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Archive - Feb 2014

February 18th

Mac Thornberry visits Borger

February 18, 2014

Mac Thornberry visits Borger. Read all about it in tomorrows paper.

February 17th

Canadian River Bridge Wreck

February 17, 2014

The Borger News Herald is waiting to hear from DPS about the accident that happened Saturday night along the Canadian River Bridge. Updates will be in the paper as soon as we get them.

February 14th

Kids Thoughts on What Valentine's Day means to them

February 14, 2014

Be sure and get todays paper to find out what Valentine's Day means to the kids at Borger ISD.

February 13th

Sam Joe McLaughlin

February 13, 2014

Sam Joe McLaughlin, 89, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014. Funeral service will be held 2 pm Monday, February 10, 2014 in the Minton Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Sam was born April 28, 1924 in Yantis, Texas to William and Minnie McLaughlin. He married Vada Hamil on March 7, 1952 in Clayton, New Mexico. Sam proudly served in the United States Army. He retired after 38 years with J.M. Huber. An avid bowler he enjoyed watching sports on television.

Lottie Swopes

February 13, 2014

Lottie Swopes was born to Mick and Jewell (Adkins) Rowe on October 20, 1926 at Centrahoma, Ok. She departed this life on February 7th at the Noble Health Care Center at the age of (87) years. Mrs. Swopes attended school at Durham, Ok. She and Mr. Thomas Swopes were United in Marriage on November 18, 1944 at Reydon, Ok. They were married for (66) years before he preceded her in death. They made their home in Norman before moving to Noble in (1978). She was employed with the Cheyenne Nursing Home and Rosewood Manor Nursing Home in Norman before her retirement.

Lillie Simpson Chaffin

February 13, 2014

Lillie Simpson Chaffin, 90 of Sanford died Tuesday February 11th in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday February 15th at First Baptist Church Sanford with Rev. Larry Brock pastor officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. There will be a visitation Friday from 5: 00 pm to 7:00 pm. Lillie was born April 12,1923 at Whitesboro, Texas to Oliver W. and Myra Womble Simpson. She had been a Sanford resident since 1948. She was a member of First Baptist church of Sanford.

February 12th

Column: The Importance of Teaching Reality

February 12, 2014

“We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and it is no accident, but the direct consequence of evolution by non-random natural selection - the only game in town, the greatest show on Earth.”

As decriminalization efforts continue; cannabis discussion begins in Texas

February 12, 2014

 

Since the bursting of the housing bubble in 2006 and the following failures of many major U.S. financial institutions, Americans have been frantic in trying to find some way to save the suffering economy. Only now are we beginning to realize that the answer may’ve been right in front of us the entire time.

 

February 11th

"Plant-Effect" snowfall affects Borger

February 11, 2014

It was hard not to notice the drastic differences in Sunday’s snowfall throughout various parts of town. With some areas receiving only a light frosting, and others a downfall of several inches, one might wonder what the cause is for this seemingly picky blizzard. The Borger News-Herald contacted KVII News Channel 7 Meteorologist Brian James to find the answer.

According to James, the reason for the snow’s behavior lies in two factors: local plants such as the Agrium nitrogen production plant and wind direction.

Neil Ferguson

February 11, 2014

Neil Ferguson, 80, passed away Sunday, February
9, 2014.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014
at Bible Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial
Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral
Directors of Borger.
Neil was born September 27, 1933 in Erick, Oklahoma to
Clyde and Ozie Ferguson. He proudly served in the United
States Army. Neil married Virginia Swaffar in Clovis, New
Mexico on July 3, 1953. He was a loving husband, father,
grandfather and great grandfather.

The Borger Bulldogs basketball team dropped their home contest to Hereford Friday night, 65-56. See...
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team host the Hereford Whitefaces Friday night at the Bulldog Gym....
The Borger Bullodogs boys basketball team recently took second at the Vernon tournament. See...

 

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