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Six more weeks of winter

February 2, 2012

This morning in Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow meaning there will be six more weeks of winter.
Any hopes that Phil's prediction would not affect Hutchinson County went away fast as Prairie Dog Pete saw his shadow as well.

Borger Police Report

February 2, 2012

Borger Police Report
Jan. 29, 2012
300 block of North Hedgecoke – report of disorderly conduct
300 block of North Hedgecoke – report of disorderly conduct
1200 block of Cooley – welfare check
100 block of Ozmer – report of disorderly conduct
200 block of North Cottonwood – report of suspicious activity
200 block of Estireno – welfare check
1300 block of Yows – narcotics violation
1000 block of Bowman – report of runaway
McGee & 3rd – report of traffic accident
700 block of Stevenson – followup
1400 block of North Main (Serco) – house/business check

LMNRA to conduct summer youth program

February 2, 2012

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will once again be conducting a youth program this summer.
The summer youth work program will be conducted under the authority of the Youth Conservation Corps through the National Park Service.
LMNRA will hire four youth enrollees between the ages of 15 and 18. The program will run for eight weeks, from June 4 to July 27, 2012, and enrollees must be available to work for the entire duration of the program.

Officials investigating fire at apartment complex

February 2, 2012

Initial ruling: Fire intentional, investigation still taking place
Borger officials are investigating a fire that occurred at an abandoned apartment complex Tuesday evening.
On January 31, 2012, an abandoned North Park apartment complex in the 1400 block of Hazelwood was set on fire.
Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell stated, that the fire department received the call at 9:29 p.m.
At 10 p.m. firefighters contained the fire.
He continued to say one of the bedrooms in the complex that caught fire was heavily damaged by smoke.

Borger man sentenced for possession

February 2, 2012

Another Borger resident has been sentenced in federal court for drug possession.
Raphael Garcia, Jr., 36, of Borger,was sentenced in Amarillo on January 31, 2012 by U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson to 160 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in November 2011 to a felony information charging one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.

UIL realignment: Borger, Sanford-Fritch, and West Texas High see new district foes

February 2, 2012

On Thursday morning the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the 2012-14 district alignments for football and basketball.
The realignment brings some new district foes for all three Hutchinson County high schools.
In perhaps the worst kept secret in regards to realignment in the area over the past couple of months, Amarillo River Road made the move up to be a part of District 1-3A with Borger, Dalhart, Pampa and Perryton.

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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