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November 30th

Building at 11th & Jim Hall catches fire

November 30, 2012

A local building that housed an illegally operated establishment shut down by law enforcement last month burst into flames on Thursday morning.
Da Cutts at 11th and Jim Hall, which was recently shut down in late October by law enforcement officials for several violations of sales of alcohol without a license, was reported to be on fire at 6 a.m. Thursday.
According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but there are some indications the fire may have been intentionally set.

Practice safety in your Christmas preparations

November 30, 2012

Holiday decorations, like candles, lights and Christmas trees, add a joyous and festive mood to the holiday season. But when these decorations are not used properly, they can cause fires, injuries and sometimes death.
To prevent these injuries, Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards gave the county a few tips to follow when decorating this year.
“The top three things we see happen most is the misuse of light extension cords, live Christmas trees drying out, and the misuse of electric space heaters,” said Richards.

Deala “Dee” Gunnels

November 30, 2012

Deala “Dee” Gunnels, 75, was received into the hands of God, November 28, 2012 while in a Fort Worth hospice facility.
Celebration of Life: 11am Saturday, at Covenant United Methodist Church;3608 Matlock Road, Arlington.
Interment: Llano Cemetery in Amarillo.
Those wishing to send memorials may send contributions in Dee’s name to: Ceta Canyon Camp and Retreat, 37201 FM 1721; Happy, TX 79042

Borger Police Report - Nov. 27-28, 2012

November 30, 2012

Borger Police Report
November 27th-28th, 2012

November 27th:
1000 block of N. Cedar- alarm
500 block of W. 10th- suspicious vehicle
700 block of N. Florida- suspicious vehicle
Texas Pipe & Metal- followup
900 block of Western- disturbance
400 block of Danube- alarm
400 block of W. Jefferson- assist agency
Wilson & 1559- welfare check
800 block of N. Main- alarm
400 block of S. Hedgecoke- theft
1200 block of Roberts- runaway
100 block of Elise- welfare check

Arrests:
Wade Craig, 56, of Borger, was arrested on a warrant.

November 29th

Area Basketball News

November 29, 2012

-The Borger Varsity girls fell behind by 15 at the half to Canadian Tuesday, and could not climb back in it. N. Embers led the Borger scorers with 10 and Prater had 7.
The Borger Varsity boys (0-3) played in Claude and lost 53-40. Newton led the Bulldogs with 14 points, and Embers had 9.
The Fritch Varsity girls also played Claude and lost 40-35. Setliff had 17 points and White 6 for the Lady Eagles.

Rafael Torres Franco

November 29, 2012

Borger - Rafael Torres Franco, 72, of Borger, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at his home.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 in the “Garden Of Hope” at Westlawn Memorial Park with Pastor Tim Hall of Grace Church officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Visitation will be from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

United launches “Together We Can” food drive

November 29, 2012

United Supermarket in Borger is among area United Supermarkets participating in the “Together We Can” Food Drive.
All Amarillo-area United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos stores, as well as surrounding stores, will be accepting food and monetary donations as part of the “Together We Can” Food drive. All proceeds will benefit the High Plains Food Bank.
This joint effort of United, Market Street, and Amigos team members and store guests will run through Dec. 8.

Mr. Treat for your morning eats

November 29, 2012

(Editor’s Note: The Borger News-Herald is pleased to present a series of articles about businesses new in 2012 to Borger and the surrounding area. The businesses to be highlighted are Mr. Treat, Vintage Pearl, Prime Time Party Zone, Sugar Rush, Isabel Seam Care, and El Zarape. Any business new to Borger in 2012 and not named above may call and request an interview.)

November 27th

Sanford-Fritch comes up short in a heartbreaker

November 27, 2012

The Sanford-Fritch Eagles were the lone county team still active in playoff action this weekend. They played Colorado City in Plainview on Saturday afternoon in the 2A Division II area game. They lost in heartbreaking fashion, 21-19, in a game that went down to the wire.
Junior Andrew Reynolds started things out right for the Eagles as he returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for the score.

FPC Men improve to 9-2

November 27, 2012

The Plainsmen have improved to a 9-2 record over the Thanksgiving holiday.
On Wednesday night, they beat Wayland Baptist JV by a score of 88-74. Greg Nelson led all scorers with 18 points and 7 rebounds in the game. Earl Hill finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds and Alex Zivkovic contributed 6 points, 14 rebounds and 6 blocks.

The Borger Bullodogs boys basketball team recently took second at the Vernon tournament. See...
The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...
The Borger Lady Bulldogs dropped their game on the road Tuesday night to Dumas, 58-42. See results...

 

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