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April 1st, 2011

Lilburn “PeeWee” Forrest Ritter

April 1, 2011

AMARILLO - Lilburn “PeeWee” Forrest Ritter, 76, died March 30, 2011, in Amarillo, TX.
Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Rev. Fines Marchman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Skellytown, officiating.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
Mr. Ritter was born Aug. 28, 1934, in Groom. He attended schools in Grandview. He married Fern Canady on Aug. 28, 1955, in Clayton, N.M.

Living Water Ministries offering free prom dresses

April 1, 2011

Living Water Ministries is offering free prom dresses to any young ladies who are needing them for that special night.
Right now, they have about eight or nine dresses to choose from.
Becky Dietz, director of Living Water, said, “We are receiving and giving them away for free.”
She also said if citizens would like to donate a dress they can bring them to Living Water located on Fourth and Main. The dresses need to be brought in the door under the arch.
Again, this is open to anyone. Living Water is open Monday thru Thursday from 9am to 3pm, and is located at 335 North Main Street.

Borger Chamber honors local citizens

April 1, 2011

Two citizens received special recognition during the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday evening.
Harry Kuhrt was named Citizen of the Year and Steve Hubertus was named Red Coat of the Year at the festivities, held at the Union Hall. The theme of this year’s event was “Magic Moments.”
Kuhrt received his award from the 2010 Citizens of the Year, Shawn and Carrie Burleson.
Of Kuhrt, S. Burleson said it has been cited that he unselfishly has given of his time to the community of Borger for many years.

March 31st

FPC’s Michaud signs on with Kansas Wesleyan

March 31, 2011

On Wednesday afternoon, Frank Phillips College sophomore catcher Kristi Michaud made her plans for the next school year officially known by signing her letter of intent to become a member of the Kansas Wesleyan University Lady Coyotes Softball team.
A Canada native, Michaud has spent the past two seasons being a consistent force at the plate for the Lady Plainsmen as well as providing leadership and solid defensive skills behind the plate.

Frank Phillips College Baseball and Softball Teams in action this weekend

March 31, 2011

Friday,April 1st
El Paso CC vs Frank Phillips College Plainsmen
Doubleheader starts at noon
El Paso CC vs Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen
Doubleheader starts at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 2nd
El Paso CC vs Frank Phillips College Plainsmen
Doubleheader starts at noon
El Paso CC vs Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen
Doubleheader starts at 1:00 p.m.

Beverly June Callahan

March 31, 2011

FRITCH - Beverly June Callahan, 84, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, in Pampa.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Cremation is under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Mrs. Callahan was born on June 2, 1926, in Vacaville, Calif., and was a Fritch resident since 2000. She was a waitress for Waffle House for 20 years and was a Baptist. She especially enjoyed gardening. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Louisa Bartell, her husband Hughie Callahan, and her son Thomas Callahan.

Luther Edward (LE) Thomas

March 31, 2011

Luther Edward (LE) Thomas, 83, of Amarillo died on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Sammy O'Dell, Pastor of Grace Communion International, officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Dalhart. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

BISD Foundation has scholarships available

March 31, 2011

The Borger ISD Foundation has six scholarships available for high school seniors about to walk the stage this May.
There are two Class of 1950 scholarships, worth $250 each, and two Class of 53,54,55,56,and 57 scholarships, worth $500.
In order to be eligible for these scholarships, students must be 2011 BHS graduates, had one or both parents or grandparents graduate from Borger High School, and have plans to attend a college, university, or vocational school.
There are also two Class of 1980 scholarships available, each worth $350.

Tri-City Concert Association seeking members in 2011-12 season

March 31, 2011

As the Tri-City Concert Association prepares for its 2011-12 season, it is currently seeking members to enjoy the variety of entertainment it has to offer.
Borger is hosting three concerts during this upcoming season. The first one will be the Shangril-La Chinese Acrobats, which will be held at 7:30 Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in the Borger High School Auditorium.

13th Annual Curves Food Drive kicks off in April

March 31, 2011

Local residents are encouraged to make a difference through the 13th annual Curves Food Drive which is set to kick off this April.
Throughout the month, Curves of Borger will participate in this drive to collect non-perishable food and cash donations to benefit their local food bank. From April 4-17, Curves will waive the membership fee for new members who donate a bag of non-perishable food or make a minimum donation of $30.

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