Friday, December 31, 2010

Search Continues for 13 year old Hailey Dunn....

Efforts are intensifying to find 13 year old Hailey Dunn of Colorado City.  Hailey was last seen on Monday December 27th around 1pm.  A $4,500.00 reward is being offered for the information that leads to the whereabouts and safe return of Hailey.  Also, a search party is underway, spearheaded by CMS Principal Mark Merrell, teacher Andra Maxwell and Counselor Christy Lloyd.  A prayer vigil is also planned for Sunday evening at 7:30 at CMS. 

School Administration Building gets a fresh look!

It's a whole new look for the school administration building on Hickory Street! With the trees removed, and a fresh coat of paint, the older building is looking brand new!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Missing Child Alert for Colorado City-Hailey Dunn 13 years old...

MISSING CHILD ALERT! Police are continuing to to search for 13-year-old Hailey Dunn, missing since Monday afternoon, December 27. Dunn was reported missing late Tuesday afternoon December 28, after she failed to return home from supposedly spending the night with a friend, according to Interim Police Chief John Bivins. Dunn was last seen at 1804 Chestnut, wearing navy blue sweat pants, a light colored T-shirt and pink and white shoes. Dunn is a white female, 5' 1" with hazel eyes and brown hair. She also has pierced ears. Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Hailey Dunn should contact the CCPD 325-728-5294, 148 W. 3rd.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Blue Santa came to town Christmas Eve!

Thanks to the many donations from the community, the Colorado City Police Department was able to have another successful year with their Blue Santa program!

The Police line-up!! Lots of volunteers helped with the Blue Santa project this Christmas!

Kelsey the Elf assisted Santa at each of his stops!

Santa and his helpers are on their way to deliver toys in Colorado City!

Santa lands the sleigh, or trailer!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Christmas comes to the Community Mission!

It was a busy day for the Community Mission yesterday as Santa and his helpers came to help spread the Christmas cheer in Colorado City! Dot Smith, along with an army of volunteers and the Kiwannianes worked to get all the Christmas presents distributed to area kids.
It's Santa time at the Community Mission!

Mrs. Claus herself, Mission Director Dot Smith!

This little girl said she had been very good this year!

Santa's helpers were out in full force to help distribute the gifts!

A little supervision from Santa!

Kids and parents line up for the kid's Christmas presents.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Loraine VFD celebrates Christmas!

Fire Chief Ricky Bailey awarded The Fireman of the Year to Frank Sanchez!

Fireman Shady Mitchell was busy calling out the winners of the gifts!

That's Edgar Haltom, waiting for his number to be necer was! Better luck next time Edgar!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Fullers Christmas Party!

A good time was had by all at the Civic Center downtown as the Fuller's employees held their annual Christmas Party!
Judy Honeycutt with 25 year employee Janie Luera!

Special guests Vergil and Gerry Stone with Judy Honeycutt, owner of Fuller Foods!

Fullers employees having a great time at the Civic Center.

Thomas Haren and Toni Pineda are all smiles at the party!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Mitchell County Hospital Christmas Party!

Mitchell County Hospital recently held their Christmas party for employees and several awards were given out during the festivities!
This is Shelby Merket, LVN who received The 2010 Employee of The Year from Wallace & Ware Medical Units.

Vickie Pinkerton who is employed at Family Medical Associates as Admissions Clerk and received the Hospital District's 2010 Employee Of The Year. Vicki is pictured with her son Chad, who is employed in the hospital's maintenance department. Both are great employees.

Administrative Secretary Karen Holman was presented The Hospitality Award by the Holiday Party Committee for her excellent attitude.

Terry Munoz, RN, who was recognized as 2010 Most Courteous Employee for the Hospital District.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Annual Colorado City Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Party!

A great night at the Civic Center last night as those hard-working firefighters celebrated the Christmas season with their Annual party! The dinner was catered by Gas and Grub and featured a visit from Santa also! The big award of the night went to John Chaney, who was named the Fireman of the Year!
John Chaney was awarded the Fireman of the Year...congratulations to John!

Getting ready to present a big award at the dinner.

Assistant Fire Chief Tom Carlock presents a token of appreciation to Sharon Myers.

Even Santa made a stop at the Civic Center!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

A Busy and Festive Day in Colorado City!

A lighted sign was placed on top the old Baker Hotel..which is going up for sale on Tuesday!

Santa came to town!

The lighted parade was a big hit downtown!

A beautiful tree from the Stone family.

Proud mom and Christmas baby at the Festival of Trees!

Mary Lou Costible was a proud posessor of one of the balls!

A large crowd turned out to catch some ping-pong balls downtown!

Chamber of Commerce Director Amanda Jo Ritchey gets ready to throw some ping-pong balls off the roof of the Railhead Building!

The C.C. Riders Toy Drive Car Show held at the Sports Complex!

The Alexander home was also a stop during the Parade of Homes.

One of the homes on the Garden Club's Parade of Homes, the Jeter residence on 10th Street!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Busy Day at Mitchell County Hospital!

Busy day yesterday at the Hospital! The Ladies Auxilary held their Annual Christmas Open House and also a new logo was chosen at the Hospital Board meeting!
The new logo for the Hospital was designed by Toni Everett and was selected at the Hospital Board Meeting.

The Gift shop was busy during their Open House..lots of new gift items are available!

Lighting up the Christmas Tree!

The Hospital Auxilary Christmas party got some help from some local youngsters!