Archive - 2013
In the wake of the West, Tx nitrogen plant disaster, we look in our own backyard to learn what Hutchinson County is doing to prepare for a disaster. Danny Richards of the Hutchinson County Emergency Operations Center says that there are many things you can do to prepare yourself for the few concerns that Agrium could face. "Our biggest concern is a release of anhydrous ammonia, not an explosion". Shelter In Place is the program Hutchinson County has prepared, which means simply close your doors and windows and shut off your air conditioning.
Three Borger tennis players reached the quarterfinals Wednesday in the Region I-3A Tennis Championships at the McLeod Tennis Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
-Micah Wilson beat Price Carpenter, of Burnet, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of boys singles, but he then lost to Kie Jones, of Big Spring, 6-3, 6-4.
-In mixed doubles, the Borger team of Aaron Madden and Lauryn Ammerman beat their first-round opponents 6-0, 6-1 but lost in the quarterfinals to Max Herber and Maggie Kennon, of Vernon, 6-3, 6-1. Madden and Ammerman are just freshmen.
[April 17, 2013 AMARILLO, TX] The Amarillo Sox announced today that a public tryout will be held on May 4, 2013. The tryout will be held at the Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium. The tryout will start at 9:00 am. The cost for the tryout will be $25, and anyone interested in trying out needs to bring their own equiptment. Registration will begin at 8:30 am.
GM Mark Lee stated "We have found some pretty good talent in the past at these tryouts."
Cheyenne Tull of West Texas High will be a part of the North team in the annual Golden Spread All-Star tournament starting this Thursday in Canyon. Congrats, Cheyenne!
Golden Spread All-Star Basketball Tournament Schedule
At First United Bank Center, Canyon
April 18: North vs. South, 6 p.m.
April 19: East vs. West, 6 p.m.
April 20: Consolation, 11 a.m; Championship, 4 p.m.
FRITCH - A family disagreement took a violent turn in Fritch on Sunday.
According to Chief Deputy James Qualls of the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred in the 200 block of Pawnee in Fritch.
During an argument, a fight took place in which Brent Dickinson, 39, was shot twice. When deputies arrived at the scene, with the assistance of the Fritch Police Department and officers from the National Park Service, Duane Wood, 57, was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).
AMARILLO â€” As traffic increases along Texas roadways because of our booming population, fatal crashes are on the rise. In an effort to curb the trend, the Texas Department of Transportationâ€™s Amarillo District was joined today by the city of Amarillo, The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC) to ask the public to Be Safe. Drive Smart, in recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 15-19. TxDOTâ€™s Be Safe. Drive Smart. campaign reminds drivers to slow down, stay alert and observe traffic signs when approaching work zones.
Members of the Fritch Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual banquet on Saturday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sanford-Fritch Junior High School Cafeteria. Tickets for the event will be $20 per person. Children 8 years old and under will be admitted at no charge.
The deadline to purchase tickets for the $20 price is Monday, April 15. Tickets will be available at the door for $25 per person.
Eula Lee Berry, 85, died April 12, 2013, in Borger.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bruce Ridling, Pastor of Borger Missionary Baptist Church and Dr. James Berry, Pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Visitation will be held starting at 7 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
FRITCH - Hazel Lowe Rice, 92, of Fritch, died Saturday April 13, at home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Fritch with Rev. Richard Edwards of Lubbock officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Tulia 2 p.m. Wednesday under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Borger 004 11(10) 1 â€” 17 17 4
Dalhart 005 160 0 â€” 12 20 6
Skyler Hertel, Colton Hunter (5) and Mesneak. Michael Hacker, James Harris (6), Cory Baker (7) and Danny Avalos. Wâ€”Hunter. Lâ€”Hacker. 2Bâ€”Borger: Huffine, Sharp. Dalhart: Avalos, Trujillo, Mendoza. 3Bâ€”Borger: Gardner. Dalhart: Wilt. HRâ€”Dalhart: Trujillo. Records: Borger 6-16, 3-2; Dalhart 6-11, 0-5.
RBI: Gardner (4), Huffine (4), Mesneak (2), Hertel (2), Webb
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Dalhart 000 0(10)â€” 10 10 2