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 The B. T. W. Gazette newsletter # 65
               THE B.T.W. GAZETTE

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                               Home of the BTW Dragons

                                    and the Dragonettes

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VOLUME NO. 65                                                                June-July 2015

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                              Borger's Booker T. Washington school

                        Historical Marker Dedicated on June 14, 2013

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                                                    July 4, 2015

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          June12, 2015 the 11th Booker T. Washington School Reunion

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The 11th BTW school reunion got off to a good start on Friday June 12, 2015 at the Cofield Community Center in Borger, Texas. We were greeted by the hard working BTW Reunion Committee and treated to a really good brunch. There were lots of good conversations and catching up.

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The Friday's nights program theme was "Hollywood BTW Style." Mrs. Georgia Hughs welcomed the group and Ms. Estella Willis offered the prayer. The event was catered by Mrs Edith Hughes. Mrs. Hughes did a wonderful job and was applauded for her service,

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There was a special tribute to the 150th year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. I (Forrest L. Craig) was invited to speak on the Emancipation Proclamation. My speach was entitled "Three Hundren Ninety Nine Years Later."

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Mrs. Georgia Hughes announced that this would be her last time to chair the committee and that they need a replacement. The committee mentioned that you do not have to live in Borger to be on the committee. Mrs. Hughes stated that she would still be involved with the committee but she's need to step away from the chair position. Mrs. Hughes was applauded and thanked for a job well done.

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A special presentation the "Walk Of The Stars" was presented by Mrs. Georgia Hughes. Awards were presented. A discussion was lead by Mrs. LaWanda Loftis. The group was asked if we would like to have the reunions in Las Vegas or Dallas or some where else. The group voted to keep the reunion in Borger, Texas.

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The group was treated to music by Mr. Jerry Norman and enjoyed the opportunity to socialize until midnight.

FLC

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                June 13, 2015 the 11th Booker T. Washington School Reunion

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The BTW School reunion once again jumped off with a bang on June 13, 2015. The turnout was huge. I would like to congratulate everyone who was in attendance and supported the efforts of the BTW School Reunion committee.

 

The day started with a continental breakfast/lunch being available with socialization until 4:00pm.

 

The Saturday night program “Looking Back and Moving On” began at 7:00pm with welcome and introduction of the 2015 committee members. Prayer/blessing of food was offered up by Mrs. Ethel Ruth Belton followed by Mrs. Shawn Miller leading the group in the song “Lift Every Voice And Sing.”

 

A delicious catered dinner was served after which the speakers Mrs. Sekethia Johnson Cole and Mrs. Verlene Smith Dickson were introduced. Both speakers delivered outstanding speeches on “Looking Back and Moving On.” At the conclusion of Mrs. Verlene Smith Dickson’s speech she presented the BTW Reunion committee with $1,000.00 to start the Scholarship fund.

 

Mrs. Georgia Hughes presented the BTW Distinguished Alumni awards after which Mrs. Edith Hughes presented the memorial portion of the program remembering all of the BTW Dragons and Dragonets who have passed.

 

Closing remarks were made by Mr. Charles “Pete” Loftis and the group was invited to dance to the soulful tunes of “Masterpiece” until 12:30 am.

 

See you in June 2017

Stand by for more reunion photos that will be posted in the Photo Gallery “2015 BTW’s 11th School Reunion.”

FLC   

 

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                   Juneteenth in the Borger African American Community

                                               Borger News Herald

                                                  Juneteenth Article

                                     c/o Mrs. Lavella Keeling-Wilson

                                           Late 1940s or early 1950s

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                                                              ~o~

                                                Happy Juneteenth

                                                     June 19, 2015

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June 19th is National Juneteenth Day. This special day is celebrated as the date that slavery ended in America. The rumors of freedom were widespread prior to this but the actual emancipation did not come until General Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas and issued General Order No. 3, on June 19, 1865 almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation dated September 22, 1862. June nineteenth is recognized as a state holiday or special day of observance in most states.

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                                                      June 1, 2015

I received the following messages today from Mrs. Georgia Hughes concerning the BTW School reunion. She asked me to post this information in The BTW Gazette newsletter.

