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May 10th, 2011

State Champions!!!

May 10, 2011

Tuesday morning the Borger Mixed Doubles team of senior Josh Madden and junior Abbie Madden won the 3A State Title at the State Tennis Tournament in Austin.
The pair won the championship match in straight sets over Laird Beaty and Courtney Johnson of Lindale 6-4, 6-2.

9/11 monument steel set to arrive Wednesday

May 10, 2011

The steel for a 9/11 monument to be constructed in Borger is set to arrive Wednesday.
Locals are encouraged to line for the streets for the arrival of the steel taking place at 1 p.m., which is coming straight from Ground Zero of the World Trade Center via Pierce Trucking.
The procession will start at Rice Construction and will then go down Cedar to Zachry Construction, where the monument will be made for the 9/11 memorial in Huber Park. Locals are encouraged to line Cedar Street and show their support.
The project has been overseen by Elks Lodge #1581.

City of Stinnett preparing for annual cleanup

May 10, 2011

The City of Stinnett is preparing for its annual cleanup.
The cleanup was discussed at the city council meeting, held Monday evening at Stinnett City Hall.
The annual cleanup for Stinnett will be held June 6 thru June 18, 2011. This year’s cleanup will be different from past years. There will be disposal bins at the recycling center and designated areas to drop off your items.

Borger takes on Pecos in 3A Area Round this weekend in Lubbock

May 10, 2011

The 1-3A District champion Borger Bulldogs will take on the Pecos Eagles this Friday and Saturday in a best-of-three series in the 3A Area Round.
Pecos reached the Area Round this past weekend by winning two games on Saturday to win the Bi-district series over Seminole two games to one.
Game one of the Borger-Pecos series will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Lubbock Cooper High School.
Game two will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Lubbock Cooper, with game three to follow if necessary.

Forrest tied for seventh after first round of state tournament

May 10, 2011

At the 1A State Golf Tournament in Austin, West Texas High sophomore Nathan Forrest shot a 79 to find himself sitting tied for seventh place after the first round of play on Monday.
Logan Philly of Robert Lee sat on top of the leaderboard with a 70, followed by his teammate Haden Dillard in second place with a 73.
Forrest is tied with Garrett Betts of Quanah in seventh place.
The final round of the 1A State Golf Tournament took place today at Roy Kizer Golf Course in Austin.

Maddens’ cruise to state title match

May 10, 2011

AUSTIN-Good. But who knew this good?
Through the 1-3A District and 3A Region I Tennis Tournaments, the Borger Mixed Doubles team of senior Josh Madden and junior Abbie Madden has cruised through the brackets, only losing one set on the way.
With such a good streak, there were hopes for the brother and sister duo to make a good showing at the 3A State Tennis Tournament, but the showing they made on Monday was nothing short of being very impressive in dominating their competition.

May 9th

Peter Marsh

May 9, 2011

Peter Marsh, 79, of Borger, passed away, Sunday, May 8, 2011.

City of Borger planning 2011 park rec program

May 9, 2011

With school just a few weeks from being out, the final touches are being put on the City of Borger’s Park Recreation Program for the summer.
Annadon Keys, Johnson Park Youth Center Supervisor, said the program is free and reaches out to children who are in first through seventh grades.
“Our goal is that each child receives the same attention, rewards, and fun equally, regardless of financial status,” she said. “It is very important for us to provide an exciting and fun-filled summer to as many children as possible.”

Danny Richards receives master’s degree

May 9, 2011

Borger and Hutchinson County’s emergency management coordinator has been hard at work on his higher education in order to continue keeping citizens safe.
Danny Richards graduated with a Master’s of Science Degree in Emergency Management from Jacksonville State University in Alabama on April 29, 2011.
He said Jacksonville State University offers one of the best curriculums for emergency managers wishing to further their professional studies.
“The program requires an in-depth study of government structure, emergency response, financial recovery, and hazard mitigation,” Richards said.

Sharp running for Borger ISD board of trustees

May 9, 2011

MICHELLE BERRY
Managing Editor
editor@borgernewsherald.com
Les Sharp is running for a seat on the Borger ISD Board of Trustees.
Sharp has lived in Borger for 22 years. He said he was welcomed by the people of Borger as a young science teacher straight out of school at Texas Tech who made him feel at home.
“I met a beautiful girl (Melanie Pepper) whom I was privileged to marry and we have been blessed with four terrific children,” he said. “Borger is a great community and a wonderful place to raise a family.”

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