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Thank You Hospice Volunteers

Lamar Area Hospice would like to end Volunteer Week by thanking our volunteers for all of their hard work & time spent helping our organization grow! Last week we were honored to have Mayor Stagner & his wife, Leslie, along with our volunteers, at the office to celebrate with a brunch. While he was here, […]

Local Dog Becomes Certified as a Therapy Dog and Helps Others in Prowers County

Piper is a two year old Yellow Lab. Piper is a calm loving dog. Before becoming certified as a Therapy Dog, Piper spent 30 days of intense obedience training through the Canine Companion Program. Piper has brought happiness to people with several health issues including depression, paralysis, cancer, Cerebral Palsy, high blood pressure, Parkinson’s, Attention […]

Lamar Public Library Needs Book Givers

Would you like to give out free book?  Lamar Public Library needs volunteer book givers! Lamar Public Library will be participating in World Book Night on April 23, 2014. World Book Night U.S. is dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person.  Librarians are essential to the success of World Book Night U.S. They […]

New at the Lamar Public Library for the Week of June 17, 2013

  Added to the Library Collection the Week of June 17, 2013 Digging Snow Mastodon: discovering an Ice Age world in the Colorado Rockies by Harlan Coben Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate The Hit by David Baldacci How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller Impossible Odds: the kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and […]

Volunteer Camp Host Openings, Spend the Summer in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for Volunteer Camp Hosts for the 2013 summer season. Being a camp host is a great way to spend the summer enjoying the outdoors and helping out at wildlife areas, hatcheries or campgrounds. Camp hosts are expected to perform a variety of light duties in exchange for […]

Business of the Week – Lamar Elks Lodge #1319

You help your community thrive when you shop locally! Be sure to read The Prowers Journal each week when the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and The Prowers Journal highlight a featured Business of the Week. This week we are proud to spotlight the Lamar Elks Lodge #1319. Give them a call at: 719.336-7886 Lamar Lodge #1319 began in May, 1915, […]

PMC Auxiliary Contributes to LCC Students

Members of the Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary (left to right: Donna Alexander, Vivian Ply, Helen Emick, Kathy Smith, Mary Rita Simmons, Eileen Hartshorn, and Helen Cook) stand with Lamar Community College President John Marrin as they give a “large” donation to the Lamar Community College Foundation. The annual gift provides four $1,000 scholarships to Level […]

4-H Kicks Off A New School Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 21, 2011 By Lacey Mann, CSU 4-H Extension Agent, Bent & Prowers Counties Southeast Area— Over 11,000 adults shared a most precious gift – their time – with Colorado 4-H youth in 2010-2012. Those numbers have steadily been increasing and we are fortunate to have numerous adult volunteers in the […]