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September 22nd

FPC Lady Plainsmen finish home stand undefeated

September 22, 2011

On Monday night, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen volleyball team defeated Redlands Community College and Otero Junior College in straight sets to finish their three game home stand undefeated.
In both matches, Lady Plainsmen benefited from a great team effort to establish themselves as the dominate team in the BCAC defeating Redlands 25-10, 25-22, 25-15 and getting past Otero 25-22, 25-20, 25-21.
Add in the four game win over Vernon Junior College on Saturday, the Lady Plainsmen were able to make the most of their home court advantage over the past three days.

City budget, tax rate finalized

September 22, 2011

The Borger City Council has given approval to the City of Borger’s budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year.
The action was taken during the council’s regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The proposed expenditures in the FY 2011-12 operating budget total $22,104,944, which include all funds and capital equipment purchases.

Workshop to be held for nonprofits

September 22, 2011

A free workshop being held this Friday will give non-profit organizations much needed information on the handling of legal issues.
Legal Check Up for Nonprofits will be presented in this workshop on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the Frank Phillips College campus in the A&I Conference Center.
Beverly Benton, CEO of the Borger Chamber of Commerce, said the workshop is open to nonprofit board members and executive directors, and will cover legal issues relating to corporate governance and compliance.

September 21st

Borger grad devotes life to creating lasting art

September 21, 2011

Borger High School graduate Rex Wilt has devoted his life to creating lasting works of art.
Wilt was the featured speaker at the Borger Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon, and shared details with the crowd about his career in the field of commercial art, a career he shares with his wife Michele.
He said he actually started training for his career when he was twelve years of age. His father kept asking him what he wanted to do with his life, and he told him he was interested in being an artist. His father told him he would starve to death.

WTHS “pinking out” for breast cancer awareness

September 21, 2011

Every October is considered Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a local school is “pinking out” for the cause.
West Texas High School National Honor Society will kick off fundraisers to help the Susan G. Komen and the National Breast Cancer Foundations. Last year, the school donated over $2,000 to both breast cancer foundations.
The school will have a week of events Oct. 3-7, officially known as “Pink Out Week.” October 7 will be “Total Pink Out Day.” Students and faculty will be dressed from head to toe in pink.

September 20th

HCUW director grateful for people giving from their hearts for others

September 20, 2011

Hutchinson County United Way was announced to be number one per capita of giving in Texas for the 2010 year. To come up with this result, they take the number of people in the county divided by the amount that was raised.
Julie Winters, Director of Hutchinson County United Way, said, “I knew we were running a successful campaign but, I guess I never even dreamed it would make number one. At first I was amazed. It’s not the work I do, it’s the people’s hearts of the community in which I live and work.”

HOPE 2011 set for this Saturday

September 20, 2011

HOPE 2011 is now just four days away!
This year’s event is set to take place on Sept. 24, 2011, at the Crutch Ranch, with a theme of “Fiesta de la HOPE – Viva la Cure!!!”
No one under the age of 21 will be admitted and an ID and HOPE ticket will be required for entrance into the event. The bartender will have the right to check IDs.
Events will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a welcome party for sponsors and underwriters. Appetizers will be served at that time and gaming will begin.

September 17th

Bulldogs fall short against the Demons, 20-12

September 17, 2011

DUMAS-On Friday night, the Borger Bulldogs were able to rack up 120 yards and a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Dumas Demons. Unfortunately, offensive struggles in the first three quarters proved to be too much for Borger to over come, as the Demons were able to hang on for a 20-12 win over the Bulldogs.

Spearman hands Comanches first loss of the year

September 17, 2011

The West Texas Comanches were celebrating 25 years of fielding a football team at their Homecoming game vs the Spearman Lynx last night. WT High celebrated by sporting the jerseys of the two teams from the schools that make up the District now, Stinnett Rattlers in the first half, and the Phillips Blackhawks in the second half, while the cheerleaders wore Plemons Indians outfits. All three represent the schools that no longer exist since combining to make WT High.

Canadian rolls over Sanford-Fritch 44-6

September 17, 2011

On Friday evening, the Canadian Wildcats drove into a town filled with Black & Blue ribbon celebrating it’s homecoming. Those same Wildcats came ready to play some football, despite the festivities. Eagles fought hard but without some key players, found a well- disciplined opponent.
The first half was all Wildcats. They moved their offense and scored rather quickly to take an early 18-0 lead before a packed stadium.
Turnovers plagued the Eagles all night, and gave the Wildcats great field position.

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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