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January 18th

Betty Jo Gardiner

January 18, 2013

Betty Jo Gardiner, 83, of Stinnett, TX, passed away, Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 at First Christian Church in Stinnett, TX with Pastor David Theel officiating. Burial will follow at Stinnett Cemetery in Stinnett, TX.

UPDATE: FPC Men upset nationally ranked Midland

January 18, 2013

Frank Phillips (12-7) beat Midland (10-6), 73-71 on the road.

Top Performers were:
Greg Nelson: 21 points, 7 steals
Ronald Scott: 16 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds. Scott also had the game winning FG at the buzzer.
Earl Hill: 15 points, 4 rebounds
Taquan McDew: 11 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals

Nice win, guys!

(FPC will be at home on Monday, January 21st against New Mexico Junior College, women at 5:45, men at 7:45.)

BREAKING NEWS: crews respond to fire north of refinery.

January 18, 2013

Area fire crews responded to a fire call Thursday evening north of the refinery.
Yesterday afternoon around 7 p.m., Borger Fire Department was dispatched to a fire north of the Conoco Phillips refinery. The call reported smoke in a creek bottom.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards the fire was in a spot to where it made it difficult for the Fire department to reach it.
"The creek bottom was nothing but mud and wet sand. Several fire trucks got stuck," said Richards.

January 17th

UPDATE: Thursday Weather

January 17, 2013

We’ll wake up to sub-freezing temperatures again this morning, but by midday temperatures will be on their way back up into the upper 40s to mid 50! It should be a fairly pleasant day with only a light breeze from the northwest in the morning, and the southeast in the afternoon around 5-15 mph. Overhead we expect to see mostly sunny to partly cloudy conditions.

REPORT: Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office

January 17, 2013

· 1-14-13 Deputies arrested Aaron Ferguson on a Potter County warrant for DWI 2nd
· 1-14-13 Deputies responded to Boyd Dr in Fritch for public service
· 1-15-13 Deputies arrested Noah Moore on warrant #38903 for the offense of Probation Violation – DWI
· 1-15-13 Deputies took a report of credit card/debit card abuse
To find out what other incidents were handled by the sheriff's office, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

UPDATE: Borger council approves issuance of $3 million in bonds

January 17, 2013

The Borger City Council approved the issuance of $3 million in bonds that will go toward the following projects:
•Roosevelt Street Improvements
•McGee, Fifth, and Austin Street Drainage
•Johnson Park Youth Center Slides and Rock Wall
•Vehicle Service Center Addition
•Concrete Railroad Crossings
•Weatherly Street Parking Lot
•Police and Fire Station Renovations
•Tenth Street and Gateway Circle Improvements
To find out more about these projects in detail, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

Adan Gonzalez

January 17, 2013

Borger – Adan Gonzalez, 39, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Jan. 9, 2013, in an automobile accident in Portland, Ore.
Funeral services will be Friday January 18 at the Church of Christ at Borger with Jose Famudio, Minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

January 16th

UPDATE: Tuesday night scores

January 16, 2013

Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles win big over Highland Park, 76-44. Setliff finished with 26 points for Fritch, White with 19, and Meek with 13. The girls are 2-2 in district.
Fritch Eagles lose to Highland Park, 60-49. Ryan Blakely had 15 points, and the Eagles fall to 0-2 in district.
West Texas High Lady Comanches lose 38-34 to Stratford and fall to 0-3 in district. Tull had 13 points and B. Wallace had 11 for WT.
The Comanches lost 51-44 to Stratford and are winless in district. Forrest finished with 21 and Guinn had 15 for WT.

NOTICE: SFISD board to meet Thursday evening

January 16, 2013

Sanford-Fritch ISD will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the SFISD Administration Building Board Room, 540 Eagle Blvd.

REMINDER: Blood drive tomorrow

January 16, 2013

Tomorrow is the day to come out and give blood!
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.
Those wishing to make an appointment can call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800. However, walk-ins are also welcome.

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