May 9th, 2012
Evelyn Brians Wiseman was born to Robert Thomas Brians and Maggie Smart Brians on September 11, 1916 in Bonham, Texas. She died on May 7th, 2012, in Spearman, Texas, at the age of 95.
Evelyn was married to Paul Wiseman of Charleston, West Virginia, on November 17, 1937, in Borger, Texas. They were the parents of three children, Sonja Janice, Ronald Glenn, and Mark Gregory. The family resided in Borger until 1960 when they were transferred to Houston, Texas, with United Carbon/Ashland Oil.
Margaret (Marge) Lucille Papay, 87, of Morse died Sunday May 6, 2012, in Amarillo.
Services will be held 11:00 am Thursday, May 10, at the First Baptist Church in Morse, where she was a member, with Pastor Gary Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Lieb Cementary by Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Marge was born August 22, 1924 on a farm 9 miles southeast of Elkhart KS in Texas County OK to Dewey and Gladys Hensley. Living on the farm until the family moved into Elkhart in 1929. She graduated from Elkhart High School in May, 1942.
Borgerâ€™s local senior citizens center is celebrating 45 years of operation.
Opportunities, Inc., located at 930 Illinois, will celebrate this special milestone this Thursday with a reception from 1-4 p.m. Cake and other refreshments will be served, and the community is invited to come and celebrate.
The center is a non-profit organization of Borger individuals who operate a combination community and senior citizen center.
The Borger Municipal Water System has experienced an average increase in consumption of approximately 10 to 15 percent in previous years. Conditions are appropriate to raise citizen awareness and increase water conservation efforts.
The Borger Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow evening in the board room at the BISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.
Personnel matters will be discussed, which include resignations, the superintendentâ€™s recommendations regarding employment, and substitutes to review.
On Monday morning, Sanford-Fritch High School senior Logan Jameson signed a letter of intent to join the Clarendon College Menâ€™s Golf team.
Jameson had a good 2012 spring season which included qualifying for the 2A Region I Golf Tournament where he shot a 90-90-180.
Jameson joins a Bulldog golf team that qualified for this yearâ€™s NJCAA National Championships Golf Tournament in itsâ€™ first year of play.
The Bulldogs Menâ€™s Golf team is under the direction of Clarendon College Athletic Director and Golf Coach John Green.
Two weeks have passed since Rusty Purser made the official announcement he was stepping down as the Borger Athletic Director and Head Football Coach in order to take the same positions at Taylor ISD near Austin.
During that time, Borger ISD Superintendent Chance Welch said as of Thursday, May 3rd, the school district had received around 45 applicants expressing interest in the Borger AD and Head Football positions, with interviews tentatively to start taking place next week starting on Monday, May 14th.
Fannie Plummer, 101, of Riverside, passed away, Sunday, May 6, 2012.
Fannie Louise (Yankoviz) Plummer was born Monday, October 10, 1910 in Cherokee, KS to Joseph and Anna (Oceanaviz) Yankoviz. She married Charlie Plummer in September of 1933. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charlie on February 5, 1982; and five brothers and one sister.
The Borger Police Department is still seeking answers in the recent burglary of the China Dynasty Restaurant.
As of Monday, Lt. Anthony Griffin of BPD said there have been a lot of calls, but no real developments to report at this time. He said tips that have come in are being actively investigated and the investigation is ongoing.
The burglary occurred on Sunday, April 15, 2012. That day at around 9:40 a.m., officers from Borger PD responded to China Dynasty at 1030 Megert Circle in reference to the incident.
Itâ€™s spring again!
That means it is time for Borgerâ€™s annual carnival - full of rides, games, and food.
The Borger Chamber of Commerce will yet again hold its annual â€śSpring Fling Carnivalâ€ť starting Wednesday, May 30, 2012, through Sunday, June 3, 2012.
Wrist bands will be available at the gate or separate tickets can be purchased for rides and games.
Operating hours are 6 p.m -11:30 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday, 2 p.m.-12 a.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday.
The carnival will be held on the grounds near the Hutchinson County Aluminum Dome.