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April 5th, 2012

Booker hands Comanches their first District baseball loss

April 5, 2012

West Texas High hosted the Booker Kiowas Tuesday afternoon in a clash of the tribes. The Comanches were hoping to remain perfect going into the game with a 3-0 record. The Comanches committed eleven errors in a 16-6 loss and they struggled at the plate. Jess Shirley took the loss with two strike outs, he allowed ten hits and seven earned runs. Carlos Juarez closed the last two innings allowing just two hits and three earned runs.

April 4th

Borger girls golf team sit in second place after one round

April 4, 2012

The Borger High School Girls A Golf team sits in second place after the first round of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament in Dumas on Monday.
The Borger A team shot a 400, putting them 25 strokes behind Pampa who leads the tournament with a 375.
The Borger B team is currently in third place after posting a team score of 452.
Pampa’s Allison Alexander sits as the leader in the individual standings after shooting an 89.
Borger’s Clarice Myers is in fourth place overall after posting a 94.
The final round of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament will take place next Monday, April 9th in Dumas.

Date set for Stinnett city council election

April 4, 2012

A notice was given on March 12, 2012 at Stinnett City Hall, of a drawing to decide the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the general election for the Stinnett City Council.
The election will be held on May 12, 2012 from 7 a.m. till 7 p.m. in Stinnett City Hall, 609 Mackenzie Ave. Early voting will be held on April 30 through May 8, 2012. Early voting is also at City Hall.

Hospital demo deadline nearing

April 4, 2012

With a deadline set for demolition of the old hospital building, workers are busily doing all they can to meet that deadline.
At the regular meeting of the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors on Monday evening, Golden Plains Community Hospital CEO Dennis Jack said a deadline of April 15 has been set to finish the demolition process.
“It’s supposed to be done. I don’t think that’s going to happen, but they have got a lot more trucks there this week and are starting to rip it out, so we’ll see,” he said.

Council receives zoning requests

April 4, 2012

The Borger City Council received four requests pertaining to zoning issues for consideration during its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The requests for zoning were as follows:
•Arvind Patel, specific use permit for the placement of a manufactured home to be located at 1415 West Wilson Street (rear).
•Matt Armstrong, request to re-zone Lots 17-27, Block 5, Original Townsite, from a retail zoning district to a commercial zoning district to be known as 900 North Main.

April 3rd

Borger vs Pampa games rescheduled

April 3, 2012

Due to much needed rain on Tuesday afternoon, the Pampa vs Borger baseball and softball games have been rescheduled for Wednesday.
The Pampa Harvesters vs Borger Bulldogs baseball game will start at 4:30 p.m. at Huber Park and the Pampa Lady Harvesters vs Borger Lady Bulldogs varsity softball game will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Agnes Howe Park.
The junior varsity softball game will be played after the varsity game at around 6:30 p.m.

Leon Grist

April 3, 2012

Leon Grist, 87, of Borger, passed away, Saturday, March 31, 2012.
Leon Grist was born Wednesday, January 21, 1925 in Paris, AR to Aron and Theora Elizabeth (Ezell) Grist. He was a Chief A engine mechanic for Skelly-Watkins Gasoline plant at Spring Creek for 35 years. Mr. Grist married Lennis Boren on Dec. 24, 1947, in Pampa, TX.

Gale Edward Alexander

April 3, 2012

Gale Edward Alexander

Help needed in locating fugitive

April 3, 2012

The Crime Stoppers and Borger Police Department are needing the help of the public in locating a fugitive.
On the evening of Wednesday, March 28, 2012, a City of Borger police officer attempted to stop a red Ford Expedition. This was due to the vehicle disregarding a red stop signal at the intersection of Third Street and Main Street, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
As the officer tried to stop the vehicle for the traffic violation, the driver of the vehicle would not stop.

Coker still heading up Fritch Police Dept.

April 3, 2012

Tara Richelle
Hopkins
Reporter
feature@borgernewsherald.com
Fritch residents have become concerned that Monte Leggett of Fritch has taken the place of Police Chief Kirk Coker.
Reassuring the community, Fritch City Manager Bobby Lamb stated, “Chief Coker is still the chief.”
According to Leggett, things are still the same at Fritch Police Department.
Lamb announced Kirk Coker as the Chief of Police for the City of Fritch in 2011.
Coker has been with the Fritch Police Department since August 22, 2011.

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