Archive - Apr 30, 2012
Early voting in local elections is underway!
Early voting for the election for Borger City Council will take place starting today through Friday, May 4 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and May 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at City Hall in Borger. Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business May 4, 2012. These ballots are to be mailed to City Secretary Stella Sauls.
Candidates for Borger City Council are William Adams and Brandy Callahan.
Eldean â€śDeanâ€ť Bailey, 84, died Friday April 27 in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Borger with Pastor Ricky Griffin of Trinity Fellowship officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Dean came to Borger in 1948 with her husband Norman Douglas â€śDougâ€ť Bailey. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and she enjoyed her grandchildren and took every opportunity to â€śspoilâ€ť them.
Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband Doug in 2000 and her son Mike in 1967.
The Borger Police Department and Crime Stoppers are still seeking answers when it comes a recent business burglary.
Photos have been released by Borger PD in hopes of finding the suspect involved in the burglary, which occurred on Sunday, April 15, 2012. That day at around 9:40 a.m., officers from Borger PD responded to China Dynasty at 1030 Megert Circle in reference to the incident.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said that when officers began investigating the burglary, it was found the incident occurred at around 1:20 a.m. that Sunday morning.
Brandy Callahan is seeking election to Borger City Council, Place One.
Callahan is a lifetime resident of Borger, except for the few years that she was away attending college.
â€śI chose to stay in Borger for several reasons,â€ť she said. â€śFirst, all of my family lives here, second, itâ€™s a great place to raise my children and establish roots, and third, Borger is a community with a lot of wonderful people. It is a community with the most caring and giving people I have ever met.â€ť
Detectives with Borger Police Departmentâ€™s Criminal Investigations Division went out on Wednesday, April 25, with intentions to find any illegal narcotics activity on the streets of Borger.
During their investigation they succeeded with not only one arrest, but three; Larry Clinton Turley, 40; Mark David Purcell II, 19; and Derek Duane Chisholm, 21, all of Borger.