Archive - Mar 2011
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The Borger City Council will be holding its special session at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, not Tuesday, March 22, as was originally printed in the paper.
The meeting will be held in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act to cast votes for two nominees to serve as municipal representatives on the Panhandle Rural Transportation Planning Organization.
West Texas High got a walk off hit to beat the Memphis Cyclones 11-10 in Stinnett Monday. With the score tied at 10 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Kyle Stroud got a base hit and stole second to get into scoring position. Ty Lay hit a sacrifice to move him over to third base. With two outs, Carlos Juarez hit a line drive to left field on the first pitch for a walk off hit to score Stroud.
Tonight the Borger Lady Bulldogs will travel over to Fritch to take on the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles with the JV starting at 4:00 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6:00 p.m.
District 1-3A Golf Tournament Round One scores:
Boys Team: 1. Borger 314 2. Perryton 323 3. Pampa 335 4. Borger JV 352 5. Perryton JV 381 6. Dalhart 403 7. Pampa JV 445
Top five boys scores: 1. Will Paulsell, Borger 69; 2. Hunter Wade, Perryton 77; 3. Kalynn Samples, Perryton 78; 4. Dylan Coffer, Borger 79; 5. Logan Reagan, Pampa 80
Borger Varsity: Will Paulsell 69, Dylan Coffer 79, Charlie Conner 83, Austin Swender 83, Tyler Sosebee 85
Borger JV: Devan Witt 87, Carter Williams 87, Kaylor Chatwell 88, Will Conner 90, Taylor Blewett 94
Borger individual: Andrew Flores 81
The West Texas Lady Comanches held off a late surge by the Lady Mustangs from Claude to get their first District win 13-9 in Stinnett yesterday.
Devin DeLapp went 3-5 with a double, a triple, and two RBIs to lead the Lady Tribe in the wind and dirt.
Chay Sargent went 3-4 with a double and two RBIs. Abby Rios also had a double. Hailee Flaharity had an RBI on a sacrifice.
AMARILLO â€“ James Edward â€śHeavyâ€ť Walker, 82, died March 19, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Memorial Park Chapel of Memories with Pastor Bobby Bradshaw of Lighthouse officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the funeral home.
D. C. Lindley, 85, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch with Rev. Paul Simpson of Claremore, OK, and Rev. Calvin Winters, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in â€śThe Garden of Serenityâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
FRITCH - Colleen A. Hamby, 84, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Broadway Baptist Church in Fritch with Rev. Bill Browning, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in â€śThe Garden of Loveâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Mrs. Hamby was born on June 26, 1926 in Harlan, Iowa, and moved to Amarillo from Fritch in 2000.
The annual Fritch Chamber of Commerce banquet is coming up in less than two weeks!
The banquet will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the Sanford-Fritch Junior High Cafeteria on Eagle Boulevard.
The 2011 Man and Woman of the Year will be announced and honored during the banquet.
Woman of the Year nominees includes Jessica Grishem, Jady Glosson, Kathy Harrah, Kathy Harris, Jeanie Henson, Tara Huff, Renee Laney, Carolyn Mathews, Sara Ledford, Jeannie Olson, Vicki Wilson, May Wright, and Melanie Wyble.