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from desalination plant

The construction of the desal plant is nearly completed, but questions remain as to what happens next, will Corix play a part and more. Read all about it in this week's Record.

Dockrey gets two awards

Wallace Sr. Center is successful!

The senior citizen center in Colorado City is regulated by the Area Agency on Aging and WCTCOG. Because Cherie Dockrey does such a good job, along with a great staff and volunteers, she received two awards last week.

Now that's a quick response!

Grass fire is out!

Volunteer firefighter Linda Mathis was johnny on the spot at getting to and putting out a grass fire on the edge of I-20 between Wood's Boots and Sonic Drive-In last week. A smoldering piece of rubber tire gave firemen reason to believe a blow-out may have been the cause.

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  • The program at the weekly meeting of the Colorado City Lions Club was somewhat comical as local Lions tried to answer questions about beef cattle in a mock Beef Quiz Bowl held by 4-H adult leader, quiz bowl competitor and extension agent. As one might imagine, most average citizens don’t know too much about beef cattle.Beef Quiz Bowl competitor Mark Denison was present to help with the mock compet...
  • The Loraine Masonic Lodge presented the Fantastic Teeth program to 1st graders at Loraine ISD. As part of the program, students received free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club.The Fantastic Teeth Fan Club project focuses on preventing suffering from toothaches, reducing missed school days due to dental problems, and cutting costs for dental treatment. Prevent tooth deca...
  • CISCO - The Colorado High School Lady Wolves learned two valuable lessons in front of a large crowd in the Cisco gymnasium on Tuesday night. First, second-half fouls can be a determining factor in whether a team wins or loses.And, more importantly, never let a good team hang around. Bad things can happen when you do.With three Colorado City starters battling foul trouble throughout the second half...
  • U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway and his aide, Evan Thomas, made time to stop by the Record office for a visit as he traveled between speaking engagements in Odessa and at Abilene Christian University Tuesday. He addressed several issues that are important to citizens in this area. President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order to dismantle the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, an...

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Football scrimmages Friday


The Colorado City Wolves are midway through their second week of pre-season camp and new head football coach Dan Gainey remain positive about the team’s progress.
“We are running good routes, we are catching the ball well and have good running backs, but our line is yong and we’re bringing them along slowly,” Gainey said. “Our kids continue to play hard and defensively we’re teaching new techniques, which is going to take some time,” he continued.
The Wolves are preparing for their first scrimmage Friday night against Albany, a perennial Class A top 10 team.

The scrimmage will start at 6 p.m. in Albany with the JV, followed by the varsity. “It will be a good test for us,” Gainey said.
The Wolves open the 2013 season August 30th at Wolf Stadium against Breckenridge.


The Loraine Bulldogs will face off with the Graden City BearKats Friday in Loraine for both teams’ first scrimmage of the 2013 season.
Second year head coach Kyle Hauk said earlier this week that “practice is going alright.”
“We’re just working on some fundamentals and trying to stay cool,” Hauk said.
The Bulldogs had 14 kids come and a junior varsity schedule is still being talked about.
Start time Friday night is at 6 p.m.


Westbrook will host a three-way scrimmage Friday night with Highland and Jayton.
Wildcat Coach Randall Petty is pleased with the young Wildcats’ progress so far during pre-season camp.
“Since we’ve been in pads, things have been going good,” Petty said. “Thing are coming together for us.”
The Wildcats will have a junior varsity squad this season. Friday’s action gets underway at Wildcat Stadium at 6 p.m.

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