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May 26th, 2011

Elks holding Memorial Day services

May 26, 2011

The Borger Elks Lodge will be holding Memorial Day services for all branches of military services on May 30, 2011. Stops will be at Westlawn Cemetery at 9 a.m., Highland Park Cemetery at 10 a.m., Stinnett Cemetery at 11 a.m., and Lieb Cemetery at 12 p.m. The services will consist of a bagpipe player playing “TAPS” and “Amazing Grace” while someone sings at each stop.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

Dylan Winkle receives T.E. Ward Award

May 26, 2011

On Tuesday evening, Borger High School senior Dylan Winkle was selected as the 2010-11 recipient of the T.E. Ward Award.
Qualifications to be nominated for the award include being an outstanding senior male athlete, exemplify the highest moral character, behavior and leadership; regulate his actions at all times so that he will be a credit to the team, school, and community; and display good sportsmanship at all times by being modest in victory and gracious in defeat.

J’Cee Pool receives E.J. Webb Award

May 26, 2011

On Tuesday evening, Borger High School senior J’Cee Pool was selected as the 2010-11 recipient of the E. J. Webb Award.
Qualifications to be nominated for the award include being an outstanding senior female athlete; exemplifying the highest moral character, behavior and leadership; regulating her actions at all times so that she will be a credit to the team, school, and community; and displaying good sportsmanship at all times by being modest in victory and gracious in defeat.
The E.J. Webb award is named after longtime Borger Coach E.J. (Jeep) Webb.

Morrison receives Lynley Herbert Scholarship

May 26, 2011

Tuesday evening Borger High School senior Sharkita Morrison was named the recipient of the 2010-11 Lynley Herbert Scholarship.
The scholarship was established in June of 2001 in memory of Lynley Herbert, with the first recipient being Tenora Hughes.

May 25th

Joe Cassidy

May 25, 2011

PANHANDLE - Joe Cassidy of Panhandle, 81, died Monday, May 23, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Lewis Holland, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.

Joe Cassidy

May 25, 2011

PANHANDLE - Joe Cassidy of Panhandle, 81, died Monday, May 23, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Lewis Holland, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.

RFL helps fund programs for cancer victims

May 25, 2011

The Relay For Life of Hutchinson County aims to celebrate the lives of residents who have survived cancer, while aiming to find a cure for the disease.
Dollars raised through the local RFL event help support the American Cancer Society’s mission of eliminating cancer by helping people stay well and get well, finding cures, and fighting back.

FPC adding FFA program this fall

May 25, 2011

During his report to the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents last Monday, FPC President Dr. Jud Hicks told the board that the college is moving forward in adding a FFA program to the Borger campus.
Dr. Hicks told the board that a couple of faculty members have approached him with interest in starting a collegiate program on campus, believing it would be an asset to the resources already available at the college.
FPC facility member Amanda Jewkes will head up the new FFA program with assistance by Dustin Warren and Dr. Rodney Purswell.

Enjoying the lake

May 25, 2011

Despite the recent drop in levels at Lake Meredith, people are still getting out and having some fun! Lake Meredith will be increasing its summer hours starting Saturday May 28, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all three days (May 28-30) of the Memorial Day weekend, and will then revert to the regular summer schedule of being open six days a week Monday-Saturday.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

Local Athletes earn All-District Baseball honors

May 25, 2011

2011 District 1-3A
All District Baseball
District MVP-
Brandon Garcia- Sr. – Borger
1st Team All District
Pitcher-Hunter Hertel- Sr.- Borger
Garrett Ericson- Sr. – Pampa
Catcher- Brent Green- Sr. – Pampa
1st Base- Collin Killgo- Jr. – Pampa
2nd Base- Kevin Watson- Sr.- Dalhart
Short Stop- Max Lusk- Jr. Borger
3rd Base- Fabian Villagran- Sr.- Perryton
Outfield- Garrett Irwin- Sr.- Borger
Zach McDonald- Sr. – Borger
Blake Turner- Jr. – Perryton
Tyler Malone- Sr.- Pampa
Designated Hitter- Kevin Bercerril- Jr.- Perryton

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