Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Meet Chuck Reagan.....

Chuck Reagan stopped over recently in Colorado City on his way to California!  He and his wife are traveling in a covered wagon, on their way from Crab Orchard Kentucky, to Butte County California.  He has a gold claim he plans to work in of luck to you Chuck!

Monday, April 25, 2011

House fire fatality.....

Our prayers go out to the McMillan family.  June McMillan was unable to escape the fire that destroyed the family home Sunday evening.  Firemen from Colorado City, Westbrook and Loraine fought the blaze, and June's husband and son were able to escape.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Largest crowd ever at Annual KVMC/KAUM Easter Egg Hunt!

Mom lends a hand to the youngsters at the egg hunt.

Even the family dog made it out to the Park to hunt some eggs!

Lining up to get the prizes, donated by Family Dollar.

Felicia Bissett and her mom Ciara with their Easter bunny!
Manual and Lori Molina, with their daughters Morgan (left) and Ragyn.  Ragyn found the Golden egg and won a $100.00 gift certificate from Fuller Foods!

Juan Molina show Mark Dennison one of the Easter bunnies he brought to Ruddick Park.  Juan has been giving away an Easter bunny at the hunt for 23 years now!

The mad dash to find those eggs!

This was one of the largest turn-outs for the KVMC/KAUM Easter egg hunt!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Lopez family getting help from Red Cross......

Chris Lopez and his family, shown below, lost their house in a fast-moving fire Saturday night.  They are currently being assisted by the Red Cross and our Community Mission and are staying at the Relax Inn. 

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Clean up Day....

Ranch Rodeo another big hit!

The Chamber of Commerce hosted it's Annual Ranch Rodeo yesterday, and lots of teams came out to compete!

Bobby Lemons manned the grill at the Rodeo!

Maria Biggs and a helper took tickets at the gate.

Sweetwater's Miss Snake Charmer made an appearance at the Rodeo!

Let's Play Ball!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Western Writer Chuck Parsons in town.....

Western Writer Chuck Parsons was in town yesterday promoting his new book, "Captain John R. Hughes."  His host was Roland Graham, president of the local Historical Society.  They had a table set up at the Mitchell County Public Library.

One of Mr. Parson's first customers was Dovie Brownfield, shown below, purchasing a book!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Clint Dunn late for court and arrested.....

The father of missing 13-year-old Hailey Dunn was arrested yesterday morning after showing up late to a scheduled court appearance.  Mitchell County Sheriff Patrick Toombs said by the time Clint Dunn had arrived, the judge had already issued a warrant for his arrest.  Dunn had turned himself in in February on a warrant for violating his probation with the original charge of marijuana possession, driving with an expired license, and a unsafe backing. The marijuana arrest happened in January 2010 and Dunn was sentenced to six months probation.  Yesterdays 8:30am court appointment was related to the marijuana and expired license charges.  Dunn was held in the Mitchell County jail but later was bonded out.  The bond was $2,500 for each of the two counts.

In addition to a handful of marijuana convictions in the past, Dunn was sentenced in 1994 to two years in prison and five years probation for burglary of a building. He was 17 years old at the time.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Moving day......for someone!!

Jim was out and about with his camera this morning and came upon an unusual site...a house being moved right through downtown Colorado City!!