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March 24th

Fire agreement with Carson County approved by council

March 24, 2011

An agreement between the City of Borger and Carson County for fire protection has received official approval.
During a special session held Wednesday afternoon, action on the agreement was approved by the Borger City Council.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said the agreement has been in the works for some time. He said the Borger Fire Department has been responding to fires in the northern part of Carson County as long as he can remember.

Dr. Jock Lee celebrates 30 years in business

March 24, 2011

Veterinarian Dr. Jock Lee has been in his line of work for 35 years and will celebrate 30 years of owning his own business, located on 600 East Broadway Street in Fritch.
He graduated from veterinary school in August of 1975 from Texas A&M. He is originally from Spearman and moved to Fritch because he was offered the chance to come to FPC to teach veterinarian medicine
However, he said he also came here for the small town atmosphere.
“I like small town areas because I grew up in one,” Dr. Lee said.
He finally settled in Fritch in 1976 and has been there ever since.

WTHS athletic dept. to receive $10,000 from Frito-Lay

March 24, 2011

The West Texas High School Sports Department recently received notice that it will be receiving a special award.
The department was notified that it won $10,000 From Frito-Lay. It will receive the award as part of the ‘Score for Your School’ promotion and will accept the check from Frito-Lay North America during a special assembly this Friday, March 25 at 9am at the West Texas High School on 600 Stewart Ave., Stinnett.
The department won Frito-Lay’s “Score for Your School” promotion this fall by having the most votes for a Division 1A school in the state of Texas.

Local Flag Football League kicks off Friday night

March 24, 2011

Friday evening the Borger 2011 Flag Football League will kcik-off the season at the TCY Football FIeld with a matchup between X-Rated vs Victory at 7:00 p.m.
The opening weekend will continue on Saturday with four games scheduled.
Those games are: Storm vs Outlaws 1:00 p.m., ABN vs Borger Brawlers 3:00 p.m., Punishers vs Colts 5:00 p.m. and Hangovers vs Roughnecks 7:00 p.m.

Preview of Summer Soccer Camp to take place April 7th

March 24, 2011

The Hutchinson County Soccer Association has teamed up to host the week long “British Soccer Camp” during the week of 7/18/11 – 7/22/11 at The Soccer Fields, Veta Street, Borger, TX, 79007.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s team of 1,000 British soccer coaches flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger Sports will hold over 3,000 British Soccer camps this summer and will coach over 120,000 players between the ages of 3 and 19.

March 23rd

Get your team registered for RFL!

March 23, 2011

If you haven’t gotten your team registered for this year’s Relay for Life, now is the time to do so!
The event is just around the corner. Those wishing to register their teams can do so online at www.relayforlife.org/hutchinsoncotx.
“This ‘celebration of life’ brings the Hutchinson County communities together in a unified effort to fight cancer,” Judy Allen, RFL media chair, said.

Borger tops Sanford-Fritch in wind blown contest

March 23, 2011

After Tuesday afternoon, players and fans of the Borger Lady Bulldog and Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagle softball teams probably would call it a toss up between which is worse: playing in the freezing cold or playing in 50 mph winds that constantly is throwing layers of infield dirt onto anyone and anything in its path.
That was the condition the two teams battled through yesterday afternoon in their non-district game where the Lady Bulldogs came away with the 7-0 win in Fritch.

HutchCares holds annual appreciation banquet

March 23, 2011

Last night HutchCares held its appreciation banquet for all its volunteers.
The banquet was held at Fairlanes Baptist Church, with a meal, live entertainment, and a silent auction as part of the festivities.
HutchCares is a local organization that helps senior citizens 65 years of age and over stay in their home and live safely and independently for as long as possible. Hutch Cares believes in helping people stay out of expensive facilities and allowing older people to stay at home and have the right to receive appropriate assistance as needed from their family and neighbors.

Amarillo Venom asking for help in naming new mascot

March 23, 2011

Amarillo, TX – The Amarillo Venom is excited to introduce a new member to their team, but are asking for help in deciding a name.
The Venom will now have a mascot at every home game cheering on the team and they are asking their fans for help deciding a name for the giant-green snake.
“We are excited about the new mascot addition to our team,” said Joe Morgado, the Venom General Manager. “We had a couple of names picked out, but decided to let the fans name their new mascot instead.”

Lady Plainsmen drop two to Western Oklahoma State

March 23, 2011

Tuesday the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen travelled to Altus, Okla. where they fell to Western Oklahoma State College 9-0 and 4-0.
The Lady Plainsmen will be in action in Borger this weekend hosting Midland College in a doubleheader on Friday starting at 1:00 p.m. followed by a doubleheader with Odessa College on Saturday afternoon also starting at 1:00 p.m.

  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...
Multiple camps opened up on Monday, June 2. See sports section for pictures and write-ups...

 

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