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Lamar Homecoming & 50+Plus Reunion: Fun & Spirit

The gridiron rivalry between the Lamar Savages and Trinidad Miners was highlighted this past weekend with a homecoming parade along Main Street, a tailgate party and another victory for Lamar. Graduates through the decades, sports teams and alumni boarded their floats from the North Side Park on Friday afternoon, October 9th for the trip down […]

Lamar’s Semi Parking Prohibition Coming Closer

  Owners of semi trucks who park their vehicles on city streets for a lengthy time have had a grace period of several months to make arrangements to park their vehicles elsewhere besides city streets before the Lamar Police Department starts to issue tickets. This past spring, Police Chief Kyle Miller read a revised ordinance […]

Bryant Honored for Service to LUB, Board Member Faces ARPA Suit

A vacancy for a position on the Lamar Utilities Board is currently open with the end of the four-year term for Michael Bryant. Bryant had served as board chair for his final year and has been replaced in that capacity by Rick Beard. Bryant’s departure leaves one spot open which is currently being advertised in […]

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 […]

Lamar Zonta Club Recognizes Beverly Augustine for Years of Service

Beverly Augustine received special recognition from her fellow members for her sixty years of service to the Lamar Zonta organization during their May 12 meeting at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn.  Augustine was presented with a banner for the club in recognition of her being a Zontian since 1955.  Zonta’s birthday was May 11, 1949. […]

Jeans and Greens, the Perfect Prescription for the PMC Foundation Fundraiser

The Jeans and Greens dance and auction banquet held by the Prowers Medical Center Foundation was a social and financial success.  Foundation director, Susan Lamont, said 133 persons attended the event with 160 tickets sold, plus some arrivals at the door this past Saturday, April 18, held in the Empire Room at the RodeWay Cow […]

PCDI Sets Annual Meeting Date, Three Board Positions Opening

Prowers County Development Incorporated will hold its annual meeting on Friday, March 27 at the Holly School District.  The economic development organization will have two featured speakers for the dinner/meeting event: Kari Linker, Executive Director, Morgan County Economic Development and Emily Nieschburg, LiveWell Coordinator. Nieschburg will show how a community’s orientation towards a healthy lifestyle […]

Two New Officers Join Lamar Police Depart, Council Discusses Permit Fees

Rick Robbins, President of Prowers County Development Incorporated, invited the Lamar City Council to a March 2 meeting which will bring to the table, representatives from PCDI, Prowers County Commissioners, the City of Lamar as well as representatives from Wiley, Granada, Bristol and Holly.  “We’re going to review our goals and finances and have everyone’s input […]

PMC Expansion Construction Planned for April

The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors plans to announce the newest board member by their February 25 meeting.  The hospital has advertised for a replacement board member since Kevin McGrath resigned late last year.  PMC is still open to candidates, as board chair, Julie Branes, stated,” Any interested candidate may contact Karen Bryant, Craig […]

PCDI Plans Future Business Seminars, Annual Meeting

Prior to Executive Director Lance Benninghoff’s resignation announcement to the board members of Prowers County Development Incorporated in executive session, he reviewed some options for guest speakers at the PCDI annual meeting and future business seminar topics. “We might consider moving our annual meeting to Granada or Holly and have Lee Merkel from the Department […]

Lamar Toy Show Offers Unique Memorabilia

The old and new in toys and collectables drew a Saturday crowd at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn this past Saturday, January 10.  The toy show was sponsored by the Prowers County Farm Bureau and offered items ranging from a metal desktop version of the Starship Enterprise, to old-time farm equipment, to 3-D laser printed […]

PCDI Holds Successful Business Seminar

Rick Robbins, Prowers County Development Incorporated President, said there were 65 participants in the fork lift certification seminar held earlier this month at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn.  “We had to have three shifts for the numbers that took part, but we now have 65 certified forklift operators in the county,” he told the PCDI […]

Lodging Panel Funds Snow Goose Festival

    The 13th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival received a $9,000 donation from the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel, about $1,000 less than they had requested, during the Panel’s monthly meeting this past Tuesday, October 21.  The Festival was the only item on the donation agenda. Shawna Hodge, Lamar’s Main Street Director, told […]

ARPA Files Motion to Dismiss City of Lamar/Lamar Ratepayers Lawsuit

Arkansas River Power Authority, in an August 10 news release, filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the southeast Colorado power organization regarding the Lamar Repowering Project: “Stating that the retail customers identified as plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against ARPA in July are not parties to the ARPA contracts; and therefore, have no […]

Lamar Lions & PCDI Joining Forces to Help Vets/Homeless

The Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community in Las Animas will observe this September, its first anniversary of serving the homeless in the state, especially veterans who are in need and are seeking rehabilitation.  Lamar Lions President Ken Callison and Dick Ramsay approached the board members of Prowers County Development Incorporated, seeking to use a vacant portion of […]

Lodging Panel Helps Fund ‘Hotter than Hell’ Music Jam

  Members of the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel approved $3,500 for a new event for downtown Lamar this July, called the “Hotter than Hell” music jam, sponsored by Lamar Partnership Inc.  The funds will be used for advertising and contract fees for some of the musical entertainment.  The original request was for $5,390 to cover […]

Prowers Lodging Panel Okays Funding for Lamar Days

    Marketing expenses associated with this year’s Lamar Days, May 16-18, were approved by the Prowers County Lodging Tax Panel during their monthly meeting, Tuesday, March 18.  The three day annual event highlights Lamar’s anniversary and the Lamar Chamber of Commerce was granted $2417.47 of their $2,780 request as the balance, $362.53, was being […]

Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet in Lamar

DENVER – The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will finalize 2014 fishing regulations and consider increases in 2014 non-resident big game hunting license fees when the Commission meets in Lamar on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15. Commissioners will also finalizes minor changes to turkey regulations for 2014 and consider citizen petitions requesting changes to […]

Honkers and Chamber Board Welcome New PCDI Director

The Lamar Chamber Honkers and Chamber Board members welcomed Lance Benninghoff to Lamar and to his new position as PCDI Director. Benninghoff was recently selected as the new Economic Development Director for Prowers County Development Incorporated. Benninghoff has strong ties to southeast Colorado and was most recently employed as a political analyst for the Department […]

Final Gathering for CIG Retirees

Former employees of Colorado Interstate Gas have been making Lamar their annual headquarters for their annual reunions.  Since 1973 CIG retirees have convened at the Cow Palace Inn each September to renew old acquaintances and visit with their friends.  This Friday evening, September 6, will mark the final time they are all gathered under one […]