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May 1st, 2012

Wanda Louise (Patterson) Naul

May 1, 2012

Wanda Louise (Patterson) Naul, age 72, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at St. John’s Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 5:00-9:00 p.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 10:00 a.m. at Montague Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas.

All HAIL the mighty spring weather

May 1, 2012

Borger residents heard an unfamiliar sound on their windows and roofs last night – the sound of rain and hail.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards, the storm came from Dumas and landed right in the middle of Borger – bringing 27 inches of hail and 18 inches of rain.
“Borger was lucky to receive marble size hail. Down by the Canadian Bridge and River, there were reports of half-dollar size and tennis ball size hail and Dumas had baseball size hail,” said Richards.

Phillips 66 spinoff effective today

May 1, 2012

The spinoff of the Phillips 66 company from ConocoPhillips is now official.
ConocoPhillips announced back in April that its board of directors gave final approval for the spin-off of its downstream businesses.
The resulting upstream company will keep the ConocoPhillips name and will be led by Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance.
The downstream company, led by Chairman and CEO Greg Garland, will be known as Phillips 66. Both companies will be headquartered in Houston.

April 30th

Borger tennis duo fall in State Quarterfinals

April 30, 2012

On Monday afternoon, the Borger High School Mixed Doubles Team of Alix Whitworth and Abbie Madden fell to Jeremy Rodriguez and Alecxia Ceballos of La Feria 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the 3A State Tennis Tournament in Austin.
The quarterfinal loss wraps up an impressive year for the Borger duo, who won the District 1-3A title and were runners-up in the 3A Region I Tennis Tournament.
Both Whitworth and Madden are seniors.

Council to conduct public hearings

April 30, 2012

The Borger City Council will be conducting hearings during its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall.
During the meeting, the council will be holding hearings on the following matters:
•A request from Mr. Arvind Patel for a Specific Use Permit to place a manufactured home at the rear of 1415 W. Wilson (Lot N/2 23, Block “Y”, A&B Survey Addition).
•A request to rezone 900 N. Main (Lots 17-27, Block 5, Original Townsite), from Retail (R) zoning district to Commercial (C) zoning district.

Salvation Army giving youth chance to attend summer camp

April 30, 2012

The local Salvation Army is wanting to give local youth the chance to attend a special summer camp.
The organization is offering a free summer camp for youth ages 10-12. The camp will take place at Camp Hoblitzelle near Midlothian June 25-30, 2012.
There will be safe and fun activities with trained staff, which include fishing, swimming, boating, archery, golf, crafts, horseback riding, hiking, a zip line, team events, nature/science education and nightly chapel services on the lake.

Borger Bulldog baseball playoff series set

April 30, 2012

The Borger Bulldogs will take on the Levelland Lobos in a best-of-three series in the 3A Bi-District Playoff round on Thursday and Friday. Game one of the series will be played on Thursday at Huber Park in Borger beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Game two and game three, if necessary, will be played Friday evening in Levelland beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Lamesa ends Lady Bulldogs season with two-game sweep

April 30, 2012

LITTLEFIELD-On Saturday, the second inning of both games in the best-of-three 3A Bi-District Playoff series between the Borger Lady Bulldogs and the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes proved to be the deciding factors in Lamesa’s two game sweep 11-3 and 8-0, in Littlefield.
The Lady Bulldogs end the 2012 season with a 17-15 overall record, while Lamesa advances to the Area Playoff Round to take on Pecos.
Game One: Lamesa 11 Borger 3

Plainsmen split final two with Western Texas on Saturday

April 30, 2012

On Saturday, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen (15-28, 9-15) split their final two games with the Western Texas College Westerners (21-26, 13-11) 1-2 and 7-6.
In game one, the Plainsmen limited the Westerners to two runs, but the Plainsmen couldn’t get much going at the plate resulting in the 2-1 loss.
In game two, the Westerners put together a late rally to take a one run lead into the bottom of the ninth inning.
But the Plainsmen were able to respond by scoring two runs to get the win and avoid the series sweep by the Westerners.

Sundown “run rules” Lady Comanches in game one of playoff

April 30, 2012

LUBBOCK-The West Texas Lady Comanches traveled a long way down I-27 Saturday night to take on Sundown in the first round of softball playoff action. A nightmarish first inning full of fielding errors gave Sundown an 8-0 lead and had the Lady Tribe in the hole the entire game, and it ended badly after the fifth inning, with WT losing 13-3. In all fairness, four of the main characters on the softball team, had been competing in the Regional Track meet all day Friday and Saturday.

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