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July 7th, 2014

Covering Hutchinson County

July 7, 2014

 When it comes to the world of homemade quilts and blankets, there may not be a better place to go that the Hutchinson County Historical Museum. Well, at least, for the month of July.
The museum unveiled its month-long exhibit of some of the top quilt makers last week when the 2014 Quilt Show opened to the general public.
Through the whole month of July, the Hutchinson County Historical Museum will open the county’s eyes to the quilting world. This year, there are over 30 quilts of all sizes on display in the museum’s north gallery.

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Borger News Herald

July 3rd

Borger, Sanford gear up for July 4th celebrations

July 3, 2014

The Fourth of July makes everyone smile - it’s grilled food, sparklers, and everything red, white, and blue. For many families, it is the best party of the summer.
This year, the City of Borger wants to make it one of the biggest celebrations of the summer.  

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Borger News Herald

CN&R to receive award today

July 3, 2014

Caprock Nursing and Rehabilitation employees will be honored today when the company receives its 5-star banner and plaque from state officials.
The members of the public are invited to the ceremony, which will start at 4 p.m. at the CN&R facility at 900 College Ave

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Borger News Herald

FPC set to offer remote welding program to area teachers, students

July 3, 2014

The Frank Phillips College Board of Regents certainly received some hot news at its recent meeting. Really hot.
Jimmie McCarthy presented a slide show to the board members regarding the college’s newest program, the remote welding program.

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Borger News Herald

Lou Hatfield

July 3, 2014

Lou Hatfield, 85 of Borger died on July 2 in Borger. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, at Faith Covenant Church with Pastor Les Sharp officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the funeral home.

Calvin ‘Smitty’ Shelton

July 3, 2014

Smitty Shelton, 72, of Canyon died June 29, 2014.
Graveside Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Westlawn Cemetery with Pastor LaVon Thompson officiating. Arrangements were by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 South Georgia.
Smitty was born Jan. 10, 1942 in Higgins, Texas to C.W. and Annie Shelton. They moved to Borger in 1945. He graduated from Borger High School in 1960. He married Joyce Chapman on Aug. 15, 1963 in Borger.
Smitty worked for Phillips Petroleum for 29 years. They lived in Borger until 2008 when they moved to Canyon.

July 2nd

Saving Fido

July 2, 2014

Here’s the deal. If you want a furry friend, the Borger Animal Shelter is the place you need to visit. And, in so doing, you might find a life-long companion and friend that will listen to every story you have, and give a needy animal a home.
You just might save a life ... and make room for the next needy pup or kitten.

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Borger News Herald

City council rejects bid for new Huber Park fieldhouse

July 2, 2014

The idea of building a new fieldhouse at the Huber Park baseball facility struck out with the Borger City Council on Tuesday evening. And the pitch wasn’t even close.

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Borger News Herald

Alan Wayne Bates

July 2, 2014

Alan Wayne Bates, 60, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Borger, Texas.  Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.  His memory may be honored with a gift to Helping Hands, 517 W Jefferson St, Borger, TX, 79007, Rainbow Room, P.O. Box 1391, Borger, TX, 79008, or a charity of choice.

July 1st

Borger woman helps friend film first music video

July 1, 2014

Ever since she was young, Debra Lucio admits she has been fascinated with music videos. Not so much as to what they say or who they showcase, but rather how they were made.
Why lights were used there? What technique was used to film that? Where do you put the microphone?

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Border News Herald
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