April 28th, 2011
The District 1-3A finale between the Pampa Harvesters and the Borger Bulldogs has been rescheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at Huber Park.
A win by the Bulldogs will clinch them the District 1-3A title outright and a first round bye in the 3A playoffs.
A Borger loss will cause a three-team tie for first place between Borger, Pampa and Perryton and a playoff on Saturday in Dumas to determine the district seeding for the playoffs.
If Borger loses on Friday, they will play the winner of Pampa/Perryton at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Come join the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen for the Grand Opening of the newly renovated softball field at Johnson Park on Saturday afternoon as they take on Clarendon College.
This is a celebration of the community, college, and city leadership collaborating to enhance the facilities for the softball program at Frank Phillips College.
Game times are at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. with the ceremonial first pitch taking place at 12:45 p.m.
Last Thursday, John Green was officially named as the new Athletic Director for Clarendon College after spending just one month short of 25 years working for Frank Phillips College. That included spending the past 10 years as the FPC Athletic Director and the Plainsmen golf coach since 2006.
Hazel Virginia Ann Riggle Fletcher, 87, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Amarillo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Hutchison, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in "The Garden of Love" at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Rebecca Sue King, 70, of Fritch, passed away, Monday, April 25, 2011.
Rebecca Sue (Shields) King was born Sunday, Dec. 8, 1940, in Clovis, N.M. to Henry and Susie (Walls) Shields. She married A.K. King on Sept. 28, 1956, in Clarendon. She was a nurse.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Borger firefighters are seeking more information on a fire that occurred this past Friday evening.
On The night of Friday, April 22, 2011, a fire was reported to Borger Fire department around 10 p.m.. The fire was located in a field between Arline and Elise street on the north side of town.
It was reported that neighbors saw kids playing with firecrackers and fled the scene before officials showed up.
A doctor from the Amarillo Heart Group was the special guest speaker for the Rotary Club meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. Alan Chu of the Amarillo Heart Group shared about some of the work he does with the Amarillo Heart Group, along with some particulars about peripheral artery disease (PAD).
On Friday evening the Borger Lady Bulldog Softball Team will return to the playoffs, for the first time in several years, when it takes on the Levelland Loboettes at 5:30 p.m. in Hereford.
After a couple of years of going through growing pains with a young team, Lady Bulldog Head Coach Steve Watkins did a good job of keeping the team together as it grew and became a senior led team this season on their way to a 17-17 regular season record.
The Lady Bulldogs clinched their trip to the playoffs by going 4-5 in District 1-3A play to claim the second seed.
After the big win over Follett on Friday, the West Texas High Comanches suffered a little bit of a let down on Monday afternoon, as the Boys Ranch Roughriders were able to out-slug their way to a 13-10 win in District 6-1A action.
Going into the top of the fourth inning, the Comanches rallied from being down a run to score three to take a 8-6 lead. Unfortunately, the Roughriders were able to respond back in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings by scoring seven runs on their way to the win.
A suspect has been arrested for the homicide of a local citizen that took place last Thursday.
On Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at approximately 6 p.m., Borger police and Texas Rangers arrested 47-year-old Gregorio Felan for the murder of Lois Kimbrell. Felan, a nearby neighbor to the victim, was processed at the Borger Police Department on the charge of murder, which is a felony of the first degree.