Archive - 2013
The Borger Economic Development Corporation has made plans to invest in a potential expansion project for Agrium.
Dan Redd, CEO of the Borger EDC, said the corporation plans on investing $1 million in the project over a 10-year period. The money will be directed toward water wells and supply lines to supply additional water to the City of Borgerâ€™s water system as well as the proposed Agrium expansion project.
No final decision has been made on the Agrium project. However, what is proposed is an ammonia plant expansion and new urea production facility.
With tax season just around the corner, there is a new accountant in town to help citizens with all of their tax needs.
Carol L. Mahler CPA, PC (formerly known as Adams Tax Service) is located at 601 North Main inside the Sugar Rush Old Fashioned Candy Store.
The following services are available to clients:
â€˘Personal Taxes (including ITIN)
â€˘Sales/Payroll Taxes (Monthly/Quarterly)
â€˘Payroll and Bookkeeping
Betty Jo Black, 86, of Borger, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.
Betty Jo (Spinks) Black was born Thursday, Sept. 30, 1926, in Tell, TX to Robert and Ethel (Shields) Spinks. Betty was retired from the Human Resources Department for the State of Texas. She loved dancing, playing dominoes, and her grandchildren.
On the evening of January 5, 2013 surrounded by her loving family, Viola Mae Stephens slipped peacefully into the arms of her loving God, where she was joyfully reunited with friends, family and her husband of 40 years, Dr. Walton Glen Stephens.
Viola was born on October 17, 1907 in Burlington, KS to Charles and Stella Bunton.Â
She is preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Morris, brothers Leo Bunton and Wayne Bunton.Â Â
Dorothy Mosley, 94, of Borger, passed away, Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
Dorothy Elizabeth (Reynolds) Mosley was born Sunday, June 23, 1918 in Gladewater, TX to Henry and Lecta Mae (Smith) Reynolds. She married Clifford (Jack) Mosley on December 25, 1941 in Stratford, TX. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Mosley is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Lovell Kennard, 74, formerly of Skellytown, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 in Borger.
No services are scheduled. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Lovell Kennard was born February 5, 1938 in Wichita, Kansas. He retired as a Deputy Sheriff after being in law enforcement for 23 years. Lovell married Nelda Kale March 17, 1979 in Pampa. He loved his family, grandkids, great-grandchild, and friends.
The Fritch Lady Eagles claimed a district victory on Tuesday night over Boys Ranch, and improved to 14-6 on the season and 1-1 in district play. Boys Ranch falls to 0-2.
They beat Boys Ranch 68-29 holding them to only 13 points in the first half of play.
Mikala Setliff finished with 18 points to lead the Lady Eagles. Christa White with 16, Blakely Meek with 14, and Bailey Hardy with 10, all contributed to the victory.
The Fritch teams will travel to Spearman for their next district contest on Friday.
It was a happy birthday for Coach Hackett as the Frank Phillips Plainsmen gave him a thrilling come-from-behind victory in their first conference game of the season.
FPC beat Clarendon on the road by a score of 102-100. Both teams have 11-4 records on the year.
Remarkably, the Plainsmen were down by 19 points at one point, but came back and won by two over a stunned and talented Clarendon team.
It was a battle to the finish in the Lady Bulldogs' district opener against Dalhart. In a very physical contest, the Lady Wolves prevailed, 57-48.
Dalhart scored the first 8 points, holding Borger scoreless for almost three minutes with a tough press break. Prater puts Borger on the board, scoring their first four points. Francis also hits a jumper for Borger. Wood was great on the boards all night, and her first two came from an offensive rebound and a put back. Gillum would go coast-to-coast to lay in another two for the Lady Dogs, and they end the first down 19-11.
Charles Royce Timmons, 82, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mr. Timmons was born on Oct. 16, 1930, in Russel, Okla., to Dora and Minnis Timmons. Shortly after graduating high school he joined the Navy. He served on the attack cargo ship USS Skagit (AKA 105).