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July 8th

HC3 drive set for July 26

July 8, 2014

The Hutchinson County Crisis Center is set to host its annual telethon in the coming days. This year’s telethon will help fight against all sorts of physical and mental abuse by auctioning off various items donated from organizations and local citizens.
The telethon is held once a year to raise needed funds for the HC3 program and to help child and adult victims of sexual assault and family violence.
According to HC3 director Norma Luginbyhl, “Hutchinson County is above state average on child abuse.”  

GPCH to get 2 new physicians in August

July 8, 2014

Golden Plains Community Hospital CEO Kevin Storey announced the Borger hospital would begin offering a new service to local residents in August the hospitalist program. Storey made the announcement at the Hutchinson County Health District board meeting on Monday.
According to Storey,  GPCH will be offering a hospitalist program beginning in August as a way to make its medical care even better.
 

July 7th

Glenda Gay Garrard

July 7, 2014

Glenda Gay Garrard, 75 of Borger died Sunday, July 6th in Borger. No services will be set. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Glenda was born July 28, 1938 in Amherst, Texas to Hubert and Allie Taylor. She was a bar tender and cleaned houses. Loved to play cards and Bingo.
Glenda was preceded in death by her parents, brother David Taylor and a son Steve Taylor.

Covering Hutchinson County

July 7, 2014

 When it comes to the world of homemade quilts and blankets, there may not be a better place to go that the Hutchinson County Historical Museum. Well, at least, for the month of July.
The museum unveiled its month-long exhibit of some of the top quilt makers last week when the 2014 Quilt Show opened to the general public.
Through the whole month of July, the Hutchinson County Historical Museum will open the county’s eyes to the quilting world. This year, there are over 30 quilts of all sizes on display in the museum’s north gallery.

July 3rd

Borger, Sanford gear up for July 4th celebrations

July 3, 2014

The Fourth of July makes everyone smile - it’s grilled food, sparklers, and everything red, white, and blue. For many families, it is the best party of the summer.
This year, the City of Borger wants to make it one of the biggest celebrations of the summer.  

CN&R to receive award today

July 3, 2014

Caprock Nursing and Rehabilitation employees will be honored today when the company receives its 5-star banner and plaque from state officials.
The members of the public are invited to the ceremony, which will start at 4 p.m. at the CN&R facility at 900 College Ave

FPC set to offer remote welding program to area teachers, students

July 3, 2014

The Frank Phillips College Board of Regents certainly received some hot news at its recent meeting. Really hot.
Jimmie McCarthy presented a slide show to the board members regarding the college’s newest program, the remote welding program.

Lou Hatfield

July 3, 2014

Lou Hatfield, 85 of Borger died on July 2 in Borger. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, at Faith Covenant Church with Pastor Les Sharp officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the funeral home.

Calvin ‘Smitty’ Shelton

July 3, 2014

Smitty Shelton, 72, of Canyon died June 29, 2014.
Graveside Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Westlawn Cemetery with Pastor LaVon Thompson officiating. Arrangements were by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.
Smitty was born Jan. 10, 1942 in Higgins, Texas to C.W. and Annie Shelton. They moved to Borger in 1945. He graduated from Borger High School in 1960. He married Joyce Chapman on Aug. 15, 1963 in Borger.
Smitty worked for Phillips Petroleum for 29 years. They lived in Borger until 2008 when they moved to Canyon.

July 2nd

Saving Fido

July 2, 2014

Here’s the deal. If you want a furry friend, the Borger Animal Shelter is the place you need to visit. And, in so doing, you might find a life-long companion and friend that will listen to every story you have, and give a needy animal a home.
You just might save a life ... and make room for the next needy pup or kitten.

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...
The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...

 

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