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July 22nd, 2011

27 days and counting of 100°+ temperatures

July 22, 2011

As of Thursday, July 21, 2011, Hutchinson County has had a total of 27 days that temperatures have exceeded 100 degrees.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards said there have been technical difficulties with the emergency communication because of the heat. Officials have to work extra hard in making sure everything technical is properly cooled down.

H2C, Inc. makes donation to DMA for school supply drive

July 22, 2011

Hutchinson County Cares (H2C, Inc.), a local family and children’s charity, donated $1,000 to the Downtown Merchants Association for its upcoming school supply drive on Aug. 11. Presenting the check for Hutchinson County Cares (H2C, Inc.) is Jim Bridwell, Nita Crabtree, and Jerri Aylor. Accepting the check is Mike Scales, Amy Fernandez, Darla Brown, Charlene Flanagan, and Brenda Adams.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

July 21st

Pat Sterling Hopper

July 21, 2011

FRITCH - Pat Sterling Hopper, 70, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in Amarillo.
Memorial Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Bill Sizemore of Fellowship Baptist Church officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Lorene W. Osborn

July 21, 2011

PANHANDLE - Lorene W. Osborn, 92, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in Panhandle.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
Mrs. Osborn was born on June 13, 1919, in Caney, Ark. She was a homemaker and member of the Panhandle Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son John W. Osborne of Tipton, Okla., and two daughters, Pat Stamps and husband Gaylon and Pamela Cummings, all of Panhandle.
To send condolences, sign the online guestbook at www.mintonchatwell.com.

Martha Jean Elledge

July 21, 2011

Martha Jean Elledge, 73, of Farmington, N.M., left this earth to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 15, 2011.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, in the Chapel at First Baptist Church of Bloomfield. Interment was held immediately following in Bayfield, Colo. Arrangements were under the direction of Brewer, Lee, and Larkin Funeral Home of Farmington, N.M.

Genta Allene Markee

July 21, 2011

ATHENS - Genta Allene Markee, 99, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Green Oaks Nursing Home in Athens, Texas.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa with Rev. Earl Burkholder, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Summer Celebration set to be held tomorrow in Fritch

July 21, 2011

The Fritch Summer Celebration is set for tomorrow!
KFDA News Channel 10, the local CBS affiliate, has selected Fritch as one of its stops on its “Summer Celebration Tour.” The city will be featured on Friday, July 22, the last day of its weeklong tour of area towns.
The event will take place on Robey Street between the Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum and Fritch City Hall. Robey will be closed to traffic and booths will be placed up and down the block.
There will be local entertainment, giveaways, contests, challenges, and a variety of other events.

Fleming displaying one-of-a-kind vehicles

July 21, 2011

Those wanting to see some one-of-a-kind antique vehicles need look no further than Main Street in Borger.
Mr. Greg Fleming has been collecting, buying, and selling antique vehicles. Next to Fleming’s Furniture, he has some of these antique vehicles on display.
Fleming has one Ford Tractor and two John Deere tractors, along with a old fire truck out of the Dallas area. He also has an older Coca-Cola truck.

Council approves purchase of motorgrader

July 21, 2011

The purchase of a motorgrader for the City of Borger Public Works department has been approved.
The council took action on the purchase during its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The City of Borger has been utilizing an old motorgrader that quit working this past year. The council funded the purchase of another grader from current funds.
The motorgrader is used by the street department for alleys, roadways and snow removal, as well as ad hoc construction projects.

July 20th

Sharlene Fowler

July 20, 2011

Sharlene Fowler, 76, of Jim’s Lake, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011.Sharlene Fowler was born Wednesday, April 10, 1935, in Borger, TX to Grover and Mary Fannie (Nix) Cornelius. She married Jim Fowler on July 5, 1952 in Borger TX. She was a teacher in her early married years and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim Fowler on July 22, 2007; two brothers, Bill Cornelius and Mike Cornelius; one sister, Mary Cornelius; and two grandsons, Matthew Mark and Adam John.

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