Archive - Dec 2012
New Hutchinson County Sheriff Don Johnson recently attended the Sheriff's Association of Texas 2012 Newly Elected Sheriffs'
School Training held in Austin, Texas, Dec. 10-14, 2012.
The Newly Elected Sheriffs' School is held every four years after election time for new sheriffs and chief deputies, educating,
training, and preparing them for office. This year, participants received training on a variety of topics, including
Duties and Responsibilities of the Sheriff, Critical Policy Liabilities for Sheriffs, Inmate Transportation, Open Records,
Friday, January 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Borger High School Auditorium, Borger
"....itâ€™s theatre - itâ€™s comedy - itâ€™s allusion "
Barney Lee Tubbs, 84, died December 29 in Borger. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Jeff Hutchison, officiating. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Warner Memorial Cemetery in Warner, OK under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Rickey Martin Wood, 57 of Fritch died Friday December 28th in Fritch. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Fritch Church of Christ with Richard Kasko officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Rickey was born May 27, 1955 at Borger. He retired from Chevron Phillips as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He loved watching football, playing golf and going to the gun range.
The Sunni Reeves fundraising auction has come to a successful end.
Back in October a beautiful baby girl by the name of Sunni Nicole Reeves was born. At 21 weeks gestation she was diagnosed with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Her parents Shawn and Whitney Reeves found a medical institution in Houston to get Sunni the care she needs. Shawn and Whitney also have two small boys attending school, Ryder and Cooper, so they both travel back and forth to give their time and attention evenly to their children.
Sunni has been through several surgeries and expensive procedures.
The Borger Fire Department responded to a small electrical fire at Kentucky Fried Chicken around noon on Thursday caused by a short in equipment.
BFD was dispatched at 12:27 p.m. to KFC to extinguish a small fire caused by a water heater. According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the fire put itself out at 1 p.m by tripping the main breaker in the building and cutting off all electricity to the appliance. No injuries were reported.
Funeral services for Dorothy Reeves, 88, of Lamesa ,will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Chapel in Lamesa with Chris Powell officiating.
Burial will follow in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held on Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Reeves died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Lubbock.
She was born on April 5, 1924 in Marquette County, Mich. to Rudolph and Alina (Peterson) Johnson. Dorothy married Thomas Cecil Reeves on Nov. 9, 1945.
He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2003.
Dorothy Elizabeth Thrutchley, 94, of Fritch, Tx. Passed away December 24th, 2012.
A graveside service will be held on January 6, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery, located at 7000 Blue Ridge Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri. A Memorial Service will be held following the graveside service at 1 p.m. at the Bethel Community of Christ Church, located at 8510 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, Kansas.
Leota Nadine West, 91, of Borger died December 27, 2012 in Borger. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Wellington with Elder Kay Littrell officiating under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Leota was born September 4, 1921 in Hollis, OK to Charles and Bessie Curry. She has lived in Borger since 1942 and was a member of the Church of Christ at Borger. She was a dispatcher for the Borger Police Department for 11 years.
Edward E. â€śBuddyâ€ť Rowh, 85, of Fritch died December 25, 2012 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Riverview Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Howard, Former Pastor and Rev. Mark England, Pastor of Fortress Baptist Church officiating. Burial is at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. The Lord welcomed him home on Christmas Day.