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April 30th, 2011

Peggy Joyce Fields

April 30, 2011

Peggy Joyce Fields, loving wife and devoted mother, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Panhandle.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Earl Burkholder, Pastor officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Early voting begins Monday for BISD board, city council

April 30, 2011

Let the voting begin!
Early voting is set to start Monday, May 2, 2011, at Borger City Hall, for the Borger City Council and Borger Independent School District Board of Trustees.
The voting will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Monday, and these hours will run every day through Friday, May 6, 2011. Early voting will also take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 9-10.
The general election will be held Saturday, May 14, 2011. The polling places are as follows:
Precinct 11 – Borger Middle School, 1200 South Florida
Precincts 33 and 42 – Paul Belton Learning Center, 800 North McGee

Borger native biking in mother’s honor

April 30, 2011

A Borger native is currently taking a special bike ride to honor breast cancer patients, with one especially dear to her heart in mind: her mother.
With plans to ride and raise $100,000 to honor her mother Martha Vinyard, Michelle Cooper, former Miss Borger 1987 and professional skydiver turned cyclist is riding her bicycle from Phoenix, Ariz. To Borger. The ride began on April 27, and will conclude on May 8. Cooper is hoping to raise funds for breast cancer patients.

April 29th

Dorothy Lee Guest

April 29, 2011

Dorothy Lee Guest, 84, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Borger.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe, pastor, Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in “Sunset Garden” at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Mrs. Guest was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in Seminole, Okla., and was a Borger resident for 60 years. She married R. C. Guest on October 31, 1951 in Carlsbad, N.M. She was a homemaker and member of Fairlanes Baptist Church.

Hampton Inn officially open for business

April 29, 2011

Borger’s newest hotel is now officially open for business.
The new Hampton Inn of Borger officially opened on April 19 . It has been almost a year since Harish Patel began construction on the 64-room hotel. The hotel has such features as 32-inch LCD televisions as well as free high-speed internet access.
A “Suite Shop” is available for late night snacks or goodies for the road, along with a fitness center for people wanting to get in a good workout.

CMBC to host blood drive in conjunction with health fair

April 29, 2011

With the Hutchinson County Health Fair quickly approaching, Coffee Memorial Blood Center plans to be present for an upcoming blood drive.
The CMBC will host the Hutchinson County and Frank Phillips College Blood Drive during the health fair, set to take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the Center for Access and Innovation Building at 901 Opal, Room 102.
All eligible donor who presents to donate will receive a “Share the Road” t-shirt and a chance to win a new bicycle.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate.

HCSO conducting Operation Child ID Saturday

April 29, 2011

The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office wants parents to do all they can to keep their children safe.
Throughout the years, there have been various cases of kidnapped children, such as Adam Walsh, Polly Klaas, Jonathan Foster, and others. When such a crime occurs, law enforcement needs as much information as possible, such as photos, descriptions, fingerprints, and DNA, if possible.
According to James Qualls of the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, it is the desire of his agency and other law enforcement that such a crime does not happen again.

Green talks positive impact of JUCO athletic programs

April 29, 2011

During an interview on Monday, John Green talked about some of the challenges junior colleges, like Frank Phillips College and Clarendon College, are facing from his perspective as an athletic director.
Green, who had spent the past 10 years as the athletic director for Frank Phillips College before taking the same position at Clarendon College last week, said there is no question that the budget cuts proposed in the Texas State Legislature have grabbed the attention of the community colleges across the state.

April 28th

James Daniel Sotelo

April 28, 2011

STINNETT – James Daniel Sotelo, 35, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in Lubbock.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 108 Broadmoor in Borger with Art Tollett and Randy Lopez officiating. Graveside services will be by Raymond Gross at Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

D. Bernadine Nicholas

April 28, 2011

BOSTON, MA – D. Bernadine Nicholas, 91, died Sunday, April 24, 2011. A funeral service will be held 2pm, Friday, April 29 at Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Bernadine Nicholas died at home on Easter morning, April 24, 2011. Mrs. Nicholas, a longtime resident of Borger, Texas, moved to Boston in September 2006. Dorothy Bernadine Nicholas was born November 11, 1919, in Hoisington, Kansas. She was the seventh child of Martin Ellis Field and Mercy Elizabeth (Wilson) Field.

 

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