January 20th, 2012
The AEV 18â€™s Borger Boom volleyball team won the gold bracket championship at the AEV January Jam held January 14th at The Courts Of Amarillo.
(Pictured back row l to r) Courtney Ingersoll, Christian Rhoades, Lauren Purcell, Kaylee Purcell, Katie Ammerman, Karlene Arias and Coach Shaynna Goldston
(Pictured front row l to r) Stephanie Soto, Nicole McMurry, and Maggie McMurry.
Tonight bragging rights and climbing up the District 1-3A standings will be on the line when the Pampa Harvesters and Lady Harvesters visit Tex Hanna Gym to take on the Borger Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs.
Tonightâ€™s games are part of the Borger High School Basketball programâ€™s â€śPink Outâ€ť Night raising money for HOPE for Cancer Awareness.
Free t-shirts will be handed out at the door while supplies last, and donations will be taken for HOPE for Cancer Awareness. During the games, sausage wraps will be served by the Borger Basketball Booster Club in the concession stand.
Graveside services for Kathy Mills were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Christian Church Cemetery with viewing 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial was in Antioch Christian Church Cemetery. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, MS, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mills, 54, of Meridian, MS, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Meridian, MS.
She enjoyed the outdoors and played golf. She also enjoyed sewing and crafts. She loved her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father Norman Bauert.
Jerry Sanders, 82, of Stinnett, passed away, Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Jerry G. Sanders was born Friday, October, 25, 1929 in Crow, TX to Ruben and Alto Sanders. He was a cattle rancher and member of Riverview Baptist Church. He married Louise Yake on January 4, 1963 in Stinnett, TX.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Louise on August 21, 2011; one brother and one sister.
A recent drug bust in Fritch was one of the main subjects of the cityâ€™s council meeting this week.
Chief Kirk Coker of the Fritch Police Department spoke about the drug bust on Hoyne last weekend. Upon arriving at the house police officers found meth, glass beakers, tubbing lithium, bloody needles, needle backs soaking in bleach water to be re-used, meth pipes, crack pipes, and marijuana pipes in site throughout the house, and a room full of pornography and other movies (there was no evidence of children there, but there was a classic pedophile type scenario evident.)
Borger ISD is truly proud of the accomplishments of its students and staff, both in the classroom and on the athletic field.
With this in mind, the district composed a list of â€śGreats Facts About Borger ISD.â€ť Superintendent Chance Welch said the list includes accomplishments of students and organizations in the districts, as well as many of the excellent programs that are available to BISD students.
Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be at Frank Phillips College in search of those volunteers willing to save a life.
The center will be holding a drive on Feb. 6, 2012, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Center for Access and Innovation Building Conference Center room at FPC. All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a free t-shirt. A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.
An autopsy report has come in on a Hutchinson County native who was fatally wounded in a shooting in Moore County Saturday evening.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Moore County Chief Deputy, Carmen S. Napp stated, â€śThe preliminary autopsy report found that Amie Kuykendall had received three fatal gunshot wounds. The case will be submitted to the 69th District Attorney by the end of this week.â€ť
Alan Kuykendall is still in custody of Moore County Sheriffâ€™s Office at this tim on a $1 million bond and has been charged with first degree murder.
Borger will soon see the new CVS open. According to the sign out front of the new store and Mike DeAngelis of CVS, the Store will open January 29, 2012.
DeAngelis stated the new CVS has acquired the operations and employees of H&M Pharmacy. This includes a total of two pharmacists and five staff members from H&M. The entire store will consist of 20 workers.
The Borger Police Department is continuing its aggressive campaign against illegal narcotics and criminal activity associated with them.