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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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Obituaries 2-23-17

Dean Alexander
SWEETWATER – Dean Alexander, 86, formerly of Roscoe and Newton, Kansas, died Tuesday, February 7th at his residence at Hoyt Place in Sweetwater. In accordance with his wishes, Dean was cremated. Family visitation was held at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater on Friday, February 17 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. A memorial service was held Saturday, February 18th at 2:00 P.M. at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater with Matthew Lang of Newton, Kansas officiating.
Dean was born in Roscoe to the late Bill and Johnnie Alexander on October 8, 1930. After graduating from Highland High School in 1948, he attended Arlington College where he played football from 1948 to 1950 then joined the Marines, where he was named Honor Man in his platoon and served in the Korean War. On August 5,1951 he married Doris Lee Harvey and lived in Roscoe most of their life. She preceded him in death on May 24, 1986.
As a third generation farmer, he had a love for the land and the plants and cows that it supplied. He was an avid game player that included dominoes or cards, and always had a joke to tell.
Dean was also preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Johnnie Alexander and one grandchild, Damon Earl Chancellor. He is survived by two sons and one daughter, Mike and wife Melinda of Colorado City, Kim and wife Marsha of Roscoe, Lee Ann Chancellor and husband David of Laramie, Wyoming; and 1 brother, Stanley Alexander of Austin. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Mae P. Montague
“Celebration of Life”
Please join the Montague/Chaney families for a “Celebration of Life” Memorial Service for Mae P. Montague “The Pie Lady” on Saturday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church on Chestnut St in Colorado City. A reception will follow and, yes, it will be PIES!!!

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