September 10th, 2013
An unidentified 9 year old boy was struck by a van while riding his bicycle through a crosswalk at the intersection of Hoyne and Broadway in Fritch just after 8am this morning.
The boy suffered some serious injuries including a broken collar bone, broken ribs, and a punctured lung.
According to Fritch Police Department Chief Leggett, the driver of the van was blinded by the rising sun and did not see the child. Leggett also stated that the Fritch PD has collected reports from witnesses confirming these circumstances.
Happy State Bank has now officially moved into their new building. There was money attached to the ribbon that was used at the ribbon cutting with the Borger Chamber of Commerce and that money was donated to the Buttercup House.
Bob Dial, 92, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in Borger.
Memorial service will be 2 pm Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Church of Christ at Borger. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Bob was born October 8, 1920 in Miami, Texas to C.L. and Lelia Dial. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Borger, the VFW, American Legion and the Masonic Lodge. Bob was a great man, loving father and the last of the â€śrealâ€ť cowboys.
Witt Flooring is having a One Year Anniversary Sale this weekend.
According to the Girl Coaches Association, the Lady Bulldogs are ranked 1st in State in the 3rd Division class.
James Glen Whitmire, 54, of Borger died Saturday, August 31, in Borger. Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 7, at Grace Church, with Sr. Pastor Marshall Ford officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
James was born in Borger to James and DeLores Whitmire in June of 1959. He was a lifetime resident of Borger and was the owner of Roadrunner Trucking. James loved to work on cars and machinery. He loved woodworking, Harleyâ€™s, the Yankees, and golf.
Emily Ann Cottrell, age 87, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 1, 2013, surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, September 7, at High Mesa Cowboy Church, 1100 High Mesa Drive with Pastor Todd King officiating. Burial was private.
Jack E. Lawson, 84, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, September 6, 2013 at Keeler Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. In lieu of flowers his memory may be honored with a gift to the VA, 6010 Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo, Texas 79106 or Susan G. Komen, P.O Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265.
Be looking for those 3rd and 4th graders selling the World's Finest Chocolate bars. Money raised will fund school activities and events throughout the school year.
William Raymond â€śMoeâ€ť Russell, 84, of Stinnett, TX. received his wings on September 1, 2013.
Moe was born to Jess and Jessie Russell on June 11, 1929 in Covington, Tenn. He was the 7th of 8 children and the last living of Jess and Jessie Russell.
Moe married Debra on July 15, 1970 in Texhoma, Oklahoma .and became a loving father to her 2 sons Kelly and Delwin. They later had a son Gaylen. He has 2 children from a previous marriage Mary and David.