Archive - Apr 18, 2013
In the wake of the West, Tx nitrogen plant disaster, we look in our own backyard to learn what Hutchinson County is doing to prepare for a disaster. Danny Richards of the Hutchinson County Emergency Operations Center says that there are many things you can do to prepare yourself for the few concerns that Agrium could face. "Our biggest concern is a release of anhydrous ammonia, not an explosion". Shelter In Place is the program Hutchinson County has prepared, which means simply close your doors and windows and shut off your air conditioning.
Three Borger tennis players reached the quarterfinals Wednesday in the Region I-3A Tennis Championships at the McLeod Tennis Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
-Micah Wilson beat Price Carpenter, of Burnet, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of boys singles, but he then lost to Kie Jones, of Big Spring, 6-3, 6-4.
-In mixed doubles, the Borger team of Aaron Madden and Lauryn Ammerman beat their first-round opponents 6-0, 6-1 but lost in the quarterfinals to Max Herber and Maggie Kennon, of Vernon, 6-3, 6-1. Madden and Ammerman are just freshmen.