August 19th, 2013
Ronnie Gene Holliday, 67, of Stinnett died Monday in Stinnett. No services will be set. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Ronnie was born April 24, 1946 in Borger to Clifford and Leta Holliday. He was a mechanic and lived in Stinnett. He is survived by his brothers Carl of Stinnett and Jimmy of Bakersfield, California.
Billy " Blu" Riley, 71 of Borger left this life August 16, 2013 in Borger, Texas. No services are scheduled. Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Lois Ruth Karber, 84 of Fritch died Saturday August 17th in Borger. Funeral services will be 11:30 am Tuesday August 20th at First Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Calvin Winters officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Sears Hometown Store and Ralls Appliance combines and has there Grand Opening starting today and sales run through Saturday along with other vendors there giving items away.
If you have not given blood today and want to you still have time. The Coffee Memorial Blood Bank will be at Union Hall until 5pm today.
Last nights weather causes another wreck on the Fritch Highway. Woman and boy are okay.
The department of public safety told us a Borger man 72 yr old Albert Dwain Botsford was killed in a single car rollover last night just east of mile marker 338.
Officials believe weather conditions and unsafe speed may have been a factor as Botsford lost control of his pick-up and rolled multiple times.
Reports show, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Borger News Herald, Anytime Fitness and Wal-Mart are teaming up to host a 5k run this weekend to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network, and to purchase school supplies for kids whose families are feeling the pinch this back-to-school season.
Six of the Actors from the Musical "Texas" were in an automobile accident on Monday evening. The victims killed in the wreck were identified by the DPS as Clinton Diaz of Amarillo; Andrew Duncan of Wichita Falls; Amanda Starz of Timonium, Md.; Julian Arredondo of Haltom; and Eric Harrison of Fort Worth. Injured in the accident was Timothy Johnson of Portland, Ore., and the truck driver, Theron Arthur McSay of Fort Collins, Colo. the cast members were driving back from the annual end-of-summer cast party south of Dumas. Alcohol may have been a factor, according to the DPS statement.
Ben Setliff, 94, of Blue Ridge, Tx and formerly of Amarillo and Borger passed from time to Eternity early Tuesday morning, August 13, 2013 at home in Blue Ridge.
Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, August 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Kornerstone Funeral Directors, 3605 S.W. 3rd Street, Plainview, TX with longtime family friend Warlick Thomas presiding. Interment will immediately follow at Plainview Memorial Park. Visitation is Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm also at Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview.