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Archive - Apr 2012

April 6th

Ross Sherman Josephson

April 6, 2012

Ross Sherman Josephson, age 97, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Countryside Nursing and Rehab Center in Pilot Point.
He was born Feb. 28, 1915, to Frank and Sella Josephson in Washburn, N.D. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a civil engineering degree. He was a maintenance supervisor for Phillips Petroleum for 38 years. He married Maxine Elizabeth Hill in Borger, Texas on April 15, 1945.

It’s time to bash the trash!

April 6, 2012

Next week is the time for citizens to bash their trash!
The City of Borger will be holding its upcoming trash bash April 9-14, 2012. It is sponsoring this free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.
Kathie Harber, who is with the City of Borger, said tire disposal will also be an available service for locals during Trash Bash Week.
“Tire disposal for residential customers will not have a limit during this week,” she said.

Council approves alley paving project

April 6, 2012

The Borger City Council has approved an alley paving project in the University Heights area.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the council approved the establishment of an escrow account for the alley paving of Lots 1-18, Block 6, University Heights.
Kenneth Petr, Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Borger, said Starla Buchanan has requested the establishment of this account for the property owners in this area for the project.

Blood drive to be held in Fritch

April 6, 2012

Save someone’s life by giving the best gift you could give- your blood.
Come to First Southern Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail in Fritch, to drain your veins for a good cause on Monday, April 16, 2012, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive a free Coffee Memorial Umbrella.
You must be 17 years or older and a 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.

April 5th

Borger Police Report

April 5, 2012

Borger Police Report
April 3, 2012

1400 block of Sterling – investigation
Budget Inn – followup
700 block of South McGee – followup
300 block of North Cedar – alarm
1200 block of Cooley – report of criminal mischief
300 block of West Sixth – report of theft
100 block of Bunton – report of UUMV/auto theft
600 block of Weatherly – report of disturbance
Ralls Appliance – followup
136 & Cemetery – report of reckless driver (traffic)
400 block of West Tenth – assist agency
1400 block of West Wilson – report of public intoxication
Alley (10th & Western) – field interview

Colleen Shedeck

April 5, 2012

A graveside service for Syracuse, Kansas resident, Colleen Shedeck will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Coolidge Cemetery in Coolidge, Kansas with her daughter Vicki Wilson officiating.
Visitation for Mrs. Shedeck will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Peacock Funeral Home.
Colleen was born July 23, 1922 at Coolidge, Kansas to Harry Lance and Ann L. (Laubach) Crittenden and passed away at the Holly Nursing Care Center in Holly, Colorado on April 4, 2012 at the age of 89.

Ross Sherman Josephson

April 5, 2012

Ross Sherman Josephson, age 97, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Countryside Nursing and Rehab Center in Pilot Point.
He was born Feb. 28, 1915, to Frank and Sella Josephson in Washburn, N.D. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a civil engineering degree. He was a maintenance supervisor for Phillips Petroleum for 38 years. He married Maxine Elizabeth Hill in Borger, Texas on April 15, 1945.

FPC to host agriculture appreciation day

April 5, 2012

Frank Phillips College is making preparations for its upcoming Agriculture Appreciation Day.
The event is set for Wednesday, April 11, outside of the Borger Community Activity Center, located on the FPC campus. The morning session will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The afternoon session will start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 2:30 p.m.
The focus of the event will be teaching local children about the life on the farm, as well as animal safety.
Parents or children interested in attending can call Beckford at 806-457-4200, extension 821. Nearly 800 children are expected to attend the event.

Volunteers needed for Day of Caring

April 5, 2012

Volunteers are needed for the upcoming United Way Day of Caring.
This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Huber Park with coffee and breakfast. Teams will depart at 8 a.m. to begin work on their designated projects.
Teri Hogue, who works with the Hutchinson County United Way, said the Day of Caring is a special day when companies and individuals come together to complete projects that benefit people within the community.

O’Brien leads Pampa over Lady Bulldogs, 7-0

April 5, 2012

On Wednesday afternoon, the Borger Lady Bulldogs put together a solid game out on the field and got a good performance in the pitcher’s circle by sophomore Taylor Hickman. Unfortunately the solid effort would not lead to a win, as the Pampa Lady Harvesters used a dominating pitching performance by Alexa O’Brien to leave Agnes Howe Park with the 7-0 win in District 1-3A play.
O’Brien pitched seven innings giving up just two hits and no runs, while striking out 12 Lady Bulldog batters.

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