Archive - Oct 2012
Janet Evelyn Sells, 50, of Canyon, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in First United Methodist Church in Canyon. Burial will be private in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Borger Police Report
Oct. 29, 2012
3100 block of Fairlanes Boulevard â€“ report of disturbance
200 block of Estireno â€“ report of vehicle burglary
200 block of West Tenth â€“ report of criminal trespass
Main and Coronado Circle â€“ motorist assist
1500 block of North Main â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of West Sixth â€“ welfare check
800 block of Latimer â€“ alarm
700 block of North Main â€“ alarm
1400 block of Yows â€“ followup
600 block of East Eleventh â€“ followup
200 block of Greenough, Stinnett â€“ report of harassment
100 block of West Jefferson â€“ report of abandoned vehicle
Happy State Bank of Borger is getting ready to break ground on a new facility.
Mike Amos, president of the Borger market, and J. Pat Hickman, Chairman and CEO of Happy State Bank, are happy to announce the groundbreaking of Happy State Bank's new building in Borger at 1431 West Wilson.
The groundbreaking will be taking place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Amos said the new branch will be located directly across from the Pizza Hut off of Wilson Street near the new Church of God facility and down the road from the new Golden Plains Community Hospital. All are invited to attend.
The Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles wanted it. They wanted a bi-district playoff win against Littlefield in Canyon on Monday night. And they got it. They fought hard for every point, had numerous comebacks, and came out victorious. They won in four sets: 21-25, 25-23, 27-25, and 25-22.
The holiday we all know as Halloween is tomorrow, and there are many safe, clean, and fun options for local citizens to consider as they celebrate the holiday.
â€˘First Baptist of Borger, 100 South Hedgecoke, will host a Trunk or Treat in its north parking lot from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. There will be a costume contest at 7 p.m. and door prizes given away at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 26, 2012
700 block of Derr - assist agency
800 block of North Weatherly - alarm
600 block of Stevenson - report of disorderly conduct
700 block of South McGee - report of disturbance
200 block of North Cedar - investigation
200 block of Teague - report of disorderly conduct
600 block of Weatherly - investigation
1500 block of Haggard - investigation
Hop's Repair - report of reckless driver (traffic)
E Capital - field interview
800 block of North Main - alarm
800 block of North McGee - report of disorderly conduct
800 block of Alabama - report of criminal trespass
The Borger Police Department took the lead in a shut down of an illegally operated establishment on 11th Street Saturday night.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said that on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, an illegally operating establishment known as â€śDa Cutts,â€ť located on East 11th Street, was shut down as law enforcement officers executed a search warrant for the premises.
The illegally operated establishment had become notorious for calls for service for law enforcement due to fights, gun shots in the area, narcotics activity, and other breaches of the peace, he said.
A local supermarket is doing its part to help with a special project being done by Living Water Ministries this holiday season.
Becky Dietz, director of Living Water Ministries, said Loweâ€™s Supermarket has graciously set up a table for all of the contents for its â€śBags of Blessingsâ€ť project. These will be distributed by Living Water to the less fortunate during Thanksgiving and Christmas.
â€śWeâ€™re so grateful to Loweâ€™s Supermarket for creating a convenient way to shop for Bags of Blessings,â€ť she said. â€śWe hope the people of Hutchinson County will participate!â€ť
Merkel- Charles â€śHerbyâ€ť Simmons, 90, is dancing to his heartâ€™s content, having passed away October 24, 2012 in Temple after a long battle with Alzheimerâ€™. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 27th at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel with Reverend David Cason officiating, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home.
Roy Earl â€śSandyâ€ť Sandefur, 90, of Borger died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the First Church of the Nazarene, with Terry Porter, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.