May 15th, 2012
Laverne Coiner, 92, of Borger, passed away, Monday, May 14, 2012.
Laverne Elizabeth (Ithaca) Coiner was born February 5, 1920 in Denver, Co to George and Minnie (Pearson) Ithaca. She was a homemaker. Laverne was a member of the Rebeccaâ€™s and Royal Neighbors.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack Coiner; two sisters, Jean Mackey and Doris Stapp; and one brother George Ithaca Jr.
Candidates for the Borger High School Graduating Class of 2012 have officially been approved.
The final list was approved by the Borger ISD board of trustees at its regular meeting Tuesday. The list is as follows:
Claudia Acosta, Zayra Celeste Adame, Teresa Quintero Alcala, Jared Chance Anderson, Rodolfo Pacheo Armendariz, Aaron Robert Bandy, Yasmin Beltran, Grant Mathew Boren, Brianna Amaris Brantwein, Joseph Ryan Brown, Terrance Tyree Brown, Adam Deshawn Bumpus, Ambrosia Dawn Bumpus, Allyson Reneâ€™ Burrows, Dillan Lee Carrillo, Gerardo Gutierrez Carrizales;
With Relay For Life of Hutchinson County just around the corner, team members are busy with a variety of fundraising projects and events.
Wells Fargo Bank, located at 503 North Deahl in Borger will host a hamburger cookout on Friday, May 18. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy a hot, juicy, delicious hamburger or cheeseburger and a drink for only $5.
On Saturday, May 19, Bread Of Life Ministries Kingdom Racers will have a barbeque fundraiser at the Borger Wal-Mart from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.
DEA, FBI and panhandle law enforcement agencies assisted in a drug bust that occurred at several homes and businesses around the area on Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Nine citizens from Dumas and Borger were charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance after a investigation conducted from June 2010-May 2012.
The Borger Bulldogs had six players earn District 1-3A First Team All-District honors for their play on the baseball diamond, during the 2012 season.
Borger had more players on the First Team than anyone else in the district, with the district champion Perryton Rangers having four make the first team.
District 1-3A All-District Team
MVP-Tony Loustaunau Sr. Perryton
Pitcher-Chayse Tracy Sr. Borger
Pitcher-James Thompson Jr. Pampa
Pitcher-Blake Turner Sr. Perryton
Catcher-Dakota Dillard Jr. Borger
1st Base-Collin Kilgo Sr. Pampa
2nd Base-Clay Ellis Sr. Borger
Please join the Borger High School faculty and students for a Soccer Commitment Reception on May 16, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Borger High School Foyer (in front of the Auditorium) for Kaleen Dean, George Sifuentes and Francisco â€śPacoâ€ť Ibarra.
Kaleen Dean will attend Schreiner University in Kerrville, TX and play soccer for the Mountaineers.
George Sifuentes will attend the University of Dallas in Irving, TX where he will play soccer. Francisco â€śPacoâ€ť Ibarra plans to attend college and play soccer but at this time his college of choice is undecided.
FPC Boyâ€™s Basketball Camp scheduled
Frank Phillips College Menâ€™s Head Basketball Coach Chris Hackett will be hosting a boyâ€™s basketball camp on Tuesday, May 29th through Friday, June 1st at the BCAC.
The camp is open to boys ages 7-17 and is scheduled to run from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. each day.
In the camp, Hackett and the FPC Coaching Staff will focus on fundamentals including shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, defense, and individual offense.
The camp will also feature 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 leagues, daily competitions, and camp prizes and certificates.
The Borger City Council will be swearing in a new member at its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act on a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring results of a city officerâ€™s election. It will also act to recognize Leon DeWeese for his six years of service as a council member, as well as the years given in service as a city employee.
Feel the power of saving a life on June 7th by donating your blood to the Coffee Memorial Blood Center.
Coffee Memorial Blood Center will have staff on hand for local residents to give blood from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7th, at the Union Hall, located at 111 East Coolidge.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.
The votes are in for the Borger and Stinnett City Council elections, and the people have spoken.
According to an unofficial vote tally, Brandy Callahan will be the newest member of the Borger City Council. She will be filling Place One on the council, which is being vacated by current council member Leon DeWeese, who did not run for reelection.
Callahan received 241 votes in the election over challenger Willy Adams, who received 195. She will be sworn in to the council at its upcoming meeting Tuesday.