February 5th, 2015
Leota Karen Francis Herin, 63, of Borger, was welcomed with open arms into Heaven, Sunday, January 1, 2015.
Leota was born in Pontiac, Michigan on August 7, 1951 to William and Rachele Lovina Francis. She moved to Borger in 1973. Leota loved doing crafts.
Leota was preceded in death by her father and mother, her husband, Kenneth Ray Herin, her brothers, Thomas Daniel Francis, Rodger Dale Francis; and her sisters, Maudie Mae Brown and Bonita Sue Sargent.
Borger Rotary Club member and non-members packed up books to be sent to other Rotary Clubs in S. Africa. The books will be made available as traveling libraries.
Both the Frank Phillips basketball teams travel to Midland Thursday night to take on Midland College. See results in Friday's sports section.
Earl W. Mounts, 87, of Amarillo died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Calvary Baptist Church in Borger with Jay Roberson officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Ochiltree Cemetery in Perryton. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Earl was born Feb. 14, 1927, in Woods County, Okla., to Clarence and Justine Mounts. He worked as a truck driver and as a dispatcher for Phillips Petroleum for many years until he retired in 1985. While living in Borger, he was very involved with the Elks Club.
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team took care of their district matchup Tuesday night against Dalhart, 72-32. See results in Wednesday's sports section.
The Lady Bulldogs dropped their district matchup to Dalhart Tuesday night, 64-28. See results in Wednesday's sports section.
Lily Arnett and Luke Wyatt will be heading to San Antonio along with their vocal coach, Larissa Cunningham, to sing in the All State Choir on Saturday, Feb. 14.
The Frank Phillips Plainsmen basketball team got by Odessa Monday night here in Borger, 72-69. See results in Tuesday's sports section.
The Lady Plainsmen lost a tough game to Odessa here in Borger Monday night, 61-60. See results in Tuesday's sports section.
Students in Mrs. Howard's Pre-AP chemistry class conducted lab experiments which included matches and Bunsen burners to create chemicals changes. No worries though, as the students followed instructions and observed lab safety procedures!