Archive - Apr 29, 2011
Dorothy Lee Guest, 84, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Borger.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, pastor, Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in â€śSunset Gardenâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mrs. Guest was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in Seminole, Okla., and was a Borger resident for 60 years. She married R. C. Guest on October 31, 1951 in Carlsbad, N.M. She was a homemaker and member of Fairlanes Baptist Church.
Borgerâ€™s newest hotel is now officially open for business.
The new Hampton Inn of Borger officially opened on April 19 . It has been almost a year since Harish Patel began construction on the 64-room hotel. The hotel has such features as 32-inch LCD televisions as well as free high-speed internet access.
A â€śSuite Shopâ€ť is available for late night snacks or goodies for the road, along with a fitness center for people wanting to get in a good workout.
With the Hutchinson County Health Fair quickly approaching, Coffee Memorial Blood Center plans to be present for an upcoming blood drive.
The CMBC will host the Hutchinson County and Frank Phillips College Blood Drive during the health fair, set to take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Center for Access and Innovation Building at 901 Opal, Room 102.
All eligible donor who presents to donate will receive a â€śShare the Roadâ€ť t-shirt and a chance to win a new bicycle.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate.
The Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office wants parents to do all they can to keep their children safe.
Throughout the years, there have been various cases of kidnapped children, such as Adam Walsh, Polly Klaas, Jonathan Foster, and others. When such a crime occurs, law enforcement needs as much information as possible, such as photos, descriptions, fingerprints, and DNA, if possible.
According to James Qualls of the Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office, it is the desire of his agency and other law enforcement that such a crime does not happen again.
During an interview on Monday, John Green talked about some of the challenges junior colleges, like Frank Phillips College and Clarendon College, are facing from his perspective as an athletic director.
Green, who had spent the past 10 years as the athletic director for Frank Phillips College before taking the same position at Clarendon College last week, said there is no question that the budget cuts proposed in the Texas State Legislature have grabbed the attention of the community colleges across the state.