Archive - 2011
Throughout Hutchinson County, people are showing their Christmas Spirit with great light displays around their homes.
The Borger News Herald is asking for you to vote on which home you believe has done the best job decorating this year.
Scroll under the Lifestyles tool bar and click on "Photo Contest."
Look at the pictures and vote for your favorite one.
On Saturday, January 7th,, 2012, Carmichael Simon an innovator in Martial Arts, actor and dance choreographer is teaching a special class and signing autographs at the American Karate Studios located on the corner of 5th and Main Streets.
Carmichael appeared on the popular T.V. Show â€śW.M.A.C. Mastersâ€ť, a television show that was hosted by Bruce Leeâ€™s daughter Shannon Lee. Carmichael also played Liu Kang on the Live tour â€śMortal Kombatâ€ť.
On Saturday, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles won third place in the Clarendon Greenbelt Tournament by beating Memphis 60-49.
Mikala Setliff had a big game scoring 24 points followed by Blakely Meek scoring 9.
The Lady Eagles improve to 8-7 for the season and will next travel to take on White Deer tomorrow evening.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE HOWARD
Roger Keith Webb, 53, of Amarillo, died Dec. 9, 2011, in Amarillo.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 13, 2011, at North Burns Cemetery, Burns Flat, Oklahoma. Burial is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Roger was born July 22, 1958, at Elk City, Okla., to Don and Patricia Webb. He did construction work. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a member of Comanche Trail Church of Christ.
The Borger Salvation Army has Red Kettles set up at Walmart, Lowes, and United in Borger and at Lowes in Fritch from now through Christmas Eve.
The organization is also in the midst of its Angel Tree program. This year, the program is running through Monday, Dec. 19, at Walmart. Those represented on the tree are from families who have previously applied for Christmas assistance through the Social Services program of the Salvation Army.
The City of Borger has introduced changes to its alcoholic beverage laws.
During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the Borger City Council introduced an ordinance amending the City of Borger Code of Ordinance, Article 4.02, Alcoholic Beverages.
City Manager Eddie Edwards said CVS is in the process of constructing a new pharmacy at the intersection of Third and Cedar. It regularly sells beer and wine as part of its in-store inventory.
Rosalind (Lobdill) Roland Gluss, 98, died peacefully on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio-Toledo from congestive heart failure. Rosalind was born in Van Buren, AR on June 5, 1913 to Clyde Franklin and Nelle Marie (Rosebrough) Lobdill.
She graduated from Van Buren High School and St. Edwardâ€™s Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Ft. Smith, AR and did private duty nursing in both Arkansas and Oklahoma.
James Qualls has announced his candidacy for Hutchinson County Sheriff.
Qualls was born in Duncan, Okla., in 1948. He is happily married to Kellie (Snider). Between them they have eight children, 23 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. They attend Celebration Family Church in Fritch.
He grew up in California, and graduated high school in Riverside, Calif., in 1966. Over the years, he continued his education in a slow pace, taking classes in community colleges as well as continuing education in law enforcement.
The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen and Ranger College Lady Rangers battled on the hardwood at the BCAC Friday night. It looked like it was going to be a low scoring affair with FPC leading 24-21 at the half. However, both of the ladies came out a little warmer in the second half, but the Lady Plainsmen came out on the short end of the scoreboard 69-63. It was a great game, with the lead changing hands thirteen times.
Randall 76 Borger 6
106: Hector Mendoza, Randall pinned Urial Orona, Borger :24
113: John Flores, Randall won by forfeit
120: Braun Marquez, Randall won by forfeit
126: Jacob Rubio, Randall pinned Colton Deroven, Borger :53
132: Seth Crites, Randall pinned Anthony Bates, Borger 1:23
138: Chris Thompson, Randall pinned Zach Robinson, Borger :58
145 Corey Cameron, Randall pinned Jacob Cosper, Borger 1:39
152: Tyler Gano, Randall pinned AJ Torres, Borger 1:06
160: Donaven Roberts, Randall pinned Dylan Huffine, Borger 1:29
170: Adam Sain, Randall pinned Isaiah Martinez, Borger :39