January 16th, 2012
The Borger Police Department is continuing its aggressive enforcement campaign pertaining to targeting illegal narcotics and other problem areas within the city.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD, the latest efforts in this aggressive enforcement campaign, which is being conducted by the departmentâ€™s criminal investigations division, has already resulted in the arrest of four local residents for possession of illegal narcotics.
Those arrested so far as a result of this campaign are as follows:
VFW Post 1789 recently made a donation on behalf of the Hutchinson County Junior Livestock Association for its upcoming stock show. Present for the giving of the donation were Ron Marshall and Joe Childress of the VFW, Sarah Ratliff, sales committee chair for the association; stock show participants Jess Shields, Fletcher Moneymaker, Megan Prall, Ashby McWilliams, and Leah Stroud; Robert Malone, VFW Quartermaster, and Donald Depew of the VFW.
The Borger ISD board of trustees will be meeting Tuesday evening.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in the board room of the BISD administration building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will administer the oath of office to new board member Bill Myers, who will be filling the spot recently vacated by longtime member Johnny Rusten. A public hearing will also be held on the AEIS report for 2010-11.
Campus and district reports will be given on Borger Middle School, Crockett Elementary School, and Paul Belton Early Childhood Center.
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen (5-10) get WJCAC play underway hosting the Odessa College Lady Wranglers (11-5) starting at 5:45 p.m. at the BCAC.
The Lady Plainsmen enter tonightâ€™s contest surviving a tough non-conference schedule, which included road games with three top 20 teams and games with solid teams from Cochise College and Howard College.
Tonight the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen (8-8) will put a three game winning streak and an undefeated record in the BCAC this season on the line, when they host the #10 Odessa College Wranglers (15-1) in both teamsâ€™ WJCAC Conference opener beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Thanks to the mixture of a new coaching staff and 12 new faces on the team, the Plainsmen were forced to start the season learning how to play together in the early part of their non-schedule.
Harry (Gene) Kuhrt, 82, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, January 12, 2012.
W.F. â€śBillâ€ť Montrose, 84, of Borger, died Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Amarillo.
Services will be 2pm. Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Dwight Kirksey of Celebration Family church in Fritch officiating. Interment will follow in the â€śField of Honorâ€ť at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Jan. 6, 2012
1200 block of Del Coronado â€“ warrant service
1000 block of Harrington â€“ alarm
600 block of California â€“ report of identity theft
Kmart â€“ motorist assist
400 block of Alabama â€“ report of criminal mischief
1000 block of North Cedar â€“ report of traffic accident
600 block of Weatherly â€“ assist agency
207 and 1551 â€“ report of traffic accident
200 block of Sage Mesa, Fritch â€“ report of disturbance
100 block of East Ocla â€“ report of criminal mischief
100 block of Medical Drive â€“ followup
Allsups â€“ assist agency
800 block of South Robey, Fritch â€“ report of disturbance
The committee doing in-depth research into the possibility of bringing an air conditioned and heated event center to Hutchinson County is still at work on the project. The idea was brought to the table in April of 2010 and is taking on new life as progress is being made.
â€śThe search committee was formed in an effort to validate whether an event center would work here,â€ť said committee chair Mark Mitchell.
The Sanford-Fritch ISD Board of Trustees has called a special meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the SFISD Administration Building Board Room. Trustees will consider or approve the â€śCool Schoolsâ€ť Grant construction contract with Trane Company. This grant helps public schools replace old, inefficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Superintendent Jim McClellan, stated the grant gave the district about $450,000 to replace HVAC systems for all three campuses in the district, excluding the gyms and Administration offices.