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September 5th, 2011

Sunray pulls away to defeat Sanford-Fritch 47-24

September 5, 2011

SUNRAY-On Friday night, the Sunray Bobcats used three second half touchdowns to pull away for the 47-24 win over the Sanford-Fritch Eagles.
After a Colton Valle touchdown run for the Eagles at the 8:55 mark of the third quarter, the Eagles offense struggled to get much going into the second half, while the Bobcats’ running game controlled the clock.
Bobcats’ senior quarterback Talon Dooley had a big night connecting 11 of 18 passed for one touchdown and rushing for 141 yards that included a 98 yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Blanche Miller

September 5, 2011

Blanche M. Miller, 100, of Amarillo died on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 5, 2011 at the Park Place Towers Parlor with Jerry Bell officiating. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma with Nathan Mattox officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Leah Jeanne (Caulkins) Buckland

September 5, 2011

Leah Jeanne (Caulkins) Buckland, 86, of Borger, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2011.

Work on Subway continues to progress

September 5, 2011

The work on Borger’s new Subway is continuing to progress.
Frank Wingate, one of the operating partners of the restaurant, said all of the concrete work was finished as of Aug. 31.
The new location is being constructed on the corner of Opal and West Wilson, directly in front of the Holiday Inn Express.
468 cubic yards of concrete, 6.25 miles of rebar, and a total of 19,135 square feet of concrete were placed at the site.

LMNRA, Alibates announce fall operations

September 5, 2011

Fall is growing closer and Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Fritch announces a few enjoyable fall activities for the community.
Visitors can look forward to water activities, picnicking, hiking, and special events celebrating Texas Archeology Month.

September 1st

Conley Gilbert Rhoten

September 1, 2011

Conley Gilbert Rhoten, 84, of Amarillo, formerly of Fritch, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Amarillo.
Funeral services will be Saturday Sept. 3, 2011, at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Don Rice officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Devotion at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Milton James (M.J.) Weatherford

September 1, 2011

Milton James (M.J.) Weatherford, 82, died Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Borger, Texas.
Graveside services will be Friday, September 2, 2011 at Highland Park Cemetery with Bruce Ridling of Borger Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
M.J. married Clara B. Ellis on February 5, 1951 in Clayton, New Mexico. She preceded him in death in November 1990. He was also preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters. M.J. loved to fish.

Annelle Shipp Smith

September 1, 2011

Annelle Shipp Smith of Texas City, TX, formerly of Fritch, TX, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. She was born in Newport, TX on July 20, 1913 to Lula and O.M. Shipp.

Kenton J. Savage

September 1, 2011

Kenton J. Savage, 65, of Borger passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Borger Healthcare Center. He was born Monday, March 4, 1946 in Chickasha, OK to Orvil James and Helen Oaks Savage.
Kenton moved to Stinnett, TX in 1956. He graduated from Stinnett High School and enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country.

State speed limits changing as of today

September 1, 2011

Big changes are going into effect for drivers in the State of Texas.
As of September 1, 2011, existing 65 mile-per-hour night and truck speed limits will be bumped to 70 mph.
All signs with the night and truck speed limits should be removed by the end of this year and citizens are asked to abide by the posted limit of 70mph.

The Borger Bulldogs basketball team will play here in Borger Tuesday night against San Jacinto....
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team dropped their home contest to Hereford Friday night, 65-56. See...
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team host the Hereford Whitefaces Friday night at the Bulldog Gym....

 

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