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Lorene I. Harmon…September 29, 1944 – October 9, 2015

  Funeral services for lifelong Holly, Colorado resident, Lorene Harmon will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the United Methodist Church of Holly with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery. Visitation for Lorene will be from 1:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Valley […]

Vera Hendrickson…August 20, 1942 – June 28, 2015

Funeral services for Vera Hendrickson will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado with Pastor Ian Blacker officiating. Interment will take place at Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Vera Mae Hendrickson was […]

Paul Perez..April 18, 1939 – December 26, 2014

  A Mass of Christian Burial for lifetime Prowers County resident, Paul Perez will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Stephen Olamolu as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Veteran’s Section of Fairmount Cemetery. A rosary service for Paul […]

Lamar Area Hospice Receives $7,000 from Beer and Brats for Boobies Group

  The one year old hospice/palliative care program at Lamar Area Hospice received a $7,000 donation this past Monday, November 3. The gift was presented to Deb Pelley, Executive Director of the local hospice organization by members of the BBB, Beer-Brats & Boobies Committee.  The funds were raised through sponsor contributions as well as entry […]

Oktoberfest Provides Entertainment for all Ages

Whether you were riding a mechanical bull, motorcycle, customized car, out for a jog or stroll, or just passed the time in the beer tent this past Saturday, the annual Oktoberfest provided entertainment for everybody in the area. Southeast Colorado enjoyed another ideal weekend of weather, great for outdoor activities this past October 4 and […]

Charles E. “Chuck” Hawkins, Jr….March 29, 1946 – December 31, 2013

  A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Charles E. “Chuck” Hawkins, Jr. will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday January 10, 2014 at the Lamar Christian Church.  Ian Blacker will officiate the service and in-urnment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Per Chuck’s request, cremation has taken place and there will […]

SECCI Receives Contributions from Oktoberfest Beer-Brats & Boobies Run

The membership group of “Beers and Brats for Boobies” presented a check to Cathy Buxton of Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative for $5,200, the proceeds from the Oktoberfest 5K run in Lamar. SECCI was created by a group of cancer survivors in 2000, to help pay for transportation and some medical expenses for local residents in […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for SECCI Goal

  I want to thank every business and individual who sponsored a team, did a hole sponsorship, donated a silent auction item or your time…to help make the SECCI Golf Tournament a big success.    To Roy and Judy Dewbre, to Carla Scranton, to Robbie Sue Young and Ruthie Esgar and the ladies of Bettianne’s; we […]

Chamber of Commerce Honkers and Lamar Eagles Donate to Local Charities

On Friday, June 21, 2013, members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers met with representatives from two area nonprofit organizations to present them with donations. The Honkers and Lamar Eagles Aerie post 3898 partnered to raise funds for the Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative (SECCI) and the Remember Foundation. The funds for these donations were […]

Comedy Night Returns to Lamar

The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers invite you to a night of excitement and laughter; the ever-popular comedy night returns to the Lamar Eagles Aerie on Friday, April 5! Adam Vocke and Larry Lundstrom of 2 For the Road Entertainment out of Fort Morgan, CO are once again supplying the talent for a sensational night of […]

Lamar Eagles & Honkers Support Local Charities

The Lamar Eagles Aerie & the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers jointly sponsored a “Comedy Night” in January. With comic relief, money was raised to support the two local charities of SECCI – South Eastern Colorado Cancer Initiative & the Remember Foundation. Both organizations support families in southeastern Colorado with expenses related to supporting individuals […]

Comedy Night at the Eagles January 19th, 2013

Adam Vocke and Larry Lundstrom of 2 For the Road Entertainment out of Fort Morgan, CO are once again supplying the talent for an Exciting & Funny Night of Stand Up Comedy in Lamar, CO on January 19th at the Lamar Eagles Aerie. The Headliner for the evening of comedic entertainment will be Bob Meddles, “The […]

BBB Donate to SECCI

On October 6, Lamar was overrun with tutu-clad runners in the “Beers and Brats for Boobies” 5K race.  The event took place in conjunction with Oktoberfest and aimed to raise funds for breast cancer awareness.  Even though Oktoberfest saw a drop in attendance due to the chilly weather, the 5k was still a success.  65 […]

Raising Funds with a Smile and Laugh

Members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Honkers raised funds for two local non-profit groups this past summer from a comedy performance they organized with help from the Lamar Eagles Aerie. Checks for $325.00 were presented to SECCI, Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative and Remember Foundation by Honker members. The Remember Foundation was organized this past […]

Caring Comedians Come Out for Comedy Night at Lamar Eagles Lodge

A night of stand up comedy will be on the menu, Saturday evening, July 28 at the Lamar Eagles beginning at 6pm. 2 for the Road Entertainment, operated by Adam Vocke and Larry (Moose) Lundstrum from Fort Morgan, CO is supplying the comedic talent, featuring headliner Lori Callahan, with feature Elliot Woolsey  and Adam Vocke. […]

SECCI 2012 Golf Tournament

This past Saturday, June 9, the Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative (SECCI) hosted their annual Golf Tourament at the Spreading Antlers Golf Course in Lamar. The purpose of SECCI is to raise funds to help and support local people that deal with cancer. The money is used for many reasons, such as helping pay for gas, […]

Patricia “Pat” Bates…July 12, 1951 – May 17, 2012

A Closed Casket Celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Patricia Bates, affectionately known to many as Pat, will be held at 10:00 AM Monday May 21, 2012 at the Lamar United Methodist Church.  Reverend Kathy Leathers and Reverend Ramon Robledo will co-officiate the service.   Per Pat’s request there will be no public visitation.  A […]

SECCI Golf Tournament Raises $11,000 for Local Cancer Patients

Photos by Vincent Gearhart Sixteen teams combined sport and spirit on Saturday, June 11, helping raise $11,000 in the 3rd Annual Southeast Colorado Cancer Initiative golf tournament at Spreading Antlers Golf Course in Lamar. Team sponsorships contributed $5,760 to the goal and hole and flag sponsors added $5,225 to the local cancer group. Various other […]