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June 18th, 2011

Happy Father's Day!

June 18, 2011

Joshua McIntyre knows what he is thankful for this Father’s Day as he gazes with pride on his one-year-old son Easton. Happy Father’s Day to all fathers across Hutchinson County!

Blood drives to be held in Borger next week

June 18, 2011

Coffee Memorial Blood Center is set to host three blood drives in the Borger area next week.
The first drive is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the Chevron Phillips (Philtex Ryton) Borger plant. A bloodmobile will be located near the South Office Complex.
The second drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Interim Home Health Care, located at 1313 West Wilson in Borger.

June 17th

FPC’s Hackett bringing in good mixture of size and skill for 2011-12 season

June 17, 2011

Over the past couple of years, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen have been a basketball team that could shoot the ball as good as anyone they matched up with in the WJCAC.
The biggest problem the team has struggled with is having a lack of size around the basket to develop a good combination of an inside/outside game, as well as grabbing rebounds on both ends of the court.

BPD, Juvenile Probation tackling graffiti problem

June 17, 2011

Two local departments are coming together to help stop the continual spread of graffiti within the City of Borger.
The Borger Police Department and Hutchinson County Juvenile Probation Department have recently teamed up to combat this problem.
Gang-related graffiti has become an increasing problem in the city, and the two departments have come with a creative way to stop it, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
“Juveniles who are currently on probation and ordered to perform community service for crimes of graffiti, are now assisting in cleaning up the graffiti,” he said.

Air Race Classic pilots to stop in Borger next week

June 17, 2011

The Hutchinson County Airport is preparing to have some special visitors.
Pilots in The 35th annual Air Race Classic will make a pit stop in Borger next week. Dennis O’Bryant, Airport Manager, said they are expected to come in on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The race is from June 21-24.

Commissioners back disaster declaration for county

June 17, 2011

Hutchinson County Commissioners have thrown their backing behind the recent disaster declaration banning the sale and use of fireworks across the area.
On Thursday morning in the Hutchinson County Courthouse, the commissioners approved the declaration for the ban of fireworks lasting through July 5, 2011.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards stated that it makes no difference whether it is inside or outside the county, people will still be prosecuted. Police will be ordered to write tickets to those who do not obey the restrictions.

June 16th

Borger’s Irwin earns Third Team All-State honors

June 16, 2011

After a great season at the plate and out of centerfield, recent Borger graduate Garrett Irwin was named to the THSBCA 3A Third team All-State team.
Irwin played a key role in helping the Borger Bulldogs claim the District 1-3A title and reach the 3A Region I Quarterfinals.
This weekend Irwin will play for the 1A-3A North squad in the THSBCA All Star Game that will be played at at Dell Diamond Park in Round Rock.

3A THSBCA All-State team
PITCHERS: 1st Team
Chad Hollingsworth, Robinson
Cory Taylor, Kennedale
andy Flores, Robstown
PITCHERS: 2nd Team
Colten Brewer, Canton

Local golfers take first and second in Junior Golf Tournament

June 16, 2011

On Tuesday a Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Tournament was held at the Borger Country Club with local golfers Dylan Coffer taking first place and Nathan Forrest taking second place in the boys 15-16 year old division.
Coffer and Forrest tied for first place after the regular round, with both shooting a two under par 70. Leading to a scorecard playoff with Coffer coming out as the winner.
Coffer will be a sophomore at Borger High School while Forrest will be a junior at West Texas High School.

Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship presented on Wednesday Night

June 16, 2011

As Amarillo Sox Vice President/General Manager Mark Lee stepped onto the field on Wednesday evening, it was clear the presentation of the Joe Frank Wheeler Scholarship is something that is dear to the man’s heart.
Lee started the presentation talking about Wheeler and the role he had played in Amarillo professional baseball and the support and work he had done over the years with Texas Panhandle area high school athletics.
Wheeler served as the PA Announcer for several years in Amarillo and prior to that worked as the voice of Borger Bulldog and Lady Bulldog athletics.

City votes to participate in CRMWA bonds

June 16, 2011

The City of Borger has officially taken action to participate in the issuing of revenue bonds by the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
Action was taken by the Borger City Council earlier this month to authorize participation in the CRMWA’s Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2011, and approve an amendment to the City of Borger’s conjunctive use groundwater supply agreement with CRMWA.

The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team cruised past San Jacinto earlier this week, 64-52. The win...
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