FLC

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BTW Reunion

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Forrest, it's Monday (smile) please post the previous e-mail on the BTW site. Awards will be given on Friday night for all kinds of stuff, baldest, grayest, do you still have all your teeth, etc. Lots of FUN!!

Only 11 days until the Reunion - here is an agenda for Friday and Saturday, for all the Dragons/Dragonettes lunch and continental breakfast is provided,

See you soon,
Georgia
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The Booker T. Washington Historical School Alumni Reunion Committee

Proudly announces our 2015 Reunion Celebration

Friday, June 12, 2015 & Saturday, June 13, 2015

All activities will be at the Cofield Community Center

Booker T. Washington School was a great part of this community – so come out and celebrate a legacy!!

Doors open for registration on Friday, June 12 @ Noon

Theme for Friday, Hollywood – Booker T. Style

Activities for Friday – socialization, fellowship, movies, games

7 PM – Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation “Juneteenth”

Guest Speaker – Forrest Craig – BTW Dragon

BTW Hollywood Food Tasting Extravaganza

Music provided by Jerry Norman

Donation - $20

Saturday, June 13 – doors open at 10:30 Am

Continental Breakfast

Socialization until 4 PM

7 PM – Celebration of Booker T. Washington

Guest Speakers:  Sekethia Johnson Cole and Military Great – Verlene “Sue” Smith Dickson

Dinner will be catered by Great Western Dining

Awards and Special Memorial Presentation

Dance to the live music of Band “Masterpiece” of Dallas, Texas

Donations – Dinner $20        Dance $10

                                                     BTW Reunion

                                     Looking Back and Moving ON!!

                     June 12 and 13, 2015 - Cofield Community Center  

                                                    Borger, Texas

                                                     May 14, 2015

I received a message today from Mrs. Georgia Hughes. She said that the countdown has started for the reunion. She asked me to put the below posted attachment on the BTW site and she asked me to encourage everyone to send in their registration.

She said that they have had a very low response to the reunion so far. She said that they are having a contest; those who send in their registration by Friday, May 29 their names will go in a drawing for $50 and it will be awarded on Friday night.

Mrs. Hughes said that Friday Night's theme is "Hollywood, BTW Style" and there will be lots of FUN with the tribute to Juneteenth. She said that we will have a LIVE R&B band from Dallas, Texas Saturday night for entertainment.

Mrs. Hughes further stated that there are so many of the Dragons that have passed on that the Committee would like for everyone to make an effort a REAL BTW effort to come to the reunion this year. Mrs. Hughes stated that she was looking at youtube @ BTW reunion pictures, looking back and seeing all of the fun and fellowship that we had over the years.  She would like for everyone to take look at the videos and photos that are on the BTW site and get in the spirit and join the BTW celebration this time around; you'll be glad you did.

FLC

 

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April 30, 2015

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LET THE COUNTDOWN BEGIN - BOOKER T WASHINGTON SCHOOL REUNION-FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 12 & 13, 2015 BORGER, TEXAS COFIELD COMMUNITY BUILDING WE NEED YOU DRAGONS AND DRAGONETTES AND COMMUNITY TO MAKE THIS A GREAT FELLOWSHIP. GET YOUR REISTRATION IN ASAP!! IT'S GOING TO BE AWESOME.
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                                                 February 27, 2015

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                            IMPORTANT HOTEL INFORMATION

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Information concerning hotels in Borger during the 2015 BTW reunion was received this morning from Mrs. Georgia Hughes. I have posted her message below. The situation with Phillips and their construction workers that Mrs. Hughes mentions is serious. I suggest that if you will need a hotel, lock it down now. We've been in Borger when there was almost nothing avaliable, so book your hotel now.

