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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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Remains those of Hailey Dunn

dunnIn an emotional meeting at the Colorado City Police Department Friday afternoon, Chief of Police Roy Owens announced that the remains found near Lake J. B. Thomas in Scurry County last month have been confirmed to be those of missing Colorado City teenager, Hailey Dunn.

“It is a bitter-sweet moment,” Chief Owens said. “Our hope has always been that one day Hailey would walk through the front door safe and sound.”

Before the release of the information, Owens said the family of Dunn had been notified of the information. By 3:15 p.m., almost an hour before the information was to officially be release4d in Scurry County, the social network Facebook was filled with comments stating that Billie Dunn had been notified that the remains had been those of her daughter, Hailey.

The main question arising for Chief Owens was whether the police had a suspect in the case.

“We still have some work to do to get the information together to get a suspect,” Owens said. “We still need to determine where the actual crime took place, in Scurry County or in Mitchell County.”

Owens said the investigation would be a Scurry County investigation until a time when it was determined if harm befell Dunn in another county, mainly Mitchell.

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