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Lamar Citizens Presented with Congressional Recognition Awards by Congressman Gardner

  U.S. Congressman Cory Gardner’s campaign tour through southeast Colorado included an awards presentation this past Friday, August 15, at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn.  Gardner presented Queena Domburian a U.S. Citizenship Certificate and Rex Davis was presented with the Prowers County Conservationist of the Year Award which was read into the Congressional Records. Queena […]

Forum Highlights Candidates for Sheriff, Commissioner for June 24 Primary

Five candidates, running for two positions in Prowers County, addressed a gathering of about 90 citizens at the Lamar Cultural Events Center in Lamar Thursday evening, May 29.  Hosted by Voices of Southeast Colorado and Second Amendment Defenders, the candidates for the June 24 primary for Prowers County Sheriff and Prowers County Commissioner for District […]

Meet the Candidates Forum for Prowers County Primary

  Voices of Southeast Colorado will host a Meet the Candidates night on Thursday, May 29 at 7pm at the Lamar Cultural Events Center. A June 24, 2014 primary election will be held to determine which local candidates for Prowers County Sheriff and Prowers County Commissioner will be placed on the ballot for the November […]

Major Interest Shown in Sheriff’s Race

  Six candidates for Prowers County Sheriff appeared before a standing room only audience Monday, February 24, at the Lamar Cultural Events Center to state their case as to why they should be the next sheriff come election day in November. The candidate’s forum was hosted by Dr. Gerry Branes from Voices of Southeast Colorado […]

Lamar Resident Celebrates USA Citizenship

  Queena Domburian of Lamar recently became an American citizen and her new status was celebrated by members of Voices of Southeast Colorado this past Tuesday, February 18.     Domburian, who has been in the country on her green card status for five years, took her citizenship oath in Denver on Thursday of last week.  […]

Sheriff Candidate’s Forum Set for February 24

Who will be the next sheriff for Prowers County?  Five candidates, all on the Republican ticket, have declared their intentions to run following the announcement from current Prowers County Sheriff, James Faull, that he will not seek re-election this year.  A candidate’s forum for the five law enforcement officers will be hosted by Voices of […]

Planning Underway for Annual 9/11 Tribute in Lamar

  A repeat performance of the local tribute to 9/11 first responders is over a half year away, and an organizational meeting to map out the second annual event was held this past Monday, February 4,  at the Lamar Chamber of Commerce offices.  Doug Harbour, working with Voices of Southeast Colorado and Voices Unidas, originated […]

Prowers Commissioners OK Planning Commission Members, Carnival Contract, 911 Observance Location

  The Prowers County Commissioners covered a range of agenda items during their regular meeting, Thursday, January 17.  The commissioners gave a verbatim approval for the annual contract between the Fair Board and Crabtree Amusements, ensuring the carnival will be in town for the Sand and Sage Fair this year.  Cindy Bennett, Fair Board member, […]

‘Thank You’ to the Community

On behalf of Voices of Southeast Colorado and Voces Unidas for making the Remembrance of 9/11 and Tribute to our local First Responders so successful.  It was impressive to see all our First Responders in uniform and with their equipment.  The patriotic songs presented to beautifully by the Noteables, Air Care’s spellbinding flyover, and the […]

Local First Responders Given Show of Appreciation

  First Responders and fallen alike were honored and remembered in Lamar in three ceremonies this past Tuesday, September 11 on the 11th anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City. A memorial flag raising ceremony was conducted for the victims of the 9/11 attacks at the Lamar […]

Public Invited to 9/11 First Responder Tribute

Voices of Southeast Colorado and Voces Unidas are co-sponsoring an afternoon gathering of the community for a special tribute to area first responders.  The public is invited to the north steps of the Prowers County Courthouse at 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 11, in memory of those first responders who came to our nation’s aid during […]

PCDI Information Forum Tuesday, June 19

Voices of Southeast Colorado is hosting a free public meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in the Cultural Events Center from 7 to 9pm. This meeting will provide an opportunity for the community to gain a better understanding of the role that Prowers County Development Inc. plays in promoting new businesses and helping the expansion […]

Voices of S.E. Colorado Hosting May 31 Commissioner Candidate Forum

A candidate forum will be hosted by Voices of Southeast Colorado on Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Lamar Community Building, dance practice room. All candidates running for a County Commissioner’s seat, whether opposed or unopposed, have been invited to participate. This forum is to provide an opportunity for […]

PMC Board Candidates Discuss Dollars and Sense at Public Forum

  While all six PMC board of director candidates recognized the need for some form of expansion at the hospital to accommodate an outpatient rehabilitation facility, most stated their dissatisfaction with a lack of specifics on the proposed renovations and expansion to warrant the $5million bond issue which goes before the voters on May 8. […]

Voices of Southeast Colorado Hosting Candidates Night

Six candidates are running for two seats on the Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors.  A mail-in ballot election will be held May 8.  Voices of Southeast Colorado will host a candidate’s forum at the Lamar Cultural Events Center, Tuesday, April 17 from 7pm to 9pm.  The candidates have been invited to discuss their credentials […]

Prowers County GOP Assembly Selects Commissioner Candidates

The Prowers County Republican Party will offer a full slate of commissioner candidates for election in November. Their county assembly was held this past Saturday, March 24, at Lamar Community College. The two candidates for District I and the two candidates for District III each garnered sufficient delegate votes to be placed on the ballot. […]