FLC

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On Thursday,
February 26, 2015 2:15 PM, stephanie hughes
<
holinurse44@yahoo.com> wrote:



Hello Forrest, hope all
is well with you. Beside the fickle weather, things are
great with me. I am sorry not to answer you regarding the
hotels. With all of the construction workers in Borger, no
hotel wants to make a deal, cause they know they can get the
nightly rate and more. What I suggest is for you just to
book a room now, never know what will be happening in Borger
and constructions/turnarounds at Phillips during the month
of June. Just google the following hotels in Borger and
compare rates: Ambassador - 806-273-6000, Best Western -
806-274-7050, Holiday Inn - 806-274-3333, Hampton Inn -
1-800-392-1019. These are the best and safest (smile) I
think they all offer breakfast and some maybe supper. You
shouldn't have to worry about supper. FYI another one
of our BTW classmates have passed on Maxi Clement aka
"BLUE" passed yesterday, February 25 he was in my
BTW class. The Clement family has definitely been hit.
Well I guess I'd better get back to work. Thanks for
everything you do. Tell your sweet wife hello for me.

Looking Back and Moving
On!!
Georgia
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                                                      February 19, 2015

                       Where was the first African American Settlement

                                                 located in Borger, Texas?

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I posted the following information on this site in June of 2013 in the " Early African Americans in Hutchinson County/Borger" section. I discovered today that I forgot to include the 1928 Sanborn map of Borger that show the location of the African American community at that time.

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The first community where African Americans lived in Borger was on the West side. I've seen it written that "Due to demands for development and expansion of the West side by the Borger School District", most of the African American community was forced to move to the North side in 1929 to an area known as "The Flats." The following statement was provided by Mrs. Cleo Morrison on 6/14/2013 concerning where the original African American community in Borger was located: "Look at Sheet # 1 of the 1928 Sanborn Map of Borger. I had to enlarge it to 400% to be able to read the wording but that is the corner of 10th and Cedar where the Edward Jones building is today. That is just across highway #207 where the old Davis Chevorlet Business use to be".

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Sheet # 1 of the 1928 Sanborn Map of Borger was provided by Mrs. Cleo Morrison and is posted below. Click on the PDF below to see the map. Enlarge it to 400% and look to the far left, you will see a section of town listed as "Colored Settlement." As Mrs. Morrison stated; this was across the road from the old Davis Chevrolet company.

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Borger Aug. 1928, Sheet 1.pdf

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This information is also posted in the "Early African Americans in Hutchinson County/Borger", click on the link in the above directory to go there.

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                 Borger’s 2015 Booker T. Washington School Reunion update

                                       "Looking Back and Moving On"

                                                      January 9, 2015

We have a little over four mounts before it's time to get together in Borger, Texas to celebrate our 11th Booker T. Washington (BTW) School Reunion. The theme is "Looking Back and Moving On."

We received our Registration Form for our 2015 BTW School reunion in the mail yesterday and I’m sure you did as well. Thanks to the Reunion Committee for all of their hard work.

It has been 35 years since our first Borger Booker T. Washington School reunion in 1980 and this June 12 & 13, 2015 will be our 11th reunion if it’s the Lord’s will. Thanks to the late Mrs. Zona Coffer, her daughter Beverly and her sons Larry and Joe for helping to get this started 35 years ago; and also to all of the Alumni Committee members as well. Thanks to all of the Alumni Committee members who down through the years have kept these celebrations going.

Thanks also to the BTW Teacher, Alumni and others who have supported these reunions over the years and to Mrs. Cleo Morrison who worked hard to see to it that the BTW School historical marker was dedicated during our 2013 reunion. Thanks once again to the City of Borger for supporting and funding the project

Not only do we have many fond memories of our old school Booker T. Washington, we also have many wonderful memories of our reunions of past years.

What a wonderful way to celebrate the history of the early African American community and its school in Borger, Texas. This is a time that we will remember Mrs. Tallie Anderson Smith, Mrs. Christine Raven, Mr. and Mrs. Cofield and many of the other BTW teachers and students.

On a more somber note, many of our friends, teachers and community members who attended those reunions 35 years ago and down through the years are no longer with us. This is a time to remember them because they are a major part of the BTW history and story. So on the other hand let’s rejoice that we have this wonderful venue to gather and celebrate our friends, teachers, community and our history in Borger, Texas.

While we are at it there will be a special recognition to the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation aka “Juneteenth.” We are in for a great time in Borger.

We hope to see all of you in Borger this June 12 & 13 if it’s the Lord’s will.

