Archive - Mar 2013
Betty Jean Yeager, 81, died Friday March 8, 2013 in Borger. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the 1st Christian Church in Fritch with Rev. Sharalyn Larsen, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Chamber Ambassadors and board members recently began this year's 'Project Thank You' to show appreciation to members for their support. Three years ago the Chamber of Commerce began this program to focus it's energy once each year toward reminding members how important their support is to the organization. Chamber board members and chamber ambassadors are busily delivering this year's Plan of Work, Chamber Stationary, and Chamber Memo Clips along with a personal banquet invitation to it's valued members.
A musical comedian specializing in celebrity impressions will be the featured entertainment at this year's Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Matt Jernigan will entertain the crowd at this year's event, which is set for April 4, 2013, at the Borger Community Activity Center on the campus of Frank Phillips College. The banquet is open to the public.
Jernigan is known as an amazing comedy impressionist who hilariously spoofs popular rock, R&B, hip hop, country, and pop stars. With his guitar and talent, he can bring anyone to life on the stage.
This is not going to be a very nice weekend at all. The wind will be HOWLING on Saturday! Sustained winds of 30-40 mph and wind gusts of 60+ mph are likely. There will be lots of blowing dust and dirt in the air too. Sunday will be colder with highs only in the 40s and the wind will remain strong from the north.
January 6, 1940 - January 22, 2013 Major David E Thrams USAF retired (1/6/1940 - 1/22/2013) With his children close at hand, Major David E. Thrams USAF retired, peacefully passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2013. With pure grit Dad turned what should have been a short losing battle with Colon Cancer into a 2 year fight for life. David was born January 6, 1940 in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Borger High School in 1958, and was commissioned to the USAF. In Vietnam he was a combat pilot that was awarded the Bronze Star and The Distinguished Flying Cross among his many decorations.
AUSTIN â€” Spring â€“ March 1st through May 31st â€“ marks the most dangerous season on Texas roadways for alcohol-related traffic crashes. Thatâ€™s why the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to line up a P.A.S.S. â€“ a Person Appointed to Stay Sober â€“ because even â€śbuzzedâ€ť driving is drunk driving.
The next town hall meeting on the synthetic drug issue is set for 6:30 p.m. April 16, 2013, at Borger High School. Billy Lain of the Fort Bend Probation Office will be the featured speaker. The meeting will be bilingual.
We will have a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms later today through tonight, but until then, it will be a mostly cloudy and windy day with highs close to 70Â°. The wind will blow from the south at 20 to 30 mph. Get ready for one of those REALLY WINDY days Saturday!
AUSTIN â€“ The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8 â€“ March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Are your children buckled up correctly? Research shows that more than eight out of ten children's car seats are installed incorrectly!
The Hutchinson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is sponsoring a Car Seat Checkup to be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fritch Fire Department, 105 S. Hoyne.
Parents are encouraged to bring their child to the event and to know their child's weight and height.
For more information, contact Megan Parr, CEA-FCS, Hutchinson County, at 806-878-4026.