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May 25th, 2011

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

May 24th

City enters into agreement with CVS Caremark

May 24, 2011

The City of Borger has entered into an agreement with CVS Caremark Corporation as it prepares to begin construction on a new pharmacy within the community.
The agreement, approved by the Borger City Council during a short special session Monday, pertains to access, a retaining wall, and a construction easement.
Under the terms of the agreement, CVS Caremark requested these things along the east and south sides of the property where the pharmacy will be built. The pharmacy will be located on Lots 4-11, Block 24, Unit 4, Thompson Addition (230 North Cedar).

BHS names top two graduates

May 24, 2011

Borger High School has named its top two graduates for the Class of 2011.
Madison Argo is the valedictorian with a GPA of 107.175 (4.0) and Joshua Madden is the salutatorian with a GPA of 106.471 (4.0).
While in high school, Argo was on the Varsity Track Team, served as Art Club President, was a member and officer of the National Honor Society, and served as FCA President. She also played club volleyball, varsity volleyball, and varsity basketball, and was named to the Golden Spread All Star Volleyball Team.

Summer season beginning at Lake Meredith

May 24, 2011

Summer time fun at Lake Meredith is about to begin and the upcoming Memorial Day is a good time to start!
Although Lake Meredith National Recreation area it is getting smaller, there is still plenty of things for visitors to do.
Visitors to the lake can enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, camping, picnicking, and a host of other outdoor activities.
For people who intend on fishing, it is reported that walleye are biting well, as are crappie and sand bass.

May 23rd

Walmart hosting events on behalf of CMN

May 23, 2011

The Borger Walmart will be hosting several events to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
The first one will be on June 5, 2011. The store will be holding a Coed Bowling Tournament at Wildcatters, located on 1501 Main St. The tournament will start at 3 p.m.
The deadline to enter will be Sunday May 29, 2011. For any more information on this event you can call Veronica or Connie at (806) 274-7257.

Leaves and rocks to be placed on Waggoner Foundation Tree of Life

May 23, 2011

In February 2011, the Jerry C. Waggoner Medical Foundation Board of Directors hosted the First Annual 2011 Ungala as a means of raising funds for the Foundation’s projects: the Free Emergency Dental Clinic and the Educational Scholarship Program.
The generosity of many donors brought in over $4,000.00 to the Waggoner Foundation. Some of the donors opted to purchase “rocks” and “leaves” to be placed on the Waggoner Foundation Tree of Life in the Golden Plains Community Hospital lobby in memory or in honor of loved ones or organizations.

BHS graduate list receives final approval

May 23, 2011

The list of graduates for the Class of 2011 at Borger High School has been officially approved by the Borger ISD board of trustees.
The action took place at the board’s regular meeting last Tuesday. Graduates on the list for the Class of 2011 are as follows:
Karla Sarahi Alonso, Madison Bailey Argo, Britten Erick Arnold, Kortney Rose Barnett, Lyndsey JeanAnn Barrow, Gabriel Alexander Bittner, Hannah Elizabeth Blakely, Taelor Kaeschel Bodey, Emma Leigh Boren, Kylie Danielle Boyd, Billy Dwain Brittain, Jordan Danielle Brittenham, Cody Edward Brown, Kay Lee Ruth Brown;

May 21st

Crime Stoppers seeking help in solving burglary

May 21, 2011

Crime Stoppers and the Borger Police Department are seeking the help of the public in regards to information on a recent burglary.
The incident in question is a burglary of a habitation that occurred on May 6, 2011.
Between 5 and 8 p.m. on this particular day, a person or persons forced entry into a residence in the 500 block of Wilson Street.

FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...

 

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