Sunday, April 29, 2012

Scenes from the weekend!

Colorado City Volunteer Fire Department were called out on Friday to fight a shed fire on Hickory Street, damage was held to a minimum.

Mitchell County....Poppy Mallow Capitol of the world!  These beautiful blooms are near the Sports Complex.

And plenty of cactus in Mitchell County too...the 2 beautiful blooms are right here in front of the radio station!


Friday, April 27, 2012

Local Senior Citizen Centers benefit from fundraiser.

The recent fundraiser held by the C.C. Opry netted over $4,000.00 for our local Senior Citizen Centers in Colorado City and Loraine!

Debbie Mitchell of the Opry presents a check to Emma Hopper and Charles Dunn, representing both Senior Centers.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Colorado City Fire Department gets a new truck!

Thanks to the Texas Forest Service, the Colorado City Volunteer Fire Department has a new truck!  This one has a 1000 gallon water tank and the vehicle is built to cover rough terrain.

Pictured here with the new firetruck is Dustin and Brandon.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A new bus for Colorado City Wolves!

A beautiful, custom bus has arrived for CHS!  Athletic teams and the band will now arrive in style in this bus, outfitted with the Wolves colors and mascot!

Self-Defense Course at Colorado High School.

The Midland College Police Officers paid a visit to Colorado City to offer a self-defense class to the Senior girls at Colorado High School. 

Last minute instructions from self-defense instructor Mariah Houck.

The girls and the "aggressors" wore the protective gear during the demonstrations, this girl was able to escape from her attackers.  The class will be taught to the girls at CMS next month.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Political Forum at the Civic Center.

Last night a political forum was held at the Civic Center last night and featured candidates from Colorado City and Westbrook. 

Ed Blake is running for City Council, a businessman with a proven record.

Dixie Rutherford is also running the for the Colorado City council and has a background as a police officer and dispatcher.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

City Council talks water....

The City Council met last night, the 2 items on their agenda were financing the water wells and considering the proposed budget.

Council members discuss the water wells. 

Welcome to State Representative Charles Perry, who was in Colorado City for a Civic Club meeting.  He is shown here with Mayor Carol Sue Dakan.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Congressman Conaway stops in Colorado City!

Congressman Mike Conaway paid a visit to Colorado City recently to visit with constituents and answer questions at the Civic Center.

Conaway visits with Ed Blake (left) and Mike Ratliff at the Civic Center.

Conaway says it's time for the Republicans to get behind Mitt Romney.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

The Annual KVMC/KAUM Easter Egg Hunt!

Over 100 eager kids and their parents turned out to Ruddick Park on Saturday morning for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt!  Special thanks to Shirley Denson and Juan Molina for their continued help throughout the years, and to the sponsors for making this event possible for the community year after year. 

Getting ready to hunt!

And there they go!

Liza Castro and her daughters who found the golden egg that was good for a $100.00 gift certificate to Fuller Foods!

State Farm Agent Doug Sitter set up a display and gave out prizes to the kids!


Friday, April 6, 2012

Wallace Senior Citizens Center gets donation from Monsanto!

The Wallace Senior Citizens recieved a windfall yesterday-a $2,500.00 gift courtesy of Monsanto and Landus and Diana Finley!  Farmers in 1245 elegible counties had the chance to win the money for their community non-profit organizations and Mr. Finley was the lucky winner! 

Pictured with Mr. Jearl (on the left) are Shirley Delaney, representing the Center, and Diana and Landus Finley who suggested the Wallace Center to receive this donation.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Starting on the new water wells.....

The City of Colorado City will have three new water wells east of town in the near future.  The additional wells could result in the City's water restrictions being lifted.

This is the site of the City's first new well.  Shown here are (left) Interim City Manager Belinda Blassingame and Water Dept. Director Michelle Guelker.

The second of the water wells being drilled with Belinda and Michelle watching the progress.

One of the City's original water wells.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The new and improved County Clerk's office!

The new and improved County Clerk's office is back in business after being relocated to the Annex after the leak in the Courthouse last year.

Pictured back to front, Sherry Chaney, Debbie Carlock and Geneva Jones.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Sights at the Loraine VFD Auction!

It was a packed house at the Annual Loraine VFD Auction this past Saturday!  The sale grossed almost $389,000.00 for the Fire Department. 

Mike Minkina (left) and Bobby Lindsey, which one has the best beard?

Rene and her baby take in the sights at the Auction in Loraine.

Debbie Mitchell and her daughter Trish were cruising in style around the Gin yard!

Talk about a crowd...400 bidders signed up for the sale!