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Archive - Feb 2013

February 4th

AGENDA: Borger city council to meet tomorrow

February 4, 2013

With election time coming in May, local entities are making preparations to get ready. The City of Borger is among those making preparations.

Charlie (Nick) Nickerson

February 4, 2013

Mr. Charlie (Nick) Nickerson, 93, of Canyon, passed away, Friday, February 1, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the First Assembly of God in Borger, TX with Pastor Calvin Newton and Pastor David Morgan officiating. Burial to follow at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery in Borger, TX. With Military Honors.
Mr. Nickerson will lie in state at Brown Chapel of the Fountains in Borger on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 12:00PM~8:00PM, and Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 8:00AM~8:00PM.

Anita Gail Dickson Loftis

February 4, 2013

Anita Gail Dickson, 63, of Borger, went to be with her Lord Feb. 1, 2013, in Borger.
Memorial services will be 4:00 pm Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Borger with Rev. Melvin Brooks officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Roy Allen Newman Jr.

February 4, 2013

Roy Allen Newman Jr., 75, of Borger died Feb. 1, 2013, in Borger.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ at Borger with Terry Stegall of Dalhart officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Jerry Dan Grange

February 4, 2013

Jerry Dan Grange passed away Feb. 1, 2013, at Medical City Dallas, Texas at the age of 63.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Borger, Texas, with David Moore of Shamrock officiating. Burial will be at White Deer Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 4:00 to7:00 p.m. at Minton Chatwell.

Nicholas Richard Botch

February 4, 2013

Nicholas Richard Botch, 43, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.
Memorial services will be held 10 am Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Borger Word of Life Church, 101 Caprock in Borger (former Buena Vista Community Center) with Rev. David Miller officiating.

February 1st

FPC teams fall to Howard College

February 1, 2013

Both Frank Phillips College basketball teams fell to Howard College Thursday night in conference matchups. The Lady Plainsmen lost in a lopsided game, 73-43, and the Plainsmen lost 94-69. For complete wrap-ups on both games, pick up a copy of the Friday edition of the Borger News-Herald on newsstands today.

NEWS: Scholarship drive underway at FPC

February 1, 2013

The Scholarship Drive for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 is in full swing and there are funds available for you.
Frank Phillips College has scholarship funds for qualified applicants to attend FPC in Borger, Perryton, Dalhart, Hereford, or Dumas. The General Scholarship Application is located on the Frank Phillips College website at www.fpctx.edu Just click on the scholarship tab, complete the application and submit it online. It is that easy, but don’t miss the deadline of April 15th.

NEWS: Museum celebrating Borger’s birthday with Dust Bowl exhibit

February 1, 2013

The Hutchinson County Historical Museum will celebrate “The boom, the bust and ten years of dust” with a look back at the first twenty years of Borger. 
 
On March 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. the museum is presenting a lecture program given by Krissy Scotten, NOAA Warning Coordination meteorologist, who will share current and projected environmental changes and current dust bowl conditions.
 
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Friday edition of the Borger News-Herald, on newsstands today.

REPORT: Borger Police Activity - Jan. 29-30, 2013

February 1, 2013

Jan. 29, 2013
Wilson & Main - field interview
Lindsey & Hedgecoke - field interview
Moody & Sterling - field interview
Carpenter & Harrington - field interview
Lister in alley - suspicious activity
1000 block of Coble - field interview
3rd & McGee - motorist assist
200 block of Bryan - followup
1200 block of Lindsey - assist agency
200 block of Butadieno - welfare check
1400 block of West Wilson - warrant service
800 block of Latimer - disturbance
1200 block of Thompson - harassment

The Bulldogs dropped a heartbreaker in overtime 42-35. See weekend sports for full results.
The Borger Bulldog tennis team will be playing in Lubbock Friday for a chance to move on to...
The West Texas Comanches travel to Panhandle Friday night to take on the Panthers. Game starts at 7...

 

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