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Frank Lee Watson

June 11, 2012

Frank Lee Watson went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2012.
Viewing will be at Minton’s Funeral Home in Fritch, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Chris Rawlinson at Gateway Baptist Church at 10:00 am Wednesday June 13, 2012, with interment at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

BPD doing its part to enforce tobacco laws

June 11, 2012

The Borger Police Department is doing its part to enforce tobacco laws within the city limits.
During its regular meeting last week, the Borger City Council approved a resolution authorizing submission of the Tobacco Enforcement Contract Application for Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
This application will be sent to the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University – San Marcos on behalf of the Department of State Health Services, Mental Health Substance Abuse Division.

Blood drive to be held June 18

June 11, 2012

First Southern Baptist and Coffee Memorial Blood Center will join together and help local citizens save lives.
The drive will be held June 18, 2012 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in First Southern Baptist Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail.
Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive their choice of a free CMBC beach towel, Lifesaver t-shirt or umbrella! (while supplies last).
You must be 17 years or older and a Photo ID or Donor Card is Required to Donate.
To make an appointment, call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800.

FPC Plainsmen add two more for 2012-13 season

June 11, 2012

On Wednesday, Frank Phillips College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris Hackett announced the signing of Nick Barnes and Gary Gladden for the 2012-13 season.
Barnes, an Alabama native, gives the Plainsmen another 6-6 player who Hackett expects to make a big impact on defense. Hackett commented, “A wing with incredible athleticism. Plays above the rim, but handles the ball well and shoots the three consistently. He is big for his position and has a lot of length that will cause a lot of problems defensively.”

Amarillo Venom holding a football camp

June 11, 2012

The Amarillo Venom will be hosting a football camp on June 16th sponsored by Education Credit Union. All kids from 2nd to 8th grade are invited out to work on their football skills with the Venom players and coaches.
Every participant will get a FREE ticket to the June 16th game, a t-shirt, the opportunity to come down on the field during the pregame show and much more!
Camp participants can register early for $40 at govenom.com or call the Venom office at 806-350-7277. Registration the day of the camp will be $50. Limited camp space available so register today!

Seven to be inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame

June 11, 2012

On June 30th seven individuals will be inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame during “College Baseball’s Night of Champions” in Lubbock at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center theater beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The 2012 Hall of Fame class will be headlined by Georgia Tech and Boston Red Sox great Nomar Garciaparra, Rice coach Wayne Graham and St. Louis Cardinals legend Lou Brock. The other four inductees include Ed Cheff, Tim Jorgensen, Frank Sancet, and Brad Wilkerson.

Efren “Franky Sanchez,

June 11, 2012

Efren “Franky Sanchez, 60, was called to our Lord on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Rosary will be recited on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Serafin officiating. Holy burial will follow the mass in the Fort Stockton Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Fort Stockton.

Patrick Henry Ames

June 11, 2012

Patrick Henry Ames, 59, died Thursday June 7, 2012 in Borger. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Wesley United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Pat was a lifetime resident of Borger and a 1971 Graduate of Borger High School and a 1973 Graduate of Frank Phillips College. He married Marsha Inman December 7, 1974 at the Gardner St. Church of Christ in Borger. Pat was a Field Stillman for Phillips 66 for 37 years.

Special Delivery has a heart for adoption

June 11, 2012

An adoption agency in the Amarillo area truly has a heart not only for the process of adoption, but also for everyone involved in the process.
Cindy Gilliland, Director and Founder of the Special Delivery Infant Adoption Agency in Amarillo, was the featured speaker for the Borger Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon. She said the agency is the only one of its type in the panhandle and truly has God at the heart of it.
She said adoption truly affects more families that most people realize. She said in the past, adoption was not an option for birthmothers, and they had no say-so in the matter.

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