January 20th, 2012
Borger ISD is truly proud of the accomplishments of its students and staff, both in the classroom and on the athletic field.
With this in mind, the district composed a list of â€śGreats Facts About Borger ISD.â€ť Superintendent Chance Welch said the list includes accomplishments of students and organizations in the districts, as well as many of the excellent programs that are available to BISD students.
Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be at Frank Phillips College in search of those volunteers willing to save a life.
The center will be holding a drive on Feb. 6, 2012, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Center for Access and Innovation Building Conference Center room at FPC. All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a free t-shirt. A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.
An autopsy report has come in on a Hutchinson County native who was fatally wounded in a shooting in Moore County Saturday evening.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Moore County Chief Deputy, Carmen S. Napp stated, â€śThe preliminary autopsy report found that Amie Kuykendall had received three fatal gunshot wounds. The case will be submitted to the 69th District Attorney by the end of this week.â€ť
Alan Kuykendall is still in custody of Moore County Sheriffâ€™s Office at this tim on a $1 million bond and has been charged with first degree murder.
Borger will soon see the new CVS open. According to the sign out front of the new store and Mike DeAngelis of CVS, the Store will open January 29, 2012.
DeAngelis stated the new CVS has acquired the operations and employees of H&M Pharmacy. This includes a total of two pharmacists and five staff members from H&M. The entire store will consist of 20 workers.
The Borger Police Department is continuing its aggressive campaign against illegal narcotics and criminal activity associated with them.
Doris A. Bland Zink, 83 a long time resident of the Spring Creek Community lost her fight with cancer on January 17, 2012 at 9:27 PM at her home, but won the ability to worship our Lord and Savior forever in the Kingdom of Heaven. Doris was born the first of three children on the 27th day of June 1928 in Fairfax, Oklahoma to Doyce A. â€śPeteâ€ť Bland and Mary Anna Eberle Bland. She grew up in the Shilder, Oklahoma area attending Grade School at Carter Nine and then attended High School at Shidler graduating in 1946. On June 20th, 1947 she married Clyde B.D. Zink in Winfield, Kansas.
Dr. Carroll Alan Burke was the only child of long time Phillips residents Coy and Dorothy Burke. Â
He was born in Borger on August 22, 1956 and was raised & educated in Phillips, TX. Â
He passed away in the ICU of Herman Memorial Hospital in Woodlands, TX from lung and infection complications on Monday, January 16, 2012. Â
He is survived by his Mother, Dorothy Burke, of Conroe, TX and his aunt, Annie Parker of Borger, TX.
After finishing high school in Phillips in 1974, Alan for about one and half years served as an ambulance attendant. Â
On Thursday, West Texas High senior Alex Ramirez will be one of ten Texas Panhandle Athletes recognized during the January meeting of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee for their hard work in athletics and the classroom.
Amarillo Education Credit Union and the Ambassador Hotel are sponsoring the Sports Committee meetings this year.
On Tuesday evening, the trip over to Canadian proved to not be very enjoyable for the basketball teams from West Texas High, with the Canadian Wildcats and Lady Wildcats getting the varsity sweep in District 1-1A basketball action.
In the girlsâ€™ game, the Lady Wildcats came out running by opening the game with a 22-1 run on their way to getting the 67-7 win over the Lady Comanches.
Canadianâ€™s Autumn Chidester had a big game by leading all scorers with 33 points.
On Saturday, January 21st, Royler Gracie will be holding a Gracie Jiu Jitsu seminar and signing autographs at the American Karate Studios from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Royer Gracie is the son of Hileo Gracie and brother to Royce Gracie, former UFC legend and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu innovator.
Royer has competed and won many world championships and also as competed in MMA events. For more information on Gracie log on to his website at www.roylergracie.com.
Class space for the seminar is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis.