Sunday, May 31, 2009

Main Street puts on a Vintage Fashion Show at the Heritage House...

Shae White, a Main Street Board Member, gets ready to serve punch and cookies to those attending the fashion show.

The young models line up for a quick picture before the show begins. Main Street Director, Cecilia Scott, and Board Member Shae White look on in the background.

May in National Preservation Month, and the Colorado City Main Street sponsored a Vintage Fashion Show at the Heritage House to show off different fashions from the past.

School's out...the Pool is open for business!!

The youngsters keep cool in the wading pool.

Lifeguards get a turn in the pool.

These 2 young ladies look happy to be cool in the pool!

The City Swimming Pool opened for business on Saturday, and it was a busy day, filled with swimmers trying to escape the heat!

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Colorado City Main Street launches "This Place Matters" Campaign....

May is National Historic Preservation Month and your Colorado City Main Street is jumping on board to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our community and the place that really matter to us! We are launching the “This Place Matters” campaign, and we encourage citizens to participate in the This Place Matters theme by taking these easy steps: First, download and print out a "This Place Matters" sign from the Web site, If you are without a computer and need a sign, you can also call 242-0206 or 242-1086 to get a sign. Next, snap a photo of people holding the sign and standing in front of a building or place of particular personal significance. Then, email your photo to along with a brief story about the place and why it matters to you! If you don't have email access, you can call us to have your picture picked up. We will be uploading these photos to the National Preservation website, and will also feature photos in the Colorado Record and at! Main Street will also be compiling all of these photos into a custom photo book, which will be available to purchase at the upcoming Junktique Jamboree on September 26th and 27th! Please join us as we honor the places in Colorado City that truly matter to all of us! If you have any questions, please contact Main Street Director Cecilia Scott at 325.242.0206.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Special Olympics Torch Run blows through Colorado City!

Mrs. Cheryl Lee-TDCJ wouldn't be the same without her! Her job was to hold down the water case!

Our Police Chief Ron Dooley-he ran the whole route!

A good number of local runners participated in the run.

Water was made available for all the runners along the route.

Here they are at 10th and Hickory!

Martha Martinez running an easy 3 miles!

TDCJ Runner ATommy rodriguez tries to catch his breath after the run though town!

The finish line is in sight!

Some tired participants pose at the end of the run at the 1st National Bank.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Belinda Clayton reappointed as Municipal Court Judge

Donna Madrid, City Secretary, swears in Municipal Court Judge Belinda Clayton at the recent City Council meeting.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

All that Jazz Two...Standing room only at the Opera House!

The CHS Jazz Band, directed by the talented Linda Clay, performed this past Friday night at the Opera House. The event was dubbed "All that Jazz Two," and the Opera House was standing room only! The place was packed, and the students and Mrs. Clay got a standing ovation at the end of the evening. Proceeds from the event go to the Opera House Restoration Fund. Our congratulations go out to Linda Clay, and all of the talented musicians that performed!!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

You NEED a puppy!!

German Collie to good homes! Aren't they cute?? 9 weeks old today, they have already been to Dr. Vardeman for their shots and have been wormed also. Thet are all females. Dad is a handsome German Shepard, mom is cute Border Collie. You have to get their approval you when you come out to the house..give us a call at 644-2501!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

National Police Officers Week.....

City Manager Zane Graham reads the proclamation for the National Police Officers Week at a luncheon held on Monday.

Buddy Hertenberger (left) former long-time DPS officer, attended the luncheon, he now lives in San Angelo. With him is Bobby Sparks, a former Police Chief in Colorado City.