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Archive - Aug 2012

August 20th

Blood drives coming up in Borger and Fritch

August 20, 2012

The more blood given, the more lives saved.
Borger and Fritch will join with Coffee Memorial Blood Center and save many lives. These blood drives are less than a few days away and are a week apart from each other. So make sure you join in on saving lives.
First, Borger’s blood drive is on August 23 at the Union Hall, 111 E. Coolidge from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Then on August 27, at First Southern Baptist Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail, Fritch will have its blood drive from 2:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
All eligible donors who present to donate will get a free t-shirt.

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Borger News Herald

August 18th

Borger ISD new year info

August 18, 2012

New Year Party will be Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 4-7 at each campus.
Postcards will be mailed to students for grades pk-4th grades indicating their teacher.

Paul Belton Elementary School
EE, PK- KN
Registration of new students – Monday – Friday – 8:00 – 4:30 (lunch 12:00-1:00); Please bring supplies if possible to New Year Party.

Gateway Elementary 1st - 2nd Grades
Registration of new students – Monday – Friday – 8:00 – 4:30 (lunch 12-1:00)
Crockett Elementary 3rd – 4th Grades
Registration of new students – Monday – Friday 8:00 -4:30 (lunch 12-1:00)

BIS 5th Grade

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Borger News Herald

August 16th

School Registration Information

August 16, 2012

It's about that time for students to pack their bags with school supplies and strut the halls of education.
But first students will need to register and meet their teachers first and get a feel of how that first day will be.
Fritch ISD registrations are as follows : Elementary Students- August 13–24; Junior High Students - August 22–24; High School new students - Aug. 21; Aug. 22-Seniors 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Juniors 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Aug. 23- Sophomores 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Freshmen 1 p.m .- 3:30 p.m.

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Borger News Herald

James "Jim" Bryan

August 16, 2012

James “Jim” Bryan, 81, of Amarillo, TX (formerly of Fritch, TX) passed away, Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
James Riley Bryan was born Saturday, November 8, 1930 in Guymon, OK to Riley and Leah (Gott) Bryan. He married Ileana “Liany” Grillasca on June 18, 1955 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. James served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was a member of Lions Club and a Baptist.
Mr. Bryan is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Nadean Lister

August 16, 2012

FORT WORTH -- Nadean Lister, 97, went to be with her Lord, her beloved husband, Olie, and her six brothers and sisters Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, with her family by her side.
Celebration of life: Based on Nadean's wishes, there will be no memorial service. Her life will be celebrated with the memories we all have.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to a favorite charity.

Hutchinson County Burn Ban

August 16, 2012

The Hutchinson County is under a burn ban for the next 90 days.
According to Danny Richards, “ There is moisture in some areas, but there are still areas that are dry.”
Once the next Commissioners Court meeting is held, they will check the area conditions and decide to either rescind or extend the burn ban. “If we receive more moisture we will rescind the ban,” said Richards.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Police Report 8-14-2012

August 16, 2012

Borger Police Report
Aug. 14, 2012

2300 block of Huber Avenue – report of suspicious vehicle
1300 block of Haggard – report of suspicious vehicle
200 block of Teague – alarm
Carson, Hutchinson County – report of prowler
300 block of West Grand – welfare check
900 block of Harrington – report of criminal mischief
500 block of West Ninth – followup
200 block of Borger Shopping Plaza – report of theft
1000 block of North Hedgecoke – report of abandoned vehicle
1500 block of Canyon – report of theft
Wal-Mart – followup
Hastings – followup

Source 
Borger News Herald

August 15th

Borger opens volleyball season in Canyon

August 15, 2012

The Lady Bulldogs officially started their volleyball season Tuesday night in Canyon. They played two state ranked teams in Bushland and Canyon, and lost in straight sets 3-0, 3-0.

Borger Police Report - Aug. 13, 2012

August 15, 2012

Borger Police Report
Aug. 13, 2012

600 block of West First – alarm
Huber Park – report of suspicious activity
Pride Home Center – field interview
300 block of Whittenburg – report of disorderly conduct
1300 block of South Florida – alarm
400 block of North Cedar – report of criminal mischief
Yows & Baker – assist agency
1000 block of North Cedar – report of theft
100 block of Smith – alarm
1300 block of Haggard – report of disorderly conduct
200 block of Somerset – report of building burglary
3100 block of Fairlanes – investigation

Source 
Borger News Herald

James Ernest (Jim) Main

August 15, 2012

James E. Main (86) died on Saturday, August 11, 2012 in Amarillo, Texas. He was born August 19, 1925 in Oklahoma City, OK to Francis E. Main and Hazel Tyner Main. James was just 8 days away from his 87th birthday.
James (Jim) Main married Dorothy Joan (Dot) Steele in Oklahoma City on August 17, 1946. Dorothy (born September 28, 1927) was the daughter of Milan G. Steele and Edith Wyant Steele. Jim was preceded in death by Dot on August 17, 2010.

 

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