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Archive - 2012

October 30th

Halloween happenings in Hutchinson County

October 30, 2012

The holiday we all know as Halloween is tomorrow, and there are many safe, clean, and fun options for local citizens to consider as they celebrate the holiday.

•First Baptist of Borger, 100 South Hedgecoke, will host a Trunk or Treat in its north parking lot from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. There will be a costume contest at 7 p.m. and door prizes given away at 7:30 p.m.

Borger Police Report Oct. 26-28, 2012

October 30, 2012

Oct. 26, 2012
700 block of Derr - assist agency
800 block of North Weatherly - alarm
600 block of Stevenson - report of disorderly conduct
700 block of South McGee - report of disturbance
200 block of North Cedar - investigation
200 block of Teague - report of disorderly conduct
600 block of Weatherly - investigation
1500 block of Haggard - investigation
Hop's Repair - report of reckless driver (traffic)
E Capital - field interview
800 block of North Main - alarm
800 block of North McGee - report of disorderly conduct
800 block of Alabama - report of criminal trespass

BPD leads in shutdown of illegal establishment

October 30, 2012

The Borger Police Department took the lead in a shut down of an illegally operated establishment on 11th Street Saturday night.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said that on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, an illegally operating establishment known as “Da Cutts,” located on East 11th Street, was shut down as law enforcement officers executed a search warrant for the premises.
The illegally operated establishment had become notorious for calls for service for law enforcement due to fights, gun shots in the area, narcotics activity, and other breaches of the peace, he said.

October 29th

Local market helping with Living Water project

October 29, 2012

A local supermarket is doing its part to help with a special project being done by Living Water Ministries this holiday season.
Becky Dietz, director of Living Water Ministries, said Lowe’s Supermarket has graciously set up a table for all of the contents for its “Bags of Blessings” project. These will be distributed by Living Water to the less fortunate during Thanksgiving and Christmas.
“We’re so grateful to Lowe’s Supermarket for creating a convenient way to shop for Bags of Blessings,” she said. “We hope the people of Hutchinson County will participate!”

October 27th

Charles “Herby” Simmons

October 27, 2012

Merkel- Charles “Herby” Simmons, 90, is dancing to his heart’s content, having passed away October 24, 2012 in Temple after a long battle with Alzheimer’. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 27th at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel with Reverend David Cason officiating, directed by Starbuck Funeral Home.

Roy Earl “Sandy” Sandefur

October 27, 2012

Roy Earl “Sandy” Sandefur, 90, of Borger died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the First Church of the Nazarene, with Terry Porter, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery in Borger. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.

Borger Police Report October 23rd-25th, 2012

October 27, 2012

October 23rd:
1000 block of Coronado- alarm
1300 block of Boyd- suspicious vehicle
200 block of Hickory- prowler
1400 block of Boyd- followup
500 block of Deahl- followup
1400 block of W. Wilson- followup
200 block of Salina- lost/found property
1000 block of S. Cedar- warrant service
300 block of S. Florida- investigation
Jim's Diamond Shop- followup
300 block of Deahl- investigation
500 block of Deahl- followup
1300 block of Clayton- followup
600 block of Harvey- investigation
1100 block of Elmore- disturbance
100 block of Texas- disturbance

Country artist coming to Borger stage

October 27, 2012

A well-known country music artist is making his way to the Borger stage.
Collin Raye, known as a certified Nashville hit-maker and platinum recording artist, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at the Borger High School Auditorium. The concert is being brought to Borger by the Tri-City Concert Association.

Sweet Victory!

October 27, 2012

The Borger Bulldogs found the win column on Friday night against their favorite team to beat. For the last seven years, Borger has won the matchup against the beast in the east (as George Grover calls them).. the Pampa Harvesters. Friday was no different as Borger handed Pampa their first district loss and picked up their first win on the year. As it is every year, this game had everything and went down to the wire. Borger prevailed 21-14 and improved to 1-1 in district play.

October 25th

Paula S. (Records) Hagerty

October 25, 2012

FORMERLY OF BORGER, TX – Paula S. (Records) Hagerty, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in Orange County, Calif.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Ochiltree Cemetery with Rev. James Stephens of Borger officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home of Perryton.
Paula was born July 23, 1952, in Borger, TX, and lived in the area. She was a graduate of the Massachusetts University School of Nursing and was a nurse.

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