February 9th, 2012
Charlie Taylor Reese, Jr., 83 of Raton, N.M., died Feb. 4, 2012, at Raton.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Highland Park Cemetery with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Eastlawn Garden at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
The Borger High School Lady Bulldog Varsity and Junior Varsity softball teams are getting ready for the start of the 2012 season.
For this new season, the softball teams will have a new scoreboard and fence thanks to the support of several local businesses.
The new scoreboard was donated by United Supermarkets and Borger Bank Branch of Amarillo National Bank, and was installed by B&G Electric.
With February being National Heart Awareness Month, local residents are encouraged to get heart health screenings for their overall well-being.
In an effort to detect heart health, Accolade Home Health Care will be offering confidential Heart Health Screenings to Borger residents and citizens from surrounding areas from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at the Opportunities Center in Borger.
The Borger City Council has officially called an election for this May.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the council approved an order and notice calling the 2012 General City Election. The election will be held for one spot on the Borger City Council, Place One. This place is currently held by council member Leon DeWeese.
On Tuesday evening, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles finished up District 1-2A play Tuesday evening with a big win over the Amarillo Highland Park Lady Hornets.
Its been a great season to watch with the Lady Eagles capturing second place in district. Tuesday night was also Senior night and Sanford-Fritch will graduate four girls that have been great leaders for this program. The familiar Lady Eagles are Jacy Judd, Summer Tubbs, Mariah Cumings and Mandi West. They will be missed by Coach Hale and their younger teammates.
Marjorie Deloris Glover Knowles Wulfson died 11:10 PM on February 5, 2012.
Entombment will be Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM at the Horseshoe Bay Mausoleum; followed by the Celebration of Life Memorial service at 4:00 PM at the Church at Horseshoe Bay and a reception immediately afterward at the church. Marjorie will be lying in state from 10AM-4:00 PM on Wednesday, February 8 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Community Theater in Cottonwood Shores or the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be offered at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com
Deana Rene Karlin, 52, of Sanford, TX, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2012, at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock, TX.
Deana Rene was born on June 15, 1959, in Borger, TX., to Priscilla â€śPatâ€ť Whitfield and Kenneth Ray Price.
Deana married Darrin Dean Karlin on February 14, 1994 in Irving, TX.
A feasibility study for a new events center in Borger has received the green light from the Borger City Council.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the council approved the proposal from CS&L to conduct a feasibility study on a potential multi-purpose events center and authorize an expenditure from the tourism fund not to exceed $50,000 for the project.
All through Texas, the law enforcement participates in a campaign called the â€śGreat Texas Warrant Round Upâ€ť once a year through municipal courts.
Statistics have to be compiled and sent to Austin to make a report to see how successful the roundup is in the long run.
The warrant round-up for Borger will start this weekend with notifications being sent to any persons with warrants. Lists will also be in the Feb. 11 and 12, 2012, weekend edition of the Borger News Herald.
Vanessa Jones and Tyrell Haynes were named the basketball homecoming queen and king during festivities held between the Borger High basketball games against Perryton Tuesday evening at Tex Hanna Gym.
PHOTO BY DON RICE