Archive - May 18, 2012
The First Nazarene Church of Borger is planning to offer a free mega sports camp this summer, titled â€śBeyond the Gold,â€ť to help kids 5-12 years old to learn more about sports.
First Nazarene Church Pastor Terry Porter said, â€śWe want to give kids a chance to learn more about sports, discover character building concepts and have a whole lot of fun, all for free.â€ť
Former Borger Bulldog player and Claude Head Baseball Coach Matt Green will be the campâ€™s Baseball Head Coach and Borger Bulldog Cheerleader Southern Shira will be the campâ€™s Cheerleading Coach.
Paul Edward Pinter, 74, of Amarillo died on Sunday, May 13, 2012.
No services are scheduled. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Pinter was born on July 6, 1937 in Abbott, Texas to Alfons and Sydney Pinter. He graduated from Abbott High School in 1955 and then attended North Texas State University.
Loyd Elmer Gooch, 86, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, May 16, 2012.
Loyd Elmer Gooch was born on April 12, 1926 in Logan County, Oklahoma to Corbett Roy Gooch and Minnie Rose (Schnaeburger) Gooch. Mr. Gooch worked for Phillips Petroleum Company as a welding supervisor. He was a member of Keeler Baptist church where he served as a deacon. Mr. Gooch was a WWII Veteran and also involved in the Korean conflict. Mr. Gooch was instrumental in building the ball park for the North Little League, where he coached the team. Loyd Gooch married Darlis Reynolds on May 5, 1942 in Enid, Oklahoma.
Borger firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire early Thursday morning.
At 6:55 a.m. yesterday, a house caught fire on the 700 block of Sixth Street.
According to Fire Chief Bob Watson of the Borger Fire Department, the fire was caused by a lit candle that was left unattended in the homeâ€™s bathroom.
â€śThe inside of the house was pretty much all ruined,â€ť he said.
Ten firefighters arrived at the scene with two trucks and contained the fire within 30 minutes.
No injuries were reported. Firefighters left the scene at 8:30 a.m.
With the Hutchinson County Relay For Life less than a month away, activities surrounding the event are in full swing!
On Saturday, May 19, the Bread of Life Ministries Kingdom Racers will have a barbecue fundraiser at the Borger Wal-Mart from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The St. Andrew United Methodist Church â€śHeavenlyâ€ť Cookies Team will be holding a â€śBowl-A-Ramaâ€ť fundraiser from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The event will be held at Wildcatterâ€™s, 1501 South Main.