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Archive - Apr 2011

April 29th

CMBC to host blood drive in conjunction with health fair

April 29, 2011

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 “Share the Road” t-shirt and a chance to win a new bicycle.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate.

HCSO conducting Operation Child ID Saturday

April 29, 2011

The Hutchinson County Sheriff’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 Sheriff’s Office, it is the desire of his agency and other law enforcement that such a crime does not happen again.

Green talks positive impact of JUCO athletic programs

April 29, 2011

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.

April 28th

James Daniel Sotelo

April 28, 2011

STINNETT – James Daniel Sotelo, 35, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in Lubbock.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 108 Broadmoor in Borger with Art Tollett and Randy Lopez officiating. Graveside services will be by Raymond Gross at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

D. Bernadine Nicholas

April 28, 2011

BOSTON, MA – D. Bernadine Nicholas, 91, died Sunday, April 24, 2011. A funeral service will be held 2pm, Friday, April 29 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Bernadine Nicholas died at home on Easter morning, April 24, 2011. Mrs. Nicholas, a longtime resident of Borger, Texas, moved to Boston in September 2006. Dorothy Bernadine Nicholas was born November 11, 1919, in Hoisington, Kansas. She was the seventh child of Martin Ellis Field and Mercy Elizabeth (Wilson) Field.

Meda Bonny

April 28, 2011

AMARILLO - Meda Bonny, 98, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Satarday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Dr. Russell Miller of Boerne, TX officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday near her birthplace in Woodston, Kan. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Meda was born March 30, 1913, in Woodston, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis in 1957 and son Keith in 1974.

Subway to close doors this May

April 28, 2011

The current Subway location in Borger will be closing its doors this May.
The decision has been made to terminate the store’s current leasing agreement and move it to a different location. Several locations are currently in the works, but a new location has not been selected, according to Frank and Sherry Wingate and Jeff and Rene Brain, operating partners of Subway.
The restaurant’s last day to serve customers will be May 13, and after that time it will be closed until a location is remodeled or built.

Elementary class wins national book publishing contest

April 28, 2011

TARA RICHELLE HOPKINS
Reporter
feature@borgernewsherald.com
One of Borger’s elementary school classes is celebrating a milestone, the publishing of a book!
Debbie Maxwell‘s 2010- 2011 first grade class from Gateway Elementary School recently saw a book it put together published!

Pampa vs Borger baseball game moved to Friday afternoon

April 28, 2011

The District 1-3A finale between the Pampa Harvesters and the Borger Bulldogs has been rescheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at Huber Park.
A win by the Bulldogs will clinch them the District 1-3A title outright and a first round bye in the 3A playoffs.
A Borger loss will cause a three-team tie for first place between Borger, Pampa and Perryton and a playoff on Saturday in Dumas to determine the district seeding for the playoffs.
If Borger loses on Friday, they will play the winner of Pampa/Perryton at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

FPC Field Grand Opening and Sophomore Day

April 28, 2011

Come join the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen for the Grand Opening of the newly renovated softball field at Johnson Park on Saturday afternoon as they take on Clarendon College.
This is a celebration of the community, college, and city leadership collaborating to enhance the facilities for the softball program at Frank Phillips College.
Game times are at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. with the ceremonial first pitch taking place at 12:45 p.m.

 

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