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November 28th, 2011

Bulldogs fight hard in Pampa Lions’ Club Tournament

November 28, 2011

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Borger Bulldogs competed in the Pampa Lions’ Club Tournament that drew eight competitive teams from as far as El Paso and Lawton, Okla.
The Bulldogs battled hard throughout the tournament, but came up short in their three games against Lawton, Dumas, and Amarillo San Jacinto to drop to 1-4 for the 2011-12 season.
Lawton, Okla. 62 Borger 36
In their tournament opener, the Bulldogs took on a solid Lawton who opened the game building a 34-18 lead.
The Bulldogs put together a good four period scoring 17 points, but it wasn’t enough to get a comeback win.

Mary Adele Stover

November 28, 2011

Mary Adele Stover, 91, of Stinnett, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011.
Mary Adele Hayes was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Kent County, TX, to William Hayes and Coralee Smith. She was a devoted wife and mother and an active member of Stinnett Church of Christ.
Mrs. Stover is preceded in death by her husband John A. Stover and a daughter Dorothy L. Rhea.
Survivors include one son John Stover Jr. and wife Barbara of Stinnett, one daughter Barbara Wilson and her husband of Alvord, TX; ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren.

William Herbert “Herb” Chisum

November 28, 2011

William Herbert “Herb” Chisum, 89, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, in Borger.

C.C. “Bud” Reynolds

November 28, 2011

C.C. “Bud” Reynolds went to be with the Lord on Nov. 26, 2011.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday November 30, 2011, in the Chapel of the Fountains, Brown Funeral Directors, Borger, TX, with Terry Yarbrough officiating.
Burial will follow at Memory Gardens in Pampa, TX.

Christmas pageant to be held Dec. 10

November 28, 2011

It’s that time of year, time for a Christmas beauty pageant.
This year’s pageant, “The Holly Jolly Ruby Glitz Christmas Pagean,t” will be held at Borger Middle School on Saturday, December 10 from 1p.m.to 4 p.m. Registration will be at 12 p.m.
The pageant is open for ages 0 to 18. The children will be split up into age groups and compete against each other.
The pageant will start off with all formal wear, then Christmas attire, and end with a photo shoot.

Blackmon announces candidacy for county sheriff

November 28, 2011

Mickey Blackmon is planning to run for Hutchinson County Sheriff in next year’s elections.
Blackmon said he wants to see the office of sheriff taken to a professional level that is proactive.
“I would provide all citizens with 24-7 law enforcement coverage that I feel they deserve,” he said.
Blackmon has worked in the field of law enforcement for 38 years. He spent 20 years in the 84th District Attorney’s Office, working as an investigator and also as a polygraph examiner.

White Winter Weddings

November 28, 2011

November 25th

Winter stocking of trout taking place at the Meredith Stilling Basin

November 25, 2011

Each winter from December through early March, Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Inland Fisheries Division, in cooperation with participating cities and agencies, stocks more than 260,000 catchable-size rainbow trout in more than 100 locations across Texas. This trout stocking program is designed to provide increased wintertime fishing opportunities for Texas’ more than 2.3 million anglers. As a part of this program, The Meredith Stilling Basin is scheduled to receive 1,000 rainbow trout during the week of December 5 and an additional 1,000 during the week of January 30.

Youth movement taking place within the Bulldog Wrestling Program

November 25, 2011

Just two years ago, Borger Wrestling Head Coach Antonio Murga was enjoying the luxury of having an experienced squad that could match up well against any team in the region and had six wrestlers qualify for the state tournament.
However, over the last two years those state wrestlers have moved on, and now Murga finds himself leading a young group of wrestlers for the 2011-12 season.

Franklin Jordan

November 25, 2011

Franklin Jordan, 91, of Borger, passed away, Wednesday, November 23, 2011.
Franklin Sammuel Jordan was born Sunday, December 14, 1919 in Cushing, OK to John and Katie (Higgins) Jordan. He was a retired warehouse purchaser for Phillips Petroleum with forty years of dedicated service. He was an active and dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for sixty-five years. Mr. Jordan served his country as a member of the United States Army in WWII.

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