Archive - 2013
Allison Grider of Borger, Texas, is set to play the role of Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The opera will be performed four times by Hardin-Simmons University students April 11 â€“ 14, 2013, in Van Ellis Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The last performance, Sunday, will be at 2 p.m.
The light-hearted comedic opera, rather than being sung in Italian, will be sung in English.
In the wake of yesterday afternoonâ€™s weak cold front, temperatures will only drop slightly. It will still be a mild afternoon under a partly cloudy sky with highs in the middle 60s and a light northeast to southeast wind blowing between 5 and 15 mph.
The City of Borger Trash Bash starts Monday!
The City of Borger will be holding its spring trash bash the week of April 1-6, 2013, and is sponsoring a free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.
Coltin White, son of Matt and Lori White of Fritch, has signed a letter of intent to play football for Western New Mexico State University located in Silver City, NM.
The WNMSU Mustangs compete in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
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 childrenâ€™s charity.
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. â€śDaveâ€ť McGinley, 72, of Borger died March 21, 2013 at his home in Borger. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church, Father Richard Zanetti officiating. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
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.
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 â€śfresh to-goâ€ť items made inside the main store â€“ including breakfast burritos, hot sandwiches, fresh fruit, and fâ€™Real milkshakes and other frozen beverages. Construction is slated to be completed by the middle of this year.
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.