Archive - Aug 2012
Thelma Holman, 85, of Amarillo, passed away, Saturday, August 25, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Rector Funeral Home, 2800 S. Osage, Amarillo, TX with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Burial will follow at 3:30PM at Stinnett Cemetery in Stinnett, TX.
Mrs. Holman will lie in state at Rector Funeral Home in Amarillo, TX.
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SPIN does more than shows â€śwhat comes around goes around.â€ť
SPIN stands for Single Parents In Need. This two-woman organization is run by Tracy Olson and Margaret Engler. Their main goal is to help all single parents in need (men or women) plus some. They are here to help those who need the help in the community.
Chris Watson was born December l9, 19l6, in Boonville, Kentucky, to George Smith Watson, a Presbyterian minister, and Claudia Dodson, a graduate of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Chris attended Wooster College where he played quarterback on the football team and was named to the â€śOhio All Starâ€ť team. He graduated with a BS in Geology and Natural Sciences in l937. Chris continued his education at the University of Pittsburg where he obtained a degree in Petroleum Engineering and then began work with Phillips Petroleum.
William Edward â€śEddieâ€ť Brame, 53, of Borger, died Wednesday, August 22, 2012 in Borger.
A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Word of Life Church with Pastor Eddie Pesch officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
The Borger Satellite Workshop is preparing for an upcoming open house event.
The event will be held at 28 Pantex Street in Borger from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Admission is $5 a person and this will provide the attendees either with a hamburger or hot dogs with all of the fixings, chips, and a drink.
Lorna Heare, director of the workshop, said there will be a silent auction on donated items from various companies in the Borger area, and there will also be games for the whole family.
The event is to raise funds for the Hutchinson County United Way.
Dolores Morgan, 83, of Borger, passed away, Wednesday, August 22, 2012.
Audrey Dolores (Fagan) Morgan was born Saturday, December 29, 1928 in San Angelo, TX to Henry and Verna (Robertson) Fagan. She married Walter Eugene Morgan in Dallas, TX. Dolores was a sales associate for Wal-Mart.
Mrs. Morgan is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter; her sister, Ola Joy Cutchshaw; and two brothers, Henry Coy Fagan and Barney Cecil Fagan.
A local man experienced a heart attack while behind the wheel Wednesday.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department, PD responded to the call around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
A benefit is being put together to aid a local citizen with medical expenses.
The event is being held for Norma Jean (Speed) Franklin, and is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26.
The cost is by donations and donations will go towards helping Franklin, who has been in the hospital due to a stroke.
It will be held at the Stinnett Community Building on Main Street.
The menu is smoked sausage, cole slaw, beans, hot bread, and dessert.
An auction will immediately follow the meal, and local residents are encouraged to come out in support of Franklin this Sunday.
Borger Police Report
Aug. 21-22, 2012
Aug. 21, 2012
200 block of Borger Shopping Plaza â€“ followup
Patton Circle & Jolly â€“ field interview
3300 block of Fairlanes Boulevard â€“ report of theft
200 block of North Cedar â€“ report of suspicious activity
100 block of Froma â€“ investigation
Elmore & Harrington â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of Harvey â€“ investigation
200 block of East Jefferson â€“ followup
400 block of West Grand â€“ followup
400 block of West Wilson â€“ report of theft
1000 block of Bowman â€“ report of harassment
1400 block of West Wilson â€“ warrant service
The Hutchinson County Commissioners have found a new Director for the County Museum. On Aug. 13, commissioners unanimously approved to appoint Clay Renick as the new Hutchinson County Museum Director, replacing Wes Phillips, who retired June 13, 2012. Wes Phillips is also known for his insect program where he earned the title of the â€śBug Man.â€ť Phillips now teaches at Frank Phillips College.