April 4th, 2011
PERRYTON-Great start. Horrible ending.
Those are the words that can be used to describe Saturday afternoonâs District 1-3A contest between the Borger Bulldogs and the Perryton Rangers.
The home team Rangers were able to extend their winning streak over the Bulldogs on the baseball diamond with a 18-8 win.
The afternoon started on a high note for the Bulldogs as junior Max Lusk and senior Brandon Garcia connected for two homeruns in the top of the first inning to help give Borger an early 3-0 lead.
An RBI single by Lusk in the top of the second inning gave Borger a 4-1 lead.
High School Baseball
Sanford-Fritch 12 Boys Ranch 0
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles had a great overall performance on Saturday by scoring 12 runs in five innings and only giving up two hits in their 12-0 win over Boys Ranch.
Sophomore Colton Valle got the win on the mound.
The Eagles travel to Childress tomorrow.
West Texas 5 Shamrock 3
The West Texas High Comanches improved to 2-1 in District 6-1A play on Friday evening by defeating the Shamorck Irish 5-3.
With Shamrock holding a 2-1 lead the Comanches scored three runs in the top of the fifth to go ahead for good in the game.
The Borger City Council will be acting on the re-plat of land for a new business seeking to come to the Borger area.
The action will be taken during the councilâs regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The recommendation, which was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission at a meeting held last Monday, would be to receive a re-plat of Lots 4-11, Block 24, Unit 4, Thompson Addition, containing 1.303 acres, to be known as 230 N. Cedar Street, and set a public hearing to allow public comment.
The Fritch Area Chamber of Commerce named its Man and Woman of the Year at its annual banquet held Saturday night at Sanford-Fritch Junior High School. Receiving the honors as Man of the Year was Carl (Gene) McCallie, and receiving Woman of the Year honors was Jeannie Olson.
FRITCHâThe Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum kicks-off its 2011 Membership Drive with a special offer: For every $25 you donate for your membership, you get one ticket into a drawing to win two elegantly framed LaNelle Poling prints on canvas.
Brandy Callahan is running for Borger City Council, Place Two.
She has lived in Borger her whole life except for a few years in college. She said she chose to stay in Borger for several reasons.
âFirst, all of my family lives here, second itâs a great place to raise my children and establish roots, and third, Borger is a community with a lot of wonderful people,â Callahan said. âIt is a community with the most caring and giving people that I have ever met.â
Lillian âTimmieâ McKiernan Sloan, 83, died Saturday, April 2, 2011.
Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening in St. Theresaâs Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresaâs with Father Mieczyslaw Przepiora officiating.
Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
In 1960 she moved to Panhandle, with her husband, Jack McKiernan where they were involved in agriculture and owned a farm implement business. She was preceded in death by Jack McKiernan in 1989.
Fern Fleming Cain, 96, passed away Saturday April 2, 2011, in Borger at her home.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. James Stephens, pastor of First Christian Church of Borger and Rev. Jim Fox of Amarillo officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Dirctors of Borger.
Lois Hawley, 93, of Amarillo died on Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Tommy Anderson, Minister at Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Hawley was born on July 14, 1917 in McComb County, Mississippi to Albert and Flora Harbin. She was a member of Northridge Church of Christ.
Five arrests made by department over two-day period
The Borger Police Department continues an aggressive campaign against narcotic related offenses.
During a two-day period, officers of the BPD made five arrests for narcotic-related offenses, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the PD.