Archive - 2012
FRITCH - Lula â€śFayeâ€ť Andrews, 84, of Fritch, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Amarillo.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Broadway Baptist Church in Fritch with Rev. Bill Browning, Pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. at the Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
It is hard to believe, but Election Day is tomorrow!
Voters across the area, state, and country will going to the polls today to cast ballots for various races. Several of these voters will be right here in Hutchinson County.
On Election Day, set for Nov. 6, polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The polling places are as follows:
*Precinct 11 - Faith Covenant Church, 1501 South Florida, Borger
*Precinct 14 - Fairlanes Baptist Church, 3000 Fairlanes Boulevard, Borger
*Precinct 21 - Fritch School Administration Building, 540 Eagle Boulevard, Fritch
The Borger City Council will hold a meeting and work session on Tuesday.
The first part of the work session will begin at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Borger Fire Station at 200 North Cedar. Council members will tour and discuss proposed renovations to the Borger Central Fire Station. The council will then recess the work session until after the regularly scheduled meeting.
The councilâ€™s regular meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the City Council Chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
A groundbreaking for the new location of Happy State Bank was held Thursday afternoon.
Mike Amos, president of the Borger market, and J. Pat Hickman, Chairman and CEO of Happy State Bank, made the announcement of the new location, which will be at 1431 West Wilson.
Wiley Hicks Jr. Construction Inc. is the general contractor for the new building. The architecture was designed by D. Scott Stark Architect and is consistent with other Happy State Bank offices.
A longtime Boy Scout from Stinnett has received the rank of Eagle Scout.
Jerrod Johnston, son of Jim and Judy Johnston, received this honor during the Eagle Scout Court of Honor last Saturday. He is the first scout from Troop 592 of Stinnett to earn the Eagle Scout rank since the troop was restarted in 2001 by Scout Master Billy Murphy. According to the records at the Boy Scouts of America Golden Spread Council, the last Eagle Scout from Troop 592 was Robert Pinkerton in April of 1997.
Seventeen seniors for the Borger Bulldogs were honored on Friday night in the final home football game of their career. These are seventeen guys who are good friends, team-players, and inspiring leaders for the younger Bulldogs to look up to.
Both teams came into the contest with a 1-1 district record. The Perryton Rangers came to town needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, their loss being to Pampa. Borger was hoping to spoil those hopes, but came up short in another close one, losing 17-14 in a very defensive, very hard-fought battle.
Janet Evelyn Sells, 50, of Canyon, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in First United Methodist Church in Canyon. Burial will be private in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Borger Police Report
Oct. 29, 2012
3100 block of Fairlanes Boulevard â€“ report of disturbance
200 block of Estireno â€“ report of vehicle burglary
200 block of West Tenth â€“ report of criminal trespass
Main and Coronado Circle â€“ motorist assist
1500 block of North Main â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of West Sixth â€“ welfare check
800 block of Latimer â€“ alarm
700 block of North Main â€“ alarm
1400 block of Yows â€“ followup
600 block of East Eleventh â€“ followup
200 block of Greenough, Stinnett â€“ report of harassment
100 block of West Jefferson â€“ report of abandoned vehicle
Happy State Bank of Borger is getting ready to break ground on a new facility.
Mike Amos, president of the Borger market, and J. Pat Hickman, Chairman and CEO of Happy State Bank, are happy to announce the groundbreaking of Happy State Bank's new building in Borger at 1431 West Wilson.
The groundbreaking will be taking place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Amos said the new branch will be located directly across from the Pizza Hut off of Wilson Street near the new Church of God facility and down the road from the new Golden Plains Community Hospital. All are invited to attend.
The Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles wanted it. They wanted a bi-district playoff win against Littlefield in Canyon on Monday night. And they got it. They fought hard for every point, had numerous comebacks, and came out victorious. They won in four sets: 21-25, 25-23, 27-25, and 25-22.