Prowers County

Educational Session Kicks Off Annual Cattlemen Festivities

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How do you bring profit to the cow-calf producer? Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association hosted an educational session April 72018. The panel outlined strategies to address that profitability question.  Panelists Steve Ptolemy of Best Bet Beeflot, Justin Homm of AGRI Beef, and Rick Robbins of Colorado Mills, each touched on different suggestions to aid the cow-calf segment of the beef industry.

Lamar Community College Hosts Nearly 800 for FFA Career Development

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Lamar Community College recently welcomed nearly 800 high school students to campus for the Future Farmers of America Career Development Day, the largest crowd yet for the event.  Seven Hundred-Eighty FFA members from 42 schools throughout Colorado and Oklahoma attended and competed in a range of events.

LCC Coach Scott Crampton Surpasses 1000 Career Wins

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Veteran Lamar Community College Baseball coach Scott Crampton reached a big milestone over the weekend, winning the 1000th game of his coaching career.

Sunday, Runnin' Lopes Baseball hosted a doubleheader with Otero Junior College at Merchants' Park.  The Lopes won the first game 4-1, to earn the 1000th win, but they didn't stop there.  They celebrated with a sweep of the Rattlers by winning the second game 5-4, pushing Coach Crampton's win total to 1001.

Lamar Invitational Track Meet March 24, 2018 Schedule of Events

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Times are estimated

8:00am Coaches Scratch Meeting-Home Locker Room/East End of Track Please have scratches completed by 8:30AM

8:30am Coaches/Officials Meeting Home Locker Room/East End of Track

900am Field Events Begin:

Shot Put- both Girls and Boys (2 rings)

Discus - both Girls and Boys (2 rings) Long Jump - both Girls and Boys (2 pits) Triple Jump- both Girls and Boys (2 pits) High Jump - Girls-then-Boys

 

Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen Named Vice President at Lamar Community College

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Lamar Community College has named Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen as the next Vice President for Academic and Student Services.  Dr. Schlotterhausen, who is currently serving as the Interim Dean of Academic Affairs at Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota, will assume her role at LCC on April 16, 2018.

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Celebrates Winter Roost for Migratory Geese

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As fields and reservoirs are turning white with the arrival of roosting waterfowl during their traditional winter migration, plans are well underway for the annual celebration known as the High Plains Snow Goose Festival scheduled February 8-11.

In its 16th year, the festival attracts families, bird watchers and a variety of outdoor enthusiasts to see the Arctic geese as they arrive at their winter roosts along the Western Central Flyway that includes Colorado, New Mexico and the Texas panhandle.