The Lamar Community College Agriculture department recently received the 2018 Outstanding Postsecondary Program Award for Colorado Agricultural Education. Greg Cash, LCC faculty and department head, accepted the award from the Colorado Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association at the group's summer conference.
Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association members are invited to join its multi-county board and the Southeast Colorado Junior Cattlemen for a potluck Saturday night, June 30, in Lamar. The evening will include a presentation by Nathan May, who just returned from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Young Cattlemen's Conference (YCC); as well as highlights from last week's Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) convention.
So, you joined 4-H and you bought yourself your first animal to show at the county fair this year. But now what? What do I feed? How do I clip? What should I do in the show ring? These are all thoughts that have run through every showman's minds at one point in their career.
This year Prowers County 4-H held their first ever mini livestock boot camps. These were held June 11- 13 with each night being a different pairing of species all the way from rabbits to market cattle.
Lamar Community College Softball is proud to announce graduated sophomore Larissa Royer was named National Junior College Athletic Association's Third Team All-American as a utility player.
Frances Rose Graham
April 11, 1921 - June 12, 2018
Frances Rose McSherry Graham was born on April 11, 1921 in Dwyre, New Mexico, to Grover Cleveland McSherry and Mary Ellen O'Conner McSherry.
The 2017-2018 Lamar Community College men's basketball season was a positive one. The Lopes got to 20 wins and a region tournament appearance for the second straight season. Lamar's sophomore class had plenty to do with that, going 47-19 the past two years. Five of those sophomores will play on at the NCAA Division I or II level.
Lamar Community College has named former assistant coach Nolan Collins its new head coach of women's basketball.
Collins takes the helm after serving as the assistant coach for two years under former head coach Landon Steele.
"I am just proud of the journey over the last two years. It has been a lot of fun to work alongside Landon Steele, I have learned so much from him," Collins said. "I would like to keep the momentum we've had, that we've built, and just keep it going. Finish in the top half of region again like we've been doing."
While drought conditions across Colorado were mostly stable over the past week, extreme drought expanded in the southeast, with Kiowa county bearing most of the impact.
Frederick A. Esgar
A celebration of life for longtime Wiley resident, Frederick A. Esgar will be held at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Wiley United Methodist Church with Zach Esgar officiating. Interment will be held prior to the church service at 2:00 p.m. at the Wiley Cemetery under the auspices of the Lamar Masonic Lodge #90.
Visitation for Frederick will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Peacock Family Chapel.