Prowers County

Obituary – Chad William Ray

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Chad William Ray

January 1, 1972 - October 9, 2021

Chad Ray was born to Richard and Barbara (Passig) Ray January 1, 1972, in Lamar. He primarily grew up in Lamar, but briefly lived in Golden as a young child while his father served in the Colorado State Patrol. 

Growing up, Chad enjoyed art, sports and arcade games. He was a gifted tennis player and was even offered a college tennis scholarship. Chad was known as Opie because of his white-blond hair.

Golden Plains Insurance offering $2,000 educational scholarship for 2022

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Golden Plains Insurance is once again proud to announce its annual scholarship award. In recognition of the Golden Plains Insurance Agency's 10-year anniversary under the ownership of Nick Palmer, this year the company will be awarding a $2,000 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic school year to a deserving 2022 high school graduate with a desire for successful completion of higher education, either academic or vocational.

Applications are available to students at any of the three offices located at 

CHSAA state wrestling tournament: latest updates for spectators 

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The Colorado High School Activities Association has announced guidance for people planning to attend the state wrestling tournament at Ball Arena in Denver February 17-19.

For spectators, a negative test or proof of full vaccination will be required every time they enter Ball Arena.  The negative test must be timestamped within 72 hours of entry.

Here are some best practices we are hearing that may be of assistance to spectators requiring tests.

Funeral services – Ronnie Doyle Sorter

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Ronnie Doyle Sorter

March 30, 1979 - January 11, 2022

The life of Ronnie Sorter will be celebrated January 15, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. at the Praise Community Church in Eads.  

Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, January 14, 2022, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel in Eads.  

Mr. Sorter passed away at the Holly Nursing Care Center in Holly.

Wiley School Calendar – January 6-February 5, 2022

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Thursday, January 6

  • 11:31 am FFA Officer Lunch
  • 3:30 JH Basketball @ Cheyenne Wells

Saturday, January 8

  • 10:00 am Wrestling @ Lamar

Monday, January 10

  • 5:00 pm Accountability Meeting

Tuesday, January 11

  • 7:15 am FFA Meeting

Wednesday, January 12

  • 5:30 pm Booster Club Meeting

Thursday, January 13

  • JH Basketball @ Weskan KS

Friday, January 14

  • Wrestling @ Eads

Wiley School Calendar - November 15-December 31, 2021

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Mon November 15

  • 6:00 pm School Board Meeting

Tue November 16

  • 2:00 pm JH BB @ Alta Vista

Wed November 17

  • 6:00 pm FFA Auction & Greenhand Induction

Thu November 18

  • 3:00 pm JH BB @ Eads
  • 4:00 pm E-Sport Competition

Fri November 19

  • 4:00 pm Southeast CO Cheer Invitation @ Lamar Community Building

Mon November 22

  • 3:00 pm JH BB Walsh @ Home

Wed November 24 - Thu November 25

  • Thanksgiving Break