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May 29th, 2015

West Texas baseball to play game 2 of Regional Semifinal at 1 p.m. Saturday

May 29, 2015

The West Texas Comanche baseball team will look to even the series with Hawley Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Lubbock at Lubbock Cooper High field. See more details in this weekend's sports section.

May 28th

13 injured in ammonia release at Agrium; 2 in stable condition at Amarillo hospital

May 28, 2015

Gill Craig, Agrium Plant Manager, released information to the Borger News Herald by phone Thursday evening at appoximately 7:30 pm on the incident today at Agrium. According to Craig, 13 workers were impacted by the ammonia release Thurday at approximately 4:15 pm.  Of the 13, two were airlifted to Amarillo that were listed in stable condition. See Friday's edition for more details and information. 

Press Release From Texas Highway Patrol

May 28, 2015

Press Release From The Texas Deparrtment of Public Safety at 5:09 p.m. A toxic gas release occurred at Agrium Plant in Borger. The release has been contained and there is no threat to the community at this time. There have been reports of injuries. First responders are on scene at this time.
Traffic on FM 1551 is being controlled by TxDot at this time. Please avoid this area.
Chris Ray DPS Sr Trooper

Emergency Responders Sent to Agrium

May 28, 2015

Danny Richards, Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Borger, reports that emergency units are responding to a report of a gas release with injuries at the Agrium plant. There will be emergency responders in the area to assist as needed. The Borger News Herald will post more information as it becomes available.

May 27th

Comanche baseball Regional Semi-Final games in Lubbock Thursday

May 27, 2015

The Regional Semi-Finals games between West Texas and Hawley will take place at Lubbock Cooper's baseball field Thursday evening starting at 6 p.m. 

May 26th

West Texas Comanches to play Hawley in Regional Semi-Final Thursday

May 26, 2015

The West Texas Comanche baseball team has won five playoffs games in a row to earn a meeting with Hawley this Thursday in Lubbock. The game will be played at 6 p.m. at Lubbock Copper's field. See more details in Wednesday's sports section.

Book Munchers Give Their Opinions

May 26, 2015


Another group of third grade Book Munchers at Crockett School just completed another book and they all said they enjoyed themselves. (left to right) Back row: Vincent Huang, Isaiah Moreno, Julia Stevens, Gracie Willis, Natalie Chisum Front row:Michaela Horst, Katie Buchanan, Ashley Saucedo, Alexys Chavoya

May 22nd

Borger Middle School Flour Sack Baby Contest

May 22, 2015

Tina Sims health classes at Borger Middle School proudly show off their flour sack babies.

May 21st

Black Dragon Martial Arts compete at NAGA event in Albuquerque

May 21, 2015

The local martial arts team Black Dragon recently competed at NAGA event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. See results in Friday's sports section. 

May 20th

Frank Phillips headed to the College National Finals Rodeo in June

May 20, 2015

The Frank Phillips College Rodeo Team will be heading to the College National Finals Rodeo June 14-20 this Summer. The rodeo will be held in Casper, Wyoming.

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