Sunday, December 30, 2012

Loraine showing signs of progress!

Construction has started on the new Westside RV Park and Laundry mat in Loraine. The RV park will have 66 rv spaces and the laundry mat will be open to the public. Ten storage units are also being built on the site on Hinson St. and a sales yard for Cattle guards and culverts and H braces will also be on the premises. The facility is being built by Bill Price Construction and projected opening date is March 1st.  Story and photo courtesy of Shady Mitchell.

Friday, December 28, 2012

One car roll-over sends one to the hospital.

This accident, an single car roll over at the 227 Mile Marker on I-20 East bound, occurred at around 7:30 am this morning, December 28, 2012. Three people occupied the vehicle, one was transported to the hospital.  Shady Mitchell  Asst. Fire Chief Loraine


A Walk of Fath for Hailey Dunn, now missing 2 years.

December 27th marked the 2 year anniversary of the disappearance of CMS student Hailey Dunn.  She was last seen leaving her home on Chestnut Street, on her way to a friend's home, but she never made it.  A prayer vigil was held this past Saturday in her honor.   Yesterday, volunteers retraced Hailey's steps in what was called a "Walk of Faith".   Thanks to Glenda Turner for providing these pictures from the event.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Hope for Hailey Dunn-a 2 year prayer vigil held at the Park.

December 27th will mark 2 years since our very own Hailey Dunn was last seen in Colorado City.  A 2 Year prayer Vigil was held last night in her honor and was sponsored by the organization Hope For Hailey and lots of volunteers. The event was held at Ruddick Park and prayers were offered by Monte Wikle, candles were lit and ornaments were placed on a Christmas tree. 


Friday, December 21, 2012

C.C. Opree holds Christmas Show at the Opera House!

A fun night of singing and visiting was held last night as the C.C. Opree held their Annual Christmas show!

Tember Crowely and her mom Tammie enjoyed the show!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Jim Baum's latest book now available!

It's here!!  Jim Baum's newest book, Jails, Bales and other Tales!  Makes the perfect Christmas gift and is only $23.00.  Available locally right here at KVMC/KAUM Radio, Good Ole Days Antique Mall, Perkins and Fullers.  We can also us at  Shipping is $5.00 extra.....get your copy now, they are flying out the door!!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Mitchell County Hospital holds a Christmas party!

The Mitchell County Hospital recently held their Annual Christmas party and awards were given out during the celebration.

Belen Garza received Employee of the year from Valley Fair Lodge.

Jamie Alvarez received Employee of the Year at the hospital.  Awards were presented by Jerry Reynolds, Hospital Board President.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

City of Colorado City Christmas Party!

The City held it's Annual Christmas party for staff and employees this past Friday night at the Civic Center. 

Traven Berry (left), was named Police Officer of the Year.

Dispatcher Roberta Fiscus was honored with the Telecommunicator Award.
Connie Baker (center) recieved a special award at the party.

Westbrook Christmas Parade!

A Christmas parade was held yesterday in Westbrook, complete with horse-drawn carriages and Santa himself! 



Thursday, December 13, 2012

Unit #6 at Morgan Creek Power comes tumbling down!

The last boiler at the Power Plant, Unit #6, came down yesterday with a boom!  Photos are courtesy of Luminant Power Morgan Creek Plant.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Fuller Foods knows how to throw a party!

Lots of laughter, steaks from Bama's House and too many gifts to count!  That describes the Annual Christmas Party that Fuller Foods hosted last night at the Civic Center.

Judy Honeycutt congratulates Lydia Silvera, who has been with Fuller Foods for 30 years!
Adelina Espinosa sings Silent Night for the crowd!
Rick and Judy....they really like each other! 
The Civic Center was full!
Ida won a cross and a 32" TV!
Rick is wondering "who put that in my glass?"
Got you first Audy!