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Joy “Meme” Hughes Jueschke

December 2, 2011

Joy “Meme” Hughes Jueschke, 76, of Borger passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011.
Joy was born Sunday, September 22, 1935 in Gotebo, OK to James and Thelma (Walker) Hughes. She married Gerald Jueschke on April 28, 1998 in Stinnett, TX. She was a retired business office manager for Frank Phillips College. Joy touched many lives and was a joy to others.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Jackie Hughes in 1994; and her brother, Dean “Cowboy” Hughes.

Girls hoops teams see mixed results in tournament play

December 2, 2011

On the second day of the Amarillo River Road Tournament, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles split their two games and the Borger Lady Bulldogs lost to Amarillo River Road.
As a result, Sanford-Fritch and Borger will meet on Saturday in the final day of the tournament.
Sanford-Fritch 48 Randall JV 24
In the opening game on Friday, the Lady Eagles led from the opening tip off against the Randall JV Lady Raiders winning, 48-24.

Broncos buck the Bulldogs 54-49

December 2, 2011

Through three periods, the Borger Bulldogs had control of their game with the Clarendon Broncos in the semifinals of the Amarillo River Road Tournament.
However foul trouble, shooting woes, and a leg injury to junior Jamon Hearon resulted in the Broncos battling back to steal a 54-49 win to advance to the tournament title game against Pampa on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulldogs held a 45-37 lead going into the final period. But the Bulldogs went six minutes in the fourth period without scoring a basket and giving Clarendon the opportunity for the comeback.

When it comes to Christmas trees and lights, exercise caution

December 2, 2011

December is one of the most colorful months of the year because of all the Christmas trees and lights in and around people’s homes.
But as pretty as they are, they all can cause an uncontrolled light most people don’t want to see: fire.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards said the live and dry pine trees can be a fire hazard if not handled properly.
Special fire safety precautions need to be taken when keeping a live tree in the house. A burning tree can rapidly fill a room with fire and deadly gases.

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Borger News Herald

December 1st

Borger Creative Arts Club holding Christmas Bazaar

December 1, 2011

The Borger Creative Arts Club will be holding its Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, at 931 Illinois in Borger. Baked goods will be available for purchase, including cakes, pies, and cookies, as well as craft items, painted items, Christmas gifts, and clothing. A hand-embroidered quilt will be raffled off. Tickets are $1 or six for $5. For more information on the bazaar, call 886-0299 or 898-8515.

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Borger News Herald

Faith Fellowship Drama Team to present "A Time For Miracles"

December 1, 2011

The Faith Fellowship Church Drama Team proudly presents a musical drama for Christmas, “A Time For Miracles.”
The Christmas season is different than any other time of the year. There is a peace in the air. A time of great expectancy. People truly seem to be kinder to each other during Christmas.

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Borger News Herald

November 30th

Engler and Garcia plead guilty

November 30, 2011

AMARILLO, Texas — Dustin Engler and Raphael Garcia, Jr., both of Borger, Texas, have each pleaded guilty in federal court in Amarillo, Texas, to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Each defendant faces a maximum statutory sentence of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.
Since their arrests by agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), each has remained in custody.

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Borger News Herald

Borger rolls past Canadian 58-38

November 30, 2011

On Tuesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs took advantage of a quick start in their 58-38 win over the Canadian Wildcats at Tex Hanna Gym.
By halftime, the Bulldogs held a 16 point lead 32-16 and did a good job keeping the Wildcats from making a second half comeback.
Jamon Hearon led the Bulldogs with 19 points followed by Danial Salinas chipping in withnine points.
The Bulldogs improve to 2-4 on the seaosn and will next take part in the Amarillo River Road Tournament starting tomorrow.
JV Score: Borger 30 Canadian 28

Eagles open season with loss to Claude

November 30, 2011

After an extended football season, the Eagles from Sanford-Fritch had their first game of the season at home against Claude.
Pretty exciting game with some sloppy play but with continuing conditioning these Eagles may be fun to watch under new coach Chris Simmons.
Eagles had a good first quarter leading 10-9.
With fatigue a factor, the Claude Mustangs tried running the ball up and down the court to wear those Eagles out.
Sanford-Fritch stayed up and battled them the entire first three quarters. Halftime score was a close matchup with the Mustangs leading 20-25.

Senior Citizens Bazaar is scheduled for December 2nd and 3rd

November 30, 2011

Senior Citizens Bazaar is scheduled for December 2nd and 3rd at the Opportunities Center, 930 Illinois Street, Borger. All goods are handcrafted and include a wide variety of goods from delicate crochet or tatting to carved wooden items. Afghans, baby blankets, scarves, house shoes, hand painted items – and the list goes on. Come see for yourselves. It's a great place to get that something very special and one-of-a-kind, as well as to do some early Christmas shopping. Altrusa Club of Borger sponsors the affair and 100% of the sale price goes to the person making the item.

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Borger News Herald
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