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July 14th, 2014

Guymon Youth Force helping making a difference in the lives of wildfire victims in Fritch

July 14, 2014

Sometimes it’s the youngest people in the world who can make the biggest difference in someone’s life, and that is exactly what a group of Oklahoma youngsters ranging from ages 12-18 from all over the state are doing.
Most of the groups participating with the Guymon Youth Force have been going to Fritch, according to Jacque Anderson.

July 12th

Water levels up 7 feet at Meredith

July 12, 2014

Thanks to large amounts of rain in the Texas Panhandle area, Lake Meredith’s water levels have risen a large amount. According to Kent Satterwhite, general manager of The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority, Lake Meredith has gained about 7 feet in depth over the past 30 days. Since the water levels have risen, CRMWA officials have decided the lake is capable of supplying water to the region. CRMWA began pulling a small amount ofwater from the lake on Friday to supply and conserve water from the Ogallala Aquifer.

July 11th

Billie Jean Wagner

July 11, 2014

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 in the Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger. Burial will follow in Highland Park Cemetery.  Ms. Wagner will lie in state at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.  In lieu of flowers, her memory may be honored with gift to the Salvation Army or the Red Cross.

Cummings to speak at HCHM show

July 11, 2014

The Hutchinson County Historical Museum is once again flaunting the art of quilting to the public. Only this time it comes from a man’s point of view.
Archie Cummings will make his appearance at HCHM Quilt Show this Sunday. He will give a presentation on his thoughts about quilting beginning at 2 p.m.
 

Phillips High alumni kick off annual reunion this weekend

July 11, 2014

There will be plenty of familiar faces in Hutchinson County this weekend. They may look a little older than some remember, but they’re back to celebrate the black.
The Blackhawks, that is.
More than 300 Phillips High School alumni, teachers and school officials will converge on Borger and Stinnett to participate in the Phillips Alumni Association’s school reunion. The event is scheduled to run through Saturday, and will include the 50th reunion of the PHS Class of 1964.

July 10th

PCS to help locals with healthcare needs

July 10, 2014

TOMMY WELLS
The Borger News-Herald

Panhandle Community Services was recently awarded a grant to help people in the Texas panhandle to apply for health care through the Affordable Care Act and the Market Place.

Nikkinen is new Sanford secretary

July 10, 2014

The City of Sanford has a new face in a familiar place. Lesley Nikkinen was welcomed in as the new city secretary this week .
Nikkinen has lived in the Sanford area for about a year and previously lived in Tampa, Florida for 36 years prior to moving to Sanford.
Nikkinen said her new career was a result of a chance meeting with a local resident.
“I met someone through  the Elks Lodge.” she stated.

July 9th

David B. King

July 9, 2014

David B. King, 31, of Borger passed away on July 5, 2014.
Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Valley View Baptist Church.  Arrangements are by Angel Funeral Home 2209 S. Arthur St. Amarillo, Texas.

Stinnett blood drive scheduled for July 14

July 9, 2014

You may just be a prick of a needle away from saving a life. At least, that is what the residents of Stinnett are hoping as they gear up for their annual blood drive.
Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be in Stinnett next week to as part of its blood drive efforts. CMBC officials are encouraging all Hutchinson County residents give the gift of life, and donate blood. All blood types are needed, CMBC officials said.
The City of Stinnett drive is scheduled for July 14, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 801 Main Street in the Community Center.
 

Annual Casey Aylor Memorial fund-raiser to be held on July 19

July 9, 2014

Hutchinson County residents should get ready to rev up your engines for a good cause. The 2014 Casey Aylor Memorial Motorcycle Ride is just a few weeks away! The Casey Aylor Memorial Motorcycle Ride is scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 19.

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