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November 11th

Bobby Lee “ Bob “ McDonald

November 11, 2013

Bobby Lee “ Bob “ McDonald, 80, died Saturday November 9th in Borger. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday November 12th at Riverview Baptist Church with Pastor Jimmy Gillmore officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Bob was born September 21, 1933 in Borger to Raymond and Geneva Williams McDonald. He married Ina Addington March 17, 1951 in Borger. He and his wife started B and L Body Shop in 1965. He loved to fish at Cobb Lake in Oklahoma, golf and woodworking. He loved to make guitars.

Richard Wayne “Dickie” Wallace

November 11, 2013

Richard Wayne “Dickie” Wallace, 80, of Lubbock died Friday, November 8, in his home. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 12, at Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger with Rev. Earl Skaggs officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Richard (Dickie) Wayne Wallace was born on June 13, 1933 in Boulder, Colorado to Durland Robert Wallace and Geraldine Bernice Cleveland Wallace. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Amarillo since 2004. He was also a deacon at Calvary Baptist Church in Borger, Texas.

November 9th

Former city worker indicted after brutal assault on Borger official

November 9, 2013

A Hutchinson County Grand Jury handed down an indictment last week on Brian Lee Garton of Fritch for an assault that occurred over the summer in Borger.
As stated in recently unsealed documents, Garton faces a 2nd degree felony charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury for an incident in July that sent City of Borger Director of Public Works Ted B. Dodd to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo in a coma.

November 8th

Oil Rig Explosion North of Stinnett

November 8, 2013

Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards has informed the Borger News-Herald that fire crews are en route to an explosion and fire on an oil rig north of Stinnett on the Turkey Track Ranch.

A grass fire has broken out and one vehicle is in flames. As of 4:15 fire crews were a quarter mile from the blaze.

More details as the story develops.

Edit: 5:52pm
The well has been capped and the remaining flames are consuming two oil field vehicles and grass in the area. First report is that there have been no injuries. Crews remain on site to deal with remaining fires.

Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner Saturday Night

November 8, 2013

The Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be Saturday night with doors opening at 5pm and ceremonies will begin at 6pm.

Allen Grady Ingram, Jr.

November 8, 2013

Allen Grady Ingram, Jr., 86, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013
Graveside service will be 11 am Friday, November 8, 2013 in Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Allen was born October 11, 1927 in Clarita, Oklahoma to Allen and Annie Belle Ingram. He could fix anything. Allen loved fishing, hunting, telling stories and had a great sense of humor. He loved his God, children and grandkids.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Hank, Leroy, Harrison and LeeAllen Ingram.

Margaret Irene Loyd Burns

November 8, 2013

Margaret Irene Loyd Burns was born on August 1, 1923. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 6, 2013.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Lloyd Burns of Amarillo. She is also survived by sons Ray (Donnell) Burns of Houston, David (Cindy) Burns of Amarillo, Marvin (Becky) Burns of San Antonio and a sister, Alice Kirk of Redondo Beach, California.
She was preceded in death by her son Richard Burns, her parents Roland and Bessie Loyd, brothers Kenneth, Lewis, Donald, and David and sisters Mary Louise Loyd and Geneva Loyd Lindsey.

Nita June Ausbrooks

November 8, 2013

Nita June Ausbrooks, 72, of Fritch died Monday, November 2, 2013 in her home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday November 9, at the Bunavista Baptist Church, Borger, with Danny Courtney, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Fritch officiating and Connie Moore, pastor of Bunavista Baptist Church assisting. There will be a family visitation at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.

November 7th

Homecoming Parade

November 7, 2013

Homecoming Nominees

November 7, 2013

Here are the Borger Homecoming Princesses and Queen nominees

Freshman Princess: Yakeline Chavez

Sophomore Princess: Tiffany Fernandez

Junior Princess: Kaylee Campbell

Queen Candidates: Katie Ammerman, Becca Green, Cheyenne Rodriguez, Selene Uriquidi

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