Pipeline construction near end

Shipments to begin in September

Construction is in the final stages of the BridgeTex Pipeline. The storage tanks will hold about 1 million barrels of oil and the pipeline will transport about 300,000 barrels a day to Houston.

Cement work at stadium ongoing

Concrete being poured on hills

Parts of the hills at Wolf Stadium are getting a layer of concrete to slow erosion around the bleachers. The work should be complete in time for the scrimmage Friday.

City Pool closing Saturday

Last call for swimming!

Anyone planning to get in an end-of-summer swim at the City Pool better get cracking, as the last day for the pool to be open is Saturday, August 16th. 

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  • The Heart of West Texas Museum in Colorado City is home to a collection of over 200 arrowheads donated by the late E.L. “Dick” Davis of Sweetwater. Museum Curator Patty Pharis said the museum is honored to have the collection, as Davis scouted several museums before choosing the local facility.Davis spent years of his life searching for and finding the 206 arrowheads in locations throughout the st...
  • According to Bruce Heine, Director of Government and Media Affairs for Magellan Midstream Partners, the BridgeTex pipeline is in the final stages of construction. The announcement was made by Mike Mears, Magellan’s CEO on August 5th.The pipeline is expected to deliver hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil per day from huge storage tanks at the China Grove station to the Houston shipping ch...
  • Dear Parents and Student Athletes,There will be a meeting for all Westbrook High School and Junior High School student athletes and their parents on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the gym. At this meeting, the coaching staff and administration will outline their coaching philosophies, their expectations, and their goals for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Each of you will receive a copy ...
  • According to Colorado City Police Chief Luis Aguilar, officers served a warrant on Quinntel Emerson last week, and he fled on foot and is still at large as of press time.On Wednesday, August 6th around 10 a.m., CCPD officers attempted to arrest Emerson in the 1800 block of Delaney Circle for an outstanding arrest warrant. Emerson evaded officers, fleeing on foot.Officers pursued Emerson to the are...


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Frank G. Rocha
COLORADO CITY-- Frank G. Rocha, age 83, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014 in Colorado City.
Family visitation was held on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Wright Colonial Funeral Home in Snyder.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Colorado City with Zachary Garza officiating. Burial followed in the Mitchell County Cemetery under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home.
Mr. Rocha was born on Thursday, April 2, 1931 in Independence, Kansas to Alejandro and Consuelo Rocha. He married Aurora Barrera on August 25, 1950 in Colorado City. He was a retired custodian and enjoyed painting and playing the guitar. He also loved telling stories.
Survivors include his wife, Aurora Rocha of Colorado City; three sons and two daughters-in-law,Jesse Rocha of Lucas, Robert and Connie Rocha of Plano, and Rudy and Kathy Rocha of Colorado City; one daughter and son-in-law, Jovita Ortiz and David Cantu of Lubbock; two brothers, Chalo Rocha of Odessa, and Alex Rocha of Colorado City; five sisters, Jesse Aguilar and Lindra Gutierrez, both of Colorado City, Adelina Leal and Trine Aguilar, both of Wichita Falls, and Teresa Perez of Plainview. 15 Grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Online condolences may be expressed by visiting: www.wchfonline.com.

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