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Preparations are underway for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. CISD Transportation Director Bubba Limones and his crew are getting vehicles in tip top shape for school.

Bulldog Stadium gets facelift

Upgrades to be finished before 1st home game

Bulldog Stadium in Loraine is being renovated, and fans may be surprised to see the new concession stand, bathrooms, lighting and bleachers. Work is scheduled to be completed before September 5th.

1st day of school is Aug. 25

Faculty at all schools are busy with preparations

Students at Colorado City, Loraine and Westbrook have just less than one month until school is back in session.

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  • The 48th Annual Spade Reunion was held Saturday, with three families attending that had never been to Spade Reunion before. As always, there was plenty of Mitchell County history shared among those attending the reunion.The day’s festivities kicked off at 10 a.m. with a meet and greet at the First Baptist Church Activities Building in Colorado City. Reunion organizer Diana McKenney said that the m...
  • Isabel Salazar of the Colorado FFA Chapter was awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA.The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have received the Chapter degree, been active FFA members for at least two years, complete at least four semesters of ...
  • LEARNING THE FUNDAMENTALS – Several young ladies took advantage of the Lady Wolves Volleyball Camp this week to learn the game of volleyball. Those attending were: (front row, l-r) Alexis Martinez, Avery Martinez, Taelynn Oden, Merick Alvarez, Bryanna Muñoz; (middle row) Malea Martinez, Evyn Alvarez, Preslea Stone and Kyla Lacefield. Volleyball athletes (back row) Ramsey Alvarez, Sassy Muñoz, Tayl...
  • Loraine citizens met last Thursday to discuss some changes that will be taking place regarding the hours of operations at the local office. The community meeting was held Thursday, July 24th at 4 p.m. in the Baptist Church located at 503 Lightfoot Drive.The proposed retail hour change will see the post office in operation for four hours each weekday, compared to the six and a half it’s been open i...
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Obituaries 7-31-14

Glynn Wayne Morris
1947-2014
LORAINE-- Glynn Wayne Morris, age 67, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home.
Family visitation will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Wright Colonial Funeral Home in Snyder. Funeral Services were held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the First Assembly of God in Colorado City with Rev. Mike Foster officiating. Burial followed in the Westbrook Cemetery under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home.
Glynn was born on Tuesday, January 21, 1947 in Loraine to Carl B. and Clara C. Morris. He married Loretta Morris on May 2, 1963 at Lake Colorado City. He was retired from Mitchell County as a foreman.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife, Loretta Morris of Loraine; two sons, John and Quinton Morris both of Loraine; two daughters, Carla McCartney and Lanette Ladd, both of Loraine; sister, Glenda Corbell of Loraine; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Brandon Morris in 1988; two Sisters; and five Brothers.
Online Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.wcfhonline.com.
Louise Valdez
1921-2014
COLORADO CITY-- Mrs. Louise Valdez, age 92, died Friday, July 25, 2014 in a Lubbock hospital. Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Colorado City with Dr. Jerry Shields officiating. Burial followed in the Colorado City Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Mrs. Valdez was born November 17, 1921 in Colorado City to J. O. and Sadie Dockrey and had been a lifelong resident. She married Ralph Giannone in 1949. He preceded in death in 1974. She then married Pedro Valdez on May 23, 1987 in Colorado City. He also preceded her in death on November 14, 1992. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Colorado City.
She is survived by a brother, Charles Dockrey of Colorado City; two sisters, Mary Ethel Garrett of Pasadena and Lucille Dee of Austin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, J. O. Dockrey, Jr.

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