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Jim “O.J.” Forsha

July 25, 2012

AMARILLO – Jim “O.J.” Forsha, 76, died July 22, 2012.
Memorial Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012 in Cox Funeral Home Benton Chapel with Dr. Ray Milhoan officiating.

Alton Lee Tennell

July 25, 2012

Alton Lee Tennell, 72, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Alton Lee Tennell was born Monday, March 25, 1940 in Vernon, TX to Edward Tennell and Lucille (Hallmark) Tennell. Mr. Tennell was a heavy equipment operator for Zachry. He was a Seventh Day Adventist. Mr. Tennell played football and basketball at Harrold High School, where he won many trophies for those sports. He also won trophies in 4H and FFA.

Marcus Clytee “Shorty” Armstrong

July 25, 2012

Marcus Clytee “Shorty” Armstrong, 87, of Fritch, TX passed away, Monday, July 23, 2012.
“Shorty” Armstrong was born Wednesday, June 4, 1925 in Wister, OK to Marcus P. and Blanche Ann (Estes) Armstrong. He married Elizabeth Irene Murrin on January 16, 1948 in Wilburton, OK. Clytee resided in the Phillips/Fritch area since 1933. He resided in Phillips from 1933-1986. He then moved to Fritch, TX in August 1986. He retired from Phillips Petroleum Company after 42 years as a stillman.

Tammy Young

July 25, 2012

Tammy Young, 47, of Stinnett, TX, passed away, Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Amarillo, TX.
Tammy Kay Lewis Young was born February 23, 1965 in Borger, TX to Tommy and Margie (Yake) Lewis Sr. She was a beautician and member of the First Assembly of God Church in Stinnett, TX.
Ms. Young is preceded in death by her father, Tommy Lewis Sr. and her brother, Tommy Lewis Jr.
Survivors include her mother, Margie Lewis of Stinnett, TX; her son, Chad Young and wife Samantha of Borger, TX; and her granddaughter, Scarlett Boyett of Borger, TX

Barbara Ann Miller

July 25, 2012

Barbara Ann Miller, 74, died Monday, July 23, in Amarillo.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at the 1st Baptist Church in Borger with Pastor Steve Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Long-term facility in Borger progressing

July 25, 2012

Golden Plains Community Hospital is excited to welcome Creative Solutions in Healthcare, a healthcare leader in Texas, to Borger. Gary Blake, a native of Brownwood Texas and owner of Creative Solutions in Healthcare, and all of his team are proud to become a part of the Borger community with the building of a short and long term care home.

Local residents show sympathy for victims in Colorado massacre

July 25, 2012

The Colorado massacre at a midnight release for “The Dark Knight Rises,” caused a stir everywhere, including among local residents.
As the new Batman movie played in a Aurora, Colo. theater, a gunman, identified as 24-year-old James Holmes, dressed in black and wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask, stepped through one of the theater doors.
He then threw gas canisters, filling the theater with smoke and opened fire on the innocent bystanders using a military-style semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun and a pistol, stopping only to reload.

The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team cruised past San Jacinto earlier this week, 64-52. The win...
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team will play here in Borger Tuesday night against San Jacinto....
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team dropped their home contest to Hereford Friday night, 65-56. See...

 

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