FLC

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                                                   December 20, 2014

                          Message from Mrs. Georgia Hughes concerning

                                  the 2015 Borger BTW School Reunion

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From:
"stephanie hughes" <holinurse44@yahoo.com>
To:
"FORREST CRAIG" f1952mgtd@verizon.net
Hello Forrest, hope all is well with you and yours, just wanted you to know 2015 BTW Reunion Registration packets are going out in the mail in a few days.
Have A Happy Holiday!! Thanks for all you do!!
Georgia

August 15, 2014

Message from Mrs. Georgia Hughes concerning

the 2015 Borger BTW School Reunion

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From: stephanie hughes

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                                                August 7, 2014

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The Borger BTW School reunion is on for next June so make sure you attend; because "it won't be the same without U !!"

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Mrs. Georgia Hughes informed me yesterday that there will be a B. T. W. School reunion and Juneteenth celebration in Borger, Texas next June 2015. She said that she’ll get back with me concerning the exact dates.

We have about 10 months to get ready; the time will be upon us before we know it. Let’s make this one of the best reunions ever.

Let’s come out and celebrate Borger’s B. T. W. School, its teachers, its students and Juneteenth as never before.

We thank the B. T. W. School Reunion Committee in advance for making this happen. We know that it is hard work planning, organizing and presenting events such as this and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. So let’s be sure to show up and show our appreciation to the committee for its hard work.

FLC

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                     38 Reasons to Attend you

                       2015 B. T. W. Reunion!

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1. Because You Still Can!

(Life is short...Each day and milestone should be celebrated!)

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2. Because you're never too cool for your school friends.

(and you'll be missed if you do not show up!)

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3.Your family is tired of hearing your stories and you want to relive them with someone who actually cares

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4. Ummm…who else is gonna fill in the blanks to your slipping memory? Thank goodness for name tags!

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5. If we get a good turnout, we're gonna take a group picture in the form of an 86! That's how long ago it was that Borger's BTW school came on the scene.

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6. You can share a drink with your friends without having to sneak into the bars.

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7. Because you still think you have a crush on..(umm, wait, don't think anyone can remember!)

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8. If you don't show up, we'll assume you still have big/long or even no hair. But, no one really cares about your hair! They want to see you!

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9. You know you really want to. (it just might be fun!)

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10. Hey…Who cares if we don't fit into our old bellbottoms? Ya gotta stay huggable! Friends just want to see you!

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11. Network! Network! Network! (it's a small world and you will be surprised at how many "coincidences" life really holds!)

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12. Because you're still upset that you were only voted runner-up for something. (but we really can't remember!)

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13. Enjoy an evening out without the Grandkids.(don't worry, you might even be home before the news comes on...)

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14.You've always wondered what happened to (um,can't remember!)

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15. Show off your pictures (of your family,kids,grandkids, hot date,pets,car, vacations, etc!)

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16. Renew old friendships. There's really nothin' like an"old"old friend!

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18. Renew not so old friendships, meet new friends!

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19. Get the latest gossip, as well as can be remembered.

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20. Because if you don't show up, you might be the subject of that gossip (if anyone can remember!)

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21. See and be seen. (because we might not remember, but it's fun to people watch!)

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22. See if that old crush is still what you thought they were, or as you thought you remembered! (the more some things change, the more some things stay the same...and the fun is in trying to figure out the difference!)

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23. Because you're curious and you HAVE to know what everyone has been doing for the last 2 years or more if you've never attended a reunion or didn't attend the last one.

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24.Did we mention there would be lots of FUN??

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25.You love reunions!

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26.You have nothing better to do.Sitting or napping on the couch doesn't count...)

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27. Because you want to go where everyone knows your name..(they just can't always remember!!!)

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28.To talk about the "good ol’ days"! When we were "young", carefree and life seemed so simple...(What we can remember!)

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29. You’ll laugh, cry and reminisce with some of your oldest friends.

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30. We're going to play music that you "remember" (bring on the real music!) and maybe even understand, and that you can actually dance to!

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31. Even if you didn't even like school, don't fret about it, you'll most likely find something to laugh about now after all these years.

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32. Because you know you really want to!

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33.You don't have to lie about your age.
(well you can try, but some will catch on...) (Even if we did officially turn into our parents!)

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34. Did we mention there would be lots of fun??

