Monthly Archives: May 2011
Dianne E. Butts, local author says, “After watching the Twin Towers fall, I, like I’m sure many people, wanted to do something. But also like many people, I wondered what can I do? As a writer, what else could I do but write. So I wrote a letter to hurting America.” Ten years later, Dianne’s book is still helping those who mourn. In that letter, now titled Dear America: A Letter of Comfort & Hope to a Grieving Nation, Dianne shares the answers everyone asks in times of sorrow. Her answers help those who grieve to understand the struggle to survive read more…
Tornado activity over the southeastern Colorado prairies directs tail toward Lamar, once again. As weather forecasts around the country dip and blow, the danger comes home to the valley, in the form of tornado activity that feeds of the lows and highs of an Arkansas River Valley spring. While the valley rarely experiences the ravages of an actual tornado touching down, the opportunity arrives on the high plains frequently through the early summer months because of the extreme changes in temperature.
Recently, I was asked about submissions to this site and guest blog posts. I can’t think of any reason not to take submissions of articles for this site, or entertain guest bloggers who post about relevant topics and location. If you’re a writer in the Lamar, Colorado area or even somewhere else and have an article of relevance to post here… let me know. You can ALWAYS email me personally or sent an email to the blog administrator and submit your article. If it’s timely and requires immediate action, send it to me personally. My administrator only checks email about read more…
Recently, I went on a hunt for authentic local information about Lamar… Embarrassing. This blog is NOT considered authentic – although I’m not sure why not – it offers up more insight into the community than most of the local papers have in the recent past. However, I’ve noticed a new paper in town. An online, journal of local news with a rather well written upshot of news (meaning they stick to the old Who, What, When, Where and How of traditional journalism) located at The Prowers Journal. In fact, I liked it so much that I added an RSS read more…