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STORY: K2: the personal effects

February 28, 2013

For one local young man, the use of the drug K2 almost cost him his life.
Brandon Gibbs shared his story to kick off the town hall meeting held Thursday night at Borger High School on the issue of synthetic drugs. He said he wanted to educate people on the dangers and what such drugs can do to people.
“I want to give all the glory to God that I’m here and that I can give my testimony today, because I really shouldn’t be here,” he said. “I really shouldn’t be alive right now.”

NEWS: Save the Date for the Community Health Fair

February 28, 2013

The community-wide Health Fair will be held on April 12th on the Frank Phillips College Campus in the Access and Innovation Building. The Health Fair committee urges each citizen and business to mark this date on their calendar and make an effort to attend to gain knowledge on health, safety and wellness practices and take part in various screenings that will be offered.

Bayless brothers to be named to BISD Honor Wall

February 28, 2013

Two brothers who have made great contributions to the world of the arts will be named to the Borger ISD Honor Wall this Saturday.
John Bayless and Daniel Bayless will be honored in a special ceremony, set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, in the auditorium foyer at Borger High School.
John is a 1971 graduate of Borger High School and was born here. He started playing piano by ear at the age of four. His mother, who was a singer and musician, was his first teacher. His childhood heroes were Leonard Bernstein and Liberace.

Town hall meeting set for tonight at BHS

February 28, 2013

Tonight is the night.
The town hall meeting pertaining to the synthetic drug issue will be held at Borger High School to accommodate the large crowd that is expected for the event. The event time is 6:30 p.m. this evening. The meeting will be a time of discussion and information for local citizens about the problem of synthetic drugs and what is being done at the federal and state levels.

NEWS: Borger Chamber Plans Activities for the Year

February 28, 2013

The Borger Chamber of Commerce Board recently met to make plans for the upcoming year. Residents are encouraged to take note of these major event dates and make calendar plans ahead of time to take part in these events.

REPORT: Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office

February 28, 2013

2-27-13 Collice Price was arrested on felony warrant #10927 – Theft Prop>=$1500<$20k and two out of county warrants.

Gilbert Henry White

February 28, 2013

Gilbert Henry White, 59, of Fritch, died Febr. 26, 2013 at his home.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Grace Church in Borger with Rev. Larry Brock, Pastor of 1st Baptist Church of Sanford, officiating. Interment will be at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

NEWS: WTHS sends three powerlifters to Regional Meet

February 28, 2013

Today, three lovely ladies from West Texas High left to compete in the Regional Powerlifting Meet in Mertzen, TX, just south of San Angelo. Representing the Lady Comanches are Abby Kovarna, Echo O'Brien, and Mallory Bell. Should they advance, they will compete March 16th at the State Meet. Good luck, ladies!

The Borger Bulldogs basketball team host the Hereford Whitefaces Friday night at the Bulldog Gym....
The Borger Bullodogs boys basketball team recently took second at the Vernon tournament. See...
The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...

 

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