October 5th, 2011
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs ended the first round of District 1-3A play with a loss to the Perryton Rangerettes in five games 19-25, 25-14, 28-26, 25-27, 6-15.
Perryton snapped a winning streak the Lady Bulldogs enjoyed over the Rangerettes which stretched over the past six years.
Game one of the match was a close back and forth affair until Perryton closed with 5-2 run to pull away for the win,
The West Texas Lady Comanches volleyball team is on a roll. They took down the Lady Dragons from Paducah in three 25-17, 25-13, and 25-18, to remain a perfect 5-0 in District play. They maintained control in the first two sets, even though they briefly trailed in the first. The second was all WT as they led all the way through. They trailed most of the third, once by as much as six points, but tied the score at 11, 12, 13, and 14, before they fell behind again. After tying the score at 17, they took control and won it.
Anybody around the area knows the Bushland Lady Falcons volleyball team is a powerhouse and the Lady Eagles were able to experience it at home Tuesday. Bushland came to Fritch with big hits and great defense. They used every scheme possible in scoring points. Fritch had some chances to turn things around but in game one the Lady Falcons took advantage of ball placing to win 25-12.
In the second game, Fritch started playing better and making things happen. Senior Jacy Judd hit some down balls to keep the Lady Eagles alive. Bushland did what it took and came away to win 25-15.
Jackie â€śNayâ€ť Walker, 50, of Fritch, died Saturday October 3, 2011 at Fritch.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday October 5, 2011, at Fritch Church of Christ with Mr. Richard Kasko officiating. Burial will be in the Peace Garden at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Mary Esther Henslee, 81, died Oct. 2, 2011, in Borger.
Services are pending with Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mary was born Oct. 10, 1929, in Lenapah, Okla., to Milton and Dora Mayo. She married Johnnie Henslee Jan. 17, 1949, in Perryton. Mary was a homemaker, and a longtime resident of Borger.
Amarillo â€“ Funeral services for Barbara Jane Harris, 87, will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger. Chaplain Jeff Messer, BSA Hospice, will officiate. Interment will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Mrs. Harris died Sunday in Amarillo.
As Borger High School prepares to celebrate its Homecoming festivities for 2011, one of the highlights of this yearâ€™s activities will be a homecoming parade next Thursday.
The parade route will line up at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Cornerstone Christian Church, 10th and Main, and proceed south on Main Street, west on Third Street, and south on McGee towards BHS. It is set to begin at around 6 or 6:30 p.m. that evening.
The parade will end in the Borger High School parking lot, and the pep rally will be held at Tex Hanna Gym shortly after the conclusion of the parade.
Curves of Borger is doing its part to promote breast cancer awareness in fun and unique ways.
For the month of October, Curves is waiving the joining fee for new members and is encouraging the public to participate in a fun and unique contest.
The clubâ€™s window currently has a truly unique display. It is pink, with a giant bra made by Curves member Linda Nicholas. In a spirit of fun and also to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness month, Curves is having a bra decorating contest for its members.
With the new Golden Plains Community Hospital set to open, a certificate commemorating the occasion is set to be accepted this evening by the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors.
The board will meet at 7:30 p.m. this evening in the GPCH executive board room.
A certificate of substantial completion will be accepted and signed during the meeting.
(Editorâ€™s Note: In honor of Oct. 2-8 being National 4-H Week, the Hutchinson County 4-H will be running a series of articles throughout this weekâ€™s editions of the Borger News-Herald.)
For more than 104 years, the 4-H Program of Texas has been engaging youth in activities that help develop skills for a lifetime. These skills range from communication to community service and from goal setting to leadership. Regardless of the skill learned, the benefits gathered from a young person participating in the 4-H Program is priceless.