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LCC Students and Staff Revive an Old Tradition

On Friday, April 3, a group of LCC students, faculty and community members revived an old Lamar Community College tradition as they resurrected and repainted the “Lamar College” rocks north of Gobbler’s Knob. The project was spearheaded by LCC Adjunct Ag Instructor Danielle Wollert and the LCC Collegiate Farm Bureau (CFB) Chapter.  Participating CFB members […]

Lamar Parade of Lights, Candy Cane Festival Kicks off Holiday Season

Area residents braved the pre-winter chill this past Friday evening for the annual, Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Parade of Lights. This year’s theme highlighted Lamar’s 125th anniversary, carrying forward the traditions that were observed for Lamar Days this past May. By 6:30pm the floats and entries were set to go, traveling north on Main Street […]

Annual Cowboy Camp Meeting in Lamar

The 18th Annual Rolling Hills, Cowboy Camp Meeting will be held this Thursday through Friday, June 2 through 5 at the Prowers County fairgrounds. The meetings are an outgrowth of a tradition that dates back to over a century-plus, when churches and towns were few and far between on the western plains. Residents of small […]