July 21st, 2011
The Fritch Summer Celebration is set for tomorrow!
KFDA News Channel 10, the local CBS affiliate, has selected Fritch as one of its stops on its â€śSummer Celebration Tour.â€ť The city will be featured on Friday, July 22, the last day of its weeklong tour of area towns.
The event will take place on Robey Street between the Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum and Fritch City Hall. Robey will be closed to traffic and booths will be placed up and down the block.
There will be local entertainment, giveaways, contests, challenges, and a variety of other events.
Those wanting to see some one-of-a-kind antique vehicles need look no further than Main Street in Borger.
Mr. Greg Fleming has been collecting, buying, and selling antique vehicles. Next to Flemingâ€™s Furniture, he has some of these antique vehicles on display.
Fleming has one Ford Tractor and two John Deere tractors, along with a old fire truck out of the Dallas area. He also has an older Coca-Cola truck.
The purchase of a motorgrader for the City of Borger Public Works department has been approved.
The council took action on the purchase during its regular meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The City of Borger has been utilizing an old motorgrader that quit working this past year. The council funded the purchase of another grader from current funds.
The motorgrader is used by the street department for alleys, roadways and snow removal, as well as ad hoc construction projects.
Sharlene Fowler, 76, of Jimâ€™s Lake, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011.Sharlene Fowler was born Wednesday, April 10, 1935, in Borger, TX to Grover and Mary Fannie (Nix) Cornelius. She married Jim Fowler on July 5, 1952 in Borger TX. She was a teacher in her early married years and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim Fowler on July 22, 2007; two brothers, Bill Cornelius and Mike Cornelius; one sister, Mary Cornelius; and two grandsons, Matthew Mark and Adam John.
Fritch- Ernest â€śJoeâ€ť Wagner, 69, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 in Amarillo.
The Family will be having a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church in Fritch with Assistant Pastor Jeremy Rice officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Borger- Billy Jason McCormick, 26, died Sunday, July 17, 2011 in Borger.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Minton Memorial Service with Rev. A. J. Griffin and Andy Gregg officiating. Interment will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Judy Thompson, 54, of Borger, passed away, Sunday, July 17, 2011.
Judy V. (White) Thompson was born Thursday, August 16, 1956 in Memphis, TX to Wiley and Mickey Joyce (Wynn) White. She married Bob Thompson on October 2, 1981 in Amarillo, TX. She was a government safety trainer.
She is preceded in death by her father.
Windy Bethel, 87, of Fritch, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2011.
Clyde O. Hutto, 93, died Monday, July 18, 2011, in Borger.
Memorial services were at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Henry Ford Risner, 84, died Thursday, July 14, 2011 in Fritch, Texas.
Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.