April 29th, 2011
Borgerâs newest hotel is now officially open for business.
The new Hampton Inn of Borger officially opened on April 19 . It has been almost a year since Harish Patel began construction on the 64-room hotel. The hotel has such features as 32-inch LCD televisions as well as free high-speed internet access.
A âSuite Shopâ is available for late night snacks or goodies for the road, along with a fitness center for people wanting to get in a good workout.
With the Hutchinson County Health Fair quickly approaching, Coffee Memorial Blood Center plans to be present for an upcoming blood drive.
The CMBC will host the Hutchinson County and Frank Phillips College Blood Drive during the health fair, set to take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Center for Access and Innovation Building at 901 Opal, Room 102.
All eligible donor who presents to donate will receive a âShare the Roadâ t-shirt and a chance to win a new bicycle.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate.
The Hutchinson County Sheriffâs Office wants parents to do all they can to keep their children safe.
Throughout the years, there have been various cases of kidnapped children, such as Adam Walsh, Polly Klaas, Jonathan Foster, and others. When such a crime occurs, law enforcement needs as much information as possible, such as photos, descriptions, fingerprints, and DNA, if possible.
According to James Qualls of the Hutchinson County Sheriffâs Office, it is the desire of his agency and other law enforcement that such a crime does not happen again.
During an interview on Monday, John Green talked about some of the challenges junior colleges, like Frank Phillips College and Clarendon College, are facing from his perspective as an athletic director.
Green, who had spent the past 10 years as the athletic director for Frank Phillips College before taking the same position at Clarendon College last week, said there is no question that the budget cuts proposed in the Texas State Legislature have grabbed the attention of the community colleges across the state.
STINNETT â James Daniel Sotelo, 35, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in Lubbock.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovahâs Witnesses at 108 Broadmoor in Borger with Art Tollett and Randy Lopez officiating. Graveside services will be by Raymond Gross at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
BOSTON, MA â D. Bernadine Nicholas, 91, died Sunday, April 24, 2011. A funeral service will be held 2pm, Friday, April 29 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Bernadine Nicholas died at home on Easter morning, April 24, 2011. Mrs. Nicholas, a longtime resident of Borger, Texas, moved to Boston in September 2006. Dorothy Bernadine Nicholas was born November 11, 1919, in Hoisington, Kansas. She was the seventh child of Martin Ellis Field and Mercy Elizabeth (Wilson) Field.
AMARILLO - Meda Bonny, 98, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Satarday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Dr. Russell Miller of Boerne, TX officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday near her birthplace in Woodston, Kan. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Meda was born March 30, 1913, in Woodston, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis in 1957 and son Keith in 1974.
The current Subway location in Borger will be closing its doors this May.
The decision has been made to terminate the storeâs current leasing agreement and move it to a different location. Several locations are currently in the works, but a new location has not been selected, according to Frank and Sherry Wingate and Jeff and Rene Brain, operating partners of Subway.
The restaurantâs last day to serve customers will be May 13, and after that time it will be closed until a location is remodeled or built.
TARA RICHELLE HOPKINS
One of Borgerâs elementary school classes is celebrating a milestone, the publishing of a book!
Debbie Maxwellâs 2010- 2011 first grade class from Gateway Elementary School recently saw a book it put together published!
The District 1-3A finale between the Pampa Harvesters and the Borger Bulldogs has been rescheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at Huber Park.
A win by the Bulldogs will clinch them the District 1-3A title outright and a first round bye in the 3A playoffs.
A Borger loss will cause a three-team tie for first place between Borger, Pampa and Perryton and a playoff on Saturday in Dumas to determine the district seeding for the playoffs.
If Borger loses on Friday, they will play the winner of Pampa/Perryton at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.