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May 24th, 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.
The Borger Walmart will be hosting several events to raise money for the Childrenâ€™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.
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 Foundationâ€™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 â€śrocksâ€ť and â€śleavesâ€ť 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.
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 boardâ€™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;
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.
West Texas High School has named its top graduates for the Class of 2011.
Kami Roden is this yearâ€™s valedictorian with a GPA of 102.467 and Erin Frost is this yearâ€™s salutatorian with a GPA of 99.674.
While at WTHS, Roden was active in various extracurricular activities, which included playing flute in the band, Color Guard, Dinner Theatre, J.V. Cheerleading, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, serving on Student Council and as a class officer, T.A.F.E., U.I.L. Band Solo/Ensemble, U.I.L. Calculator, U.I.L. Computer Science, U.I.L. Mathematics, and U.I.L. Number Sense.
Firefighters from across the area responded to a fire in the Antelope Creek area Thursday afternoon.
Yesterday, a 911 call from a cell phone was received at 2 p.m. in Antelope Creek that was warning of a grass fire.
Sanford-Fritch High School has named its top two graduates for the Class of 2011.
Celeste Renea Flood is this yearâ€™s valedictorian and Taylor Lane Council-Church has been named salutatorian.
While at SFHS, Flood was involved in National Honor Society and Student Council, ran track, participated in cheerleading, and was named Class Favorite, Prom Queen, and Miss SFHS.
She plans to attend Texas Tech University to study pre-medicine. She received a scholarship from the Texas Classroom Teacherâ€™s Association and the Texas Tech Merit Scholarship.
The City of Borger Park Recreation Program has gotten a huge boost as it prepares to kick off this June.
Hutchinson County Cares recently gave a donation of $5,000 on behalf of the cityâ€™s program. Tony Powell, Jim Bridwell, Jerri Aylor, and Toby Nutter presented the money to Annadon Keys, supervisor of the Johnson Park Youth Center.
Keys said because of the donation, children from Fritch and Stinnett will be allowed to attend the program absolutely free this year.
On Monday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents unanimously approved an employment contract for FPC President Dr. Jud Hicks, effective April 18 and running until July 31 of 2012.
After serving as the interim president since December, the Board of Regents officially named Dr. Hicks as the new college president during its April meeting.
Prior to becoming president, Dr. Hicks served as the collegeâ€™s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), a position he had held since 2002.