Archive - 2013
Borger, TX, Jan. 31, 2013 - After opening its door a year ago, Golden Plains Community Hospital has been awarded the Excellence-Merit Award from the Central Texas Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
This past week the Owner, Architect, and Contractor were presented with a Cast Bronze Eagle in commemoration of the award.
For more information on this story, see the Thursday, Jan. 31 edition of the Borger News-Herald.
It will be a relative quiet end to the work and school week with temperatures topping out close to 60Â° this afternoon. The sky will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with just a few high, thin clouds drifting by. The wind will blow from the south-southwest at 15 to 25 mph most of the day before shifting to the northeast late this afternoon.
Charlene Mabel Blackburn, age 77, of Allen, Texas, passed away January 27, 2013, in Richardson, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com.
[Amarillo, TX]- The Amarillo Sox have scheduled a press conference for Thursday, February 7th, 2013. The press conference will start at 12:00 noon at our office located at 801 S. Polk. This press conference will give you a chance to hear about the changes that are being made in the Sox organization. It will also give you a chance to hear what Manager Bobby Brown has been working on for the 2013 season. This press conference will be also open to the public.
Meet the Bulldogs, the baseball and softball edition, will take place Thursday night at 7:00. It will be at the Church of Christ on Bulldog Drive. Come out and support these teams who will be starting play very soon!
Gary Fletcher, Wal-Mart Manager, has said the land west of the hospital is now owned by Wal-Mart, and the deal was finalized about a month ago. The land is a total of 17 acres. He also said the most current groundbreaking date he has for the new store is November of this year. He said this date has been moved twice since he moved to Borger. It will take around nine months from the time of groundbreaking to get the store built and ready for customers.
Watch for more details on the new store and current happenings at Wal-Mart in Wednesday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.
Wednesday will be a much quieter day, but itâ€™s also going to be a chilly day with highs in the middle 40s this afternoon. We can expect a mix of clouds and sunshine throughout the day with a northwest wind shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Wind speeds will stay between 10 and 20 mph.
Frank Phillips (12-9) lost to #24 South Plains (16-5), 82-78, on the road.
Top performers were:
Taquan McDew 21 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals
Ronald Scott 19 points, 6 assists, 4 steals
Earl Hill 13 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocks
Greg Nelson 12 points, 5 rebounds
There was a little excitement at Loweâ€™s Supermarket in Fritch on Monday afternoon.
Around 11:45 a.m. or so, a older gentleman, who was unidentified, was driving up to Loweâ€™s when according to store manager Kevin Keener, his foot came off his brake and hit the gas.
Half of the car ended up inside the store. Keener said that nobody was hurt in the incident, but it did leave a mess.
The car took out 12 feet of brick and four glass windows that were around eight feet tall and four feet wide.
1-25-13 Leonard Bilhartz was arrested on warrant #38909 for the offense of commitment and probation violation â€“ driving while license invalid w/previous conviction.
1-25-13 Deputies responded to FM 2171 for public service.
1-26-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Birdie Street in Borger.
1-26-13 Joe Calloway was arrested for possession of marijuana.
1-26-13 Deputies responded to a burglary of habitation on Clubhouse Dr. in Borger.
For more information from this report, pick up a copy of the Tuesday edition of the Borger News-Herald, in newsstands tomorrow!