Colorado Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE) held their annual state convention in Lamar, Colorado on October 6, 2017 at the Lamar Community Building. The convention business meeting began just after 1 pm with Colorado WIFE President Cathy Scherler, Sheridan Lake, Colorado, calling the meeting to order. Several members were in attendance and guest speaker Colorado State Representative HD 64 and WIFE member Kimmi Lewis from Kim, Colorado joined the meeting later on.
Seven Lamar Community College students recently earned their place on the prominent President's List by completing the summer semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA, including Kylie Bennett (Wiley), Sabrina Brewer (Hasty), Dominique Cardinelli (Hasty), Kaylee Fox (Hugo), Yadira Ramos Barraza (Lamar), Chloe Santos (Laredo, TX), and Kyndra Smith (Wiley).
LCC President Dr. Linda Lujan praised their hard work and dedication.
Biennial event set to return to Lamar Community College September 29-30
Travel back in time this fall at the Frontier History Encampment, set for September 29-30 at the Lamar Community College campus. Visitors will see history come to life through expert first-person historic interpreters who create a walk-through immersion into the 19th century.
The Encampment will be open to the public on Friday, September 29, from 12:00-5:00pm and Saturday, September 30, from 9:00am-5:00pm.
The Lamar Community College Rodeo team is working hard and looking forward to the 2017-2018 season. The team participates in ten rodeos within the Central Rocky Mountain Region: five in the fall and five in the spring.
This year's roster is comprised of 20 members including 12 on the women's team and eight on the men's.
"Our women's team will be led by two good returners, Tacie Canfield and Ashten Marchant," LCC Head Rodeo coach Fred Sherwood said. "Both were seated in the top ten in the region in their events, so they should do well this year."
Three sessions of online courses are still available this fall at Lamar Community College. LCC is offering over 200 late start online courses in ten or six-week formats that are currently open for enrollment. This means anyone interested in taking a course or two can complete them in a shorter period of time while working around their existing schedule.
August 8, 1938 - August 30, 2017
A celebration of life for longtime Lamar resident, Elva L. Root will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Crosswinds Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Roy Gueswel officiating. Interment will be held at the Eads Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Elva was born on August 8, 1935 at Stevens County, Kansas to Floyd and Grace (Gregg) Bevan and passed away on August 30, 2017 at her home in Lamar with her family by her side at the age 82.
This September 23, Lamar Community College will be offering a one-day, noncredit course for those interested in obtaining their CDL licensure. The training will be held 8:00am to 6:00pm at the LCC Equine Center.
March 30, 1971 - August 10, 2017
Robert "Brent" Humburg was born on March 30, 1971, in Syracuse, Kansas, to Charles and Brenda (Crittenden) Humburg. He passed away in Lamar, Colorado at the age of 46.
Brent was a member of the Masons.