Archive - Jan 2013
Many Borger Bulldogs, Sanford-Fritch Eagles, and West Texas Comanches were named to their respective all-district teams.
Colton Valle, a senior running back for the Eagles, was named the District 1-2A Division II MVP.
His junior teammate, Andrew Reynolds, was named the districtâ€™s Defensive MVP.
In addition to receiving first team all-district honors, Kendrick Freeman, a sophomore running back for Borger, was named Sophomore of the Year on the Amarillo Globe News Super Team.
He led the Bulldogsâ€™ rushing attack with 1,158 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.
The Borger Police Department responded to a DWI wreck at 4 a.m. Sunday morning.
Dylan Miles Faulkner, 25, of Borger, was driving a Blue Honda Civic while intoxicated and wrecked on the 1000 block of West Wilson.
According to Assistant Police Chief Bruce Roberts, Faulkner was headed eastbound on Wilson. He lost control of his vehicle and struck a light post. There were no injuries reported.
Faulkner was arrested at the scene and sent to the County Jail.
Hutchinson County High School Seniors, the Vietnam Veterans of America, North Plains Chapter 404, Borger, Texas, wish to award a Hutchinson County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship to four (4) graduating seniors from any Hutchinson County High School, or home schooled graduating students from each district.
Applications will be provided to high school counselors at West Texas High School, Sanford-Fritch High School, Borger High School and Home Schooled Seniors, or are available on line at www.vvachapter404.com/scholarship.htm
FRITCH - Asker â€śGubeâ€ť Raymond Harp, 90, of Fritch died Monday, December 31, 2012 in Amarillo. Graveside Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Stinnett Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Asker was born on April 4, 1921 in Warner, Oklahoma to Willam Rosco and Clara Ethel (Porter) Harp. Asker served his country in the Army Air Corp in World War II.
Rickey Martin Wood, 57, of Fritch died Friday Dec. 28, 2012, in Fritch.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Fritch Church of Christ with Richard Kasko officiating.
Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Rickey was born May 27, 1955, in Borger. He retired from Chevron Phillips as a heavy equipment operator.
He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He loved watching football, playing golf and going to the gun range.
There is a system in place for area citizens that gives them the ability to be ready in the case of emergency.
The City of Borger has been part of the Panhandle Area Regional Information System (PARIS) since last year. This system, which is a mass notification system, has the ability to deliver an emergency or informational message by voice, e-mail, text message, fax, pager, or any combination of these.