Archive - May 2011
There were many Americans who rejoiced and feel as if a huge weight has been lifted off their shoulders when the death of Osama Bin Laden was announced on the night of May 1,2011.
Itâ€™s been almost 10 years since the tragic events of 9/11. However, asking the community of the Hutchinson County area what its opinion on the matter and their reactions when they first heard the news was of a similar beat.
Logan Carrillo of Borger stated â€śGod bless the Victims of 9/11 and the USA.â€ť
The Borger Lady Bulldogs will take on Andrews in a three games series in the 3A Area Round Playoffs this coming weekend in Plainview.
Game one of the series will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evening.
Game two will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday with game three taking place 30 minutes following game two if necessary.
All three games will be played at Plainview High School.
Going into the weekend, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen found themselves needing to win their four-game series with Clarendon College in order to clinch a spot in the Region V Tournament for the first time in the programâ€™s history.
In the first two games of the series on Friday in Clarendon, the Lady Plainsmen got off to a great start by taking both games on the road, 7-4 and 9-3.
Saturday afternoon members of the community gathered at the horseshoe pits at Johnson Park to take part in the 12th Annual Borger Open Horseshoe Tournament sponsored by H&H Federal Credit Union.
100% of the proceeds eaised will go directly to the Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network at Baptist St. Anthonyâ€™s Hospital in Amarillo.
The Borger City Council will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will be acting on an interlocal agreement between the Borger Independent School District and the City of Borger for the 2011-12 School Resource Office Program, and will consider action to close the north half of the 600 block of North Main Street from 6-11:30 a.m. on June 25, 2011.
John Ray is running for Borger City Council, Place 2.
Ray moved to Borger in March of 1981 from Chanute, Kan. to work for the City of Borger.
"The people here are kind, made you feel that you belonged here," he said. "[I] stayed here, raised my family and grandkids. This is home."
He worked for the Borger Police Department from March 1981 to October 1993. He started as a patrolman and eventually worked as a sergeant and department photographer.