September 15th, 2011
Tonight and on Friday, West Texas High School is celebrating homecoming and have a couple of special activities schedule for students and Comanche fans to take part in.
Tonight following the junior varsity football game, the school is holding a big pep rally at the football field scheduled to begin around 9:00 p.m. Due to the county burn ban, the lighting of the â€śWTâ€ť will not take place this year.
On Friday, the high school will host a pep rally at the WT Field House starting at 2:30 p.m.
The City of Fritch has finalized plans on its water usage.
City Council members agreed to authorize issuance of the city of Fritch, Texas waterworks and sewer system revenue certificates of obligation, series 2011 prescribing the terms and conditions thereof; providing for the payment thereof; awarding the sale of the certificates; making other provisions regarding such certificates, including the use of proceeds thereof; and matters incident thereto.
City Manager Bobby Lamb stated, â€śCity of Fritch has been working on this particular project to buy Hi-Texas Water for about two years.â€ť
On Tuesday evening, the Borger Lady Bulldogs rallied from a two games to none deficit, to the Amarillo Highland Park Lady Hornets, winning two straight games and forcing a deciding game five.
Unfortunately, a fantastic comeback fell short for Borger as Highland Park used a 5-1 run in game five to give them the cushion they needed for the win to take the match 17-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-6, 9-15.
After spending a lot of time on the road in tournament play the past three weeks, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen open WJCAC play tonight on the road against Midland College.
Despite the team having new coaches and a completely new roster from the 2010 season, the Lady Plainsmen have come together leading to success on the court by holding a 7-5 record.
Funeral services for Judy Seger, 73, of Sanford, will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Justin Unwin, Pastor of 1st Assembly of God in Fritch officiating.
Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. Judy died Sunday in Amarillo.
She had lived in Sanford for the past 20 years and married Roy Seger Jan. 17, 1969, in Borger. Judy loved her family, fishing and quilting.
Maxine Johnson, 91, of Bridgeport passed away Thursday, September 9, 2011 in Bridgeport. Services were held at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport and Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger.
The Borger Police Department and Hutchinson County Crime Stoppers are needing the help of the community in solving an aggravated robbery that occurred last Friday.
On Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, a female victim, who was not identified, was at a garage sale in the 300 block of North Harvey Street.
As she was getting ready to leave, she was approached by a black male identified as wearing a white t-shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes.
The first meeting of the 2011-2012 year for Hutchinson County Retired School Personnel Association will be Thursday, September 15, 2011, at Frank Phillips College. Lunch will be available for those attending at 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. The program features Four Price, State Representative for the counties of Sherman, Moore, Potter, and Carson. The program will be in the gallery room at 12:30 P.M. The public is invited to attend and learn Representative Priceâ€™s impressions of the recent legislative session.
Hutchinson County has a new Republican County Chairman.
Mary Kay Phelan has been approved to serve as the new chairman for Hutchinson County and her duties are beginning effective immediately.
Meryl Barnett, who has served as county chairman for the past 30 years, initially chose Conny Moore to take his place. Moore served in the position for two years. However, due to some health issues within his family, Barnett allowed him to step down and he took the role back over temporarily.
Ruth Arnold, 60, of Borger passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011.
Ruth Ellen (Nonken) Arnold was born September 22, 1950 in Borger, TX to Vernon and Anita (Deason) Nonken. She was a caregiver to many people and she also cleaned houses. Ruth was also a member of Halstead Kansas American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas O. Arnold; her mother, Anita Hall; her father, Vernon Nonken; two brothers, Tom Lusk and Bob Lusk; and grandparents, Wilbour and Leta Nonken and Frank & Cora Deason.