Archive - Jun 4, 2012
The Crime Stoppers has decided to reward an individual who called in a tip leading to the arrest of Matthew Whitmire.
Lt. Anthony Griffn of the Borger Police Department said that during the regular Crime Stoppers board meeting in the month of May, the board unanimously voted to award $1,000 to the anonymous individual who called in the tip to Crime Stoppers regarding the whereabouts of this individual, leading to his arrest. The money was later awarded to this person.
Rezoning of land to be used for the construction of a new Wal-Mart Supercenter will be one of the action items at the upcoming meeting of the Borger City Council.
The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Action will be taken to conduct a public hearing to allow for citizen comment on a request to rezone a 19.773 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block â€śYâ€ť, Arnold & Barrett-Morris Cummings Survey, Hutchinson County, from Estate and Agricultural (EA) to a commercial zoning district.
This past weekend, three Hutchinson County baseball players were in Lubbock to take part in the Greater West Texas Baseball Coaches Association (GWTBCA) All-Star games at Pirate Field at Lubbock Cooper High School.
2012 Borger High School graduates Max Lusk and Chayse Tracy competed on the 3A/4A East All-Star squad, while 2012 Sanford-Fritch High School grade Tate Murray was part of the 1A/2A/TAPPS North team.
Borger Police Report
May 31st, 2012
500 block of N. Florida-Investigation
700 block of Missouri-Disorderly Conduct
1200 block of Fairlanes-Alarm
700 block of Missouir-Disorderly Conduct
1300 block of Hazlewood-Alarm
100 block of E. Carolina-Open Door/Window
1000 block of Thrams-Warrant Service
300 block of Weatherly-Suspicious Activity
1300 block of W. 3rd-Recovered Property
Yows and Burch-Abandoned Vehicle
1200 block of Cedar-Reckless Driv-Traffic
9th and Main-Warrant Service
200 block of Willow Creek-Harassment
400 block of Jackson-Prowler
The Borger Independent School District is offering free meals to community-wide children throughout summer.
Borger ISD is taking part in the Summer Food Service Program, starting June 4 and running through July 27, 2012.
Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are for all children of the surrounding area. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Meals will be provided Monday through Friday at Borger Middle School Cafeteria starting at 11:20 a.m.
Donald E. Greenwood, 76, of Fritch died Thursday May 31, 2012 in Amarillo.
Funeral service will be 2:00 Tuesday in the Minton Memorial Chapel with Rev. Leonard Forsythe of Bible Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park â€śGarden of Serenityâ€ť under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Linda Ann Andersen, 71, formerly of Borger, died Friday May 31, 2012 at her home in Bellaire, Texas.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Joe Galindo of Dallas officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park in the garden of â€śPrayerâ€ť under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Linda was born September 8, 1940 in Borger. She graduated from West Texas State University in 1963 and obtained a Masterâ€™s of Science with Reading Specialist Certification from East Tennessee State University in 1973.
The Hutchinson County Relay For Life is less than a week away!
Local walkers will be going around the clock to fight cancer during this event. Teams will gather at Huber Park in Borger overnight to join the fight against cancer from 7 p.m. on Friday, June 8 until 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 9.
â€śThis celebration brings the numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer together in an effort to fight back,â€ť Judy Allen, RFL Media Chair, said.