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May 16th, 2011

City council to swear in incumbent

May 16, 2011

Robert Vinyard will be sworn in for another term of office on the Borger City Council.
This action will take place during the council’s regular meeting, set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in the city council chambers of City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will canvass the returns of a city officer’s election held May 14, 2011, and will act on a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the election. The oath of office will be then administered to Vinyard, along with the statement of elected officer, and the Certificate of Election will be presented to Vinyard.

Pool wins state track title

May 16, 2011

On Friday, senior J’Cee Pool became the first Borger High School Lady Bulldog to ever win a championship at the state track and field meet, a feat longtime Borger Track Coach Jeep Webb confirmed shortly after Pool won the 3A Girls Discus with a throw of 140-00. On her thoughts of Pool winning the state title, Borger Head Girls Track Coach Leslie Young recalled, ”We knew going to Austin that J’cee could medal, she just had to compete and that’s exactly what she did. She didn’t go out and win it on her first throw, she didn’t take the lead until the first throw of the finals.

May 14th

Unofficial results show Vinyard will retain council seat

May 14, 2011

According to unofficial results, incumbent Robert Vinyard is retaining his spot on the Borger City Council.
The unofficial results were Vinyard receiving 394 votes (51%), challenger Brandy Callahan receiving 321 votes (41%) and challenger John Ray receiving 60 votes (8%).
A longtime school board member also retained his seat on the Borger ISD Board of Trustees, while a new member is set to join the board, according to unofficial results.

Borger wins Area Round series over Pecos

May 14, 2011

Solid pitching, good defense and a three-run third inning proved to be a winning combination Saturday afternoon as the Borger Bulldogs defeated the Pecos Eagles 5-2 in game two of the best of three 3A Area Round series.
Borger took the series two games to none and advances to the 3A Regional Quarterfinals against Lubbock Cooper next weekend.
The Bulldogs received a solid performance on the mound by senior Acton Smith, who went all seven innings, scattering nine hits for two earned runs.

Katherine Ann Basham

May 14, 2011

Funeral services for Katherine Ann Basham, 54, were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger with Rev. Paul Monohon, Retired Pastor officiating. Cremation and burial at Westlawn Memorial Park will follow at a later date under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Kathy was born in Borger and was a Corrections Officer with the TDCJ Neal Unit in Amarillo. She had been in Corrections for the past 14 years in Colorado as well as Texas.
She married Larry Don Basham Aug. 6, 1988, in Skellytown, and they had lived in Fritch for the past three years.

Bobby G. Humphrey

May 14, 2011

Bobby G. Humphrey, 73 of Borger passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011.Bobby was born September 11, 1937 to Marshall & Addie (Crawford) Humphrey in Eakley, OK. He married his wife Danna on January 15, 1959. He worked for the Highway Department and the Public School System.He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and one sister.He is survived by his wife; two sons, Robby Humphrey, Bobby Humphrey & wife Roshena; two daughters Marsha Romero & husband Daniel, Debbie Humphrey; fifteen grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.Services are pending.

Leonard Nyquist “Andy” Anderson

May 14, 2011

Leonard Nyquist “Andy” Anderson died Monday, May 9, 2011 in Georg town, Texas. He was 91 years old. He was born November 1, 1919 in Oakland, Burt County, Nebraska the next oldest of five children of Charles Edward (Karl) Anderson and Esther Nyquist Anderson. He was raised in Oakland, Nebraska, a town made up of persons of Swedish descent. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 1941. He was employed by Phillips Petroleum Company where he worked for 44 years before retiring. While working for Phillips he met Virginia Lee Jones.

Purple potty fundraiser aims to “flush out cancer”

May 14, 2011

There is a fund raiser taking place right now on behalf of Relay for Life that is truly aimed at “flushing out cancer.”
Pretty purple potties are popping up on properties across the county. With a fund raising campaign theme of “Flush Out Cancer!” the Pink Warriors Relay For Life of Hutchinson County team has come up with a truly unique idea to spread the word about Relay For Life and the fight to get rid of cancer.

Two cities see rise in sales tax allocations

May 14, 2011

The Cities of Borger and Stinnett saw an increase in their sales tax allocations for the month of April 2011, while Sanford and Fritch saw a decrease.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs distributed $600.1 million in local sales tax allocations on Friday, up
5.8 percent compared to May 2010. So far this calendar year, local sales tax allocations to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts are up 7.1 percent compared to a year ago.

May 13th

Game 1: Borger hangs on to beat Pecos 5-4

May 13, 2011

WOODROW-Bad defense can hurt you, but good defense can bail you out.
Friday evening the Borger Bulldogs learned both lessons in game one of their 3A Area Round playoff series with the Pecos Eagles at Lubbock Cooper High School.
Through seven innings the Bulldogs committed five errors on the field yet were able to pull two key double plays, along with senior catcher Brandon Garcia throwing out two base runners, as Borger was able to hang on for a 5-4 win.

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