Archive - Mar 2013
Raymundo Dominguez Mendez, 17, of Borger died Sunday March 17th in Borger.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 20, 2013, at Minton Memorial Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Thursday at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Richard Zanetti officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Raymundo was born Dec. 14, 1995, at Borger. He attended Borger High School.
***SPRING ARRIVES AT 6:02 AM CDT*** The start of the spring season here on the High Plains will be met with partly cloudy skies during the morning hours that will turn to mostly cloudy skies by the afternoon as yet another upper-level storm system approaches from the west and northwest. High temperatures will be quite seasonal for this time of the year as 60s occur. Winds will become breezy from the south in the afternoon at speeds averaging 15-25 mph with some gusts upwards of 35-40 mph possible as well.
Carl McMillan, executive director of Panhandle Independent Living Center, was one of the featured speakers at the Borger Rotary Club meeting Tuesday afternoon. The PILC is a resource center for people of all ages with disabilities. The program focused on the YES (Youth Encountering Success) program that the center puts on. Watch the Thursday paper for a feature on this event.
The Borger City Council passed the final reading of an ordinance banning synthetic drugs. See the Wednesday edition of the Borger News-Herald for the full story.
The Borger Police Department is investigating the deaths of two teens that occurred Sunday afternoon.
At 2:30 p.m., officers were called to 703 East Sixth Street, where two unresponsive subjects were found, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
The Borger Police Department responded to an incident at 6th and Florida late Sunday afternoon. The Borger News-Herald attempted to make calls for information but was unsuccessful. The BNH will continue to follow this story and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.
It wonâ€™t be quite as warm this weekend as it was on Friday, but it still wonâ€™t be too bad! Highs will be in the lower 60s both Saturday and Sunday. There will be an increase in cloud cover late Saturday afternoon, but that cloud cover will depart by Sunday afternoon. Weâ€™ll have generally north winds all day Saturday and part of Sunday before they shift to the south Sunday afternoon.
AMARILLO, Texas â€“ Xcel Energyâ€™s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) is seeking proposals for additional wind energy resources as a component of its resource planning process.
Through this solicitation, SPS is requesting proposals for wind generation resources that could begin delivery to SPS on or after January 1, 2014 (but no later than December 31, 2015) and that would be contracted through a power purchase agreement.
The complete bid package will be available on Monday, March 18 at www.xcelenergy.com. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 12.
The Borger City Council passed a first reading on an ordinance banning synthetic drugs in the city limits. To read more on this story, see the weekend edition of the Borger News-Herald.
Mrs. Minnie Ernesteen Gee Orr was born in a half dugout near Gould, OK. September 2, 1920 to Ernest Fain Gee and Gusta Clyde (Lowe) Gee who preceded her in death.
She went to the loving arms of her Savior Jesus Christ on March 8, 2013.
She had three brothers: Johnny Jewel Gee, Henry Price Gee, and Emory Fain Gee who preceded her in death.
She cherished her family and they did her. She had one older sister, Kathryn Gee Peden who passed away.
Two younger sisters survived: Gracie Gee Sain Haddox of Amarillo and Helen Clyde Gee Stokesberry Ady of Fort Worth.