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Archive - May 2012

May 7th

Frank Phillips College Plainsmen wrap up 2012 baseball season

May 7, 2012

On Saturday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen baseball team wrapped up the 2012 season with a pair of losses to the #9 Howard College Red Hawks 11-1 and 10-0.
In game one on Saturday, Howard’s Clayton Crum had a good outing on the pitcher’s mound by getting the win and limiting the Plainsmen to two hits. At the plate, Howard scored at least one run in every inning.
Chance Harlen had a double for the Plainsmen, while Andrew Landin drove in the lone Plainsmen run.
Zach Johnson got the loss on the mound for the Plainsmen.

Irene Isabelle Flowers

May 7, 2012

Irene Isabelle Flowers, 84, of Borger died Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in Clinton, Oklahoma.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in Erick, Oklahoma, at the Erick Cemetery with Jake Minton of Borger officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Earl A. Liles, Jr.

May 7, 2012

AMARILLO - Earl A. Liles Jr., 70, of Amarillo, formerly of Fritch, died Wednesday, May 3, 2012 in Amarillo.
A private family service was held. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

City hopes “going green” will save a little green

May 7, 2012

By continuing to go green in its cleanup efforts, the City of Borger is hoping to save its customers a little green in the process.
The city has accepted 72 green lawn waste dumpsters to augment those that are already in service.
Jason Anderson, who is the city’s solid waste collection supervisor, said the dumpsters will be used to help divert lawn waste from the landfill, which will reduce the overall cost of solid waste service.

HCHD board to meet tonight

May 7, 2012

The Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors board will meet this evening.
The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight in the executive board room of Golden Plains Community Hospital.
Under old business, the board plans to act on subsidies for the Stinnett and Fritch EMS groups and follow-up, an 1115 Waiver, the THA Trustee Conference (update) and the Medical Office Building (update).
The board also will act on a Fritch EMS report for March 2012, raising the indigent care qualifying income level to 200 percent federal poverty level, and recommended future agenda items.

May 5th

Errors costly for Comanches in Bi-District baseball loss

May 5, 2012

West Texas High was in a must win situation Friday afternoon in Canyon.
Facing Lockney for game two of a best of three series, the Comanches played a much better game than the first one, but they fell a little short, losing 10-8 and bowing out of the baseball postseason.
Errors still plagued the Tribe as they were charged with seven. The team played on turf, which could have caused some of the problems.
Jess Shields pitched 3 and 1/2 innings and had 3 strike outs, walked 1, and allowed 8 runs, just one was earned.

Late rally gives Lobos 5-3 win over the Bulldogs

May 5, 2012

LEVELLAND-On Friday evening, the Levelland Lobos scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull ahead for the 5-3 win over the Borger Bulldogs in the 3A Bi-District Playoff Round.
The win on Friday allowed the Lobos to win the Bi-District series two games to none, after defeating the Bulldogs 16-5 on Thursday evening in Borger.
After seeing game one slip away in the sixth inning on Thursday, the Bulldogs came out focused and put together a better performance on Friday.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2012

The Spanish III Pre AP class of Elizabeth Forrest at Borger High School was busy Friday making preparations for Cinco de Mayo. Students in the class decorated piñatas, which will be donated to Paul Belton Elementary next week for their Cinco de Mayo fiestas. Students Vivi Hernandez and Kourtney Jones show off their colorful creations.

Irene Isabelle Flowers

May 5, 2012

Irene Isabelle Flowers, 84, of Borger, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in Clinton, Oklahoma.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in Erick, Okla., at the Erick Cemetery with Jake Minton of Borger officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Early voting concludes Tuesday

May 5, 2012

Early voting in local elections will conclude this Tuesday, so local citizens need to get out and vote!
Voting for the Borger City Council race will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8, at City Hall in Borger.
Candidates for Borger City Council are William Adams and Brandy Callahan.

The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...
The Borger Lady Bulldogs dropped their game on the road Tuesday night to Dumas, 58-42. See results...
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