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April 16th

And the winds continue to blow!

April 16, 2011

Yesterday was a very busy day for the emergency operators of Borger and the surrounding areas.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards stated that there were gusts of winds over 70 MPH. He also stated that at 9 a.m. a reported power pole fell on top of a home on the block of Sixth St.
At 10 a.m., a carport was blown into electrical lines on 1200 block of Indiana Street.
At 10:30 a.m. on Fourth and Alabama St., a downed power pole was reported. At 1p.m. a roof was reported to have flown into electrical lines in the 2100 block of Huber Avenue.

Copper wire thefts on rise in county

April 16, 2011

Copper wire thefts have been on the rise in Hutchinson County.
According to Captain Aaron R. McWilliams of the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, the HCSO has seen a dramatic increase in the theft of copper over the past year.
“These thefts have impacted local citizens, local businesses, farmers, ranchers, and the oil and gas industry,” he said. “Over the past year an estimated $100,000 in lost production, lost equipment, and lost property has been investigated by area law enforcement.”

Volunteers key to safety and health of citizens

April 16, 2011

(Editor’s Note: With April 10-16 being National Volunteer Week, this is part four of a four-part series about the importance of volunteers in certain organizations throughout the community.)

Volunteers are not only critical to helping organizations runs smoothly. They are also key to helping them keep citizens safe and healthy.
Cindy Nickell at American Red Cross of Borger said she can use volunteers. She continued to say the Hutchinson County area has well over 100 volunteers who respond to fires, help canteen the firefighters, and also train the public in CPR and first aid.

April 15th

Borger Athletes compete in the District 1-3A Track Meet

April 15, 2011

Borger results from the District 1-3A Track Meet in Perryton

Team results:
Women’s varsity: 1. Perryton 274 2. Dalhart 128 3. Pampa 119 4. Borger 78
Men’s varsity: 1. Dalhart 257.5 2. Perryton 124.5 3. Pampa 117 4. Borger 95
Women’s JV: 1. Perryton 174 2. Pampa 139 3. Dalhart 102 4. Borger 44
Men’s JV: 1. Dalhart 223 2. Pampa 162 3. Perryton 127 4. Borger 9

(*Borger top six finishers)
Women’s Varsity
Women 800m: 6. Nyshel Pease 2:47.16
Women 1600m: 4. Rachel Rickabaugh 6:21.86
Women 3200m: 5. Rachel Rickabaugh 13:38.15; 6. Brisa Balderrama 14:47.41

Byerly named new Borger Boys Basketball Coach

April 15, 2011

Last night the Borger ISD School Board approved the hiring of Chet Byerly as the new head boys basketball coach.
After over a month- long search, that drew the interest of over 45 applicants, Byerly was picked to lead the Bulldog hoop program due to his experience as a head coach and a player.
Byerly brings to Borger 17 years of coaching experience that includes six years as an assistant before spending the last 11 years as a head coach at Breckenridge, Azle, Snyder, Hillsboro and most recent at El Campo, near the Houston area.

Hot bats help propel Borger Bulldogs to district lead

April 15, 2011

There are times in the athletic arena where a bad loss can make a lasting impression on a team for either the good or bad during a season.
After the Borger Bulldogs suffered an 18-8 loss to the Perryton Rangers back on April 2 there was the big question of how the Bulldogs would regroup in order to stay in the hunt for the District 1-3A title or potentially find themselves just settling for the third playoff spot when the season came to an end.

Lady Comanches add two more wins to their District record

April 15, 2011

The West Texas Lady Comanches played two district softball games on the road this week. That didn’t matter to the Lady Tribe as they took care of business in style. First, they came close to shutting out the Lady Mustangs from Claude on Saturday. The girls did a great job defensively holding Claude to only one run, winning 21-1. Then, they went to Follett and won 11-0 on Monday.

Herman S. Mos

April 15, 2011

Herman S. Mos, 87, formerly of Borger, passed away, Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

BHS hires new principal

April 15, 2011

Borger High School will officially have a new principal at the start of the new school year.
After a closed session Thursday evening, the Borger ISD board of trustees voted to approve David S. Tyson of Kerens as the new principal to replace Tony McCarthy. McCarthy will be taking an administrative position within the district.
Tyson will be coming to BHS from his position as principal at Kerens High School in Kerens, where he has served from 2006 until the present time.

Helping Hands, HC3, Living Water dependent on help of volunteers

April 15, 2011

(Editor's Note: With April 10-16 being National Volunteer Week, this is part three of a four-part series about the importance of volunteers in certain organizations throughout the community.)

Three local organizations with the goal of helping citizens consider volunteers extremely important to the work that they do.

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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