35. It gives you a chance to humor those who have tried to plan these things...deluded die-hards that have hope that somewhere, some how it is going to make a difference...
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36. Because some of us want an excuse to go back "Home"....if only for a weekend!

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37. Because we really want to see you!!! Who knows when there might be another reunion!!?

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38. And finally, studies have shown that those who were initially hesitant about attending their reunions, discover it was the event that they wouldn't have missed!

LIFE Happens..Get up, Get dressed, Show up...

Betchya you'll be glad you did!!!! (and so will everyone else!)

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What happened to reason # 17 and what was it?? I can't remember!!!

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                                           Prayer List

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I was informed this week that Mrs. Ruby Lee Meekins and Mr. James Martin Meekins are home from the Rehab Facility. Please continue to keep Ruby and James Martin in your prayers. Also keep Ruby's son Wade Craig in your prayers also for his health concerns.

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7/5/2014: I just finished takling with Ms. Rosetta Williams (Bailey); she said that Frankie is doing well and that she's been home now for a few months. Let's keep our prayers going.

FLC

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Please continue to pray for healing for Mr. Austine Embers.

~o~

Please keep Mr. Marvin Branch in your prayers for healing.

~o~

Please keep Mr. L. C. Stoker (Little Buddy) in your prayers.

FLC

                                                  THE WAY WE WERE

Let me remember the trees and laughter
On a day in Spring
I see a painted Canvas of loved one’s dancing
At Holiday’s so giving and caring
Wedding’s so gay and happy
Those were the way we were

I remember a voice so gentle
And a spirit with wonder so heartfelt and true
I can see with my eyes, brothers, sisters and a family too
I sat on the porch or firescape
Watching the rain or birds flying through
Those were the way we were

When the clouds look as though they are moving
And trees whisper in the breeze
God’s Art always follows me
As six hands play ring-around-the-rosey
And when we all fall down
This moment in time will stay with us
Into the twilight I look at the stars
They seem to go on forever, so very far
This is the way we were

Never forget how we once lived
God has taken the one’s who died
Always remember the happy times
And through them, we see ourselves
Then into butterflies we fly.

by Linda Ann Henry

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Click on The B.T.W. newsletter archives above to catch up on what you may have missed..

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                                   Where's the Music??

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If you enjoyed listening to music from Oldie 1s Playlists’ that were previously posted on this web site at the bottom of the page, you will enjoy hearing this news!

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Until I can return the Oldie 1s Play Stations to the bottom of the page, I have selected several You Tube oldie music videos for your listening pleasure. As you know, you can click on the title of the video at the top and it will appear as a separate page from the BTW web site. You will then be able to listen to the music while cruising around the BTW web site. Try it!!

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Thanks for your patience!

FLC (Oldie1)

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Donate to build a gazebo at Cofield Park/Com Cntr. Contact Mr. Raymond Loftis at: lloft@sbcglobal.net or Ms. Estella Willis for information at: etgh41@yahoo.com Estella says that so far they have collected several hundred dollars and welcome additional donations. 

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                                                     NOTICE

                                               March 10, 2014

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Copy the following link (the familylobby link) and save it in case you are unable to enter the Borger BTW school website at the link listed at the bottom; we recommend the use of the familylobby link at all times: http://familylobby.com/bookertwashingtonschoolborgertexas

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The following link will not always take you to the BTW website; use the above link should that happen:

http://www.borgerbookertwashingtonschool.com/

Thanks,

FLC
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~o~

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We're having a membership drive for this site! Place membership now, it's FREE!

 

 

 

 PhotosAll Photos 
2015 BTW’s 11th School Reunion
50 pictures
Added Yesterday by Forrest Craig

Booker T. Washington Teachers.
29 pictures
Added May 12 by Forrest

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON ALUMNI.
288 pictures
Added May 12 by Forrest Craig

Photos of the 2nd BTW Reunion 1983. Provided by James Martin Meekins & Forrest Craig.
36 pictures
Added May 12 by Forrest

