Archive - 2013
Burney Stokes of Panhandle Gunslingers discussed issues related to gun control during the Borger Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday. For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Wednesday edition of the Borger News-Herald on newsstands tomorrow.
The Borger ISD board of trustees has called its election set for this May.
Those up for election this year are David Brandon, Dr. Kent Gray, and Bill Myers. Each term is three years in length. The deadline to register for a place on the ballot is March 1. To get registered or find out more information, call the BISD business office at 273-1001.
Claude â€śJellyâ€ť Lee McGowen, Jr., better known as â€śJellyâ€ť passed from this life February 17, 2013.
The family will receive visitors at the funeral home, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Thursday, February 21, 2013.
A Graveside service is scheduled for 11:00 am, Friday, February 22, 2013 at Rest Lawn Cemetery.
Lewis Calvin Wright age 94 passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Ambassador Courtyard Assisted Living facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Arrangements were entrusted to Daniel C. Schaudt of Schaudtâ€™s Glenpool Funeral Service & Cremation Care. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences to the family online at www.schaudtfuneralservice.com
2-14-13 Deputies responded to Sage Mesa in reference to a noise complaint.
2-15-13 Julian Perez Jr. was arrested on warrant #36815 for the offense of Probation Violation/Commitment â€“ Driving while intoxicated 2nd.
2-15-13 Darrell Leon Winkle was arrested on warrant #10993 Grand Jury Indictment â€“ assault family/household member w/previous conviction.
2-15-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Harbor Drive in Fritch.
2-15-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Pawnee Road in Fritch.
Borger Police Report
Feb. 14-17, 2013
Feb. 14, 2013
Valley and Hedgecoke - suspicious activity
Allsup's Florida - suspicious activity
900 block of East Sixth - parking complaint
1400 block of West Wilson - alarm
100 block of Mary - welfare check
Roosevelt & Cedar - abandoned vehicle
900 block of East Third - recovered property
3100 block of Fairlanes - warrant service
JCPenneys - parking complaint
300 block of South Cedar - motorist assist
Wilson and Main - motorist assist
Finger and Main - field interview
10th & Cedar - reckless driver (traffic)
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.