July 3rd, 2014
Smitty Shelton, 72, of Canyon died June 29, 2014.
Graveside Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Westlawn Cemetery with Pastor LaVon Thompson officiating. Arrangements were by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.
Smitty was born Jan. 10, 1942 in Higgins, Texas to C.W. and Annie Shelton. They moved to Borger in 1945. He graduated from Borger High School in 1960. He married Joyce Chapman on Aug. 15, 1963 in Borger.
Smitty worked for Phillips Petroleum for 29 years. They lived in Borger until 2008 when they moved to Canyon.
Here’s the deal. If you want a furry friend, the Borger Animal Shelter is the place you need to visit. And, in so doing, you might find a life-long companion and friend that will listen to every story you have, and give a needy animal a home.
You just might save a life ... and make room for the next needy pup or kitten.
The idea of building a new fieldhouse at the Huber Park baseball facility struck out with the Borger City Council on Tuesday evening. And the pitch wasn’t even close.
Alan Wayne Bates, 60, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Borger, Texas. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. His memory may be honored with a gift to Helping Hands, 517 W Jefferson St, Borger, TX, 79007, Rainbow Room, P.O. Box 1391, Borger, TX, 79008, or a charity of choice.
Ever since she was young, Debra Lucio admits she has been fascinated with music videos. Not so much as to what they say or who they showcase, but rather how they were made.
Why lights were used there? What technique was used to film that? Where do you put the microphone?
Hutchinson County officials are hoping the county’s inmates can come home within the next few days once repairs are finished at the Hutchinson County Jail.
Sanford community members announced earlier this week they will once again be hosting an all-day July 4th event in the community center. The Independence Day activities will run through midnight.
Services for Linda Jane Moore, of Borger, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Bunavista Baptist Church in Borger (Bunavista), TX, under direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger and Rev. James Greer, with special music by Andy Dietz. Pallbearers will be the deacons of Bunavista Baptist Church Burial will take place prior to the funeral services in a private family graveside service at Westlawn Memorial Park. She laid in state 5-8 p.m. Saturday evening and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The family received friends at 111 Lakeview in Borger.
Josey Inselman is about to join the ranks of Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods. Of course, the 7-year-old daughter of West Texas High School graduate Ashley (Phillips) Inselman would probably rather not.
In an effort to help second grader battle a serious form of cancer, residents of her hometown in Perkins, Oklahoma, have decided to stage a golf tournament and are reaching out to Hutchinson County residents who would like to get in a few strokes for a good cause. The tournament will be held on July 12 at the Cimarron Trails Golf Course in Perkins.
Let the fun – and fight begin.
Hutchinson County’s annual effort to help raise funds for the nation’s fight against cancer officially gets under way this evening in Huber Park when the 2014 Relay For Life event kiocks off. The event will begin at 7 p.m. and run through 7 a.m. on Saturday.