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Archive - Mar 2012

March 30th

Morrison named Chamber Citizen of the Year

March 30, 2012

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 year’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.
“Throwing duty, dedication, and passion into the work that they do for Borger makes these special people Most Valuable Players in our community,” she said.

Borger woman convicted of building burglary

March 30, 2012

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.

March 29th

Fernandez brothers, Salazar receive several months of Federal prison

March 29, 2012

The last three defendants associated with an October 2011 drug bust in Borger were sentenced March 30, 2012 in Federal court in Amarillo, by U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña on Thursday.
Judge Robinson sentenced Jose Luis Fernandez. 37, to 109 months in federal prison and his brother, Aaron Steven Fernandez, 26, to 40 months.

Help Coffee Memorial save a life by donating your blood today

March 29, 2012

Come to Union Hall, 111 E. Coolidge, to drain your veins for a good cause on Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive a free Hoops Madness t-shirt and a chance to win a new flat screen TV from Sears as well as a fajita party for 20 people from Jorge’s Mexican Bar and Grill.
You must be 17 years or older and Photo ID or Donor Card is Required to Donate.
Find Coffee Memorial on Facebook. All blood types are needed. For an appointment call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800.

Mary Joan Moss

March 29, 2012

Mary Joan Moss, 73, of Amarillo, passed away, Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
Mary Joan (Yeary) Moss was born Sunday, January 22, 1939 in Kingston, OK to Charles and Jane (Eddings) Yeary. She was a homemaker. Mary Joan married William “Bill” Moss on August 13, 1954 in Madill, OK.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William “Bill” Moss; and two daughters, Mona Moss and Shannon Newman.

Doris Jeanne Bell

March 29, 2012

Doris Jeanne Bell, 83, of Mount Pleasant, Texas died Saturday March 24th in Mount Pleasant. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Friday, March 30th at Westlawn Cemetery with Mr. Richard Kasko of Fritch Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in the garden of Love at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Our Diamond Miss pageant returns to Borger

March 29, 2012

Our Diamond Miss will hold its annual pageant to give the young women of Borger the chance to strut their stuff.

FPC Plainsmen defeat the Seward County CC Saints, 8-2

March 29, 2012

On Wednesday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen took advantage of solid pitching performances by Sterling Kiper, Brad Wieck, Gerald Rodriguez, and Louis Smiley and good defense to get the 8-2 win over the Seward County Community College Saints in non-conference baseball action.
The Plainsmen pitchers gave up just two runs on six hits over nine innings.
The Plainsmen jumped on top of the Saints early by scoring three runs off four hits in the bottom of the first inning.

March 28th

HutchCares holds appreciation banquet

March 28, 2012

The Hutchinson County Child Welfare is preparing for its second annual “No Excuse For Abuse” 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.

Kiwanis to hold Pancake Day this Saturday

March 28, 2012

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.

The Lady Eagle volleyball team will head to River Road for a district matchup with the Lady...
The Lady Comanches will be back in action Tuesday night against Miami at West Texas High School....
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team will be back in action Tuesday night here in Borger. The freshman...

 

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