Archive - Apr 2012
Students from West Texas High School and Middle School â€śDecked the Hall Tealâ€ť to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
With the support from City of Stinnett; their sponsor, Kathleen Patterson; and the Hutchinson County Crisis Center, the students placed teal pinwheels and 97 teal flags in the front lawn of City Hall.
Local citizens are encouraged to come and help save a life during the upcoming blood drive at West Texas High School.
The high school is hosting a school and community blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in the WTHS Commons Area, located at 600 Stewart in Stinnett. The drive is being held in conjunction with Coffee Memorial Blood Center.
Sally Kossey, a teacher with WTHS, said the decision to donate blood is an important one, because donors are the only source of blood in the High Plains Region.
On Saturday morning, the Borger Lady Bulldogs Softball team (17-14) will begin its best of three 3A Bi-District playoff series against the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes in Littlefield.
The Lady Bulldogs, after posting a 15-7 non-district record, were poised to make a run for the District 1-3A title. However, the Lady Bulldogs had to make their road to the playoffs dramatic by dropping their first four district games and needed a strong finish to clinch the final district playoff berth over Dalhart.
On Saturday, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen will host Clarendon College in a WJCAC doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m. at LINN Energy Park in Johnson Park.
The series will be the final home games for the Lady Plainsmen for the 2012 season.
The Lady Plainsmen are battling El Paso Community College for the final WJCAC berth into the Region V Tournament.
The Lady Plainsmen wrap up the 2012 regular season on Sunday in a two game series against Clarendon College in Clarendon.
This year, athletes like Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin have gained a lot of attention for using their place in the sports world as a tool to share about their Christian faith. The same can be said for the Borger Mixed Doubles team of Abbie Madden and Alix Whitworth, who on Monday will take part in the 3A State Tennis Tournament down in Austin.
When talking to the two Borger High School seniors, both are quick to point out that they are thankful to the Lord for their opportunities for success on the tennis court.
On Friday the Borger Bulldogs and Frank Phillips College Plainsmen will square off in important games for both teams.
Plemonsâ€“Stinnett-Phillips High School students and teachers are stepping up in the technology world with IPads.
The PSPCISD Board of Trustees discussed prices and benefits of placing IPads into the hands of high school students during its meeting Tuesday night.
A proposal was approved to buy 20 packs of 10 IPads (200 IPads) for students along with a Macbook and sync cart that will allow teachers to sync apps to 30 IPads at a time. The total cost is about $119,684, plus a extra $2,000 for protective covers.
The Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office is doing its part to ensure the safety of children across the area.
The office, in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, will observe National Missing Childrenâ€™s Day this year with participation in the national Take 25 child safety campaign. A child ID program will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19, 2012, at the Borger Wal-Mart.
Jonell Linscott Hazelip, 89, of Borger died Sunday April 22nd At Borger.
Services will be 2:00 pm Friday April 27th at the mausoleum chapel at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa with Pastor Bobby Treece of Heritage Family Church in Bedford, Texas officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
For those wanting to get registered to vote in the 2012 primary elections, time is running out!
Hope Andrade, Secretary of State for the State of Texas, is reminding Texans to register to vote by Monday, April 30, so they will be able to cast their ballots in the May 29 Republican and Democratic Primary Elections.