Archive - Mar 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 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.
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. SaldaĂ±a 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.
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 Jorgeâ€™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, 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 â€śBillâ€ť Moss on August 13, 1954 in Madill, OK.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William â€śBillâ€ť Moss; and two daughters, Mona Moss and Shannon Newman.
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 will hold its annual pageant to give the young women of Borger the chance to strut their stuff.
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.
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.