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John Marshall Riordan

March 26, 2013

John Marshall Riordan, 68, passed away on March 14, 2013, in Dayton, Nev.
There was a rousing celebration of life on Tuesday, March 19 in Carson City, Nev.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the animal rescue charity of your choice or a children’s charity.

Carmon Baker

March 26, 2013

Carmon Jane Baker, 68, died Saturday March 23, 2013 in Amarillo. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gary Snider, Associate Pastor of Friends and Family Worship Center in Amarillo officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

David J. “Dave” McGinley

March 26, 2013

David J. “Dave” McGinley, 72, of Borger died March 21, 2013 at his home in Borger. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Father Richard Zanetti officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

NEWS: Wreck occurs at 3rd and Florida

March 26, 2013

On Monday Evening March 25th, 2013, at approximately 8:55 pm, a Red 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by Isabelle Cooper, 23 years of age, from Athens, Texas, was traveling Westbound in the 900 Blk of East 3rd Street when she disregarded the red light at the intersection of 3rd and Florida. The PT Cruiser then struck a 2006 Ford Taurus, driven by Erin Carrier, 54 years of age, from Denver, Colorado, that was traveling South in the 300 Blk of North Florida.

PHOTO: Work continues on United Express location

March 26, 2013

Work is also progressing on the new United Express on Wilson Street. The facility will be 2,400 square feet and will feature a five-pump (10-dispenser) fuel station offering both gasoline and diesel. In addition to traditional convenience items (fountain drinks, grab-and-go packaged food, propane tank refills, etc.), United Express also will offer a wide assortment of “fresh to-go” items made inside the main store – including breakfast burritos, hot sandwiches, fresh fruit, and f’Real milkshakes and other frozen beverages. Construction is slated to be completed by the middle of this year.

PHOTO: Construction continues on Happy State Bank branch

March 26, 2013

Work is continuing to progress on the new Happy State Bank location! Ground was broken at the first of November, and Wiley Hicks is overseeing construction on the project. The new building will be over 6,900 square feet and is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2013. It will feature four drive-up lanes, a drive-up 24 hour ATM and a night depository. It will also include safe deposit boxes and a community meeting room.

EVENT: Canadian River Music Festival

March 26, 2013

The Canadian River Music Festival will be held in Canadian on May 11, 2013.
The event is a fun, family-friendly day full of music, food, and all kinds of toys and games for kids.
There will be an indoor and outdoor stage full of all-day music, headlined by one of Texas' favorite artists, Pat Green!
Also performing are Ray Wylie Hubbard, Adam Hood, K. Phillips and the Concho Pearls, Rosie Flores, Shannon Whitworth, and Folk Family Revival.
Everyone in attendance will be privy to some outstanding music and delicious food from local vendors and non-profit organizations.

The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team cruised past San Jacinto earlier this week, 64-52. The win...
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team will play here in Borger Tuesday night against San Jacinto....
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team dropped their home contest to Hereford Friday night, 65-56. See...

 

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