Archive - Mar 28, 2012
The Hutchinson County Child Welfare is preparing for its second annual â€śNo Excuse For Abuseâ€ť 5k fun run/walk.
A local nonprofit organization took time to honor its volunteers at a special banquet Tuesday evening.
HutchCares Living At Home held its annual appreciation banquet Tuesday evening at Fairlanes Baptist Church. In addition to the banquet itself, a silent auction was also held as a fundraiser for the organization. Among the items auctioned were baked goods, household items, and gift certificates for various restaurants and services.
The Borger Kiwanis Club will be holding its 54th annual Pancake Day this Saturday.
The event will be held from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012, in the Frank Phillips College Cafeteria. Adult tickets cost $6 at the door and young children eat free.
All net proceeds from the Pancake Day go to charity, and a number of local and international projects and organizations have been helped by the Pancake Day money in the past.
David and Natasha Irvin (pictured with five-year-old Gabriella Irvin and four-year-old Elijah Irvin) used a truly unique machine to plant some Texas Red Oaks at the Hutchinson County Courthouse Monday. The trees will turn bright red once the fall season comes.
Sanford-Fritch Junior High School students have taken part in the Multiple Sclerosis Walk in Lubbock every year to help defeat the disease. This year they will walk for MS in Amarillo.
Sanford Fritch Junior High Aide Sandy Bryan stated, â€śMy daughter Ashley was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis three years ago and since then we have had a team walk in the MS Walk every year. This will be our third. The team is a family and friend combination.â€ť
Every year, kids involved with SFJH student council, ran by computer teacher Kem Mullens, help raise donations for their Walk MS team.
On Tuesday afternoon a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning by Jarrod Goodwin gave the Sanford-Fritch Eagles the 8-6 win over the Amarillo River Road Wildcats in the District 1-2A opener for both teams.
Goodwin had a good game going 3-for-4 at the plate, while driving in five runs for the Eagles.
The Eagles took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning but River Road responded by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning.