Archive - 2013
Rick Hefner, 55, of Stinnett, died, Sunday April 7, 2013, at Stinnett.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday April 11, 2013, at Riverview Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Gillmore, pastor, and Steve Adams of Gainesville officiating. Burial will be at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Green chili burgers are on the menu for the Borger Rotary Clubâ€™s upcoming Youth Exchange Program Fund Raiser on Sat., Apr. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tickets are $8 each and the meal will be held at the Borger Elks Lodge located at 200 Opal.
The meal includes a green chili burger, fries, a cookie and a drink.
Tickets are available at the Borger News-Herald, 207 N. Main, or call Rotary President Shawnda Molinar at 231-7217.
The Amarillo Zoo will host an all day event celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 20th from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Guest of all ages will learn what they can do to improve the life on earth for all living creatures at discovery stations located throughout the Zoo. Guests can explore over 20 exhibits including water conservation, attracting bluebirds, regionally and globally endangered wildlife, plight of the Texas horned lizard, turtle conservation, xeriscaping, bat conservation and more!
You love them, now learn to protect them
Dogs and cats are more than pets-they're family. And just like any other member of the family, pets deserve to be cared for and protected. Red Cross Dog First Aid and Cat First Aid courses will teach you how to respond to health emergencies and provide basic first aid for the four-legged members of your family.
Practice and preparation will help you be calm and effective in an emergency, protecting you and your pet from further injury or suffering.
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.