Archive - Nov 2012
Loraine Ann Carter, 85, of Fritch, TX passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012.
Loraine Ann (Dickerson) Carter was born Friday, October 21, 1927 in Duke, Ok to Jessie and Vera (McCutcheon) Dickerson. She married Virgil Carter on April 13, 1946 in Courtside, AZ. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Don Carter.
BOSWELL, OK - W.O. â€śCottonâ€ť Dawson, 84, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Boswell, OK.
William Oliver â€śCottonâ€ť Dawson was born May 29, 1928 in Tupelo, MS, the son of James William Roy Lee Dawson and Estelle (Oliver) Dawson. He had lived most of his life in Borger, TX but had spent the last four years with his son in Sunkist, OK.
Cotton was an United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He enjoyed working and remodeling his children and grandchildrenâ€™s houses. He made cabinets and gun cabinets. He also worked laying foundations and could build a house from the foundation up.
Itâ€™s almost Christmas time at the Hutchinson County Museum!
Christmas is just around the corner and kids are invited to post Christmas Greetings on the museum gallery walls! This year the Hutchinson County Museum will present a kidsâ€™ Christmas greeting art show.
â€śWe want to give the kids a venue to show their art and say Merry Christmas to the community,â€ť says Lynn Hopkins, HCM Administrator.
This year the museum will post all the art on its walls for the entire community and visitors to enjoy.
(Editorâ€™s Note: This story contains the opinions of BNH readers and staff. It does not reflect the opinion of the BNH as a whole.)
Today is Election Day, and Borger News-Herald readers have differing opinions regarding who will emerge the victor in the U.S. presidential race.
Faleshia Sutherland said she believes Governor Mitt Romney will win, because she says Obamacare is killing families. Krystal Hope said she believes President Barack Obama will get a second term, but didnâ€™t elaborate.
Joe Kelly said he believes the numbers donâ€™t tell the whole story.
UPDATE: 10:20 Obama wins with 275 electorial votes
UPDATE: 10:16 p.m.: Obama projected to take Ohio, Iowa, and Oregon. President Barack Obama projected to be reelected. 275 electoral votes to 203 for Romney.
UPDATE: 10:07 p.m.: Romney projected to take Missouri. Projected electoral counts are Obama, 244; Romney, 203.
UPDATE: 10:02 p.m.: Obama takes Washington, California, and Hawaii in projections. Romney takes North Carolina and Idaho. Projected electoral counts are Obama, 244; Romney, 193.
The Borger Noon Lions Club will be holding an Election Day Chili event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The event will be held at the Girl Scout Little House, 119 North McGee.
The West Texas High Lady Comanches made the long trip down to Paducah looking for their second playoff win of the year. They took on the district 8-1A Bryson Cowgirls in the area contest, and it was evident from the start that these teams were very evenly matched. The Cowgirls outlasted the Lady Comanches, though, in 4 sets: 21-25, 25-18, 19-25, 14-25.
Katrina Ann â€śKatieâ€ť McQuary, 68, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Wichita, Kan.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch with Pastor Calvin Winters, officiating.
Interment will follow at Panhandle Cemetery in Panhandle under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Katie was an Operator and Warehouseman for Phillips Petroleum Co. and was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Fritch and the Sunshine Senior Citizens of Fritch. She loved Bingo, Painting and Crocheting.
FRITCH - Lula â€śFayeâ€ť Andrews, 84, of Fritch, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Broadway Baptist Church in Fritch with Rev. Bill Browning, Pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. at the Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
It is hard to believe, but Election Day is tomorrow!
Voters across the area, state, and country will going to the polls today to cast ballots for various races. Several of these voters will be right here in Hutchinson County.
On Election Day, set for Nov. 6, polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The polling places are as follows:
*Precinct 11 - Faith Covenant Church, 1501 South Florida, Borger
*Precinct 14 - Fairlanes Baptist Church, 3000 Fairlanes Boulevard, Borger
*Precinct 21 - Fritch School Administration Building, 540 Eagle Boulevard, Fritch