeep

On Mother’s Day, May 13, my family and went out to Riverside Cemetery to leave some flowers to our loved ones.  Upon arrival, we were very disappointed when we found ourselves having to cut through the weeds and grass just to put our flowers on the gravesites.  While there, we also saw many other families […]