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November 14th

FPC men, women record wins

November 14, 2012

Mikala Reiswig
Sports Editor
sports@borgernewsherald.com

The FPC Lady Plainsmen played at home for the first time this season looking for their second win of the year, taking on SWCID.
Play started with two quick field goals from freshman Shakirra Smith. Freshman Jacy Judd of Fritch drained a nice three pointer. Sophomore Akwar Obong is then fouled on her shot attempt and sinks both free throws. Judd adds two more, while sophomore Natasha Thomas has a nice offensive board for FPC. Freshman Mariah Jeffries has a nice defensive block and Smith steals it for a quick two.

Borger stats through week 10

November 14, 2012

(Stats provided by Rob Henry)
Week 10 concluded the regular season for the Borger Bulldogs.
Two very impressive performances came from the Bulldog running backs, sophomore Kendrick Freeman and junior Dontrae Butler. Both of these outstanding players reached over 1,000 yards on the year, according to the final official stats. Freeman led with 1,014 and Butler was close behind with 1,001. Butler transferred from Tascosa this year, and did not play in the first two games of the year. They each have eight touchdowns on the year as well, and both average six yards per carry.

District 1-2A volleyball honors

November 14, 2012

Four Lady Eagles received All-District honors in district 1-2A and eight Lady Eagles received Academic All-District honors.
Mikala Setliff, a junior, made the 1st Team All-District. Christa White, also a junior, received 2nd Team All-District honors.
Receiving honorable mention in the district was Blakely Meek, a junior, and Tomi Ann Salas, the lone senior for Fritch.
Academic All-District honors went to Krissi Burgin, Christa White, Mikala Setliff, Blakely Meek, Courtney Ingersoll, Bailee King, Keely Wilson, and J’Lee Judd.
Congrats, Lady Eagles!

Mary Jane Vaught

November 14, 2012

Mary Jane Vaught, formerly of Borger, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. James Powell of Pampa officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Should Texas go solo?

November 14, 2012

A number of Texas citizens have decided the state should go solo and secede from the United States of America. In 1836, Texas broke away from Mexico and formed the Republic of Texas and was its own country.
In 1845, it asked to be annexed into the United States, and became the 28th state.

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Borger News Herald

BHS Cheerleader earns a once-in-a-lifetime experience

November 14, 2012

Borger High School varsity cheerleader Brooke West will be one of more than 600 high school cheerleaders from across the U.S. who will be performing in the 86th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Borger News Herald

Borger ISD board approves donations

November 14, 2012

The Borger ISD board approved several donations to the district during its regular meeting Thursday.
Two donations were on behalf of Paul Belton Elementary School. The first was an $80 gift from Pizza Duo and the second was a gift of $597 from Paul Belton’s Parent Teacher Organization. The money from the PTO will be used to reimburse the purchase of three Smart Scopes.
Another donation was on behalf of Gateway Elementary, and was in the amount of $500 from the BEST PTO. The donation will be used to help replace the popcorn machine for the school.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report - Nov. 9-12, 2012

November 14, 2012

∫ Borger Police Report
Nov. 9-12, 2012

Nov. 9, 2012
1400 block of Boyd – field interview
600 block of Industrial – report of suspicious vehicle
136 and 1559 – field interview
600 block of Jackson – investigation
600 block of Industrial – report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of South Hedgecoke – followup
1300 block of Boyd – report of suspicious vehicle
1800 block of Boyd – report of identity theft
100 block of Rigdon – report of criminal mischief
1000 block of Megert Circle – report of accident without injuries
1000 block of Coronado – report of recovered property

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Borger News Herald

November 13th

Opportunities Center holding Thanksgiving feast Thursday

November 13, 2012

The Opportunities Center will be hosting their Thanksgiving Feast. This years dinner will be held on Nov. 15 at the Opportunities Center, 930 Illinois. This years dinner will consist of Baked turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn bread dressing, sweet potatoes, green beans, tossed salad, pumpkin or pecan pie with whipped cream and a dinner roll, coffee tea, or water. Serving time will be at regular hours from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30.

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Borger News Herald

Give the gift of life this holiday season

November 13, 2012

This holiday season is about giving and celebration. What better way than to give and celebrate than to give the gift of life and celebrate survival?
This December there will be two blood drives for those willing to give blood to save a life. The first blood drive will be at Frank Phillips College, 901 S. Opal in the Center for Access & Innovation building Conference Center Room on Dec. 3, 2012, from 12 noon to 5:30 p.m.
The second drive will also be held on Dec. 3 in Stinnett at the Community Center, 801 Main Street, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Borger News Herald
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