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March 9th

Time to spring forward!

March 9, 2012

Six-year-old Kenzie Shelton holds up a clock to remind people that Sunday is the day for Daylight Saving Time. The time is coming to spring forward and set your clocks ahead one hour.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

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Borger News Herald

David Ferrell to entertain at chamber banquet

March 9, 2012

Comedian David Ferrell is set to provide the entertainment at this year’s Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet.
The banquet is set to be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012, in the Borger Community Activity Center on the campus of Frank Phillips College.
For over 20 years, Ferrell has been showing audiences that comedy can be clean as well as funny. He is a three-time nominee for Inspirational Comedian of the Year by the Inspirational Country Music Awards, has been heard on Sirius/XM “Laugh USA,” and has been named as one of five “Hot Acts in America” by Event Solutions Magazine.

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Borger News Herald

Borger ISD to implement Raptor System

March 9, 2012

Borger ISD is implementing a new visitor management system in its schools in order to better keep students and staff members safe.
Superintendent Chance Welch told the BISD board of trustees Thursday evening that the Raptor System will be implemented in district schools either the week of March 26 or April 2.
The Raptor System is capable of replacing manual paper-based logs, and will allow schools and facilities to produce visitor badges, monitor volunteer hours, and electronically check all visitors against registered sexual offender databases.

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Borger News Herald

Dalhart tops Sanford-Fritch in non-district softball action

March 9, 2012

FRITCH-On Friday afternoon, the Dalhart Lady Wolves built a big lead early in their 17-3 win over the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles in non-district softball action.
The Lady Wolves wasted little time getting on the scoreboard by bringing in five runs in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Eagles responded in the bottom of the first inning by scoring a run on a passed ball at home plate.
But five walks and two errors helped the Lady Wolves score five more runs in the second inning to take a 1-10 lead.

Post office to hold Passport Day March 10

March 9, 2012

The Borger Post Office is hosting a special passport event on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.
The Borger Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2012, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.

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Borger News Herald

Wilson Street to be closed Saturday for electrical line upgrades

March 9, 2012

Wilson Street will be closed for upgrading of electrical lines on Saturday, March 10, said Jesse Shuffield, Senior Designer with Xcel Energy. The street from Main to Florida will be barricaded between 7 a.m. and noon on that day, he explained.
“It’s an upgrade project,” he said. “We’ll be rebuilding and upgrading our electrical facilities in that area.”
Barricades will be placed on Main and Florida as well as at other street entrances.

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Borger News Herald

Holly Tweed

March 9, 2012

Holly Tweed, 87, of Borger, passed away, Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
Mary Hollis (Altendorf) Tweed was born Wednesday, May 28, 1924 in Independence, KS to Philip and Catherine (Molidor) Altendorf. She married Dick Tweed in June of 1950 in Boulder, CO. Holly retired from the Texas Department of Human Services working in Daycare Licensing.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dick Tweed in 1976 and two brothers.

Traffic stop results in two arrests

March 9, 2012

A traffic stop by officers from the Borger Police Department resulted in two arrests on Monday.
On Monday, March 5, 2012, a traffic stop was conducted by Borger police officers in the 200 block of West Tenth Street, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
During the traffic stop, due to actions of the occupants, officers developed probable cause to investigate further into the stop.
Lt. Griffin said that upon further investigation, two suspects were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamines).

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Borger News Herald

Kuykendall receives 45-year sentence

March 9, 2012

Alan Ray Kuykendall has been sentenced for his wife’s murder.
According to Dumas District Attorney David Green, Alan Ray Kuykendall, 47, entered a plea of guilty to the murder of his wife, Amie Kuykendall on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in the 69th District Court of Moore County.
On January 14, 2012, Kuykendall was arrested and charged with his wife’s murder.

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Borger News Herald

Disc golf tournament being held on Saturday, March 17th

March 9, 2012

On Saturday, March 17th the Johnson Park Youth Center will be hosting the R&M Vinyard Inc. Disc Golf Tournament.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. with the tournament beginning at 10:00 a.m.
The tournament will consist of two rounds of 20 holes, with the second round expected to begin around 2:00 p.m.
The tournament will have three divisions, including an open division ($35), advanced division ($25), and Recreational division ($15.)
Cash payout prizes will be given in all divisions. Robert and Martha Vinyard have donated money toward the cash prizes in the tournament.

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