On Thursday evening, the Borger Bulldogs wrestling team hosted the Amarillo High Sandies in a wrestling duel out at Tex Hanna Gym.
The Bulldog roster is full of underclassman, however the team showed they are continuing to improve on the mat despite falling to the Sandies Black team 48-21 and the Sandies Gold team 70-6.
Against the Sandies Black team, four Bulldog wrestlers left the mat with their hands raised in victory, which included wins by pinfall by Uriel Orona, Zach Robinson, and Dustin Tucker.
The Christmas holiday will mark the 200 S. McGee hospital facility being 75% complete in the asbestos abatement process. Basement flooring, pipe fittings, and duct work are what will remain to be abated after the holiday. A few questionable items are being tested and pending results, will be abated if they return positive for asbestos.
The initial target date for all interior asbestos removal is the second week of January, unless the items return a positive result. Consultation with the contractors will be necessary to determine a new target date and additional expense.
Luisa Tobar Carrillo, 75, of Borger, died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Amarillo.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, 2011 at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church with Father Francisco Perez of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Pampa officiating. Rosary will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Minton Memorial Chapel.
Shirley Ann Ward Christian was born on July 18, 1939 in Brackettville, Texas to Hardin Lee, Sr and Dorothy Rea Ward. She confessed her belief in Christ and was a member of New Light Baptist Church in Dalhart, Texas. She attended public school in Brackettville, Texas.
She was married to Chester Christian on July 8, 1986 in Stinnett, Texas and she is the mother of one son, Kenneth Ward and one daughter, Dorothy Yvette Proctor.
The Hutchinson County Farm Bureau has made donations on behalf of several local volunteer departments in recognition of their hard work.
The agency has donated $334 each to Stinnett, Fritch, Morse, and Crutch Ranch Volunteer Fire Department, with $1,000 contributed by Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) to help recover resources and funds used to keep the community safe.
Hutchinson County Farm Bureau President John Lieb said the agency is thankful for all of the work the volunteer firefighters do in order to keep the communities of the county safe.
The Borger Bulldogs wrestling team will host Amarillo High in wrestling action this afternoon beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Tex Hanna Gym.
Frank Phillips College is entering into what it considered a unique partnership with two area community colleges.
FPC, Amarillo College, and Clarendon College signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that has been signed by all three colleges outlining the arrangement.
The objective of the MOU is to ease and improve the student transfer process, provide additional options, and leverage resources all toward the ultimate goal of helping students earn a college degree.
The Borger ISD Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, in the board conference room of the BISD administration building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will hear campus reports on Borger High School, Borger Intermediate School, Gateway Elementary School, and the athletic programs. It will also consider action on the districtâ€™s financial audit for the 2010-11 fiscal year.
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Bulldogs outscored the Amarillo Highland Park Hornets 22-0 in the third period leading them to pull away for a 63-38 win at Tex Hanna Gym.
The win was one of those games were every Bulldog player had at least a rebound or put points on the scoreboard, led by junior Jamon Hearon who scored 22 points in his game back after missing three games due to a leg injury.
The Bulldogs started the game a little slow leading to the Hornets to open the game building a 12-4 lead.
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs appeared to be on their way to snapping a losing streak by leading throughout their game with the Amarillo Highland Park Lady Hornets up until the 26 second mark of the third period.
But the breaks in the final nine minutes of the game would not go the Lady Bulldogs way, leading to the Lady Hornets escaping Tex Hanna Gym with a 44-41 win.
The Lady Bulldogs opened the game strong by building a 10-2 lead by the 5:00 mark of the first period.