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April 4th, 2011

Council acting on CVS re-plat

April 4, 2011

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 council’s 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.

Fritch chamber names Man and Woman of the Year

April 4, 2011

The Fritch Area Chamber of Commerce named its Man and Woman of the Year at its annual banquet held Saturday night at Sanford-Fritch Junior High School. Receiving the honors as Man of the Year was Carl (Gene) McCallie, and receiving Woman of the Year honors was Jeannie Olson.

LMAWM kicks off 2011 membership drive

April 4, 2011

FRITCH—The Lake Meredith Aquatic & Wildlife Museum kicks-off its 2011 Membership Drive with a special offer: For every $25 you donate for your membership, you get one ticket into a drawing to win two elegantly framed LaNelle Poling prints on canvas.

Callahan running for city council

April 4, 2011

Brandy Callahan is running for Borger City Council, Place Two.
She has lived in Borger her whole life except for a few years in college. She said she chose to stay in Borger for several reasons.
“First, all of my family lives here, second it’s a great place to raise my children and establish roots, and third, Borger is a community with a lot of wonderful people,” Callahan said. “It is a community with the most caring and giving people that I have ever met.”

Lillian “Timmie” McKiernan Sloan

April 4, 2011

Lillian “Timmie” McKiernan Sloan, 83, died Saturday, April 2, 2011.
Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening in St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa‘s with Father Mieczyslaw Przepiora officiating.
Burial will be in Panhandle Cemetery under the direction of Minton-Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
In 1960 she moved to Panhandle, with her husband, Jack McKiernan where they were involved in agriculture and owned a farm implement business. She was preceded in death by Jack McKiernan in 1989.

Fern Fleming Cain

April 4, 2011

Fern Fleming Cain, 96, passed away Saturday April 2, 2011, in Borger at her home.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. James Stephens, pastor of First Christian Church of Borger and Rev. Jim Fox of Amarillo officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Dirctors of Borger.

April 2nd

Lois Hawley

April 2, 2011

Lois Hawley, 93, of Amarillo died on Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. with Tommy Anderson, Minister at Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Hawley was born on July 14, 1917 in McComb County, Mississippi to Albert and Flora Harbin. She was a member of Northridge Church of Christ.

BPD continues aggressive narcotics campaign

April 2, 2011

Five arrests made by department over two-day period

The Borger Police Department continues an aggressive campaign against narcotic related offenses.
During a two-day period, officers of the BPD made five arrests for narcotic-related offenses, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the PD.

Red Cross to hold murder mystery dinner

April 2, 2011

The American Red Cross of Borger will once again have another Murder Mystery Dinner as a fund raiser.
The theme of the dinner is “East Side Story: A 1950’s Murder Mystery,” which will be held at Dake’s on 718 N Main St. on April 9 at 6 p.m.

Former Borgan celebrates 100th birthday

April 2, 2011

A longtime former Borger resident recently celebrated a special milestone in her life.
Blanche Miller celebrated her 100th birthday with a reception in the Park Place Towers Parlor in Amarillo on March 19, 2011. Her family was in attendance, and several longtime friends from Borger also attended. Miller is a current resident of the Park Place Towers.
Miller was born on March 22, 1911, in Braymer, Mo., to Florence and Walter Jenks. Her mother worked as a dress maker, and her father worked for a salt plant and also an ice plant. She has one younger sister Mildred.

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