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James Felix Martin

April 25, 2011

James Felix Martin, resident of Tonkawa, Okla., passed away Friday, April 22, 2011, at his home. He was 67.
The service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the Victory Worship Center with Pastor Rick Hughes, officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mary Charles Smith

April 25, 2011

Mary Charles Smith left this world to be with her Heavenly Father Saturday, April 23, 2011.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Central Baptist Church in Borger with Pastor Rick Nichols officiating and Rev. John Denton with burial to follow at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger.

Didn’t clinch yet. Perryton tops Borger 12-11

April 25, 2011

For sports fans that enjoy a little bit of drama, your wish looks like it is going to be granted in the District 1-3A baseball race for the title.
Going into Saturday’s contest, the Borger Bulldogs needed to win just one of their final two district games to clinch the District 1-3A title outright and earn a first round bye in the playoffs.
Unfortunately, the Bulldogs had to make the trip up to Perryton, where the Rangers know how to use the home field advantage as good as any team in the Texas Panhandle.

Lois Kimbrell

April 25, 2011

Lois Kimbrell, 97, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, April 21, 2011.
Lois Sally (Crouch) Kimbrell was born Sunday, February 6, 1914 in Wilson, OK to Clyde and Winnie (Hefner) Crouch. She married Roy Kimbrell in November of 1932 in Wilson. OK. She was a sales clerk for Youth Mart for 15 years and Newell Artist for 1 ½ years. Lois was a member of the First Baptist Church in Borger and volunteer and member of Opportunities, Inc.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy; one brother, Homer Crouch; and two sisters, Jo Neva Moore and Ona Zee Eades.

Rough weekend ends Plainsmens’ hope for a post-season berth

April 25, 2011

Going into their series with Western Texas College, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen still had an outside shot of grabbing the fourth playoff spot from the WJCAC if they had a good weekend against the Wranglers in Snyder.
Unfortunately, the Wranglers knew their hopes of claiming that final playoff spot were on the line as well, leading Western Texas to getting the four game sweep over FPC 5-3, 13-8, 4-3, 7-6.
The Plainsmen drop to 19-25 overall, 11-17 in WJCAC play, and will conclude their 2011 season this weekend in Big Spring against Howard College.

Rotary Club set to host Dr. Alan Chu

April 25, 2011

The Borger Rotary Club will be hosting a special guest at its upcoming Tuesday meeting. The program will be held at Dake's Restaurant, located at 718 N. Main in Borger, Texas. The program will be presented by Dr. A. Alan Chu, M.D., F.A.C.C. Dr. Chu is
associated with the AMAILLO HEART GROUP and his medical practice emphasizes "Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology". Community members are invited to attend.

Vinyard seeking reelection to city council

April 25, 2011

Robert Vinyard is seeking reelection to the Borger City Council, Place 2.
Vinyard said he was born and raised here in Borger. He spent three years in Norway with Phillips Petroleum Company from 1979 to 1982, but the rest of his time has been spent in Borger.
“Borger is not too big or too small, it’s in the middle of the country, so it’s a good place to travel from, and I like having all four seasons,” he said.
He said his hobby is flying, and is proud that Hutchinson County has a great airport. He served for 10 years on the airport board.

Texas Panhandle Loses One of It Own…

April 25, 2011

The Borger Fire Department is doing its part to help the family of a firefighter who recently passed away after suffering extensive injuries in the line of duty.

FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  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-...

 

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