Archive - Apr 13, 2012
On Friday, local citizen Tommy Hooper was involved in a tractor accident.
Borger emergency crews responded to the call on April 13, 2012 at 5:10 p.m. on the 200 block of Evergreen.
According to Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, he was attempting to pull a tree stump out of the ground when the tractor flipped over and landed on top of him. Emergency crews worked close to 30 minutes to lift the tractor and free Hooper, before he was transported by Lifestar to an Amarillo hospital. Hooper suffered a broken arm and body trauma in the accident, but is reportedly in stable condition.
Borger Police Report
April 11, 2012
600 block of West Wilson â€“ report of disturbance
1500 block of Canyon â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
200 block of Ozmer â€“ alarm
100 block of North McGee â€“ report of prowler
400 block of Monroe â€“ report of disturbance
300 block of South Hoyne, Fritch â€“ report of open door/window
1700 block of South Cedar â€“ report of abandoned vehicle
300 block of West Sixth â€“ report of disorderly conduct
300 block of South Hedgecoke â€“ traffic escort
300 block of North Main â€“ report of lost/found property
900 block of Western â€“ report of harassment
Volunteers are needed for the upcoming United Way Day of Caring.
This yearâ€™s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Huber Park with coffee and breakfast. Teams will depart at 8 a.m. to begin work on their designated projects.
Teri Hogue, who works with the Hutchinson County United Way, said the Day of Caring is a special day when companies and individuals come together to complete projects that benefit people within the community.
Etta Mae West, 78, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, April 12, 2012.
Etta Mae (Smith) West was born January 21, 1934 in Stillwell, OK to Maniard and Jessie (Cole) Smith. She was a homemaker. Etta Mae married Lloyd Lavon West on December 15, 1951.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Linda Davis; her son, Steve; and her brother, Woodrow.