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Archive - Jun 18, 2012

Catheron Upson

June 18, 2012

Catheron Upson, 84, of Borger, died Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Borger.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Shawn Dunigan of Fellowship Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the “Garden of Love” at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Assistance needed in solving recent theft

June 18, 2012

The Borger Police Department and Crimestoppers are seeking assistance in solving a recent theft.
On Monday, May 21, 2012, BPD responded to 300 East Tenth Street in regards to a theft call.
It was discovered that sometime between 8 a.m. on May 20 and 7:50 a.m. May 21, a suspect or suspects took a pallet of wire from the inside of a job site at this location.
The pallet contained three spools of 350 aluminum wire, each spool being 1,000 feet of wire.

Council to finalize land annexation

June 18, 2012

The annexation of land for a new Wal-Mart Supercenter is set to be finalized Tuesday during the regular meeting of the Borger City Council.
The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Action will be taken on the final reading of an ordinance annexing a 16.361 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block “Y”, Arnold and Barrett-Morris and Cummings Survey.
Also pertaining to the annexation, the council will act on an ordinance directing changes to the zoning districts and updating the zoning district map.

Borger Police Report

June 18, 2012

June 13th
Practice Fields-parking complaint
800 block of Monroe-prowler
700 block of W. 10th-traffic escort
500 block of N. Deahl-followup
Fairlanes Square Apts-followup
1100 block of Coble-assault
10th and Main-warrant service
200 block of W. 9th-welfare check
1100 block of Everest-burglary/building
400 block of Union-narcotics violation
100 block of Davenport-harassment
1700 block of Clayton-followup
100 block of Avalon-harassment

June 14
100 Medical – investigation
100 Medical – warrant service
100 block of West Tenth – followup
Lowes – followup

Hollaway Parker

June 18, 2012

Hollaway Parker, age 76, passed away at his ranch in Coleman County on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 18 in Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Daniel Stovall officiating. Private interment will follow under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.
Hollaway Parker was born November 10, 1935 in Coleman County, Texas, the son of Hollaway Parker, Sr. and Bernice Buck Parker.

BPD issues warning on door to door scam

June 18, 2012

The Borger Police Department wants to warn local citizens to be on the alert of a possible door-to-door scam being used by a local resident.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD, the local resident is described as a Hispanic female, in her mid 20s, slender build, approximately 5’7”, approximately 120 pounds, with brown or black hair, and brown eyes.

Bring your voter card on election day

June 18, 2012

When voters go to cast ballots in the runoff election on July 31, all they need to have with them is a voter registration card or driver’s license.
Jan Barnes, Hutchinson County Clerk, said that voters do not need to have the “special card” that may have been handed out to them when they voted in the May 29, 2012.
“If they didn’t vote in the primary, they can still vote in the runoff election,” she said.
She said if a person voted Democratic in the primary, they will not be able to vote Republican in the runoff, as party lines cannot be crossed in a runoff election.


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