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Falcons too much for Bulldogs

December 17, 2012

urnovers were the story of the night for the Borger teams, who all fell to the Bushland Falcons on Friday night.
The Lady Bulldogs got off to a slow start, trading turnovers with Bushland. There was no scoring nearly three minutes into the game, when Prater and Urquidi had a field goal a piece. N. Embers scored the next four, and Loftis played aggressive defense and came up with a steal. N. Embers hits another three, and the Lady Dogs were enjoying an 11-5 lead. Bushland fought back in it and hit another three of their own to go up 12-11 after one quarter.

Jeffrey Scott Kay

December 17, 2012

Jeffrey Scott Kay, 58, of Borger died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Blain Shelton of Grace Church officiating. Viewing will be Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

B.F. “Ben” Nall

December 17, 2012

Paradise- B.F. “Ben” Nall, 83, a retired district welder, went to be with our Lord Thursday, December 13, 2012 in Paradise.
Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 15th at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Bridgeport with burial in Cottondale Cemetery. No set visitation.
Rev. David George will officiate. Pallbearers include Carey Davis, Erik Larsen, Shawn Dockum, Brad Hayhurst, Dustin Hayhurst, and Brandon Simpson. Honorary pallbearers are the men of Cottondale Church of Christ.

Helen Lee Farbro

December 17, 2012

Helen Lee Farbro of Borger, Texas passed away on December 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on December 19, 1924 in Kansas to Blanch Garretson and Charles Miller.
As a first-team All-State defensive basketball stalwart in 1942, she led the Borger High Redbirds to capture the school’s first team-sport state championship.

FPC numbers are on the rise

December 17, 2012

Frank Phillips College enrollment numbers for the fall 2012 semester have increased 13% over last year according to a release from the Texas Association of Community Colleges. The statistics are based upon reports that the college is required to submit to state agencies. The fall 2011 enrollment was at 1,041, and this year it is at 1,191.
There are a couple of reasons why FPC is seeing such an increase in enrollment. The first reason, President Jud Hicks explains, is the workforce programs that have been added in the last six to eight months.

Find the perfect gift at Vintage Pearl

December 17, 2012

The holidays are just around the corner. People are frantically shopping for last minute gift items. The best place to get last minute gift items are locally owned businesses. Not only does shopping locally bring christmas joy to the small business owners it makes the whole community happy.
This year why not trying a few new business in town? One in particular is the Vintage Pearl. It is a Boutique shop that isnot only “classy,” it is also “vintage” and very unique in its own way.
Shop owner Shawna Lamb opened her store to the public in July of 2012.

Connecticut shooting affects all Americans

December 17, 2012

The events that happened at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., are not just ones that affect those in that general area. They are events that affect the lives and opinions of people across the United States.
20-year-old Adam Lanza made his way inside the school on Friday and ended up taking the lives of his mother, a teacher at the school, and 26 others, most of whom were children. He entered the elementary school armed with four weapons and wearing a bulletproof vest. He eventually took his own life.

The Borger Bulldog tennis team will be playing in Lubbock Friday for a chance to move on to...
The West Texas Comanches travel to Panhandle Friday night to take on the Panthers. Game starts at 7...
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles will travel to Tulia Friday night to face the Hornets.

 

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