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February 22nd, 2012

FPC Board of Regents approves order to call election

February 22, 2012

On Monday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents approved issuing an order and notice for the general election for the purpose of electing members to the Board of Regents.
The 2012 election will be for three full six-year terms to be elected at-large and one four-year unexpired term for the Spring Creek District.

Local Elks Lodge #1581 donates money to Aiden’s Closet

February 22, 2012

“Elks Care-Elks Share” is the motto of Elks all over the nation.
Borger Elks Lodge #1581 recently upheld the motto in presenting a check for $1,000 to Aiden’s Closet. Aiden’s Closet is located in the OB/GYN department at Golden Plains Community Hospital in memory of Aiden Marshall, son of Cody and Monica Marshall. Aiden’s Closet is stocked with needed items of a newborn and distributed to parent(s) who cannot afford the necessary items to take their baby home. Aiden’s Closet exists because of donated purchased items or monetary donations.

Performers prep for “The Poet and The Muse” at Boomtown Theater

February 22, 2012

Also new to Boomtown Community Theater, Charity Newman (left) and Trevor VanArsdale (right), perform in “The Poet and the Muse.” The play is a one-act directed and written by Sam Cornelius as part two of the debut and duet along with “He Said and She Said” on March 1, 2, and 3, 2012. To make reservations call 273-2656 or 680-4621.
PHOTO BY TARA HOPKINS

Council approves sewer project

February 22, 2012

Action on a sewer project in the 3rd & Austin area of Borger has been approved.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City council approved action on awarding a bid from Whitewater Construction Inc. for the Sanitary Sewer Improvements at 3rd and Austin.
Jim Harder, Director of Utilities, addressed the council about the project. He said the sewer line from the north end of town comes down Austin Street. At one time, it used to turn west and go across Cedar Street. However, the sewer line is now turned back and goes into the edge of the CVS property and then crosses Cedar Street.

February 21st

Frank Phillips College Plainsmen rally to beat Garden City, 7-5

February 21, 2012

On Tuesday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to get the comeback win over the Garden City Community College Roughriders, 7-5.
The Roughriders started the game with Desmond Roberts hitting a lead-off triple followed by Brad Michaleski hitting an RBI single to make it a 0-1 score.
The Roughriders added one more run in the top of the first inning on a RBI single by Zac Baldini to give them a 0-2 lead.

Trinidad “Trini” Cruz

February 21, 2012

Trinidad “Trini” Cruz, 90, of Borger passed away Saturday, February 18, 2012.
Trinidad Diaz Cruz was born December 26, 1921 in Wingate, TX, to Pedro and Julia (Lucero) Diaz. She married Emilio Cruz in 1992 in Colorado. She was a retired Registered Nurse.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emilio on December 29, 2011.

R.E. Stover

February 21, 2012

PAMPA – R.E. Stover, 81, died Feb. 19, 2012, in Pampa.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at White Deer Cemetery with Rev. Jim Sinyard, pastor of Carpenter’s Church of Pampa, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Peery speaks about dangers of influenza

February 21, 2012

Borger Noon Lions Club was honored to have Becky Peery, RN,BSN, of Golden Plains Community Hospital as their guest speaker. Becky is a 23-year employee of GPCH who wears several hats including Infection Preventionist, Employee Health Nurse and Staff Education Coordinator. With the help of Mickey Dunigan, IT Specialist, for GPCH they presented an educational program on the cause and effect of influenza throughout the world.
TYPES OF INFULENZA INCLUDE: Type A: *A(H1N1) *A(H3N2), Type B and Type C. A and B Influenza Virus often co-circulate for our seasonal flu illnesses.

FPC sees increase in spring enrollment

February 21, 2012

Frank Phillips College saw an increase in student head count from the 2011 fall semester to the 2012 spring semester.
In an enrollment analysis presented during the FPC Board of Regents February meeting on Monday afternoon, the college saw an academic head count increase of 852 this spring compared to 839 in the fall of 2011.
In combining academic and career and technical head count, the college saw a six-person increase, going from 1,033 to 1,039 between the last two semesters.

Fritch school board, city council prepping for upcoming elections

February 21, 2012

The school board and city council in Fritch are preparing for upcoming elections.
Sanford-Fritch will be holding elections for two opening on the SFISD School Board.
Filing started on February 4, 2012, and applications can picked up at the SFISD Administration Building, 540 Eagle Boulevard. For more information call 806-857-3122.
City of Fritch will also have elections for city council members. Leslie Bass, City Secretary, said there are two aldermen positions open, as well as the mayor position.

The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team cruised past San Jacinto earlier this week, 64-52. The win...
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