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December 30th

CRMWA, Mesa finalize water deal

December 30, 2011

AMARILLO-On Thursday morning, representatives from CRMWA, Mesa Water, and civic leaders from the Texas Panhandle were in attendance for the closing of the $103 million water purchase agreement at the Happy State Bank Building in Amarillo.
Taking part in the official signing were T.Boone Pickens and Robert Stillwell of Mesa Water, CRMWA General Manager Kent Satterwhite, and CRMWA Board President Norman Wright.

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Borger News Herald

December 29th

Borger Police Report

December 29, 2011

Dec. 22, 2011

1700 block of Fairlanes – report of suspicious vehicle
1300 block of West Wilson – alarm
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1200 block of Thompson – report of disturbance
1400 block of Wilson – warrant service
1800 block of Boyd – alarm
1700 block of Hemlock – meet complainant/public service
100 block of East Ocla – welfare check
1100 block of Elmore – report of criminal mischief
1300 block of West Wilson – alarm
Lucky Eddies – bar check
Main & 7th – report of suspicious person

Source 
Borger News Herald

Stay safe this New Year’s Eve

December 29, 2011

New Year’s Eve is one of the days people like to party and have a good time celebrating the end of a year and the beginning of a new one.
Because New Year’s Eve is such a big night, there will be those who pop fireworks and drink. Whether you’re staying in and celebrating with friends and family, or you’re traveling to a party, following a few safety tips will ensure that you’re safe and sound when the clock strikes midnight, ringing in the new year.

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Borger News Herald

Upcoming community events

December 29, 2011

December 31,2011
Come and celebrate the New Year with a Gospel Extravaganza- join Bethel Baptist Church, New Zion Baptist Church and Liberty Worship Church as they bring in the new year at 10 p.m. For more information call 274-4268.

January 18, 2012
First United Methodist Church 200 N. McGee Borger, Tx will have classes presenting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The first night of class will be January 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m..

June 16-17, 2012

Source 
Borger News Herald

December 28th

Meredith Gun Club Competition Schedule for January

December 28, 2011

Jan 1st .22 Plate, Mano a Mano and Team-Open class, one gun for all three events. Single Action Iron Sighted plate match also. Entry Fee.

Jan 8th .22 Rifle and .22 Pistol any sight, Steel Silhouette-Open class for pistols and rifles. (Rifles 10.2 lbs. max) Large Pistol silhouettes. Entry fee.

Jan 15th .22 Plate and Speed-Open class, one gun for all three events and Single Action Iron sight plate. Entry fee.

Jan 22nd .22 Rabbit' Gun Silhouette, iron sighted sporter types only and .22 pistol iron sights only. Entry fee.

Lady Bulldogs fall to Breckenridge in tournament play

December 28, 2011

On Wednesday morning, the Borger Lady Bulldogs opened play in the Breckenridge Lions’ Club Christmas Tournament with a 50-31 loss to Breckenridge.
The two teams were tangled up in a close contest in the first half, with Breckenridge only holding a 15-12 lead at halftime.
However, Breckenridge took advantage of being on their home court in the second half by outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 35-19 to pull away for the win.
Junior Emma Wood led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 12 points followed by sophomore Nellie Embers chipping in eight points.

Borger Police Report

December 28, 2011

Borger Police Report
Dec. 18-21, 2011

Dec. 18, 2011

Oasis – bar check
1600 block of North Main – bar check
800 block of East Coolidge – report of theft
300 block of Whittenburg – report of disturbance
1200 block of Thompson – report of disorderly conduct
400 block of Tristram – alarm
2300 block of Huber – meet complainant/public service
300 block of South Cedar – report of theft
Cloverleaf intersection – report of traffic accident
300 block of North Hedgecoke – report of disturbance
300 block of Deahl – report of traffic accident

Source 
Borger News Herald

Kathryn Bergen

December 28, 2011

Kathryn Bergen, 81, of Crowley, TX, passed away, Monday, December 26, 2011.
Kathryn (Jackson) Bergen was born Saturday, June 7, 1930 in Stilwell, OK to Robert and Chloe (Ketcher) Jackson. She married Raymond Bergen on August 3, 1954 in Borger, TX. She was a mother and homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband and several brothers and sisters.

Borger PD: Beware the danger of Fentanyl abuse

December 28, 2011

The Borger Police Department is wanting to make local citizens aware of the adverse side effects of a prescription pain patch that has resulted in the death of a local citizen.
Lt. Anthony Griffin said that earlier this month, the department responded to the death of a 29-year-old male, who appeared to have been abusing the pain patch Fentanyl.
“It appeared as though the man had been smoking portions of the medicated pain patch at the time of his death,” he said. “The man was found deceased in his home by a family member.”

Source 
Borger News Herald

Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs hosting “Pink Out” games on Friday, January 20th

December 28, 2011

On Friday, January 20th the Borger Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs basketball teams will be hosting a “Pink Out” for HOPE for Cancer Awareness during their doubleheader against Pampa.
Free t-shirts will be handed out at the door, while supplies last, and donations will be taken for HOPE for Cancer Awaremess.
During both games, sausage wraps will be served by the Borger Basketball Booster Club in the concession stand.
The girls game will tip off at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys at 8:00 p.m.

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