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May 17th, 2011

F.A. Lamb

May 17, 2011

F. A. Lamb, 77, of Bartlesville, Okla.passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:00 a.m. in Jane Phillips Medical Center due to complications of Inclusion Body Myositis.
Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at First Baptist Church of Bartlesville with Dr. Joe Dan Fowler officiating.
Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17th at the funeral home.

BPD commemorates National Police Week

May 17, 2011

With May 15-21 being National Police Week, the Borger Police Department has received appreciation from a newly formed organization.
To kick off the week, members of the BPD Blue Rose Association, an association established to help police members and their families in times of need, presented the Borger Police Department with an Honorary Cake of Appreciation.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said the department would greatly like to thank the members of the BPD Blue Rose Association, particularly Rhonda Roberts - president; Melissa Strope - vice president; and Susan Holland, treasurer.

BHS holds academic awards banquet

May 17, 2011

The top 10s for each of the classes at Borger High School received special honors during the school’s academic awards banquet held Monday evening at First United Methodist Church.

Borger takes on Lubbock Cooper in Regional Quarterfinals this weekend

May 17, 2011

The Borger Bulldogs will take on the Lubbock Cooper Pirates in a best of three series this weekend in the 3A Regional Quarterfinals.
All three games will be played at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview with game one starting at 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening.
Game two will start at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday followed by game three if necessary.

Sanford-Fritch athletes look back on spring semester

May 17, 2011

Monday evening Sanford-Fritch coaches, athletes and family gathered at Dake’s Restaurant in Borger to look back on the spring semester in Eagles and Lady Eagles athletics.
The coaches spent time talking about the ups and downs their teams faced over the season but credited the student athletes for their continued hard work and dedication to the various programs.
Winning awards on Monday evening were:
Highest Ranking Eagle (GPA)-Derek Lesley
Highest Ranking Lady Eagle (GPA)-Celeste Flood

May 16th

Election results are in!

May 16, 2011

The election results from the Borger City Council and Borger Independent School Board races are officially in!
Robert Vinyard won re-election in the general election held Saturday, May 14 over challengers Brandy Callahan and John Ray.
According to unofficial vote totals released by the City of Borger, Vinyard received 394 votes to Callahan’s 321 votes and Ray’s 60 votes.
In early voting, Vinyard received 183 votes, Callahan received 202 votes, and Ray received 38 votes.

City council to swear in incumbent

May 16, 2011

Robert Vinyard will be sworn in for another term of office on the Borger City Council.
This action will take place during the council’s regular meeting, set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in the city council chambers of City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will canvass the returns of a city officer’s election held May 14, 2011, and will act on a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the election. The oath of office will be then administered to Vinyard, along with the statement of elected officer, and the Certificate of Election will be presented to Vinyard.

Pool wins state track title

May 16, 2011

On Friday, senior J’Cee Pool became the first Borger High School Lady Bulldog to ever win a championship at the state track and field meet, a feat longtime Borger Track Coach Jeep Webb confirmed shortly after Pool won the 3A Girls Discus with a throw of 140-00. On her thoughts of Pool winning the state title, Borger Head Girls Track Coach Leslie Young recalled, ”We knew going to Austin that J’cee could medal, she just had to compete and that’s exactly what she did. She didn’t go out and win it on her first throw, she didn’t take the lead until the first throw of the finals.

May 14th

Unofficial results show Vinyard will retain council seat

May 14, 2011

According to unofficial results, incumbent Robert Vinyard is retaining his spot on the Borger City Council.
The unofficial results were Vinyard receiving 394 votes (51%), challenger Brandy Callahan receiving 321 votes (41%) and challenger John Ray receiving 60 votes (8%).
A longtime school board member also retained his seat on the Borger ISD Board of Trustees, while a new member is set to join the board, according to unofficial results.

Borger wins Area Round series over Pecos

May 14, 2011

Solid pitching, good defense and a three-run third inning proved to be a winning combination Saturday afternoon as the Borger Bulldogs defeated the Pecos Eagles 5-2 in game two of the best of three 3A Area Round series.
Borger took the series two games to none and advances to the 3A Regional Quarterfinals against Lubbock Cooper next weekend.
The Bulldogs received a solid performance on the mound by senior Acton Smith, who went all seven innings, scattering nine hits for two earned runs.

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