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July 10th, 2012

Diana Hooks

July 10, 2012

Diana Hooks, 54, of Stinnett, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 8, 2012 in the home of her twin sister, Deana.

Janice Marie Blain

July 10, 2012

Janice Marie Blain, 69, passed away on July 6, 2012, in South Fork, Colo. Janice was born March 15, 1943, in Sherman, Texas, to T.B. And Clara B. (Woodruff) Stephens.
Janice was a homemaker who enjoyed bird watching on her front porch, music, and reading.
Janice is preceded in death by her father T.B. Stephens, her mother Clara B. (Woodruff) Stephens, and her husband Kenneth Rhea Blain.

Seal coating in Isom Addition to start July 12

July 10, 2012

The seal coating of streets in the Isom Addition is set to begin on July 12.
Doug Tipton, who is the Street Superintendent for the City of Borger, said this program is used to extend the life of street pavement.
“We try to seal each street every five years, but we fell way behind in the past and we are trying to catch up,” he said.
In order to make the program work as successfully as it can, Tipton said it is important that people keep their vehicles off the street during the application of the asphalt and rock.

CRMWA board to meet Wednesday

July 10, 2012

The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Board of Directors will meet this Wednesday.
The meeting will be held via teleconference beginning at 10:30 a.m. July 11, 2012.
The announcement of the new director appointment will take place, along with the announcement of committee appointments.
The board will act on meeting minute approval from April 11, 2012, and the payment of director’s expenses since that time.
Financial information will be reviewed, which includes financial statements and the investment summary.

July 9th

John Aderson Warren

July 9, 2012

John Aderson Warren, 82, of Borger, died July 7, 2012 in Amarillo at the VA Hospital.
At his request, no services will be held. His ashes will be scattered at the family ranch in Wheeler County.
John was born at home on May 18, 1930 in Boynton, OK and weighed in at 3 pounds. He moved to Borger at age 4 and lived with his family in Huber Camp. He attended and graduated from Borger High School in 1947.
John was a member of the BHS Choir and at age 16 had his own radio show “The Johnny Warren Show” on KHUZ where he sang “crooner” songs to his audience.

Lucille Parkhurst

July 9, 2012

Lucille Parkhurst, 88, of Stinnett, passed away, Thursday, July 5, 2012 in Dumas, TX.
Mittice Lucille (Holland) Parkhurst was born Sunday, September 23, 1923 in Parks, TX to Hardy and Winnie (Welch) Holland. Mrs. Parkhurst was a homemaker. She married Clifford Perry Parkhurst on January 8, 1943 at the First Christian Church of Borger, TX.
Mrs. Parkhurst is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Clifford.

Area highway patrol officials honored in Austin

July 9, 2012

Area highway patrol officials were recently honored in Austin for their efforts.
The Highway Patrol Sergeant Area based in the Panhandle received a Unit Citation in late June for its successful efforts in criminal and drug interdiction. The department currently monitors six categories of data to track drug and currency seizures.
In 2011, troopers in the area led the state in four of those categories, including the number of cases, total currency seized, cocaine seized and other substances seized.

Xcel Energy awards grant to Frank Phillips College

July 9, 2012

Frank Phillips College was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Xcel Energy.
The grant was made possible through the Education focus area for Xcel Energy’s corporate giving, which is part of the company’s effort to support nonprofit agencies providing services in towns and cities served by Xcel Energy.
The college plans to use the funds from the grant for lab equipment to be used in the Instrumentation and Electrical Program. The new equipment will allow students to receive experiences and training in the lab in line with the expectations of business and industry employers.

Farmer's Market is underway!!!

July 9, 2012

Now is your chance to gather fresh foods from the Hutchinson County Farmer’s Market.
The market is open for business every Friday from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m. or sooner if farmers sell out.
The market is located in the 500 block of Weatherly (one block east of Main Street) and is open to all community buyers and sellers.
Stands will consist of a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, homemade jams, breads, and assorted fruit juices.

It's time to party Stinnett style!

July 9, 2012

The Stinnett Celebration is set to kick off September 6, 2012.
This includes the community picnic at the Stinnett City Park before the lighting of the big “WT” at 6 p.m.
On September 7, residents will gather for the West Texas homecoming game, and on September 8, the parade and festivities will take place.
The parade lineup will be at 10 a.m. and the parade begins at 11 a.m. on Main Street. This year’s theme is “Home is Where the Heart is.”
There will also be a horseshoe tournament held by Helen’s Kids.

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