Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Loraine Cotton Festival!

Trick or Treat Around Town!

Downtown was full of witches, ghosts and goblins for the Annual Trick or Treat night, sponsored by downtown merchants!

Janine Lemons at Eclectiques was surrounded by kiddos at the Trick or Treat!

A ghost and princess gather candy at the Annual Downtown Trick or Treat!

Cute little witch!

These little cuties and their moms get ready to trick or treat downtown.

Mary and her baby get ready to go get some candy!

Fuller Foods held their annual Costume Contest, left to right, Elida Fuentes was the winning witch, Oudie in the center, Sue is kneeling, that's big Rick in the back with is switchblade!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Texas Tech Masked Rider makes a stop in Colorado City!

The famed Texas Tech Red Rider rode into town to visit the 1st Baptist Church Fall Festival held on Saturday!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Petticoats on the Prairie-What an Event!!

Over 1000 people flocked to Petticoats on the Prairie at Black Locust Farm this past weekend! The one of a kind event, produced by the Rodeo Queens, was a 2 day shopping event with antiques, furniture, clothing, gifts, jewelry and food vendors! A Silent Auction was also held, with over $700.00 raised to help benefit Gateway Family Services.

Friday, October 22, 2010

C.C.Opry Halloween Contest!!

Ghosts, Goblins, witches and werewolfs were at the Opera House last night for the big Annual C.C. Opry Halloween contest!
That's a might pretty witch! That's the First Lady of the Opry..Debbie Mitchell!

Check out that chin!

The werewolf poses with Judy Beasley, dressed as a vampire!

Who is that werewolf??

Sara Petty is unmasked!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Welcoming the new Chamber of Commerce Director!

Welcome to Amanda Jo Ritchey! She is the new Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Director in Colorado City! A reception was held recently at the Civic Center and Amanda (left) is shown here with Faye Lee! Welcome aboard!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Roy Wilson Benefit Roping a whopping success!

Johnny and Tammie Guess wait their turn.

That's Kelly Overton and Doc Proctor trying to rope that calf!

That's Mickey Neff waiting his turn to rope!

Ropers get ready to to do what they do best!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Snoopy in the Sky!!

It's a's a's Snoopy!! Jim was finally able to catch up with the Metlife Blimp yesterday as it came through Colorado City!

Bigg's Pizza open for Business!

Bigg's Pizza is open for business and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently! Owned by Juan and Maria Rubio, the restaurant offers pizza, a variety of salads, pastas and sandwiches and daily specials.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

The Monarch Butterflies make a stop in Colorado City!

it's that time again....those beautiful Monarch butterlies are on their way to Mexico..but stopped by the Baum home at 309 E. 4th Street on the way!

Beautiful weather for the VFD Boer Goat Cook-off!!

This year's Boer Goat Cook-off was one of the best....55 teams set up camp at Ruddick Park, lots of fun and gorgeous weather for this Annual fundraiser for the Colorado City Volunteer Fire Department! Walking away with the big money was a team from Miles, Texas, The Butcher Boys! Coming in 2nd were the Smoking Outlaws, with Josh Morris serving as captain, and taking 3rd was the team captained by Ryan Costible.
The Butcher Boys from Miles, Texas took home the big money as the winners of the Boer Goat Cook-Off...seen here with Rick Alvarez of Fuller Foods.

The Smoking Outlaws came in 2nd place at the big cook-off!

The Classiest Camp award went to Kevin Parker's team..they had a 1948 Ford Pick-up and the cooker is where the motor used to be!

The cooking team from Midkiff took 1st place in the Jackpot Ribs!

Auctioneer Brodie Harris did a great job raising money for the CCVFD!

Just one of the 55 cooking camps on hand this weekend at Ruddick Park, that's Tom Carlock's daughter Mindy on the far right!