Archive - Mar 30, 2012
C.E. â€śEdâ€ť Cole, 85, of Borger, passed away, Tuesday, March 28, 2012.
Clinie Edward Cole was born Saturday, September 25, 1926 in Tahlequah, OK to Orlando and Henrietta (Cupp) Cole. He was a supervisor and plant manager at Phillips Philblack plant. Mr. Cole also volunteered at Golden Plains Community Hospital for twenty years and was a volunteer for HutchCares. Ed Cole married Dortha Faye Morrison on April 1, 1963 at First Baptist Church in Borger, TX. Mr. Cole served his country in WWII and Korea as a member of the United States Army where he received a Purple Heart and a Silver Star.
After having the bulk of the week off due to testing, high school baseball and softball teams return to the field this weekend.
After run-ruling Dalhart on Saturday, the Borger Bulldogs will try to move to 2-0 in District 1-3A play when they host the Perryton Rangers on Saturday, beginning at noon at Huber Park.
The Rangers opened district play with a loss to Pampa last Saturday.
The Borger Lady Bulldogs softball team will try to get into the District 1-3A win column against the Perryton Rangerettes, beginning at noon on Saturday at Agnes Howe Park.
A longtime Borger resident received Citizen of the Year honors during the Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday evening.
Cleo Morrison received the honor from JoAnn Kuhrt, who is the wife of last yearâ€™s award recipient, the late Harry Kuhrt.
Kuhrt said Borger is a community of people who tirelessly work to make the Borger team the best it can be.
â€śThrowing duty, dedication, and passion into the work that they do for Borger makes these special people Most Valuable Players in our community,â€ť she said.
A Borger woman was convicted of burglary in district court on Tuesday.
On March 27, 2012, a Hutchinson County jury of eight men and four women convicted Cheryl Kathaleen Nixon, 40, of Borger, of burglary of a building. The burglar occurred on May 11, 2010, in a building off of 10th Street in Borger.
John Holland, the owner of the building, testified that on Tuesday morning around 10:30, he drove onto his property and saw a blue Oldsmobile parked behind one of his buildings. Holland told his wife to call the police and report the tag number, which she did.