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Archive - Feb 2012

February 7th

Borger PD makes additional drug arrests

February 7, 2012

Two Borger citizens were arrested on drug charges by the Borger Police Department Friday evening.
On Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at approximately 8:34 a.m., Borger police officers responded to the 700 block of McGee Street in reference to an individual that was not supposed to be on the premises.
Upon arriving, officers made contact with Devin Michael Witt, 32, and Carrie Leann Smith, 35, both of Borger. After investigating the incident, it was found that Smith was not supposed to be on the premises, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.

BMS choir members excel at UIL contest

February 7, 2012

On Saturday, Jan. 28, members of the Borger Middle School Honors Choir traveled to Tascosa High School in Amarillo to compete in the UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest. Congratulations to the following vocalists for receiving an excellent rating from their judge: Aiyanna Alvarado and Alexis Love. Congratulations to the following vocalists for being awarded a superior rating, earning them a medal: Rose Bennett, Jaiton Hernandez, Jessica Hiberd, Claire Huffine, Haley Marchman, Bethany Mikles, Laura Putts, Hannah Sharp, Haley Vinyard, and Paige Young.

Red Hawks hang on to beat Plainsmen 68-55

February 7, 2012

After trailing by 19 points with eight minutes to go, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen put together a couple of late runs to get to within ten with three minutes remaining. Unfortunately, a comeback wasn’t meant to be as the Howard College Red Hawks did a good job at the free throw line in the final minute to hang on for a 68-55 win in WJCAC action.
The Red Hawks appeared to be on the verge of taking control of the game early by building a 17-28 lead with just over three minutes to go in the first half.

Lady Plainsmen fall to Howard College 65-49

February 7, 2012

After playing to a 30-30 tie at halftime, the Howard College Lady Red Hawks used a 17-2 run to start the second half to defeat the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen 65-49 in WJCAC action.
The Lady Plainsmen were deadly from behind the three point line in the first half, nailing six three pointers. But in the second half, the outside shots cooled off for Frank Phillips, while the Lady Hawks took advantage of second change scoring opportunities of off offensive rebounds to start pulling away for the win.

Borger Tennis team looks strong in Amarillo Palo Duro Tournament

February 7, 2012

On Friday. the Borger Varsity Tennis Team competed in Amarillo in the Palo Duro Tournament against most of the 4A teams in the region and held their own really well.
Winning the consolation brackets were: Alix Whitworth and Abbie Madden in Mixed Doubles, and Ariel Sanders in Girls Singles.
In the girls doubles the team of Lindsey Murley and Casandra Fonseca won their bracket.
In mixed doubles, the team of Britt Snipes and Jared Anderson won their first and second round matches before losing in the semi-finals to the tournament champion team from Randall High School.

February 6th

Fish Fry taking place on February 24th

February 6, 2012

Come out and enjoy some fried fish with the Knights of Columbus.
The Knights of Columbus 3558 will be hosting their 4th Annual Fish Fry on February 24th.
The meal will be an all-you-can-eat from 5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. at the St .John’s School Gym.
Advanced tickets are $8 or three for $20. Tickets at the door for sell for $9. Children 6-11 are $5 (no advance tickets) and 5 and under are free. Carry out will be available.
For further information contact Jim Stark at 898-5126.

Lady Plainsmen sign Dumas outside hitter

February 6, 2012

On Friday, Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen Head Volleyball Coach Ashley Dyer signed Dumas outside hitter Allison Kiewiet at the BCAC.
Kiewiet was a four-year letterman for a successful Dumas volleyball team, averaging 17 kills and four blocks per match.

District 5 Wrestling meet held in Borger

February 6, 2012

On Saturday, the District 5 wrestling meet was held at Tex Hanna Gym here in Borger.
Over the past several years, Dumas has established themselves as the team to beat for the district title, and that was the case again, as the Demons won the tournament with 156 points.
The young Borger wrestling team finished the tournament in sixth place.
Junior Dustin Tucker earned a trip to the regional meet by fnishing the tournament in second place in the 220 weight class, falling to Sergio Perez of Dumas 7-3 in the championship match.

February 4th

Clarence J. “Gabby” Stevens

February 4, 2012

Clarence J. “Gabby” Stevens, resident of Fairfax, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012 at his home. He was 88 years of age.
Clarence was born October 24, 1923 in Limon, Colorado, the son of Albert F. Stevens and Ethel (Van Cleave) Stevens. A WWII veteran, he served his country in the United States Army from January 1944 until June 1945. He was a member of Ponca City’s American Legion Post 14 and the VFW.

Nancy Derreberry Shults Long Renfroe

February 4, 2012

Dandridge, TN-Nancy Derreberry Shults Long Renfroe, 72 of Jonesborough, TN, formerly of Dandridge, TN and Borger, TX passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 2 and Interment graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 3, all under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge. She was laid to rest at McCampbell’s Chapel Cemetery in Dandridge, TN.

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