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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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CISD makes UIL Lone Star Cup list

wolf head - jpegEach year, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) awards the UIL Lone Star cup to six high schools, and lists the top 20 schools in class. This year, Colorado High School was 12th out of 20 on the list.
The list is comprised and winners are chosen in the six UIL classifications, 1A through 6A, based on team performances in district and state championships. Performances in all UIL events, from football to One Act Play, garner points for each school, and the schools with the highest points are listed in the top 20.
“Being 12th on the list is definitely the highest that CHS has ever been,” CISD Superintendent Reggy Spencer said Tuesday.
The winning schools in each classification will receive the UIL Lone Star Cup trophy and a $1,000 scholarship, also presented by the UIL. The following is the list for Class 3A.
1. Brock - 82
2. Wall - 72
3. Shallowater - 62
4. Tuscola Jim Ned - 58
White Oak - 58
6. Denver City - 54
Sunnyvale - 54
West - 54
9. East Bernard - 50
Van Alstyne - 50
11. Blanco - 46
12. Colorado City - 44
Little River Academy - 44
14. Goliad - 42
Peaster - 42
16. Alpine - 40
17. Franklin - 38
Hallettsville - 38
Vanderbilt Industrial - 38
20. Aransas Pass - 36
Clyde - 36
Luling - 36
Odem - 36
San Antonio Cole - 36
Teague - 36

Mission C-City helps many

mission ccity mt zionMission C-City is underway, and the whole thing culminates on Thursday with a block party and Friday with a swimming party. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come out for some family fun and entertainment.
At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, everyone will gather on Walnut Street in front of the 3M Palace Theater for free food and games. Joyful Noise will provide live music at 7:30, and a free movie, The Princess Bride, will begin at 8 p.m.
There will be hotdogs, a football throw, bean bag toss, inflatables, a ping pong challenge, cold drinks, a ladder toss and cotton candy.
The block party is a family-friendly event sponsored by local churches. Everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs or just sit on the curb.
Then on Friday, there will be a swimming party at the City Pool in Ruddick Park from 6 to 8 p.m. to end the week with a fun cool-off. Again, everyone is welcome.
Mission C-City is a local ministry by congregations of cooperating churches who seek to minister to local citizens by providing services, fun and sharing the gospel of Jesus with everyone in the community. Everyone who volunteered is greatly appreciated.

2014-15 Wolves Cheerleaders



The cheerleaders and mascot for CHS have been chosen for the 2014-2015 school year. The mascot is August Lane and the cheerleaders are Jayden Griffith, Taegen Harris, Baylie Lindsey, Cassie Sutton, Desiree Martinez, Tamren Pierce, Taylor Epperson and Kascey Miller. Photo courtesy of Valerie Epperson.

Local 4-Hers go to state roundup

2015 State Roundup

4-H STATE ROUNDUP—Mitchell County 4-H had three members compete in various contests at the 2015 Texas 4-H State Roundup in College Station last week. Pictured is Robert Ferguson CEA-ANR, Kyler Hardegree, invitational livestock judging; Kalynn Hardegree, fashion show and Rodeo Houston Scholarship recipient; Kynzie Hardegree, invitational archery and invitational livestock judging, and Audra Graves CEA-FCS. Photo Courtesy of Audra Graves.

Hutchinson students of week

sowStudents of the Week at Hutchinson Elementary are Clara Mahan, Chris Ortiz and Adam Castro.

Clara is a 3rd grader in Mrs. Quinn’s class. Her favorite subject is science. She says that she has two cats and two dogs. She says her favorite thing about Hutch is going to the library.

Chris is a 4th grader in Ms. Lindsey’s class. He says he likes to play football. His favorite subject is writing class. His favorite thing about Hutch is going to P.E.

Adam is a 5th grader in Mrs. Sparks’ class. His favorite subjects are math and science. He has a dog named Max, and likes to play baseball. His favorite thing about Hutchinson is fun Friday in P.E.


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