Archive - Sep 2012
This month Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will celebrate Texas Archeology Month with the third annual â€śAlibates Rocks! FlintFestâ€ť on September 29-30 to celebrate the special resource known as Alibates flint. FlintFest runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. All events are free.
Billie Don â€śDickâ€ť Miller, 70, of Borger died September 9 in Amarillo. Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 13 at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
James â€śJimâ€ť Wendell Jones, age 79, an Atoka, OK resident, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012 at Atoka, OK.
No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service of Atoka, Okla.
Stevenson - field interview
Old Gateway - field interview
6th to 9th Florida - house/business check
Xcel (Grand) - house/business check
Boyd & Western - field interview
Western & Boyd - field interview
300 block of Carolina - report of suspicious vehicle
TNT - field interview
Toot 'N Totum - field interview
10th & Main - field interview
1400 block of North Main - investigation
700 block of McPherson - report of disorderly conduct
Sterling & Moody - report of suspicious vehicle
100 block of Line - followup
1200 block of Campus Place - investigation
US Post Office - followup
Four Price, who is the incumbent for the 87th District Texas Legislative Representative seat, made an appearance at the Coffee Ranch for a chat with area citizens on Tuesday morning. The event was very casual, with Four chatting with locals about football, hunting, and his children while enjoying a hot cup of coffee. He was scheduled to make a few more stops around Borger and Stinnett.
Price will be running against Democrat Abel Bosquez in the November election.
Sept. 4, 2012
200 block of West Tenth â€“ report of theft
1300 block of Potter â€“ report of disorderly conduct
1400 block of North Main â€“ house/business check
1300 block of Bulldog Boulevard â€“ alarm
1300 block of Stephens â€“ report of abandoned vehicle
800 block of Nonken â€“ followup
300 block of West Tenth â€“ assist agency
Brain and Whittenburg â€“ report of man with a gun
1100 block of Monroe â€“ report of vehicle burglary
Florida and Tristram â€“ report of disorderly conduct
800 block of McPherson â€“ warrant service
400 block of Lee â€“ followup
Paul H. Powell Jr. of Tahoka went home to be with his Lord on Sept 5, 2012. Paul was born Feb 10, 1922 in Jasper, TX to Orva and Paul Powell. He was raised in Woodville, TX. He received a B.S. degree from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Tx. and a M.D. degree from Temple University school of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. He served in the United States Navy as a flight surgeon.
He married Betty Jo Latham of Stephenville, Tx. in 1948. He was in family practice in Borger from 1958 until his retirement in 1991. Paul later lived in Glen Rose, Tx, McKinney, Tx. and Lubbock, Tx.
Esther Woods, 97 of Stinnett, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Kismet Cemetery, Kismet, Kansas. Rev. Zeb Sailors, retired pastor of the Church of Christ, will be officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Tommie Daus Edwards, 92, of Amarillo died Friday, Sept.7, 2012, in Humble.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Memorial Park Cemetery with Bob Miller, pastor of South Georgia Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell St.
Tommie was born April 26, 1920, in Tillman County, Okla. She was a loving wife and supported her husband Tom and his business, Cliffside Sheet Metal. She was a dedicated housewife and was always busy cleaning house and arranging dresser drawers.
Lake Meredith is gearing up for its annual small-fry fishing tournament.
The tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at the Stilling Basin at Spring Canyon. All children ages six through 14 are invited, and there is no charge to participate.
The National Park Service has added a special bonus to this year's event â€“ a new fishing dock and additional covered picnic shelters.
The schedule of events is as follows:
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Registration
9:00-11:00 a.m. - Tournament
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Hot Dog Lunch
12:30-2:00 p.m. - Awards and Door Prizes