April 5th, 2011
When it comes to the Borger Police Department and other local agencies in the area, they rely heavily on the communications department to keep them informed.
The communications section of the BPD is on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, according to the 2010 annual report submitted to the City of Borger by the BPD.
The department provides radio and phone communications 911 assistance, pre-arrival medical help and dispatch services for all emergency services within Hutchinson County.
What if every morning after waking up, you had to inspect your body to make sure everything was properly working? What if you were forced to live with one of the most expensive diseases that would cost you close or well over $70,000 each year?
This is what a MS patient has to live through every day of their life. Because of these hurting people local citizens will be walking toward a world free of MS on Saturday, April 30, at Crockett Elementary School.
The cooler weather didnât affect golfers from Borger High School on Monday during the third round of the District 1-3A Golf Tournament at Hidden Hills Golf Course in Pampa as the Borger Boys Varsity extended their team lead over second place Perryton by 40 strokes by shooting a third round score of 338 to take their three round total to 314-306-338-958.
The Hutchinson County Soccer Association has teamed up to host the week-long âBritish Soccer Campâ during the week of 7/18/11 â 7/22/11 at The Soccer Fields, Veta Street, Borger, TX, 79007.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challengerâs team of 1,000 British soccer coaches flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger Sports will hold over 3,000 British Soccer camps this summer and will coach over 120,000 players between the ages of 3 and 19.
FRITCH - On Tuesday, March 29, 2011, Beverly June Callahan was met by husband Hughie, son Thomas, daughter Geraldine Adams and two grandsons, Michael Coates and Allen Myers when she went home to be with the Lord.
Interment will be at the National Cemetery in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, later. Cremation is under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
On Saturday afternoon the Borger Lady Bulldogs got into the District 1-3A win column by out-slugging the Perryton Rangerettes 19-13 up in Perryton.
Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Steve Watkins was pleased with his teamâs performance, saying, âBoth teams were hitting and making plays; we just made more. I am proud of them, they fought and scratched and got âer done. We finally hit the ball well, executed plays and made the routine plays on defense.â
Seniors Brittany Thomas and Lyndsey Barrow each had homeruns in the game with the whole team doing a good job at the plate, according to Watkins.
After struggling on Friday in their first two games with El Paso CC, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen bounced back on Saturday to get two wins to even the series winning 13-3 and 14-11. Getting the win on the mound for the Plainsmen were Eric Ramirez and Manny Matos. The Plainsmen are now 9-7 in WJCAC play where they are tied with Midland College for fourth place.
PERRYTON-Great start. Horrible ending.
Those are the words that can be used to describe Saturday afternoonâs District 1-3A contest between the Borger Bulldogs and the Perryton Rangers.
The home team Rangers were able to extend their winning streak over the Bulldogs on the baseball diamond with a 18-8 win.
The afternoon started on a high note for the Bulldogs as junior Max Lusk and senior Brandon Garcia connected for two homeruns in the top of the first inning to help give Borger an early 3-0 lead.
An RBI single by Lusk in the top of the second inning gave Borger a 4-1 lead.
High School Baseball
Sanford-Fritch 12 Boys Ranch 0
The Sanford-Fritch Eagles had a great overall performance on Saturday by scoring 12 runs in five innings and only giving up two hits in their 12-0 win over Boys Ranch.
Sophomore Colton Valle got the win on the mound.
The Eagles travel to Childress tomorrow.
West Texas 5 Shamrock 3
The West Texas High Comanches improved to 2-1 in District 6-1A play on Friday evening by defeating the Shamorck Irish 5-3.
With Shamrock holding a 2-1 lead the Comanches scored three runs in the top of the fifth to go ahead for good in the game.
The Borger City Council will be acting on the re-plat of land for a new business seeking to come to the Borger area.
The action will be taken during the councilâs regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The recommendation, which was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission at a meeting held last Monday, would be to receive a re-plat of Lots 4-11, Block 24, Unit 4, Thompson Addition, containing 1.303 acres, to be known as 230 N. Cedar Street, and set a public hearing to allow public comment.