Archive - Jan 18, 2013
The Coffee Memorial Blood Center reported 104 donations from the Borger Community Blood Drive held Thursday at the Union Hall in Borger.
As temperatures continue to climb to unseasonably warm levels, the weekend is shaping up to a be a good one to spend outdoors! High temperatures are expected to climb into the lower 60s today! Expect mostly sunny skies all day long. Hereâ€™s the clincher â€¦ The wind will be MUCH lighter than it was yesterday. Weâ€™ll start the day with a light west wind, and end up with only a light northeasterly breeze by late day.
Tilo Maes, 79, of Borger died January 15, 2013.
Rosary will be said at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 and Memorial Mass at 2:30 PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 201 St. Johns Rd., Borger, Texas. Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home, 2209 South Arthur, Amarillo.
A funeral service with full military honors for Captain Gary W. Yoder II â€śGIIâ€ť, 33, of Fort Polk Lousiana, formerly of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday January 19th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lamesa with Larry Allison and Brian Pinkerton officiating. Burial will follow in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home with a 21-gun salute during the ceremony. Visitation will be held on Friday January 18th, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Viewing will be open to the public on Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Betty Jo Gardiner, 83, of Stinnett, TX, passed away, Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 at First Christian Church in Stinnett, TX with Pastor David Theel officiating. Burial will follow at Stinnett Cemetery in Stinnett, TX.
Frank Phillips (12-7) beat Midland (10-6), 73-71 on the road.
Top Performers were:
Greg Nelson: 21 points, 7 steals
Ronald Scott: 16 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds. Scott also had the game winning FG at the buzzer.
Earl Hill: 15 points, 4 rebounds
Taquan McDew: 11 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals
Nice win, guys!
(FPC will be at home on Monday, January 21st against New Mexico Junior College, women at 5:45, men at 7:45.)
Area fire crews responded to a fire call Thursday evening north of the refinery.
Yesterday afternoon around 7 p.m., Borger Fire Department was dispatched to a fire north of the Conoco Phillips refinery. The call reported smoke in a creek bottom.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards the fire was in a spot to where it made it difficult for the Fire department to reach it.
"The creek bottom was nothing but mud and wet sand. Several fire trucks got stuck," said Richards.