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February 8th, 2012

Council approves event center study

February 8, 2012

A feasibility study for a new events center in Borger has received the green light from the Borger City Council.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the council approved the proposal from CS&L to conduct a feasibility study on a potential multi-purpose events center and authorize an expenditure from the tourism fund not to exceed $50,000 for the project.

City of Borger participating in “Great Texas Warrant Round Up”

February 8, 2012

All through Texas, the law enforcement participates in a campaign called the “Great Texas Warrant Round Up” once a year through municipal courts.
Statistics have to be compiled and sent to Austin to make a report to see how successful the roundup is in the long run.
The warrant round-up for Borger will start this weekend with notifications being sent to any persons with warrants. Lists will also be in the Feb. 11 and 12, 2012, weekend edition of the Borger News Herald.

Borger crowns basketball homecoming queen and king

February 8, 2012

Vanessa Jones and Tyrell Haynes were named the basketball homecoming queen and king during festivities held between the Borger High basketball games against Perryton Tuesday evening at Tex Hanna Gym.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

Borger ISD board to meet Thursday

February 8, 2012

The Borger ISD Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, in the board conference room of the BISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.

Lady Plainsmen enter 2012 season with optimism

February 8, 2012

In 2011, the Frank Philips College Lady Plainsmen softball team reached a milestone for the program in qualifying for the Region V Tournament for the first time in school history.
Due to having seven returning sophomores, a promising group of freshmen, and a good-looking field, it should come as no surprise that Lady Plainsmen Head Softball Coach Lucas Grider and Assistant Coach Katrin Florence have a good sense of optimism for what is in score for the 2012 season.

Heartbreaker! Perryton tops Borger 44-42

February 8, 2012

There is no question the Borger vs Pampa rivalry has a history almost like no other in the Texas Panhandle. But Borger Bulldog fans who have watched Borger teams compete in Class 3A over the past decade, understand there is something about losing to the Perryton Rangers that a times seem to sting a little more than to losing to the green and gold.
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs were fighting for their playoff lives in their final home game of the season against the Perryton Rangers.

Lady Bulldogs end season against Perryton

February 8, 2012

On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their 2011-12 season with a 40-15 loss to the Perryton Rangerettes at Tex Hanna Gym.
Seniors Holly Jones, Vanessa Jones, and DevAnn Jackson took to the court for the last time as Lady Bulldogs with the trio combining for six rebounds and two points in the game.
The Lady Bulldogs opened the game playing the district leading Rangerettes tough with freshman Tiffanie Prater hitting a three pointer while Emma Wood did a good job near the basket.

February 7th

City wants citizens to “Resolve to be Ready”

February 7, 2012

The City of Borger wants its citizens to “resolve to be ready” in times of emergency.
The city has become part of a new public mass information system, better known as PARIS (Panhandle Area Regional Information System).
The system has been in the design-build stage over the past year and was officially unveiled on Jan. 16 of this year. A region-wide media campaign began that day to encourage residents in the panhandle area to “Resolve to Be Ready” by registering their contact information into the new regional system.

Frankie Selvidge

February 7, 2012

Frankie Selvidge, 90, of Friona, passed away, Sunday, February 5, 2012.
Frankie Duvall Selvidge was born Monday, June 6, 1921 in Duncan, OK to Alex and Bessie (Coker) Duvall. She married George Selvidge on December 16, 1937 in Duncan, OK. She was a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George in 2003; son, Jerry Leon Selvidge in 1945: and grandson, Kelly Jones.

Jack F. Hampton

February 7, 2012

Jack F. Hampton, 89, of Borger, died Monday, February 6, 2012 in Borger
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev Leonard Forsythe of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the “Garden of Devotion” at Highland Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

The Borger Bullodogs boys basketball team recently took second at the Vernon tournament. See...
The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...
The Borger Lady Bulldogs dropped their game on the road Tuesday night to Dumas, 58-42. See results...

 

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