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December 5th

Christmas parade is tonight

December 5, 2011

The Christmas parade sponsored by the Borger Chamber of Commerce is this evening at 6:30 p.m.
The parade route will remain the same, originating on Grand and Main and moving north to Sixth and Main.
Anyone with any questions on the Christmas parade can call the chamber offices at 274-2211.

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Borger News Herald

Suspicious death under investigation

December 5, 2011

The Carson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death reported in Fritch.
The Fritch Police Department and Fritch EMS were first to arrive at 418 Boyd, the home of 57 year-old Larry Ewing King at 4:04 p.m. Friday following a 9-1-1 call from a relative to King.
Officers found King dead in a bedroom at the residence. Justice of the Peace Jean Hardman pronounced King dead at the scene around 5:32 p.m.

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Borger News Herald

Don Johnson announces candidacy for county sheriff

December 5, 2011

Don Johnson has announced his candidacy for Hutchinson County Sheriff in next year’s election.
Johnson said he wants the position of sheriff as well as the sheriff’s department to be held accountable to the citizens of Hutchinson County.
“I want the department to be proactive as well as professional,” he said. “I will provide law enforcement 24-7 to all areas of the county.”
Johnson just retired from the Department of Public Safety after 34 years of service to the people of Texas. He spent 32 of the 34 years working in Hutchinson County.

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Borger News Herald

Wish A Soldier Happy Holidays

December 5, 2011

Wish a soldier happy holidays through a video. Les Sullivan will be going to different places in Spearman and Borger with a video camera to video loved ones of soldiers with the intention to send them to the troops for the holidays. From now through Dec. 2, 2011 and Dec. 3 and 4, 2011, he will be at Genie’s Cafe. He will also be at All Occasion Flowers at 202 North Bernice Street in Spearman from Nov. 28-Dec. 2. Lastly he will be at Borger Library on December 5-9, 2011 during library hours.

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Border News Herald

December 2nd

Weekend weather

December 2, 2011

Saturday’s weather will be very complex as an upper-level storm system moves right on top of, or very near the region. We will begin the day with a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow as temperatures below freezing occur.
As temperatures warm during the morning hours, we will see this mix changeover to scattered rain showers and even a possible thunderstorm. Another surge of Arctic air will blast into the region during the afternoon hours and quickly changeover the rain to snowfall.

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Borger News Herald

Joy “Meme” Hughes Jueschke

December 2, 2011

Joy “Meme” Hughes Jueschke, 76, of Borger passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011.
Joy was born Sunday, September 22, 1935 in Gotebo, OK to James and Thelma (Walker) Hughes. She married Gerald Jueschke on April 28, 1998 in Stinnett, TX. She was a retired business office manager for Frank Phillips College. Joy touched many lives and was a joy to others.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Jackie Hughes in 1994; and her brother, Dean “Cowboy” Hughes.

Girls hoops teams see mixed results in tournament play

December 2, 2011

On the second day of the Amarillo River Road Tournament, the Sanford-Fritch Lady Eagles split their two games and the Borger Lady Bulldogs lost to Amarillo River Road.
As a result, Sanford-Fritch and Borger will meet on Saturday in the final day of the tournament.
Sanford-Fritch 48 Randall JV 24
In the opening game on Friday, the Lady Eagles led from the opening tip off against the Randall JV Lady Raiders winning, 48-24.

Broncos buck the Bulldogs 54-49

December 2, 2011

Through three periods, the Borger Bulldogs had control of their game with the Clarendon Broncos in the semifinals of the Amarillo River Road Tournament.
However foul trouble, shooting woes, and a leg injury to junior Jamon Hearon resulted in the Broncos battling back to steal a 54-49 win to advance to the tournament title game against Pampa on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulldogs held a 45-37 lead going into the final period. But the Bulldogs went six minutes in the fourth period without scoring a basket and giving Clarendon the opportunity for the comeback.

When it comes to Christmas trees and lights, exercise caution

December 2, 2011

December is one of the most colorful months of the year because of all the Christmas trees and lights in and around people’s homes.
But as pretty as they are, they all can cause an uncontrolled light most people don’t want to see: fire.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards said the live and dry pine trees can be a fire hazard if not handled properly.
Special fire safety precautions need to be taken when keeping a live tree in the house. A burning tree can rapidly fill a room with fire and deadly gases.

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Borger News Herald

December 1st

Borger Creative Arts Club holding Christmas Bazaar

December 1, 2011

The Borger Creative Arts Club will be holding its Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, at 931 Illinois in Borger. Baked goods will be available for purchase, including cakes, pies, and cookies, as well as craft items, painted items, Christmas gifts, and clothing. A hand-embroidered quilt will be raffled off. Tickets are $1 or six for $5. For more information on the bazaar, call 886-0299 or 898-8515.

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Borger News Herald
Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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