Archive - Feb 2013
Temperatures will be right around average today as highs reach the mid 50s. Weâ€™ll see sunshine throughout the morning and afternoon with increasing clouds as we head into the evening hours. Expect a breezy day as winds blow from the south at 15-25 mph.
In light of the recent information presented about the drug known as K2, the City of Borger is taking action to bring education to the community.
A town hall meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in the city hall council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The primary focus of the discussion is synthetic drugs in the community. The discussion will be an informative effort to educate the community on the issues the city is facing with synthetic drugs. After the presentation, a question and answer session will be held.
In an effort to detect heart health, Accolade Home Care is offering confidential Heart Health screenings to Borger and surrounding area residents on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Borger Opportunities Center, 930 Illinois.
Although weâ€™ll see plenty of sunshine today, temperatures will be a lot cooler thanks to a cold front that passed through overnight. Highs will warm into the low 50s with winds out of the north at 10-20 mph.
Jane Johnson of Lewisville TX/Borger TX passed away on February 11th 2013. A Memorial service will be held at Celebration Family Church located in Fritch TX on Saturday February 23rd at 11am.
Six-year-old Kylie Ledwig shows off a sweet box of candy she is getting for Valentineâ€™s Day. Happy Valentineâ€™s Day to all residents across Hutchinson County!
PHOTO BY DON RICE
Even though summer is still a few months away, things continue to remain busy at the Johnson Park Youth Center in Borger.
Annadon Keys, JPYC director, said right now they are getting all of the measurements sent in for new slides and are hoping to have these in by the end of April at the latest.
â€śThe slides are going to be a huge asset to our swimming pool this year,â€ť she said. â€śThey have stairs, so everyone, children and adults, can enjoy them. The new slides will also give our park recreation children something new to enjoy at the swimming pool.â€ť
2-13-13 Deputies responded to CR-16 on a welfare concern
Duane Layton was arrested on warrant #39494 for the offense of Theft>=$50<$500
2-13-13 Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle on Buffalo Trial in Fritch where Codey James Black was arrested on warrant #9292 Bond Surrender/Probation Violation Possession Controlled Substance PG 1 <1G, Carson County warrants, and City of Borger warrants. Brittany Brannan was also arrested on outstanding City of Borger warrants.
The FPC softball games scheduled for today against Trinidad State Junior College have been cancelled due to the snow. No make up date has been scheduled yet.
The Frank Phillips Plainsmen beat conference opponent NMMI, 83-69 on Monday night.
Earl Hill and TaQuan McDew were the leading scorers for FPC with 23 and 16 points respectively.
For full game stats and info, check out Tuesday's edition of the Borger News Herald.