November 1st, 2011
On Friday morning, November 11th, the Crockett and Gateway Elementary schools will be honoring our country's veterans with a special program in the Gateway/Crockett cafeteria starting at 9:30 a.m.
The special program will be performed by the students of both elementary schools and the local Boy Scouts.
All veterans and their families are invited to attend.
If you are a veteran and plan on attending, you are asked to arrive at the cafeteria by 9:00 a.m. for a special seat during the program.
Tonight, the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen basketball team will tip off the 2011-12 season in Colorado taking on Trinidad State College.
The Lady Plainsmen are coming off a tough 4-25 campaign last season, but there is a lot of optimism entering this year, thanks to six returning players and some new size to the team.
The City of Borger will be holding a public hearing on its proposed amended animal control ordinance this evening.
The hearing will be held in conjunction with the councilâ€™s regular meeting, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said the hearing is being held in order to give the public ample time to comment on the ordinance.
Those wanting to read the ordinance in its entirety can find it on the City of Borger web site at www.ci.borger.tx.us.
Throughout the weekend, people throughout Hutchinson County celebrated Halloween.
To look at more Halloween pictures from around the county, click on the "Photo Gallery" above on the menu options.
Greg Hall form Care Improvement Plus will be at the Opportunity Center to discuss medicare choices for 2012 on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.
Local residents are encouraged to paint Borger pink as a special national tour rolls into town tomorrow.
The National Pink Heals Tour is coming to Borger. Locals are encouraged to come see the pink emergency equipment, sign the truck, and welcome the tour members to town as they raise cancer awareness and provide support for cancer victims.
The event will take place from 7:45-9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in the Hastings parking lot. Food, fun, t-shirts, and a balloon release are scheduled as part of the festivities.
On Friday night, the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen open the 2011-12 basketball season hosting Lubbock Christian JV at 7:00 p.m. at the BCAC.
Look for the season preview on the Plainsmen later this week in the Borger News Herald.
Tomorrow night, the Borger Lady Bulldogs will take on the Lamesa Golden Tornadoes in the 3A Bi-District playoffs at Amarillo High starting at 7:00 p.m.
The Lady Bulldogs find themselves in a similar situation as last year, by entering the playoffs as the districtâ€™s third seed, yet able to make a nice run that ended in the Regional Semi-Finals.
A shot was fired in the midst of a police car chase early Saturday morning in Stinnett just after midnight.
The suspect rammed one of the police patrol units heading north. A chase continued on foot in the same direction, when a fired was shot by an officer.
There were no injuries, but one officer went to the hospital on his own for safety precautions.
Payden Dompe, Kinsey Grieb, Vanessa Smith, and Kayla Castleberry are among the Borger High band students helping prepare for the Borger Band Boosters Annual Brisket Dinner, scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the American Legion Hall, 1000 Bulldog Lane. Tickets can be purchased from BHS Band Students or at the door for $5 each. To go orders are available.