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Stay awake at the wheel: your life depends on it

January 8, 2013

During the holidays there’s a lot of talk about drinking and driving.
But another less discussed cause of serious accidents and fatalities on the road involves people who are driving fatigued and fall asleep at the wheel.
In a sleep-deprived country like ours, you can bet there are plenty of people driving who shouldn’t be.
Fatigue behind the wheel can also cause delayed reactions and poor judgment calls, such as overlooking a stop sign or a red light, or drivers not realizing they have drifted into oncoming traffic.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Community Blood Drive coming up Jan. 17

January 8, 2013

January is National Blood Donor Month. In the spirit of this month, local residents are encouraged to come out and give the gift of life.
The Borger Community Blood Drive is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Union Hall here in Borger, located at 111 East Coolidge.
All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a M*A*S*H* 2013 shirt in appreciation for giving the gift of life.
A photo ID or donor card is required, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to participate.

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Borger News Herald

Jane Phillips Society presents donation to local elementary schools

January 8, 2013

Fran Braden and Darla Harriman with Jane Phillips Society presented a check for classroom supplies for the Crockett and Gateway School teachers. Accepting the check is Rachel Hughett, teacher. Those in attendance also were Superintendent Chance Welch, Mr. Jayson Hataway, Principal of Crockett School, Judy Riggle, Brenda Lowry, and Amber Byerly.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

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Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report

January 8, 2013

Borger Police Report
Jan. 4-6, 2013

Jan. 4
Boyd and Sterling - suspicious vehicle
100 block of North Florida - suspicious vehicle
200 block of Hedgecoke - suspicious vehicle
200 block of North McGee - house/business check
400 block of East Tenth - disorderly conduct
1300 block of West Wilson - alarm
300 block of Carolina - suspicious vehicle
500 block of North Circle - suspicious vehicle
1400 block of Hazelwood - assault
100 block of West Tenth - theft
800 block of Wisconsin, Fritch - warrant service
1300 block of Potter - parking complaint

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Borger News Herald

Loretta Ann Willis-Noland

January 8, 2013

Loretta Ann Willis-Noland, 77, of Fritch, passed away, Friday, January 5, 2013.
Loretta Ann Willis-Noland was born December 29, 1935 in Hazel Park, Michigan to Clarence Duane and Leona Helen (Braneskey) Young. 
Mrs. Willis-Noland was a homemaker. She was a member of the Elks Lodge, American Legion, and the Humane Society.

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