Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A trip to Africa!

Be sure and tune in on Saturday for our Community Close Up with Kelly Morris who recently returned from a trip to Africa!  She is the daughter of Nub and Maureen Morris. 

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Members of the Loraine Fire Department were honorary pallbearers for Ike Williams, who passed away last week.  Ike was a former long-time Loraine fireman.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Valley Fair Lodge celebrates 50 years!

50 years of service in Colorado City!  Valley Fair Lodge marked that milestone yesterday with a celebration that included residents, hospital board members and the public.  A BBQ supper was served and door prizes were awarded during the festivities.

Valley Fair Lodge Director Marsha Rickard shows off a cake she baked for the occasion.  Well, not really, but it sure was good!

Residents and family members enjoyed a bbq dinner at the Lodge.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Sewer break yesteray afternoon....

A sewer break yesterday evening took several hours and lots of manpower to resolve. 

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Blackout Karaoke Contest at the Opera House!

The Opera hosted a Blackout Karaoke contest Thursday, November 8th. There were 13 contestants hoping to win the grand prize of $500 plus studio time to record their song for radio air play. The contestants and judges were separated by a partition and were judged solely on their singing abilities. Three out of town judges were brought in to judge the singers on a scale of 1 to 10. The top 5 chosen were given an opportunity to sing again before the judges made the final decision. Our judges (left to right):
Ken Morgan - Resident engineer of world class Mudrock Recording Studio in Midland, TX. He is a lead guitarist, bassist and session player.  Bobby Dale - Professional singer/songwriter recordin g artist. After spending years in the music industry in Nashville, TN he has settled in Burnett, TX.  Jean Prescott - Singer/songwriter recording artist. You can catch her at local venues when she isn't on the road performing. She has released several CD's and we look forward to having her perform on the C City Opry in the very near future!

First place, $500.00, Gary Gibson

                                     Second place, $300.00, Kelly Mitchell

Third place, $200.00, Reuben Darnall

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Wallace Senior Citizens get a boost!

Shirley Delaney (left) has recieved two checks for the Wallace Senior Citizens meal program!  Gary and Deborah Chaney sold a calf at auction, which brought $647.50 and they also presented the Wallace Seniors with a $500.00 check, which was an anonymous gift.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Midland Festival Ballet comes to Colorado City!

The Midland Festival Ballet presented "The Nutcracker" at the Colorado High Auditorium this past Saturday.  The special event was sponsored by Clark Moody and Kristi Lee Manor.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Fullers celebrates Halloween!

Another fun Halloween at Fuller Foods...and their popular costume contest had 11 employees dressed in their scariest best!  Police Chief Tinker Owens was the guest judge and the winners were:  (Left to right) Mickey Williams, Teresa Molina, Audie Martinez and Teresa Little.

Rick Alvarez came dressed as a hard-working, big-hearted store manager!

All the contestants!