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.
Country Chevrolet is serving as a drop-off site for the Rainbow Room again this year. This year Chevy is partnering with Borger Bank to make sure that area foster care children have a merry Christmas.
The dealership will serve as a dropoff for holiday items. Items may be donated during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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.