Help our future veterans and give to Americaâ€™s Youngest Heroes. Local veterans are getting together to help parents and other guardians who need help with baby items this holiday season. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 404 in cooperation with the Thomas E. Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Amarillo will be holding a â€ś Baby Shower Driveâ€ť for the â€ťlittlest heroes.â€ť
Donnie Cauley, 52, of Borger, passed away, Friday, December 9, 2011.
Donnie Earl Cauley was born Sunday, May 10, 1959 in Roswell, NM to Robert and Mary (McKennon) Cauley. He was a self-employed small engine mechanic. Donnie was a Baptist.
He is preceded in death by his father, Bob Cauley and his grandparents.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Cauley of Stinnett, TX; his sister, Rissa Lewis and husband Jimmy of Stinnett, TX; four nephews, Joe and wife, Crystal, John and wife, Jennifer, Billy and Chris; grandmother, Lenora McKennon; great nephew, Jayce Danford; and two great nieces.
Ricky D. Sloan, 54, of Borger, died Saturday December 10, 2011, in Borger.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday December 15, 2011, at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Jerrel Don Easley, 76, died at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2011, at Brookside Nursing Home in Madill, Okla.
He was born on June 15, 1935, in Fob, Okla. He moved to Skellytown in 1970 and retired from Texaco Oil Company in 1989.
He moved to Madill, Okla., where he enjoyed fishing and helping out people in need.
He loved working with his hands and was nicknamed â€śHandy Man.â€ť
He loved being around his family and loved kids, especially all his grandkids and great-grandkids.
He never knew a stranger. You were friends instantly if you ever had the pleasure of meeting Don.
Fritch - Funeral services for Nancy Christine â€śChrisâ€ť Purdy, 55, will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger with Rev. Justin Unwin, Pastor of 1st Assembly of God Church in Fritch. She will lie in state at the Funeral Home in Fritch. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
Chris was born November 26, 1956 in Anadarko, Oklahoma and has lived in Fritch for the past 32 years. She owned and operated Chrisâ€™ Kitchen in Fritch for the past 17 years. She loved her family especially her grandchildren.
Texas APSE Class 3A all-state football team
Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
â€” GREG BRANTLEY, Carthage, Sr. -- Graded 94 pct., 64 knockdowns; no sacks allowed in 263 passes
â€” TREY KEENAN, Argyle, Sr. -- Graded 92 pct., 66 pancakes, no sacks allowed in 225 passes
â€” ANDY MCNEW, Robinson, Jr. -- Graded 96 pct, no sacks allowed on 400 passes, 26 pancakes
â€” TRENTON MERKEL, Perryton, Sr. -- Graded 98.7 pct, 19 pancakes, no sacks allowed
Tonight all three Hutchinson County high schools will take to the basketball court in boys and girls action.
The Borger High School boys and girls will host Amarillo Highland Park at Tex Hanna Gym with the girls beginning at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys at 8:00 p.m.
Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are looking to snap losing streaks with the Bulldogs in the midst of a two game skid and the Lady Bulldogs looking for their first win in the month of December.
Throughout Hutchinson County, people are showing their Christmas Spirit with great light displays around their homes.
The Borger News Herald is asking for you to vote on which home you believe has done the best job decorating this year.
Scroll under the Lifestyles tool bar and click on "Photo Contest."
Look at the pictures and vote for your favorite one.
On Saturday, January 7th,, 2012, Carmichael Simon an innovator in Martial Arts, actor and dance choreographer is teaching a special class and signing autographs at the American Karate Studios located on the corner of 5th and Main Streets.
Carmichael appeared on the popular T.V. Show â€śW.M.A.C. Mastersâ€ť, a television show that was hosted by Bruce Leeâ€™s daughter Shannon Lee. Carmichael also played Liu Kang on the Live tour â€śMortal Kombatâ€ť.
On Saturday, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles won third place in the Clarendon Greenbelt Tournament by beating Memphis 60-49.
Mikala Setliff had a big game scoring 24 points followed by Blakely Meek scoring 9.
The Lady Eagles improve to 8-7 for the season and will next travel to take on White Deer tomorrow evening.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STEPHANIE HOWARD