Archive - Apr 2013
AMARILLO, TEXAS â€“ Bike MS: Ride the Rim 2013, presented by BP, is an annual two-day, fundraising cycling event that raises funds and awareness for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Bike MS: Ride the Rim has changed course from the formerly known Bike MS: Wild West Ride route and will now encircle the picturesque Palo Duro Canyon. Taking place June 22-23, 2013, participants will enjoy a scenic ride making an impact on MS.
Johnny Lynn Stanford, 65, died Monday, April 1, 2013.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
To send condolences, sign the online guestbook at www.mintonchatwell.com.
Betty Jo (Hough) Abernathy, 78, of Borger, passed away, Sunday, March 31, 2013 in Amarillo, TX
Funeral services will be held at 2:30PM, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Bible Baptist Church in Borger, TX with burial to follow at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger, TX.
Mrs. Abernathy will lie in state in Borger on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 8:00AM~8:00PM and Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 8:00AM~12:00PM at the Brown Chapel of the Fountains.
Send personal condolences to www.brownfuneraldirectors.net.
Further details have been released by the Borger Police Department pertaining to a car/motorcycle wreck that occurred late Thursday evening.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said that a 1998 blue Toyota four-door vehicle was traveling northbound in the 300 block of South Cedar and a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Ray Eller, 50, of Borger, was traveling southbound along the same road.
The vehicle attempted a left turn onto Bulldog Boulevard. The motorcycle struck the car and Eller was ejected from the motorcycle. The vehicle failed to yield the right-of-way to the motorcycle.
A working session of the Small-Fry Fishing Tournament Association will be held this Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 pm at Lake Meredith headquarters, 419 E. Broadway, Fritch. Officers will be elected and committees will be formed to help with various aspects of the tournament, which will be held this fall at the Stilling Basin in Spring Canyon. Volunteers are needed to assist with planning, stuffing gift bags for participants, and for day-of-tournament activities such as registration, cooking, and assisting youngsters who have never fished.
Today will be another winter-like day with lots of clouds, areas of rain & snow, and temperatures stuck in the 30s to around 40Â°. Any snow accumulation will be light, but I wouldnâ€™t be surprised to see a few areas with an inch or two. The sun comes back out tomorrow and we warm up nicely.
Seven Lady Comanche seniors and one Lady Bulldog have been honored with Academic All-State selections for the 2012-13 basketball season.
Georgia Ellen Cheatwood, 85, went to be with her Lord on March 31, 2013 in Amarillo, TX.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on April 4, 2013 at Riverview Baptist Church with Jimmy Gillmore, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger, TX.
Further details have been released pertaining to a house fire that occurred Sunday afternoon in Fritch.
The house, which was located at 8507 Highway 136 just outside of Fritch, was occupied by Jessica LeRaye Koenig, 39, and Shawn Dillon, 34. It was owned by Vi Krapp, who was out of town at the time of the fire, according to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards.
Wendell McWilliams, Al Vasquez, and loader Wayne Hurst work with some of the loads of trash that have been brought to the Borger Transfer Station during Trash Bash week, which started today. The event will go through this Saturday. The City of Borger is sponsoring a free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.