Archive - Feb 2013
For one local young man, the use of the drug K2 almost cost him his life.
Brandon Gibbs shared his story to kick off the town hall meeting held Thursday night at Borger High School on the issue of synthetic drugs. He said he wanted to educate people on the dangers and what such drugs can do to people.
â€śI want to give all the glory to God that Iâ€™m here and that I can give my testimony today, because I really shouldnâ€™t be here,â€ť he said. â€śI really shouldnâ€™t be alive right now.â€ť
The community-wide Health Fair will be held on April 12th on the Frank Phillips College Campus in the Access and Innovation Building. The Health Fair committee urges each citizen and business to mark this date on their calendar and make an effort to attend to gain knowledge on health, safety and wellness practices and take part in various screenings that will be offered.
Two brothers who have made great contributions to the world of the arts will be named to the Borger ISD Honor Wall this Saturday.
John Bayless and Daniel Bayless will be honored in a special ceremony, set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, in the auditorium foyer at Borger High School.
John is a 1971 graduate of Borger High School and was born here. He started playing piano by ear at the age of four. His mother, who was a singer and musician, was his first teacher. His childhood heroes were Leonard Bernstein and Liberace.
Tonight is the night.
The town hall meeting pertaining to the synthetic drug issue will be held at Borger High School to accommodate the large crowd that is expected for the event. The event time is 6:30 p.m. this evening. The meeting will be a time of discussion and information for local citizens about the problem of synthetic drugs and what is being done at the federal and state levels.
The Borger Chamber of Commerce Board recently met to make plans for the upcoming year. Residents are encouraged to take note of these major event dates and make calendar plans ahead of time to take part in these events.
2-27-13 Collice Price was arrested on felony warrant #10927 â€“ Theft Prop>=$1500<$20k and two out of county warrants.
Gilbert Henry White, 59, of Fritch, died Febr. 26, 2013 at his home.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Grace Church in Borger with Rev. Larry Brock, Pastor of 1st Baptist Church of Sanford, officiating. Interment will be at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Today, three lovely ladies from West Texas High left to compete in the Regional Powerlifting Meet in Mertzen, TX, just south of San Angelo. Representing the Lady Comanches are Abby Kovarna, Echo O'Brien, and Mallory Bell. Should they advance, they will compete March 16th at the State Meet. Good luck, ladies!
[Amarillo, TX FEB. 27]: The Amarillo Venom report to training camp on Feb. 27 to begin preparing for a second run at the Lone Star Football League championship. The schedule for training camp is as follows:
2/27/13- Players arrive at their hotel and then have a playerâ€™s dinner that night.
2/28/13- Players physicals, paperwork, and pictures at 5 p.m. at the Civic Center Hospitality Room. Media welcome for interviews, enter gate 7
3/1/13- Running and conditioning
Have a warrant? Well, this Friday is the last day to take care of them or you will be found and taken into custody.
If warrants are not taken care of by Friday officers will go to door-to-door to homes and workplaces and placing people for unattended warrants under arrest, who then will see the judge the next morning
This event is known at the Great Texas Warrant Round Up, which comes once each year through the Texas enforcement and municipal courts.