March 16th, 2012
Tonight the Borger Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs varsity soccer teams will play their final home games of the 2012 season hosting Dumas.
The Lady Bulldogs and the Dumas Lady Demons will start at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Bulldogs and Dumas Demons at 7:00 p.m.
A win by the Lady Bulldogs will allow the team to clinch the final District 5-4A playoff spot.
Between games, the senior players on both Borger teams will be honored for their hard work and committment to the Borger High School Soccer program.
District 5-4A Girls standings
Randall 12-0-0 12 pts
Caprock 6-3-3 7.5 pts
An armed and dangerous fugitive was arrested by the Borger Police Department on Tuesday.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of BPD, the department received information on March 13 that Levi Whitecrow Ollis, 24, of Borger, was currently at a residence in the 1000 block of North Coble Street.
BPD had knowledge of the fact that Ollis had an outstanding parole violation warrant for his arrest. The warrant was for possession of a controlled substance. The department also had knowledge of the fact that Ollis was listed as an armed and dangerous fugitive, Lt. Griffin said.
Borger Creative Arts Club is a non-profit club for citizens of Borger and the surrounding area to meet and share their love of art. Borger Creative Arts Club has been at the same location for 56 years. The club owns the building.
However, there is now a new owner of the land and the club needs to make new arrangements. The club operates on a limited budget and is attempting to purchase property for the club to meet.
If you feel you could help with a donation, please contact Dee Duncan at 806-898-8515, Margie Dean at 806-282-5303 or Dorothy Cates at 806-886-0299.
Borger Police Report
March 13, 2012
6th & Florida â€“ followup
136 South Stinnett City Limit â€“ report of DWI (traffic)
1000 block of Monroe â€“ report of prowler
900 block of East Davis, Sanford â€“ report of building burglary
1000 block of Coble â€“ warrant service
1600 block of Primrose â€“ report of suspicious activity
3100 block of Fairlanes â€“ report of attempted suicide
1300 block of Boyd â€“ report of suspicious activity
1000 block of Coble â€“ report of suspicious activity
200 block of Opal â€“ alarm
600 block of West First â€“ alarm
1400 block of Primrose â€“ alarm
Calvin Dean Taylor, 73, of Borger, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Amarillo. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Church of Christ at Borger with Mr. Denny Sneed, Minister officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mr. Taylor was a lifetime resident of Borger and a member of the Church of Christ at Borger. He was a field foreman for Texaco before retiring. He was married to Billye Conner August I, 1985 in Borger.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Raymond.
Jimmie Savage, 81, of Amarillo, passed away, Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Jimmie Elijah Savage was born August 29, 1930 in Paducah, TX to Elijah and Lillie (Burns) Savage. He married Rachel McCool on August 16, 1952 in Clovis, NM. He was an Instrument Man for Phillips Petroleum for 37 years. Jimmie was chairman for the Union, a lifetime member of the Borger Elks Lodge and coached the Borger Colt League for ten years. Rachel and Jimmie were longtime residents of Borger for over fifty years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Guy and sister-in-law, Lois Savage.
Judy Kay Rasco, 58, of Fritch, passed away, Saturday, March 10, 2012.
Judy Kay (Truly) Rasco was born Thursday, March 12, 1953 in Dallas, TX to Robert and Melba (Jenkins) Truly. She married Rodger Rasco on March 25, 1976 in McKinney, TX. She was Director of Cosmetology at Frank Phillips College for ten years.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Melba Truly and her husband, Rodger Rasco.
Shorty (Jimmie Lee--J L) Albert, 89, passed away Monday, March 12, 2012.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, March 15, at the First United Methodist Church, 403 S Cornell in Fritch at 1:00 PM.
Are you ready to find some great books at a great price?
The Spring Book Sale, offered by the Hutchinson County Friends of the Library, is just around the corner. On April 19-21, books of all kinds and jigsaw puzzles will be available at the Borger library for low prices.
Hours for the sale are 2-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Prices are 50 cents for adult hardbacks, 25 cents for childrenâ€™s hardbacks, and all paperbacks will be two for 25 cents. In addition, puzzles are 50 cents and gift books are only 25 cents each.
A Fritch driver was involved in a car crash near the Hutchinson County line Wednesday.
Around 2:16 a.m. on March 14, 2012, Deamber D. Neal, 33, of Fritch, was driving a 2001 Dodge pickup northbound on Highway 136.
The vehicle entered a curve in the roadway about three miles south of the Hutchinson County line in Potter County and veered off of the roadway to her right. She then overcorrected back to the left, causing the vehicle to overturn once and flip end over end twice before coming to rest.