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July 21st

Fleming displaying one-of-a-kind vehicles

July 21, 2011

Those wanting to see some one-of-a-kind antique vehicles need look no further than Main Street in Borger.
Mr. Greg Fleming has been collecting, buying, and selling antique vehicles. Next to Fleming’s Furniture, he has some of these antique vehicles on display.
Fleming has one Ford Tractor and two John Deere tractors, along with a old fire truck out of the Dallas area. He also has an older Coca-Cola truck.

Council approves purchase of motorgrader

July 21, 2011

The purchase of a motorgrader for the City of Borger Public Works department has been approved.
The council took action on the purchase during its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The City of Borger has been utilizing an old motorgrader that quit working this past year. The council funded the purchase of another grader from current funds.
The motorgrader is used by the street department for alleys, roadways and snow removal, as well as ad hoc construction projects.

July 20th

Sharlene Fowler

July 20, 2011

Sharlene Fowler, 76, of Jim’s Lake, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011.Sharlene Fowler was born Wednesday, April 10, 1935, in Borger, TX to Grover and Mary Fannie (Nix) Cornelius. She married Jim Fowler on July 5, 1952 in Borger TX. She was a teacher in her early married years and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim Fowler on July 22, 2007; two brothers, Bill Cornelius and Mike Cornelius; one sister, Mary Cornelius; and two grandsons, Matthew Mark and Adam John.

Ernest “Joe” Wagner

July 20, 2011

Fritch- Ernest “Joe” Wagner, 69, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 in Amarillo.
The Family will be having a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church in Fritch with Assistant Pastor Jeremy Rice officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Billy Jason McCormick

July 20, 2011

Borger- Billy Jason McCormick, 26, died Sunday, July 17, 2011 in Borger.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Minton Memorial Service with Rev. A. J. Griffin and Andy Gregg officiating. Interment will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.

Judy Thompson

July 20, 2011

Judy Thompson, 54, of Borger, passed away, Sunday, July 17, 2011.
Judy V. (White) Thompson was born Thursday, August 16, 1956 in Memphis, TX to Wiley and Mickey Joyce (Wynn) White. She married Bob Thompson on October 2, 1981 in Amarillo, TX. She was a government safety trainer.
She is preceded in death by her father.

Windy Bethel

July 20, 2011

Windy Bethel, 87, of Fritch, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

Clyde O. Hutto

July 20, 2011

Clyde O. Hutto, 93, died Monday, July 18, 2011, in Borger.
Memorial services were at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Henry Ford Risner

July 20, 2011

Henry Ford Risner, 84, died Thursday, July 14, 2011 in Fritch, Texas.
Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Borger sets up patriotic theme rest stop for Bike MS

July 20, 2011

In April, Hutchinson County held its last Walk MS on behalf of the National MS Society.
Coming this weekend, Amarillo will have its annual Bike MS on behalf of the same organization.
Participants will ride their bikes for 152 miles on open roads beginning at 7 a.m. on July 24 at the Amarillo College East Campus. Registration begins at 6 a.m. The cost to enter is $25 and the fund raising minimum is $250.
On July 23, participants will travel 102 miles and on July 24, riders will go 50 miles, also starting at 7 a.m. There will be rest stops every 10 miles.

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