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January 12th

Pampa takes two from Borger in district play

January 12, 2013

It's always nice to go into rival Pampa's gym and win. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, that would not happen in the district matchup on Friday night.
The ladies were up first in what turned out to be a close game.
Pampa took a quick 5-0 lead on the Lady Bulldogs. Wood had some solid rebounds under the basket for Borger and also two quick jumpers for their first scores. Loftis has a shot blocked, but Wood is there to put it in for two. Francis hits a three to tie the game up at 11. Pampa scores six straight to end the quarter.

HCRW to host special speaker at upcoming meeting

January 12, 2013

As the Hutchinson County Republican Women prepare to install officers for another year, they will also be welcoming a special speaker at their upcoming meeting.
Brigadier General L. Dale Hoover, Jr. will be the featured speaker at the HCRW Republican Rally and Installation of Officers, set for Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Dake’s Restaurant, located at 718 North Main in Borger.
A Meet and Greet will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

BISD superintendent gets contract extension

January 12, 2013

Chance Welch will continue to remain at the helm of the Borger Independent School District for the foreseeable future.
At its regular meeting Thursday evening, the Borger ISD board of trustees offered Welch a five-year contract that will run from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018. The decision was made following an executive session.
Welch said he values the opportunity to continue his service to Borger ISD.

January 11th

Oneta Claudette Northrup

January 11, 2013

Oneta Claudette Northrup, 75, died January 10, 2013 in Borger. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Stinnett Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are by Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
She came to Borger in 1956 and was married to Freddie Northrup.
Oneta was preceded in death by her husband, son Richard David Wiles, step daughter Velva Lynn Northrup, 3 brothers and 7 sisters.

FPC teams handed first conference loss

January 11, 2013

Odessa College rolled over the Frank Phillips teams on Thursday night in an NJCAA matchup, handing them their first loss early in conference play.
The Lady Plainsmen jumped out to a 7-2 lead early, with five points from Bohlar and two from Smith. Bohlar was hot early and hit another three off of a Lytle screen. Odessa answered with a three of their own. Lytle hits two inside, and Smith goes coast-to-coast for FPC, but Odessa had an answer for both field goals.

Lusk named to Dean's List

January 11, 2013

A 2012 graduate of Borger High School, Max Lusk, has been named to the Dean's Honor Roll for Seward County Community College with a 3.63 GPA. Max is studying towards a Physical Therapy Degree.
Lusk is also a member of the Seward County Saints baseball team and finished the fall baseball season with the highest batting average on the team, hitting .385. He is a freshman outfielder for the Saints. They will start their spring season on February 2nd.
Proud parents are Danny Ray and Karen Lusk.

United we stand at $641,853.06

January 11, 2013

The $645,000 goal was missed just slightly, but the $641,853.06 raised by Hutchinson Countians for the Hutchinson County United Way is still impressive - very.
“I can’t tell you how much I appreciate all you do,” said United Way Director Julie Winters at yesterday’s Celebration Luncheon held at Graced Land East. “Every charitable organization in our county will benefit from your generosity.”
Agrium took the Industry Challenge and Cornerstone awards with 97% employee participation for a total of $43,113.

Should our president enforce gun control?

January 11, 2013

With the recent violent incident in Newtown, Conn., on the mind of many people, the President of the United States is considering some serious action.
On Wednesday, vice-president Joe Biden said that President Barack Obama intends to take serious action on gun control even if it means going around Congress and issuing executive orders to do so. He said the president will act.

Gas prices drop at Lowe's in Fritch

January 11, 2013

Gas prices have dropped at Lowe's in Fritch! Kevin Keener, manager of Lowe's Supermarket in Fritch, said his boss instructed him to drop the wholesale price of gas to $2.89.

January 10th

WTHS seniors to compete in All-Star tournament

January 10, 2013

Two seniors from West Texas High will be playing in the Golden Spread All Star Volleyball tournament this weekend in Canyon.
According to WTHS Coach Patterson, Devin DeLapp and Cheyenne Tull will be playing on the North All Star team under Coach Stephanie Bankhead. Their first game will be Saturday at 1:00pm at the First United Bank Center in Canyon.
Congratulations, girls!
(Results of the tournament will follow next week.)

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