Photos of past reunion from Mary E. Bennett (Thomas).
4 pictures
Added May 12 by Forrest
 BOOKER T. WASHINGTON ALUMNI.
Alumni
 HAVING FUN ON Mr. & Mrs. THOMAS WILSON'S BOAT, THE "YACHTA YACHTA YACHTA" DECEMBER OF 2002.
A FEW BTW DRAGONS HAVING FUN ON Mr. & Mrs. THOMAS WILSON'S BOAT, THE "YACHTA YACHTA YACHTA" AT MORENO DELRAY, CALIFORNIA IN DECEMBER OF 2002.
 2011 9th BTW Reunion
 A FEW MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY
A few members of the community.
 Family & Friends
 The Craig/Branch/Young/Mills/Reece/Lewis & Hooks Family
 THE GREEN FAMILY
 THE TILLMON FAMILY
THE TILLMON FAMILY
 THE WILSON FAMILY
 The Brown/Smith,Slone/Robinson and other related families.
 VideosAll Videos 
BTW reunion 2013 Part 2
Duration: 12:35
Added May 2 by Thomas Wilson

2013 BTW Reunion
Duration: 3:58
Added Apr 8 by Thomas Wilson

February 24, 1991 Interview with Mr. R. G. Cofield
Duration: 21:22
Added May 20 by Forrest Craig

Coyote visits Thomas' home near downtown L. A.
Duration: 4:52
Added Jul 12 by Thomas Wilson

BTW Reunion 6/19/2009
Duration: 1:13
Added Jul 5 by Thomas Wilson
 NewsAll News 
The B. T. W. Gazette newsletter # 65
Added Yesterday by Forrest Craig

LOST DRAGON/BULLDOG: CURTIS MILLER
Added Jul 5 by Forrest Craig

Message from Mrs. Cofield
Added Jul 5 by R. DeLana Cofield

Barack Obama wins election for second term!!!
Added Jul 5 by Forrest Craig

Barack Obama; first black president of the USA.
Added Jul 5 by Forrest Craig
 RecipesAll Recipes 
Momma Flossie's Down Home Recipes cook book.
Cook Book
Added Dec 11 by Forrest Craig

CAROLE’S COLLARD GREEN COLE SLAW By Carole Sanders
Salads
Added Dec 19 by Forrest Craig

The Real Pound Cake
Cake
Added Apr 25 by Mary Jane (Poochie) Tillmon-Penns

SOUTHERN BAKED BEANS
Side Dishes
Added Apr 24 by Larisa Taylor-Reeves

BROCCOLI RICE AND CHEESE CASSEROLE
Side Dishes
Added Apr 24 by Larisa Taylor-Reeves
 GuestbookView All 
Forrest Craig - Jun 2
Thanks Mrs. Clara Brown Trimble for your message. I'm going to enter it in the Guestbook of our web site so that others can also enjoy your message. Look forward to hearing from you again. Please give our regards to your uncle.

Clara Brown Trimble - Jun 2
Thanks you Mr. Craig, My 84 years old uncle that told me the story, was excited to know he was correct about the school. We're going to record his stories, about BTW history, he's the oldest male living. I attached our logo reunion pin, it will be placed in the registration bags. It's BT Washington, our Red Brick School Building & Black Panther, school colors Purple & Gold. Thank you again, I am also excited to tell the other panthers about our connection. We will be
honoring the Basketball team and Uncle Jack will be the Homecoming "King". I will be keeping in touch, blessings to you.
Forrest Craig - Jun 1
Hello DeLana. It's always good hearing from you. We are wishing you the best with your career change. We are looking forward to seeing all of you guys also. Praying that we all have a safe trip to and from Borger. See you soon.
R. DeLana Cofield - Jun 1
Hi Forrest, Just read the entry from Ms. Trimble (Wellington) & your response! It's always so heartwarming to read & hear references to "Professor Cofield" and realize that's also the man I called "Daddy"!! The memories you guys have before I was born or was too young are so valuable and I'm bringing a tape recorder this June because I'm finally taking a sabbatical to change careers, get my non-profit under way (that will, hopefully benefit Borger & Hutchinson County along with the County where I now live) and write Momma & Daddy's story.

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU'VE ALREADY DONE!! See you in 2 weeks!! Traveling Gracie's & Arriving Mercies for you & your dear wife......Blessings!!! - DeLana
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Matthew 8:23-27

Jesus Calms the Storm

Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”

He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.

The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”

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